Too Close to Home (TV series)

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Too Close To Home
Genre Drama
Created by Tyler Perry
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes16 (list of episodes)
Executive producerTyler Perry
Running time42 minutes
Production company Tyler Perry Studios
Original network TLC
Picture format
Original releaseAugust 22, 2016 (2016-08-22) 
February 22, 2017 (2017-02-22)
External links
Official website

Too Close to Home is an American television drama series, created, executive produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry that debuted on TLC on August 22, 2016. [1] It is the first scripted series for TLC. [1] TLC renewed the show for a second season on September 1, 2016, [2] which premiered on January 4, 2017. Reruns of the show often aired on OWN where all of Tyler Perry's other shows regularly air.


On November 2, 2017, it was confirmed that the show had been cancelled and would not be renewed for a third season. [3]


The series follows a young woman, Anna, from a working class life who, after having an affair with the President of the United States, becomes the center of a political scandal. When the scandal erupts, she returns to her old life.

Cast and characters




It was officially ordered as a series on March 31, 2016 with an eight-episode order. [1] [5] [6] [7] On June 21, 2016 announced that Too Close to Home is Perry's first series or film with an all-white starring cast, even though the full cast is very diverse. [8] Danielle Savre was cast as the series' lead, and Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia make guest appearances. [4] [9]

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1 8August 22, 2016 (2016-08-22)October 10, 2016 (2016-10-10)
2 8January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)February 22, 2017 (2017-02-22)


Season 1 (2016)

No. in
TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
11"Dangerously Close"August 22, 2016 (2016-08-22)0.77 [10]

Anna, who works at the White House, has her closely guarded secret revealed.

Special guest stars: Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia.
22"Alabama"August 22, 2016 (2016-08-22)0.77 [10]

In order to protect herself, Anna searches for a safe haven after her secret gets found out and soon finds that home is the only place to go.

Special guest star: Heather Locklear.
33"Highway 16"August 29, 2016 (2016-08-29)0.81 [11]
While she's with Bonnie, Shelby unknowingly puts their lives in danger
44"Have You Heard?"September 5, 2016 (2016-09-05)0.60 [12]
Anna's recent controversy sparks questions
55"A Surprise Visit"September 12, 2016 (2016-09-12)0.63 [13]
Anna introduces her co-worker's partner Victor to Happy, Alabama
66"Hard Feelings"September 19, 2016 (2016-09-19)0.68 [14]
Anna's arrival home comes with unhappy results.
77"In My Sister's Shoes"October 3, 2016 (2016-10-03)0.66 [15]
Bonnie shares a memorable moment with Anna.
88"The Evil Dragon" [16] October 10, 2016 (2016-10-10)0.76 [17]
In the season 1 finale, J.B. meets up with Shelby.

Season 2 (2017)

No. in
TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
91"The Mysterious Man"January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)1.027 [18]

The town is abuzz following a catastrophic event.

Special guest stars: Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia.
102"A Family Affair"January 11, 2017 (2017-01-11)1.032 [18]
Mack reveals troubling news about Rebel.
113"Blocked In"January 18, 2017 (2017-01-18)1.6555 [18]

Regina and Elm take precautions to keep their secret, and an unexpected guest arrives in Happy.

Special guest stars: Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia.
124"A Happy Invasion"January 25, 2017 (2017-01-25)1.177 [18]

Outsiders invade Happy, Alabama.

Special guest star: Heather Locklear
135"Car Trouble"February 1, 2017 (2017-02-01)1.179 [18]
Frankie's car trouble leads to a shocking revelation for Octavia.
146"A Game of Chess"February 8, 2017 (2017-02-08)1.027 [18]

Octavia fights to keep a family secret; Bonnie tries to keep her family safe.

Special guest star: Heather Locklear
157"Mercury"February 15, 2017 (2017-02-15)0.979 [18]

Temper flare when the community comes together to clean Jolene's trailer.

Special guest stars: Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia.
168"Blurred Lines"February 22, 2017 (2017-02-22)1.174 [18]

Confrontation and chaos surround everyone amid a joyful occasion.

Special guest stars: Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia.

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