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[12/11/12 - 01:13 PM]
The "44th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced - Two-Hour Special Airs Live Friday, February 1 on NBC
Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Tyler James Williams, and Zendaya announced the categories and nominees.

[10/01/12 - 09:05 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Strikes Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership with Tyler Perry
Highlights include two new scripted series for the network to premiere in mid 2013.

[08/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Charts Three of Basic Cable's Top 5 Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/07/12 - 11:16 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Were Basic Cable's Most-Watched Series Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 30-August 5.

[06/26/12 - 12:40 PM]
Robin Givens, John Ross Bowie, Melissa Peterman, Daneel Ackles and George Wyner to Guest Star on Upcoming Season of "Retired at 35"
The show's sophomore run kicks off tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/30/12 - 06:34 AM]
Exclusive: "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" Returns to TBS on Friday, July 13
A marathon of the show's 10-episode freshman run will lead into said premiere starting at 4:00/3:00c.

[04/25/12 - 08:00 AM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 50 Percent
Upcoming originals include the return of "The Glee Project" on Tuesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/10/12 - 11:15 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: TBS, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, USA & VH1
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[11/30/11 - 11:18 AM]
TBS's Friday Night Launch of "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" Is Basic Cable's #1 Comedy Series for the Month of November
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27 and the month to date.

[10/10/11 - 02:50 PM]
TBS Sends Tyler Perry Comedies to Friday Nights
"House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" will make the shift later this month while newcomer "For Better or Worse" will now launch Friday, November 25.

[06/28/11 - 11:09 AM]
Original Series and Record-Breaking Coverage of the 2011 NBA Playoffs Drove TNT to Rank as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the TNT, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, truTV and TBS numbers for the quarter to date.

[05/14/11 - 09:40 AM]
TBS, Travel Channel Set Summer Schedules; Discovery Orders "Deception With Keith Barry" to Series
Newcomers include "Man v. Food Nation," "Sand Masters," "Mancations" and "Paranormal Challenge."

[04/26/11 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 26
Updates include: "One Tree Hill" actors locked up for season nine; HBO adds to "Game Change" cast; and Lauren Stamile to recur on USA's "Burn Notice."

[04/26/11 - 11:40 AM]
TBS Orders Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse"
Michael Jai White and Tasha Smith star in the series, which is based on the "Why Did I Get Married?" films.

[01/27/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TBS
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/15/10 - 09:29 AM]
TBS Retakes First Place Among Adults 18-34 in Primetime; Network Scored Big in 2010 with Late-Night and Original Sitcoms
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/06/10 - 08:53 AM]
Turner Entertainment Networks to Feature "Tron: Legacy" Network Crossover Promotional Event
The promotion includes five special 60-second looks at the film, each airing multiple times and, in some instances, including exclusive content.

[11/11/10 - 12:54 PM]
Disney Channel Greenlights Live-Action Comedy Series "A.N.T. Farm"
The series stars China McClain as middle schooler Chyna Sparks, "a music prodigy who gets into a gifted program, Accelerated Natural Talent, at the local high school."

[06/03/10 - 11:50 AM]
TBS's Are We There Yet? Arrives as First Comedy Hit of the Summer
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 2.

[04/09/10 - 09:32 AM]
Exclusive: TBS Books "Neighbors from Hell," "Are We There Yet?" for June
"Are We There Yet?" will launch Wednesday, June 2 while animated comedy "Neighbors from Hell" is due Monday, June 7.

[02/26/10 - 10:01 PM]
Winners of the "41st Naacp Image Awards" Announced
TV winners include "Tyler Perry's House of Payne," "Lincoln Heights" and "Gifted Hands."

[12/30/09 - 08:34 AM]
The Closer, "True Blood" Lead 2009's Scripted Cable Series
Plus: how more than 60 of cable's scripted series fared in 2009.

[12/21/09 - 11:23 AM]
Disney XD Orders a New Live-Action Comedy Series "Pair of Kings"
Mitchel Musso and Doc Shaw star in the multi-camera comedy, due in the fall of 2010.

[12/10/09 - 12:25 PM]
Tnt, TBS and TruTV Achieve Major Milestones in 2009
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[10/20/09 - 11:44 AM]
TNT's "The Closer" to Return on December 7
The three-week stunt will lead into newcomer "Men of a Certain Age" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/01/09 - 08:38 AM]
Tyler Perry to Host the Tyler Perry Show, One-Hour Special Profiling His Latest Film, I Can Do Bad All by Myself
Taraji P. Henson, Adam Rodriguez, Gladys Knight and Pastor Marvin Winans to also appear on the special, airing Wednesday, September 9.

[07/23/09 - 08:29 AM]
TBS Extends Run of Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Cable's Biggest Sitcom Hit of All Time
The 46-episode order will bring its series total to an impressive 172 episodes.

[07/15/09 - 06:30 AM]
TBS Orders 10 Episodes of Are We There Yet?, New Sitcom from Joe Roth, Ice Cube and Distributed by Debmar-Mercury
"Everybody Hates Chris" alum Terry Crews will topline the series with Ice Cube returning in a recurring role.

[07/09/09 - 08:42 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Orders Groundbreaking New Series Starring Jon Heder from Gary Sanchez Productions and Debmar-Mercury
The multi-camera comedy will star Heder "as an out of work computer IT specialist who leaves the big city and returns to his small home town."

[06/30/09 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 30
Updates include: Gary Owen eyed for "House of Payne" spin-off at TBS; Chris Kattan upped to regular on ABC's "The Middle"; and Greg Garcia books a put pilot order at FOX.

[05/20/09 - 07:03 AM]
Tnt, TBS and TruTV Showcase Upcoming Series and Unveil Impressive Development Slate at 2009 Upfront
The slate includes projects in development from industry giants Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco and box-office star Kevin James.

[05/05/09 - 01:15 PM]
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns Ready to Light Up Summer with New Season of Laughter, Exclusively on Tbs
The new season begins Wednesday, May 27 with back-to-back episodes airing at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[02/05/09 - 01:26 PM]
TBS Expands Order for Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns, from Debmar-Mercury, to 80 Episodes
"I am thrilled to be extending my relationship with TBS," Perry said. "From an artistic point of view, it has been a delight creating MEET THE BROWNS and watching how my audience has embraced it so quickly."

[01/27/09 - 12:07 PM]
United States of America Takes Home Top-Prize on the Season Finale of "Superstars of Dance" Monday, January 26 on Nbc
Australia was a close second and South Africa came in third.

[01/26/09 - 01:49 PM]
TBS Gets in Gear with Gm for New Microseries My Manny
The microseries, which stars Elise Neal, Alana Ubach and Sharif Atkins will air within specialized commercial breaks during "Tyler Perry's House of Payne."

[12/29/08 - 04:15 PM]
NBC Announces Eight International Teams to Compete in Anticipated Dance Competition Series 'Superstars of Dance' Premiering Sunday, January 4
Argentina, Australia, China, India, Ireland, Russia, South Africa and the United States are among the participating teams.

[12/16/08 - 12:01 AM]
Halle Berry and Tyler Perry to Host Live Broadcast of "40th Naacp Image Awards" Thursday, February 12, on Fox
Nominations for the annual awards show will be announced Wednesday, January 7 in Los Angeles.

[12/12/08 - 03:40 PM]
TBS Adds "Browns" in January, "My Boys" in March
"Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns," based on the film and play of the same name, will premiere Wednesday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/08 - 03:57 PM]
Susie Castillo ("House of Payne," MTV's "Trl") Joins Michael Flatley as Co-Host of NBC's New International Dance Competition Series 'Superstars of Dance' from Executive Producers Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller
As previously announced, the series premieres Sunday, January 4 (9-11 p.m. ET).

[12/10/08 - 01:27 PM]
TBS Sets New Ad-Supported Cable Record for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/26/08 - 02:08 PM]
Tyler Perry Studios and Writers Guild Announce Agreement
The contract with the WGA was the last union agreement outstanding for Tyler Perry Studios, which had previously brokered deals with the Teamsters, IATSE, SAG, DGA, and others.

[10/03/08 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: October 2-3
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin in talks to join NBC's "Philanthropist"; NBC's "Howie Do It" to go international; and WGA targets Tyler Perry over fired writers.

[09/03/08 - 02:44 PM]
Ratings Highlights for August 08 (Final National Ratings)
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/26/08 - 09:12 AM]
TBS Orders Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns from Debmar-Mercury
TBS has ordered 10 episodes of the new sitcom, which is slated to premiere in January 2009.

[08/05/08 - 07:12 AM]
Lionsgate(R) Announces Home Entertainment Distribution Deal with Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Upcoming titles include: "According to Jim," "Reaper," "Hope & Faith," "8 Simple Rules," "Boy Meets World," "October Road," "Kevin Hill," "My Wife & Kids" and "Six Degrees."

[07/23/08 - 12:44 PM]
Family Reunion: Tyler Perry and Lionsgate Forge New Long-Term Partnership
Lionsgate will also continue to distribute Perry's enormously popular DVD's based on his hit films as well as from his large catalog of plays and other material.

[07/01/08 - 08:12 AM]
Lionsgate(R) and Comcast Entertainment Group Announce First Look Home Entertainment Distribution Deal for E!, Style and G4 Programming
Lionsgate will release DVD sets of "Sunset Tan," "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Snoop Dogg's Father Hood" and "Kimora: Life In The Fab Lane."

[05/14/08 - 06:44 AM]
Turner Entertainment Networks Offers Dynamic Programming Slate, Big Stars and Innovative New Options for Advertisers
George Clooney, Steven Bochco, Mark Burnett, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Dean Devlin, Ray Romano, Donnie Wahlberg, Jon Avnet, Russell Simmons, Joey "Run" Simmons, William H. Macy and Jamie Foxx all have projects in the works at TNT, TBS and truTV.

[03/26/08 - 12:13 PM]
TBS Scores Ad-Supported Cables Best-Ever First-Quarter Delivery of Adults 18-34 in Primetime; TBS Beats Traditional Young-Adult Programmers MTV and the Cw
Turner spins the first quarter numbers for TBS, TNT and truTV.

[11/29/07 - 01:20 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Partners with New York's Queen of Radio for TV Talk Show
Debmar-Mercury intends to focus exclusively on New York for the initial run of the series before making the series available on a national basis.

[11/13/07 - 04:18 PM]
'Payne' Gets Holiday Duty on Tbs
A special holiday episode of the series has been slated for Wednesday, December 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/18/07 - 12:10 PM]
Specially Produced Mobisodes of Tyler Perry's House of Payne Now Available on TBS's Very Funny Channel on Verizon V Cast Video Service
To date, 10 HOUSE OF PAYNE mobisodes have been created.

[09/04/07 - 12:29 PM]
TBS Orders Second Season of Hit Family Sitcom the Bill Engvall Show as Engvall Prepares to Host TBS Special from the Comedy Festival
10 new episodes of the series will roll out next year.

[09/04/07 - 10:00 AM]
It's a Sizzling Summer for the NBC Universal Cable Group, Which Accounts for Twice as Many Top-25 Original Summer Series as Any Other Basic Cable Group
USA, Sci Fi and Bravo have delivered 10 of this summer's top 25 original basic-cable entertainment series in adults 25-54.

[08/15/07 - 09:43 PM]
TBS Presents Network Television Premieres of Comedy Hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Guess Who?
Said movies will premiere over the next two weekends on the cable channel.

[07/18/07 - 02:02 PM]
TBS Continues Hot Comedy Winning Streak as Premiere of the Bill Engvall Show Joins Ad-Supported Cable's Top Sitcom Telecasts of All Time
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 17.

[06/29/07 - 06:24 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 18-24): TNT's 'Closer' Opens on Top
Plus: the second weeks of ABC Family's "Kyle XY," FX's "Rescue Me," HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" and "Big Love" fall from their respective openers.

[06/26/07 - 09:09 AM]
TBS to Bring New Definition to Comedy with TBS in Hd
The channel, due to launch on Sunday, September 1, will simulcast the east coast feed in high definition.

[06/22/07 - 06:20 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 11-17): USA's 'Raw' Reigns Over Returning Originals
Cable originals "Big Love," "Rescue Me," "Kyle XY," "The 4400" and "The Dead Zone" all open behind their previous season's numbers.

[06/15/07 - 06:15 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 4-10): 'Sopranos' Goes Out on Top
Not so lucky was the premiere of lead-out "John from Cincinnati," which held just 29% of the "Sopranos's" audience.

[06/07/07 - 02:41 PM]
TBS's Premiere of Tyler Perry's House of Payne Moves in with Ad-Supported Cable's Top Sitcom Telecast of All Time
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[04/30/07 - 04:05 PM]
MTV Pulls 'Circuitz,' 'Taquita'; Tnt, TBS Book Summer Premieres
Turner Broadcasting will roll out six original series this summer as well as the six-hour limited series "The Company."

[08/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Debmar-Mercury Announces Historic Distribution Deals with Tbs, FOX Station Group for First-Run Syndicated Sitcom ''Tyler Perry's House of Payne''

[08/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Debmar-Mercury Acquires Domestic Cable and Network Syndication Rights for ''The Surreal Life'' Family of Celebrity-Based Reality Shows

[07/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
Lionsgate Expands Into Television Syndication Business, Acquires Debmar-Mercury

[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Tyler Perry's House of Payne Off to Strong Start

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
Debmar-Mercury Announces Stations to Air Tyler Perry's Original Comedy Series House of Payne







TYLER PERRY'S HOUSE OF PAYNE (TBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/21/06 - 8/10/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
8 (254 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 8/10/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from TBS's press release, September 2011) Since 2007, the Paynes have kept audiences in stitches with their hilarious and sometimes touching misadventures in multi-generational family life. This NAACP Image Award-winning comedy from Tyler Perry stars LaVan Davis as Curtis "Pops" Payne and Cassi Davis as his wife, Ella. The talented includes Lance Gross, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Allen Payne, Demetria McKinney, Larramie Doc Shaw and China McCain. House of Payne premiered in June 2007 with ad-supported cable's #1 sitcom telecast of all time among key adult demos, households and viewers. The show has won numerous NAACP Image Awards and ranks among the top sitcoms on cable. Tyler Perry serves as executive producer on the show.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Allen Payne
· Cassi Davis
· China Anne McClain
· Demetria McKinney
· Denise Burse
· Larramie "Doc" Shaw
· Lavan Davis
CREW INFORMATION:
· Tyler Perry as CRTR/EP
· Tyler Perry as DIR (Pilot)
· Tyler Perry as WRTR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available