Throughout Season 6, each episode was directed by actress Kim Fields or her mother Chip Hurd.Tyler Perry directed some of the episodes in seasons 7 and 8 while other episodes were directed by Kim Fields, Chip Hurd, and producer Roger M. During the first 5 seasons, the show was rated TV-PG but due to a rapid increase of strong language and mature content (particularly sexual), later episodes are rated TV-14. Newer episodes have been aired on TBS since October 21, 2011 with season 8, and concluded the series with a total of 254 episodes.While Floyd had been hoping to string both along without either finding out about the other, until they bumped into each other in the Payne house and both subsequently broke up with him and Claretha kicked him out. He is the longest running recurring character on House of Payne. (recurring role, Seasons 3–7, main role in Season 8) Locations in Atlanta, Georgia include the Payne's home, a firehouse located across the street from the Paynes' house, a barbershop, the help center, and the schools Malik and Jazmine attend. The firehouse and its characters were phased out around Seasons 3 and 4. Also, the Help Center where Ella works was shown in various forms.The Payne home is a one-story building, and 5 rooms are featured throughout the series: Curtis and Ella's bedroom, Malik and Jazmine's shared bedroom, the spare bedroom (which was Calvin's until he moved out), the kitchen, and the living room, and the outside patio. The barbershop is a setting often used from Seasons 2-5, and it is similar to that of Ice Cube's Barbershop movies. 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012: Outstanding Comedy Series 2008, 2009: Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Lavan Davis); nominated in 20.2009, 2010, 2013: Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (Cassi Davis); nominated in 2011.2009, 2010, 2012: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Keshia Knight Pulliam); nominated in 2011.
The show revolved around a multi-generational family living under one roof in Atlanta led by patriarch Curtis Payne and his wife Ella.The principal cast remained the same (with the exception of Lance Gross being added), led by La Van Davis.The original format of the series centred around C. (Allen Payne) and his family moving in with his Aunt Ella and Uncle Curtis (Cassi Davis and La Van Davis). Rochelle Aytes originally portrayed Nicole Jamieson in the test pilot episodes as Malik's math teacher.In real life, Mc Clain and Burse left the series for undisclosed reasons.In the beginning of Season 6, both Mc Clain and Burse returned. Denise Burse was no longer credited as a regular cast member; she appeared in a recurring role.The series ends with the camera zoomed in on the broken glass and rose petals. and Janine's house is another setting added on to the series.