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For Better Or Worse, Tyler Perry’s sit-com centers around two of Perry’s favorite characters from the big screen- Marcus and Angela. Marcus and Angela were first introduced to the world in Tyler Perry’s blockbuster hit feature films… “Why Did I Get Married”, and “Why Did I Get Married Too”.

For Better Or Worse is a not-so-subtle situation comedy that follows the zany and sometimes tumultuous relationship of the lovesick couple. Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White are back to reprise their roles in the half-hour show. Michael plays Marcus, an ex football player turned sports commentator who owns his own sports talk show. Tasha Smith also resumes her role as Angela, the edgy and outspoken wife of Marcus who is dedicated to her husband, children, and marriage. The show also follows the lives of those who Marcus and Angela call their friends. There is Joseph, Marcus’ best friend and business partner. Joseph is left devastated by his breakup with long-time girlfriend, Leslie. Tired of waiting for a proposal from Joseph, Leslie has moved on to bigger and better things while staying focused on her career and her undying friendship with Angela. Keisha, Marcus’ ex- continues to cause a world of trouble for the group of friends and colleagues. And Jennifer and Todd are still as crazy as ever.

For Better Or Worse is ground breaking television, and is one of the biggest TV shows movie mogul Tyler Perry has ever produced. The sets, high fashion, and the strikingly good looking cast come together to create a truly sexy and provocative half-hour of television. Viewers will experience a fresh approach to the traditional sit-com format that will provide all the elements of well-crafted storytelling and the raw intrigue of reality TV. For Better Or Worse explores the controversial and joyous moments associated with marriage and dating in a 21st Century world. And like always, viewers will leave with life changing messages that have become a trademark of the Perry brand of entertainment. Don’t miss the next Tyler Perry hit… For Better Or Worse.

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  • Erica United States

    I love the show but I do not have tivo and when it comes on i'm at work is there anywhere online that full clips are shown.

    • Beejcee Missouri #1968308

      Erica, I having been (begging) asking the same question since the first season of For Better or Worse on the OWN network. I don't think the Executives at OWN understand that everyone doesn't work an 8-5. Maybe the feel showing the episodes exclusively on OWN in their designated time slots, they think that will bring in the viewers, i.e ratings. When this show was on TBS it was also On Demand so there was an opportunity to view it at times you were home. Maybe they (OWN Executives) will finally understand the fact some people work nights. Another thing, in my area the OWN Network is On Demand, but the only show featured is "The Oprah Winfrey Show" go figure.

  • Eric

    Mr. Perry, I want to catch up on For Better or Worse but there aren't anyways I can watch them. Can you please consider putting the series on amazon instant video or google play? Also when will A Madeas Christmas the movie be available for DVD? I'm patiently waiting for it!

  • Kima

    I LOVE FOR BETTER OR WORSE!!! Are we going to have another season if so when?

  • Butch 542 Philadelphia P A

    Excellent show love all the characters please keep up the good work

  • Sunny NY, NY

    I am so disappointed by how they are writing the storyline of Marcus not being Dominique's biological father. Any loving parent of a step child, or adoptive family members know that parenthood has nothing to do with biology! I'm sick of hearing them say she's not his! If that is the case then I guess I can't claim half of my adopted family members! It's bad enough the plot is so slow-going, and the acting is poor...when I began watching I thought I would see a show about Angela and Marcus, my fav characters from "Why Did I Get a Married?" Instead I got to see 2 seasons about the stupid relationship between their best friends, and now be insulted by this ignorance about the paternity of Marcus' child, as if he had nothing to do with the person she will become! I'm hurt by this, as I'm sure others are. Right now this show is only serving to perpetuate the very ignorance that prevents ppl of color from adopting children who need parents! Can't believe this show is on Oprah's network....I'm done with it.

  • Gloria NYC

    Greeting Mr Tyler, I am a great fan of yours, I love Have and Have Nots, I used to really like "For Better or worse" you have made it so unrealistic, especially regarding Dominique and her mom. When is her mother going to pay for all her dirt and using people for money. Angela was right when she said You reap what you sow. When is she going to reap I do not want your viewership to think that you can hurt people and get away with it. Your shows is always about someone getting over where is the love.

    • Sunny ny #1965859

      You are solo right Gloria! And ever notice how in the long run, his male characters can do no wrong?! Talk about pushing an agenda-can Tyler Perry Be more obvious!

  • Kay Los Angeles

    Marcus needs to have his wife's back more - that is my only complaint. LOVE YOU Cast of "For Better or Worse". I can 't wait to see more of Angela's son next season. Marcus and Angela and Keisha and the brat are way more entertaining than the girl who wants to marry that guy who clearly doesn't want to get married yet!

  • Kay Wheeler Los Angeles, CA

    Finally Angela is talking to that "blond" witch like she should! And Finally Marcus is acting like he should with that chick that lied all those years about his daughter

  • Seats Atl

    Hello Mr. Perry I am a huge fan of your work. I however am NOT a fan of how Dominique has been behaving. I am very disappointed in the way Marcus allowed her to speak to Angela but I am EXTREMELY DISSAPOINTED in the way she spoke to Angela and Jennifer. I would have snatched air out of that child. Maybe you need to have Madea come chastise her. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do something about that child! I'm still a fan of yours but I think I will have to stop watching if that child is not put in her place. Also please stop making Jennifer seem so thirsty and stupid. She is beautiful and a talented just because she's big does not mean she's desperate. I look forward to the next season.

    • Barbra Whiters Detroit, Mi #1966269

      I agree with you Seats (Atl) Dominique's behavior is horrible. I have a problem with such disrespect. I understand the character is angry, but I have a problem with a child telling adults "go to hell". I think reality would have had Angela would have verbally set limits with this child. I would not have her move into my home, but encourage and maintain contact. The character has been rude to Angela in prior season referring to her as a whore.

  • Shawn

    I really looked forward to seeing the why did I get married duo on for better or worse, but I have to say...the writing is horrible. The acting can't compensate for it either. The cliff hanger of who's your daddy was painful to watch. The actors said the same lines for whole episodes...who does that? Please try harder.

    • Daisy Memphis #1965796

      The acting is pretty awful overall & it's totally CHEESY! But for some reason,I STILL watch it...like watching a train wreck,I am riveted to the screen. LOL...there is no logical reason.

    • Kay Los Angeles #1965834

      What show are you watching??? I LOVE this show - I love Angela, I love Marcus, I love Jennifer

    • Kay Los Angeles #1965845

      I love the show just like it is - Tyler has plenty of fans - why don't you watch something that you like? and just don't comment here anymore - you probably haven't even seen the show!

    • Sunny NY, NY #1965869

      Daisy, u hit the nail on the head! I have no idea why I watch. A person walks into a scene and spends the whole show explaining why. I don't think they go by a script either, they prob just wing it lol.

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