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Tyler Perry Partnering With Oprah’s OWN Network for New Series

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Tyler Perry Partnering With Oprah’s OWN Network for New Series

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network has just announced a partnership with filmmaker Tyler Perry.

OWN will reportedly host all of Perry’s upcoming tv projects, including two upcoming series.

They will be the first original, scripted programs on OWN.

From the Grio:

“The star and producer of the popular Madea plays and films said it’s a ‘dream realized’ to have an opportunity to partner with Oprah.

‘She has accomplished so much with the network and I’m excited to work with her to be a part of its continued growth,’ Perry said.

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‘I have been looking forward to the day when we would be in the position to enter the world of scripted television. That day has come,’ said Oprah Winfrey, CEO of OWN. ‘We are all energized by the opportunity to collaborate with Tyler who has a proven track record for producing highly successful cable series. He has an incredible ability to illuminate life stories and characters in his unique voice and inspires and encourages people all over the world.’”

Read more at theGrio.com

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