Hit TBS Sitcom Gets Order for 35 More Episodes

Feb 16, 2012  •  Post A Comment

TBS has ordered an additional 35 episodes of a sitcom that premiered in November and has been the No. 1 show on TV among African-American adults, Deadline.com reports.

The show is "Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse," which tells the story of three couples at different points in their relationships.

In a statement, Michael Wright, head of original programming for TNT and TBS, said: “Tyler Perry’s shows have proven to be a popular draw for TBS on Friday nights. We’re very happy to keep that trend going by ordering more episodes of ‘Tyler Perry’s For Better Or Worse.’”

The show, which is produced by Tyler Perry Studios and distributed by Debmar-Mercury, averaged 2.9 million viewers and 1.6 million adults 18-49 in its 10-episode first season, the story notes.

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