Tyler Perry has two new original series for the streaming service BET+, Tyler Perry’s Bruh and Tyler Perry’s Ruthless.
The first series to complete production is Tyler Perry’s Bruh, produced by Perry exclusively for BET+. It examines the world of dating, careers and friendship in a present-day society for a group of 30-something-year-old college friends.
The second series currently in production, Tyler Perry’s Ruthless, will serve as a spin-off to the popular linear show Tyler Perry’s The Oval. The new one-hour drama follows a young woman named Ruth into the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult.
Tyler Perry’s Bruh and Tyler Perry’s Ruthless are written, directed and executive produced by Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as executive producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.
Perry commented: “I’m so grateful for the millions of fans who have been watching the new shows on BET. And this is only the beginning. I’m excited to bring these two new dynamic series to the BET+ family and continue to tell stories of high stakes drama with emerging talent.”
“Our landmark partnership with Tyler Perry is off to a fantastic start with the breakout success of The Oval, the number one new scripted series on cable, and Sistas,” said Scott Mills, president of BET Networks. “We’re thrilled that Tyler has created these two exciting new series exclusively for our rapidly growing streaming service, BET+. Bruh and Ruthless will join BET+’s other hit original series, including Tracy Oliver’s First Wives Club, Will Packet’s Bigger and BET’s American Gangster, and allow us to continue to super-serve our subscribers’ demand for premium original African American content.”