THE JAW-DROPPING MIDSEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AND NEW EPISODE OF “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS" DELIVERED 3.5 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS P2+
New York, NY – January 28, 2020 – BET’s hit original series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” soars during its midseason finale on Wednesday, January 22 from 9pm-11pm ET, scoring 3.5 MM total viewers (Simulcast across BET and BET Her).* Engagement was at an all-time high on BET with “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” retaining more than 100% of its lead in series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval.”The Wednesday night episodes of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” also logged double-digits-L+3 ratings lift vs. their LSD numbers, +50% and +63% respectively.
“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” nabs multiple #1 rankings including:
- #1 New scripted cable series for general market P18-49 & P2**
- #1 Viewed show on TV for the night for AA viewers P2+ (1/22/20)**
- #1 Most Social Cable Drama on TV for the night (1/22/20)***
“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” delivered the following**:
- “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” midseason finale recorded: .877 P18-49 rating Live+3, 1.8 M total viewers P2+ (Simulcast across BET and BET Her); .832 P18-49 rating Live+3, and 1.7M total viewers P2+ (on BET alone).
- “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” episode #112 recorded: .965 P18-49 rating Live+3, 1.7M total viewers P2+ (Simulcast across BET and BET Her); .915 P18-49 rating Live+3, and 1.6M total viewers P2+ (on BET alone).
Social highlights for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” include***:
- “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” was the #1 Most Social Cable Drama on TV on Wednesday, January 22 (1/22/20).
- To date, there have been over 33M social streams for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval.”
- “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” was the #2 Most Social Cable Drama on TV on Wednesday, January 22 (1/20/20).
- #SistasOnBET trended in the top 10 consecutively for 2 hours in the US. It peaked at #5 from 11pm-12am.
“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” are written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed serves as Executive Producer of both series for Tyler Perry Studios. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” will return in the spring and fans can stream and binge the first 12 episodes now on BET+ (BET.com/BETPlus.)
About “Tyler Perry’s The Oval”
Secrets. Power. Revenge. The one-hour drama, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” tells the story of a family placed in the White House by people of power while also highlighting 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,” stars Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Paige Hurd, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure and Matthew Law. New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” will return in the spring.#TheOvalOnBET
About “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”
“Tyler Perry’s Sistas” follows a group of single black females as they navigate their “complicated love lives”, careers and friendship through the ups-and-downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. The one-hour drama takes viewers on a roller coaster ride of emotions and hilarious moments that are the epitome of #squadgoals. They may be single but never solo. “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” stars KJ Smith, Mignon,Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton, Brian Jordan Jr. and Kevin Walton. “Tyler Perry’s Sistas airs Wednesdays at 10 PM ET on BET and BET Her. #SistasOnBET
In the next episode of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” titled “In front of me,” Karen’s world is rocked when blood is on her hands. Sabrina is in for a big surprise with one of Maurice’s scheme’s. Danni plays “middle-man” to some troubling news. Trouble in paradise causes Andi to make a hard decision.
New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” airs Wednesdays at a NEW Time 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.
For more information on “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’sSistas” log on to BET.com.
*Source: Nielsen | Live+3 | Cumulative sum of average impressions across BET & BET Her premiere telecasts of Oval & Sistas 1/22/20
**Source: Nielsen | Live+3 for midseason finale performance | L+SD for rank among competitive from 9-30-19 through 1/23/20 | 2+ telecast min
***Source: Nielsen Social Content Ratings, linear program-level total interactions, 1/22/20; Sprinklr, YouTube Analytics, Tubular, 8/1/19-1/22/20; Trend24, 1/22-1/23/20.
About BET Networks
BET Networks, 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 nearly 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 Networks 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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