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Tyler Perry signs to Viacom in blow to OWN

The multi-talented Tyler Perry has inked a long-term deal with the embattled media conglomerate Viacom. Perry, who is best known for his Madea character has signed on to produce 90 episodes annually of original drama and comedy series for BET and other Viacom networks. They will have exclusive distribution rights to Perry’s short-form video content […]