LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- TBS is sending its Tyler Perry-produced comedies "House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" to Friday nights.
Both series had aired on Wednesdays since their official launches in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
The change is timed with the start of new episodes of both series: "Payne" on Friday, October 21 at 9:00/8:00c and "Browns" on October 28 at 8:00/7:00c.
TBS will likewise bump the launch of Perry's third entry, "For Better or Worse," from Wednesday, November 23 to Friday, November 25 at 9:00/8:00c with "Payne" moving to the earlier 8:00/7:00c slot that same night.
"House of Payne" averaged 1.901 million viewers and a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 in its most recent cycle of originals (3/30/11-6/15/11). "Browns" has been in repeats since December 2010.