October 5, 2019 Atlanta - Major celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey, T.D. Jakes, Dallas Austin, Kelly Rowland, and Tyler Perry himsefl, were in town for the opening of Tyler Perry Studios Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Atlanta. Perry acquired the property of Fort McPherson to build a movie studio on 330 acres of land. (Ryon Horne / Ryon.Horne@ajc.com)
Photo: Ryon Horne
Photo: Ryon Horne

A look at Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios as a debate venue

In this episode of the Politically Georgia podcast, AJC radio and TV reporter Rodney Ho joins host Greg Bluestein to discuss the selection of Tyler Perry's studio as a venue for the Nov. 20 Democratic Presidential Debate in Georgia (as of early Monday morning, no formal announcement from Washington Post and MSBNC has been made about the venue). Bluestein and Ho discuss logistics of the facility, Perry's stance on the 'heartbeat' anti-abortion bill, and Ho, who was at the gala opening, gives insight on the facility as a debate venue.

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