For Better or Worse is an American comedy-drama television series created and produced by Tyler Perry and based on his film Why Did I Get Married? and its sequel Why Did I Get Married Too?, which follows three couples who are at various stages of their relationships as they go through the ups-and-downs of married life and dating.
Marcus and Angela were first introduced to the world in Tyler's hit feature films Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married Too.
Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White are back to reprise their roles in the half-hour show. Michael plays Marcus, a 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 follows the lives of Marcus' and Angela's friends as well. There's Joseph, Marcus' best friend and business partner. Joseph is left devastated by his breakup with his longtime 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 explores the controversial and joyous moments associated with marriage and dating in a 21st-century world.
In the Season 2 premiere, "Waiting for Larry White": Angela still doubts Marcus' fidelity, so she pays Sabrina Murphy a visit. She learns that Marcus was actually telling the truth.
Marcus is disappointed when he discovers that Angela doubted him and had to go to Sabrina for the truth. Tyrik is officially hired to renovate the salon.
For Better or Worse is produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios. It is created, written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry.
Season 2 premiered on Mzansi Magic on Monday 11 May, 2015 and aired in a double bill on Mondays at 18h30. After Episode 18 (which aired on Monday 6 July, 2015) the season went on hiatus to accommodate the repeat of Idols 11.
There are 35 episodes in Season 2, but only 10 aired on SABC3.