FEBRUARY 15 2012 22:45h
TBS orders 35 episodes of Tyler Perry sitcom
The series from writer-director-executive producer Tyler Perry focuses on three couples at various stages of their relationships. The ensemble cast includes Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive.
The show will return to its Friday night time-slot this summer, the network said.
"Tyler Perry's shows have proven to be a popular draw for TBS on Friday nights," Michael Wright, executive vice president and head of programming for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies, said in a statement Wednesday. "We're very happy to keep that trend going by ordering more episodes of 'Tyler Perry's for Better or Worse.'"
The show premiered on TBS Nov. 25, averaging 2.9 million viewers for its 10-episode debut season.
Perry's sitcoms "House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" also air on TBS.
ATLANTA, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TBS says it has ordered 35 additional episodes of the sitcom "Tyler Perry's for Better or Worse."