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Tyler Perry is a hugely successful actor and producer.  He’s seen multiple instances of success over the past several years. But sometimes with success comes growth and with growth, therein lies a need to leave things behind.

38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Audience

Kevin Winter

Tyler Perry is changing things up when it comes to his creative home. According to The Grio, the mogul has just signed a long-term deal with media conglomerate Viacom. He had previously been working through Oprah’s OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) imprint. (Source: getuperica.com , Taylor Hill)

OWN Press Event With Tyler Perry

Johnny Nunez

The deal has Perry set to produce 90 episodes annually of original drama and comedy series. The projects would be geared towards BET and other Viacom networks, giving them exclusive distribution rights to Perry’s short-form video content. It’s Paramount Pictures group will also get first-look rights on any future feature film ideas. Follow the story link to read a little more about what Perry has planned for life after Oprah!

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Tyler Perry Leaves Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network





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