Tyler Perry sitcom 'For Better or Worse' moves from TBS to OWN, future home to 3 Perry shows

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oprah Winfrey's cable channel says it will be the new home of the sitcom "For Better or Worse."

Tyler Perry's comedy series will move from TBS to OWN for its third season, starting this fall. OWN announced Wednesday that it's also getting rerun rights for the show's first two years.

"For Better or Worse" is about three couples dealing with the challenges of dating and married life. OWN says the original cast, including Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White, will remain with the show. Production on season three begins in April.

The comedy will be OWN's third scripted series from Perry, who has a deal with OWN to produce TV shows and other projects. The first two original series, a sitcom and a drama, are scheduled to debut in May.

In Canada, the OWN brand is licenced by Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B) and the channel airs much of the same content as the United States.

Organizations: Corus Entertainment Inc., TSX

Geographic location: LOS ANGELES, Canada, United States

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