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The grind don’t stop for Tyler Perry!

Ahead of receiving the Icon Award at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday, the network has picked up Tyler’s new series, “The Oval.”

Via Variety:

The series, titled “The Oval,” will introduce viewers to the new first family moving into the White House. Ed Quinn will star as President Hunter Franklin, while Kron Moore will play First Lady Victoria Franklin. The series will also star Paige Hurd and Daniel Croix Henderson as the Franklins’ children. The series is written, directed and executive produced by Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as executive producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.

“I’ve been hard at work on ‘The Oval’ and can’t wait to share this story with audiences,” Perry said. “I’ve set out to create a show that tells the story of a family placed in the White House by people of power while also highlighting the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence.”

The Oval” is the first offering under Tyler Perry’s new content deal with Viacom.

[Read Also: Tyler Perry Inks Multi-Year Content Partnership With Viacom]

He is also working on another drama, two comedies and a special for BET.


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