Tyler Perry, BET Extend Content Deal With ‘Sistas’ Renewal

Tyler Perry's Sistas. (Credit: BET)

Tyler Perry has inked a new multi-year content partnership with BET Media Group through 2028, the company announced Tuesday.

The agreement spans TV and streaming and includes the renewals of several shows produced, written and directed by Perry.

Sistas, the #1 series with Black viewers ages 18-49, will return for an eighth season as part of the deal, per BET.

The Oval, Assisted Living and House of Payne have been picked up for sixth seasons on BET.

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The BET+ shows Zatima, Ruthless, Bruh and All The Queen’s Men have also been renewed. Additionally, BET greenlit the new scripted series Route 187 from Perry.

“Tyler Perry is simply without rival as a creator of content that powerfully resonates with audiences across genres, formats, and platforms,” Scott Mills, president and CEO of BET Media Group, said in a press release.

“Our programming partnership with Tyler — undoubtably the largest deal ever in the industry with a Black creator — has been hugely successful; delivering the number one series across all TV among Black audiences and five of the top 10 series on cable among Black viewers,” Mills added. “We are thrilled to extend our extraordinary relationship with Tyler and to continue to be the home of the largest and most diverse collection of new Tyler Perry content for years to come.”

Perry, who also has production deals with Amazon and Netflix, praised Mills and BET.

“Scott Mills and his team at BET have been incredibly supportive throughout our time working together, and I’m excited to continue bringing these stories to the screen. I’m grateful to our loyal audiences for watching week after week and engaging these stories,” said Perry.

BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount, includes BET, BET+, BET Gospel, BET HER, BET International, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET Studios, and VH1.