Tyler Perry’s ‘Too Close To Home’ Renewed For Second Season By TLC

Too Close To Home

Coming off strong ratings for its series premiere, TLC has ordered a second season of its first scripted series, Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home for premiere in 2017.

Launched in partnership with corporate cousin OWN, the drama series reached 4.2 million viewers in its premiere airings across TLC and OWN. The August 22 premiere showed a nearly 50% increase among women in L+3, according to Nielsen,  and propelled TLC to its highest-rated Monday in more than a year in all key women demos. On Twitter, Too Close to Home was the #3 drama series in primetime.

Too Close to Home centers on the story of Anna (Danielle Savre), a young woman who comes face-to-face with her checkered past after an alleged affair with the president.

“Our audience was ready for a move into the scripted space, and Too Close To Home has whet their appetite to see more. More twists, more heartbreak and certainly more of Tyler Perry’s notoriously dramatic writing,” said Nancy Daniels, President and General Manager, TLC.

Coming up this season, Anna (Savre) must face the past that she so eagerly left behind, and her new reality may prove too much for her to handle. Back in Happy, Alabama, Anna reunites with her controlling mother, Jolene (Trisha Stahl); her sweet yet overburdened sister, Bonnie (Kelly Sullivan); and her drug-addicted sister, Shelby (Brooke Anne Smith). Although she’s left behind a mess in D.C., there are serious problems brewing in Happy, and Anna is quickly thrown into the drama. She also has to confront unfinished business with her high school sweetheart, Brody (Brock O’Hurn). Broken and battered, Anna must ultimately seek help and forgiveness from the same people she abandoned for a “better” life.

Too Close To Home airs Mondays at 9 PM on TLC. Check out a clip of Monday’s upcoming episode below.

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2016/09/tyler-perry-too-close-to-home-renewed-second-season-tlc-1201812059/