NICK BARROTTA, KAYE SINGLETON, AND RUSSELL THOMAS JOIN SEASON THREE OF BET’s HIT SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AS SERIES REGULARS

07/13/21

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF SEASON TWO RETURNS WITH A BANG TUESDAY, JULY 20 at 9 pm ET/PT on BET and BET HER

New York, NY – July 13, 2021 – In anticipation of the can’t-miss midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” season two, BET announces new series regulars added to the popular Tyler Perry franchise. Nick Barrotta, Kaye Singleton, and Russell Thomas join the acclaimed series for season three as series regulars premiering this Fall. Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure, Matthew Law, Bill Barrett, and Derek A. Dixon star in the one-hour drama. On the jaw-dropping midseason premiere episode titled ‘The Target,’ Barry is desperate to find his daughter; Hunter and Victoria share a power struggle concerning a terrorist; and Lilly lays down a few ground rules for Donald as they discuss the terms of their marriage. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” returns with NEW episodes Tuesday, July 20 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. Watch and share a midseason premiere trailer clip here: https://www.bet.com/video/tyler-perrys-the-oval/season-2/highlights/tyler-perrys-the-oval-returns-with-a-bang.html

NICK BARROTTA plays “Allan”

Allan is the dutiful assistant to the President’s Chief of Staff, Donald Winthrop, and unsuspecting boyfriend to Ellie, the Press Secretary whose eyes are opened to the criminal antics of the First Family.

Kaye Singleton plays “Simone”

Simone is the beautiful and “in the know” Second Lady. Wife to Vice President Eli, she stands by her husband, and supports him as they go against the President and First Lady.

Russell Thomas plays “Eli”

Eli is the Vice President of The United States of America. He is handsome, charismatic, and is devising an undercover scheme to overthrow the President.

About “Tyler Perry’s The Oval”

This summer’s guilty pleasure, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” lifts the veil of what can happen when the leader of the free world, his wife and family are crazed maniacs. The series also highlights the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence.

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” is executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.

For more information, viewers can log on to BET.com and join the conversation on social media using the hashtags #TheOvalOnBET on all social platforms.

ABOUT BET

BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

ABOUT TYLER PERRY STUDIOS

Tyler Perry Studios is a state-of-the-art film and television production facility founded in 2006 by actor, producer, filmmaker, playwright, and philanthropist Tyler Perry. Located in Atlanta, Georgia on the historic grounds of the former Fort McPherson army base, the new 330-acre campus is one of the largest production studios in the country. It boasts a variety of shooting locations including 40 buildings on the national register of historic places, 12 purpose-built sound stages, 200 acres of green space and an expansive backlot

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