Tyler Perry Comes Home To BET And Brings Massive Ratings

The Premiere Night Of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” And“Tyler Perry’s Sistas” Soars To Success With 3.5 Million Total Viewers P2+ Tuning In To The New Original Dramas
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New York, NY – BET’s highly anticipated original series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” kicked off its debut night with smashing ratings under our groundbreaking partnership with Tyler Perry. The new originals shows scored a combined 2.9 MM total viewers (EDAC across BET, BET Her and VH1) during its premiere on Wednesday, October 23 from 9pm-11pm ET. Engagement was at an all-time high on BET with “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” retaining more than 85% of its lead in series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval.”

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” is written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed serves as Executive Producer of both series for Tyler Perry Studios. Wednesday nights will never be the same as new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” air Wednesdays starting at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” delivered the following:

  • “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” premiere recorded: .826 P18-49 rating, 1.5 M total viewers P2+ (EDAC across BET, BET Her and VH1); .497 P18-49 rating, and 1M total viewers P2+ (on BET alone).
  • “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” premiere recorded: .721 P18-49 rating, 1.3 M total viewers P2+ (EDAC across BET, BET Her and VH1); .402 P18-49 rating, and 894K total viewers P2+ (on BET alone).

Social highlights for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” include**:

  • “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” was the Most Social Cable program last night, excluding sports and News programming (10/23/19).
  • “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” was the Most Social Cable drama series premiere in 10 months (since Freeform’s Good Trouble, 1/8/19).***
  • #TheOvalOnBET trended consecutively for 4 hours in the US, and for 1 hour Worldwide. In the US, it peaked at #2 from 10pm-12am. 

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