Capital Drama: Tyler Perry Developing Washington, DC-Based TV Series
Perry’s new show has a working title of “Too Close To Home” and is set in Washington, DC. The show will center on a young woman who achieves unparalleled success on the Washington political circuit, only to see it slip away when her affair with a married senator makes headlines.
Casting for “Too Close To Home” has not begun, but TLC president Nancy Daniels reportedly indicated she wants the series “to have the cast reflect the country.”
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His two dramas have garnered record-breaking ratings for OWN and the sitcom “Love Thy Neighbor” is approaching syndication numbers.
The 46-year-old executive moved over to OWN after his deal with TBS ended in 2011.
Perry has previously stated that he would indeed like to launch his own television network in the near future.
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