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The Television Academy Hosts “A Conversation with Tyler Perry”

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Tyler Perry and the Television Academy hosted an intimate industry event in Atlanta on May 4th. The event welcomed academy members, actors, industry socialites, and respected media platforms to come hear award winning journalists, Tamron Hall interview Mr. Tyler Perry himself in front of a live audience. During the conversation Tyler touched on his journey to success and his many struggles. Tyler Perry is most known for his successful “Madea” character and the infamous stage plays that made him famous. He discussed his path to producing movies and eventually opening his own studios in Atlanta, Georgia. OWN TV operated by Oprah Winfrey was once struggling to survive. Tyler Perry though his creation of shows such as “The Have & Have Nots” helped OWN TV become a major success and find its audience. Tyler filled the room with inspiration going back to his homeless days and still being able to keep working and self motivating himself not to give up on his dream. After the live conversation guests were treated to a VIP reception where a lot of Tyler’s most celebrated actors and actresses from many of his shows were present. Mr. Tyler Perry is a great example of hardwork, dedication, and persistence. As many critics as his shows has he has double the fans.


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