Tyler Perry

CBS to Take 50 Percent Stake in TV Guide Network

CBS Corp. is on the verge of acquiring an asset that will round out its television portfolio—the hitherto elusive fully distributed ad-supported cable network.

Information Diet: Rev. Al Sharpton

Age 58 Accomplishments Host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation (nightly at 6 p.m.) and afternoon radio talk show Keepin' It Real; civil rights activist and founder of the National Action Network; Baptist minister; former presidential candidate

Report: Tyler Perry in Talks With Lionsgate for ‘Perry TV’

It didn’t come as much of a surprise when Oprah partnered with Discovery to launch her very own cable network, OWN. But is fellow superstar Tyler Perry a big enough name to carry a network, too? Lionsgate seems to think so.