Tyler Perry will test TV sitcom
Tyler Perry, the writer-director-star of the current no. 1 movie in America, is wanting to expand his brand into television. As he has done with Madea's Family Reunion and Diary of a Mad Black Woman, he's not following the conventional route.
Mr. Perry has teamed with media company Debmar-Mercury - which syndicates South Park and Farscape, among other shows - to distribute a first-run sitcom called House of Pane. The show will get a test run in a handful of markets later this year, with national distribution set for 2007.
- From Wire Reports
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