Tag Archives: house of payne

  • Da Brat’s Civil Case Heads to Court Today

    Feb 24, 14 by Qwest7 8 Comments


    *A civil case against Da Brat is on its way to court as jury selection starts today. The rapper (born Shawntae Harris) is accused of accused of breaking a rum bottle over an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader’s head during a 2007 Halloween party altercation. The party took place at a club owned by So-So Def Recordings […]

  • Tyler Perry’s ‘For Better or Worse’ Premieres Below Standard

    Nov 30, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 9 Comments


    *According to a report in Multichannel News, Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse” didn’t do so well in the ratings on its debut night last Friday on TBS. The show averaged 3.4 million viewers – which isn’t bad, but it’s less than Perry’s two previous sitcom debuts. “House of Payne” brought in 5.2 million viewers […]

  • Tatyana Ali on Cable’s Embrace of Black Sitcoms

    Oct 21, 11 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments


    *TV One’s “Love That Girl” returned this week for its third season with Tatyana Ali as that girl, a young divorcee who returns to southern California while trying to figure out her next move. The show is among a healthy crop of African American sitcoms that have found a warm embrace on cable. In fact, […]

  • Tyler Perry is Forbes’ Highest Paid Man in Entertainment

    Sep 13, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *Actor/director/screenwriter/producer/author Tyler Perry, whose films have grossed more than $500 million worldwide, sits alone atop a new Forbes list of the highest-paid men in entertainment, beating out such contenders as Simon Cowell, Jerry Bruckheimer and Leonardo DiCaprio. From May 2010 to May 2011, Perry raked in $130 million from a number of ventures, including his TV shows, […]

  • China Anne McClain is Disney’s Next Big Thing

    Jun 24, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Tyler Perry fans already know about China Anne McClain, the 12-year-old actress-singer who starred alongside her older sisters in the director’s “Daddy’s Little Girls” and as Jazmine Payne on his TBS series “House of Payne.” The Disney Channel caught wind of the budding star in 2009, and promptly got her feet wet as a guest […]

  • Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith to Reprise ‘Married’ Roles for TV Series

    Apr 26, 11 by EURPublisher01 10 Comments


    *Tyler Perry is bringing another television series to TBS. As previously reported, the multi-hyphenate has signed his latest deal with the Turner-owned network for “For Better or Worse,” a dramedy series based on his successful “Why Did I Get Married?” movie franchise. Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight) and Tasha Smith (Couples Retreat) are confirmed […]