Tyler Perry’s New Drama ‘Ruthless’ Drops on BET Plus

Tyler Perry's Ruthless (Credit: BET)

Tyler Perry’s Ruthless — a spinoff of the entertainment mogul’s hit series The Oval — began streaming Thursday on BET+ , BET Networks said in a press release. The first three episodes of the one-hour drama are available now, with new episodes launching every Thursday.

Ruthless is the first new original series from Perry to stream exclusively on BET+, a joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios. The series tells the story of a woman named Ruth who kidnaps her young daughter to join her in the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult.

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The drama stars Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny D. Thomas, Yvonne Senat Jones, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Jaime Callica, Nirine S. Brown, Blue Kimble, Stephanie Charles, Hervé Clermont, Anthony Bless, and Bobbi Baker.

Tyler Perry’s Ruthless is executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed also serves as executive producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.

Watch the trailer below.