BET and Tyler Perry have announced a new season of sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which will pick up five years after the conclusion of the original series. Original stars LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis Patton, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, China Anne McClain, Larramie “Doc” Shaw, Keshia Knight Pulliam, and Allen Payne will all return.
“House of Payne” began in syndication on June 21, 2006, and ran for eight seasons (and 254 episodes), concluding on TBS August 10, 2012. Spin-off “The Paynes” aired on OWN for two seasons in 2018.
BET also announced a new original series, Tyler Perry’s “Assisted Living,” will star David and Tamela Mann reprising their characters of Leroy and Cora Brown from Perry’s “Meet the Browns” series. In “Assisted Living,” the Browns are investors of a run-down home for the elderly in the backwoods of Georgia run by Jeremy (Na’im Lynn), the patriarch of a young family with teenage children, and his crazy grandfather Vinny (J. Anthony Brown).