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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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  • Terrie Georgia

    I agree that it's never ok to hit a woman: however, it's not ok to connive and unduly take from anyone. Keisha had done everything duspicable that women can do to a man, from accusing Marcus if being her child's father to now undeservedly getting evening from Richard who simply loved her. It's wrong for you to show her as a victim and one victorious in ruining Richard. Please show that we all are responsible to treat each other with love. Otherwise, I'm done!!

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  • sheila McDonough GA

    I also want to add that the men on this show are a joke. Keisha almost got it right. Not only is richard weak but all the men on the show are weak and the women are conniving, silly baboons. Tyler has managed to make bafonnery out of all the casts of his shows, from meet the browns, to the other show with casts from why did i get married and now for better or worse. Comedy is not your forte, tyler. I'm so disappointed in what I saw tonight.

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  • sheila McDonough GA

    This is a terrible show to watch. I kind of half watched the show leading up to keisha and richard getting involved so I'm not quite sure what's really happening. I watch if loving you is wrong faithfully and i just happened to ask my coworker if she watched for better or worse and she said she did. She explained it all to me and it makes me sick to my stomach to watch what i saw tonight. Everybody is skirting around the fact that keisha has used this man, antagonized him and belittled him and they all keep saying to richard to just talk it out. If richard commits suicide this would be a terrible ending for a good black man. If he kills keisha it would be a terrible ending for a good black man...although I do wish keisha would die. The cruelty and the out right hatred she is displaying to a man that loved her is absolutely crazy. Tyler this show can have no happy ending. I really hate this story line.

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  • yvonne blount tampa,fl

    I been a fan from day one an cant wait til seasons return. but im agreeing with everyone thats it not right for richard to put his hands on keisha but she put her hands on him more than one time on other shows. in tampa,fl both parties go to jail. I feel like you falling off of being real with some of the shows lately. remember where you came from an how it was to get where you got today as a strong african american man.

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  • Dell Chicago

    Hi, I can honestly say I used to really love this show. One of the main problems is that it is just too short. I like the messages that you are putting behind each show but I'm seriously loosing interest. What Keisha took is a little too extreme. A huge house, 2 cars, 1/2 of Richards 1/3 of the business. He also has to pay all that child support and alimony. He's suppose to be a man with his own business, making a lot of money. Instead if you do the math he makes about 91 dollars a week. Most people make more than that in a day or two days or for some, 3days. For a man that works a full time job and owns his own business is doing really poor. When he was showing Marcus Todd and Joesph his check, Joesph said maybe the comma is in the wrong place. That means he went from more than 10,000 dollars every 3 months to 1100 every 3 months. He doesn't even have half of the money he had before. That's just not right to me. When you divorce, you take half. She took half of his income by taking half of his 1/3 of the business. This is not right. Once again, I love the show but this is really killing me because it's too degrading. A man works his whole life to loose it all except basically a little more that 1/10 of what he had in is income. That doesn't include his house, cars, 401k and what was in his bank account before then.

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  • yvonne blount tampa,fl

    tyler perry I love you with all my heart & soul. you are the best,smart & realist black african american. I been through alot my whole life an now you come along with your shows but now im getting p*** up because you are showing me another tyler peryy with shows thats not being real life situation I know you produce

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  • Ram Baltimore

    I watched your episodes on violence against women and totally agree there is no reason in the world a person should lay their hands on someone else. I have raised two daughters who are making their way in the world and I don't want that to happen to them. My problem with your episode where Keisha forcefully poked Richard in the head and you left that totally unaddressed. It gives the impression of a double standard. I am sorry that some feel a woman can slap a man when provoked or angry but isn't that sending the wrong message. Men do not like being poked, slapped, or punched in face no more than a woman. The police should have been called when Keisha first touched Richard. Just know that I would call the police because its a battery, and her verbal abuse is an assault. You really should consult some legal authority before perpetuating the same old double standard

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  • Evette Ohio

    What happened to MJ?

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  • Tazz South Carolina

    Mr. Perry, I agree with most of the comment in reference to Richard and Keisha. This is totally onesided. We see the affects of what she's done to him and how she got those things. What about the ultimate justice of what she has done to him. This promote the underhanded mess that women has done to men without being checked and prosecuted. What about the consequences of her actions. I have been a fan of this show since it's inception, but this has turned me off!!!

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  • cj Atlanta

    Although I have watched the show since the beginning, it is loosing me. Here are some of my issues. Lets start with Keisha. How can the show address domestic violence with her character. No man should ever put his hands on a woman, but no man is going to continue to be humiliated the way the character of Richard is being humiliated. I agree with all of the previous post. As for Kiki Haynes, it appears her talent is over and above the scripts that is being handed to her. I think she has some comedic chops and can deliver but her storyline is a turnoff. And the writers are not even getting close to handing Tasha Smith a script which fits her tremendous talent. I thought that her "shanigans???" would be the focus of the show but yall have gotten totally away from that. There is some good chemistry between Tasha and Kiki and the writing team should build around that. I think the cast has what it takes but they are not being handed scripts that brings out great performances out of them. After the Paynes and the Browns I would have thought the writing team would be capable of delivering better work. You are wasting a good cast.

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  • Ashaki Montreal Canada

    Can I purchase the series ? If so How ?

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  • DeWana Virginia

    I think that the characters are coming off too playful and immature in some scenes. I love the show but if you are to bring out certain message I just feel that they should be more serious in there role. Richard doesn't seem serious. Keisha need Jesus for real. Angela is appearing to be weak at times and the rest of them especially Todd play too much. I thought the show was centered around marriages and relationships that are for grown mature people that demonstrates the ups and downs the go through and the joys of marriage and relationships. I'm just saying!!

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