BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MAY 7 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
ON BET+, THE FIRST THREE EPISODES OF NEW COMEDY SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” PREMIERES AND NEW EPISODE OF “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS”
DROPS TOMORROW, MAY 7
ON BET AND BET HER, NEW EPISODE OF
“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” PREMIERES
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
New York, NY – May 6, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of May 7- May 13 includes, the season premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” and new episode of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” streaming now on BET+. Both series launch new episodes every Thursday on the premium streaming service. Hit series “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” returns with a new episode on Wednesday, May 13.
What-To-Watch & BINGE Spotlight
“Tyler Perry’s BRUH” STREAMING TOMORROW, MAy 7 oN BET+
Tyler Perry’s second original series for BET+, “Tyler Perry’s Bruh,” follows four longtime friends as they navigate life and relationships through the strength of their brother-like bond. In a society where companionship between men of color is often misjudged and misrepresented, “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” depicts a healthy image of black brotherhood; embracing vulnerability without playing on stereotypical hypermasculinity. Barry Brewer as Jonathan “John” Watts, Mahdi Cocci as Tom Brooks, Phillip Mullings Jr as Mike Alexander and Monti Washington as Bill Frazier. Additional cast includes Chandra Currelley as Alice Watts (John’s mother), Candice Renée as Regina (the ex-girlfriend that Bill wants back), and Alyssa Goss as Pamela (a casual girlfriend of Mike) star in the dramedy. “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” is executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed also serves as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios. “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” is streaming now exclusively on BET+. The first three episodes of the 24-episode season will be available to stream at launch, with a new episode dropping each subsequent week. Watch the official trailer for “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” here.
Episode #101 “The Pilot” – John calls upon his three college bros to help him in a new business venture.
Episode #102 “My Own Two Feet” – John takes extreme measures to prove to his mother and friends that he can stand on his own two feet.
Episode #103 “Chapter 7” - Tom, Mike and Bill are put at odds when John asks for their help.
Cast available for interview upon request.
Press Contacts: Jamie Owens [email protected]
ABOUT “TYLER PERRY’S Ruthless” STREAMING NOW on BET+
Episode #108 “Heaven On Earth” - The Highest feels the walls closing in around him.
For a limited time, an episode of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” will air in front of the paywall every Wednesday, immediately after the “Tyler Perry’s The Oval.” Watch episode two Wednesday, May 13 and binge the first eight episodes of the one-hour drama available now on BET+. New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” launch every Thursday on BET+.
Press Contact: Chloe Duverge at [email protected]
“Tyler Perry’s THE OVAL” AIRS WEDNESDAYS at 9 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
Episode #114 “One Time” premieres, Wednesday May 13 - Richard is faced with choosing between what he thought he wanted and the challenges he’s currently facing in his life. Victoria confronts Hunter about his latest antics at the White House. Lilly beats Jason at his own game when she visits the White House.
In case you missed it, watch and post an exclusive discussion with the “Tyler Perry's The Oval” cast hosted by Jamila Mustafa here: https://youtu.be/COCT_NC_w1M
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BET+ is a premium online streaming service with exclusive originals and thousands of TV episodes and movies from the best Black creators. A joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios, BET+ allows users to stream Black culture including hit movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, award shows, and specials, all in one place, commercial free. The new service from BET Networks, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., is the official home of Tyler Perry’s film, TV and stage works. The ad-free subscription video-on-demand service also provides users with access to original content from the likes of Will Packer, Tracy Oliver and many more. Visit BET.com/BETPlus to learn more.