Tyler Perry Gives Progress Report On Producing His Shows During Pandemic, Shares His Hope For The Industry & The Country

Tyler Perry Gives Progress Report On Producing His Shows During Pandemic, Shares His Hope For The Industry & The Country
Tyler Perry was one of the first Hollywood producers to come up with a comprehensive plan to safely restart TV production back in April. Now he is the first to have completed a full season of a primetime scripted series filmed during the pandemic using Covid-19 safety protocols. It is Season 2 of his BET show Sistas, which recently wrapped production at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta and will be ready for a fall debut.

In the break between finishing Sistas on July 25 and starting Season 2 of BET’s The Oval, whose cast members will begin arriving at the studio Thursday, Perry discussed with Deadline how filming and testing went; addressed challenges they faced; and what advice he has for producers who are apprehensive about heading back into production before a coronavirus vaccine is widely available, outlining daily testing or quarantine bubbles as crucial to a successful restart.

As we have reported,
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