"It's a lot to be grateful for because as an actor, you could do any number of things that have no meaning to anyone," Phylicia Rashad told ESSENCE last week.
Some of our favorite celebrities were spotted at the 2020 Winter TCA Press Tour and other hot spots around the country.
Tyler Perry Explains Why He Doesn't Have A Writer's Room: 'I Had A Writer's Room And It Was A Nightmare'
"Not only that, they were turning in scripts that didn't speak to my audience and my ratings took a dip," Perry tells ESSENCE.
Perry makes his Netflix debut with the film, which stars Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Cicely Tyson and Mehcad Brooks.
Tyler Perry, Janelle Monáe and "The Original Kings of Comedy" kick off the new year on Netflix.
The filmmaker will also fly the couple home to Georgia, when they're cleared by the local hospital.
The film includes a stacked cast, featuring Cicely Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Crystal Fox, and Mehcad Brooks.
The debate is scheduled to take place on Nov. 20 at the expansive complex.
"If Madea helped him get here, I don't see the harm," Michael Ealy told ESSENCE.
The acclaimed director, who just celebrated the opening of his 330-acre studio in Atlanta, said he can't just up and leave Georgia over the bill.
The actress refuses to work in the state after it passed the fetal abortion law.
The brunch was the final event at Tyler Perry Studio's historic opening weekend celebrations.
Love was front and center during this star-studded evening of Black excellence.
Everyone was there: Oprah Winfrey, Cicely Tyson, Ava DuVernay, Patti LaBelle, ESSENCE.
It looks like Hollywood’s elite have traded in red carpets for page turning.
BET viewers will see the steamy melodrama that made Perry a household name.
Racquel Bailey's billboard stunt paid off after catching the eye of Perry, who recently cast her in his upcoming BET show 'Sistas.'