‘The Oval,’ a new Tyler Perry gig airs Wednesday nights. Premiering tonight, on October 23rd, the brand new series will air on BET.
‘The Oval’ Premieres on October 23rd
Like most of Tyler Perry’s work, this installment will also be executive produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry himself. Billed as an American soap opera, The Oval is shot at Tyler Perry’s new studios in Atlanta Georgia.
Wikipedia describes the plot of the series as ‘the story of a family placed in the White House by people of power while also highlighting the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence.’
Meet The New First Family
In the role of Hunter Franklin, President of the United States is Ed Quinn (CSI, Mistresses, Desperate Housewives, True Blood).
His first lady is Victoria, played by Kron Moore (The Haves and The Have Nots, David Makes Man).
Rounding out the First Family is son Jason, played by Daniel Croix (a poet who has appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show, The Steve Harvey Show, Def Poetry Jam, also co-writer of Showtime’s Crossover)
First Daughter, Gayle, is played by Paige Hurd (Cradle to the Grave, Beauty Shop, ER, Everybody Hates Chris).
Tyler Perry’s ensemble of characters are soon to be household names.
Cast of New Tyler Perry BET Series, ‘The Oval’
- Ed Quinn – as Hunter Franklin, the newly elected President of the United States
- Kron Moore – as First Lady Victoria Franklin
- Paige Hurd – as Gayle Franklin, spoiled First Daughter
- Daniel Croix – as Jason Franklin, troubled First Son
- Javon Johnson – as Richard Hallsen, White House butler
- Ptosha Story – as Nancy Hallsen, wife of Richard Hallsen
- Vaughn W. Hebron – Barry Hallsen, a young dad and the son of the butler
- Teesha Renee – as Sharon, girlfriend of Barry Hallsen
- Lodric Collins – as Donald Winthrop, White House Chief of Staff
- Ciera Peyton – as Lilly Winthrop, wife of Donald Winthrop
- Walter Fauntleroy – as Sam Owens, loyal secret service agent for the Presdient
- Taja V. Simpson – as Priscilla Owens, resident staff supervisor and wife of Sam Owens
- Brad Benedict – as Kyle Flint, secret service agent
- Travis Cure – as Bobby
- Matthew Law – as Kareem Richardson, pharmacy owner
Will you be watching?
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