Tyler Perry Lands Partnership With Oprah Winfrey’s OWN
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey's network OWN has announced a partnership with hit filmmaker and playwright Tyler Perry! The pair are spotted all around Hollywood and beyond. Their partnership has high expectations of Perry's proven ability to rake in ratings for OWN.Perry will create content exclusively for OWN, which is to include two brand-new television series.
David Zaslay, chief executive of Discovery stated via e-mail regarding the collaboration:
“You have one of the most talented producers in Hollywood who has walked away from other opportunities, and he is betting his television future on OWN."
“In a business where content is king, that is a huge endorsement — and no question that Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey make a pretty powerful consumer and brand proposition.”
We are excited to see the two combining brands in a powerful way and we look forward to seeing great things in the future from these two media powerhouses!
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