Lionsgate Considers Launch Of Tyler Perry Network
Posted on Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:51 AM PDT

TORONTO, Canada (X17online) - A Tyler Perry television network may be in the works, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed to financial analysts Wednesday.

In the same vein as Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, Lionsgate is considering the launch of a Tyler Perry-centric network Tyler TV.

Feltheimer described the famed director as a “rare piece of talent that can bring an audience anywhere.”

Perry’s films have grossed approximately $520 million at the North American box office since 2005.