Tyson repeats her work as Carrie Watts in the production that also features Tony nominee Vanessa Williams, who co-starred in the recent Broadway mounting. The two are joined by Blair Underwood and Keke Palmer. Michael Wilson, who directed the stage production, repeats his work for the TV film.
"The Trip to Bountiful" airs at 8 PM ET on March 8, with repeat broadcasts to follow March 9 at 12 AM, March 9 at 9 PM and March 10 at 1 AM.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.