T yler Perry’s TBS sitcom House Of Payne ship has sailed. The history-making series prepares to end its highly successful run after seven seasons. The series have been tremendously successful for TBS, helping establish Lance Gross, LaVan Davis, and Cassi Davis as bona fide stars. The news of the cancellation comes on the heels of the announcement of Tyler’s new show “For Better Or Worse.”
“Even though it will be sad to say goodbye to House of Payne, I’m really looking forward to exploring new territory with For Better or Worse,” Tyler Perry said in a statement. “Working on House of Payne taught me a lot about what it takes to make a successful television series and I’m looking forward to applying that experience to For Better or Worse.”
TBS has ordered 10 episodes of the new series Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse is a dramedy, based on Tyler’s hit Why Did I Get Married? films. It follows the ups-and-downs of married life for Marcus and Angela, two characters who originated in the feature films. Michael Jai White and Tasha Smith are set to reprise the roles of television anchor Marcus and salon owner Angela. Additional cast members to be announced.
The new show will start production in Atlanta this summer. No word on when the last episode of “House of Payne” will air.