BET+ streaming service is adding two new original series by Tyler Perry set to launch in early 2020 according to a story by Multichannel. The two series, Tyler Perry’s Bruh and Tyler Perry’s Ruthless will both be available exclusively on BET+. These part of a multi-year development between Perry, Viacom, and BET.
Tyler Perry’s Ruthless is a spin-off fo BET’s drama series Tyler Perry’s The Oval and follows a young girl as she joins a dark, fantatical, religious cult. Tyler Perry’s Bruh will focus on a group of friends post-college trying to navigate careers, friendship and dating.
“Our landmark partnership with Tyler Perry is off to a fantastic start with the breakout success of The Oval, the number one new scripted series on cable, and Sistas,” said Scott Mills, President of BET Networks in a statement. “We’re thrilled that Tyler has created these two exciting new series exclusively for our rapidly growing streaming service, BET+. Bruh and Ruthless will join BET+’s other hit original series, including Tracy Oliver’s First Wives Club, Will Packet’s Bigger and BET’s American Gangster, and allow us to continue to super serve our subscribers’ demand for premium original African American content.”
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