Oprah Winfrey pulled off a coup and signed Tyler Perry to an exclusive, multiyear deal
Oprah Winfrey, looking to bolster her ratings challenged OWN Network, pulled off a coup yesterday and signed Tyler Perry to an exclusive, multiyear deal. The move will shift OWN into scripted shows for the first time.
Tyler Perry is a successful sitcom writer and producer and movie maker. Oprah Winfrey took him away from Turner Broadcasting, where his House of Payne, Meet the Browns and For Better or Worse were ratings winners.
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