Tyler has devoted a significant amount of her time to independent projects, including a role in the play Moose Mating, for which she received an NAACP Image Award.
She also wrote, directed, and starred in the independent short film The Whipper.
The family spent one year in Ethiopia, and later spent time living in an Ashram in the US.
Her parents amicably divorced when she was 10 and she was raised by her father while her sister was raised by their mother (the family maintained connections after the divorce).
Girl on Guy is available on her website for download using i Tunes, mp3, and RSS. 4 comedy podcast on i Tunes and currently is the No. Jon Benjamin, the second featured the host of Current TV's former show Info Mania Brett Erlich on August 1, 2011, and the third featured Archer creator Adam Reed on August 9, 2011.
In October 2011, it was announced that Tyler would join the cast of The Talk as a permanent co-host, replacing Holly Robinson Peete.
Tyler is known for being expressive and outspoken on The Talk, especially about African American culture and stereotypes, LGBT rights, and women's rights.In 2007, she filmed the thriller Death Sentence and the crime drama Black Water Transit.She also continues to appear on television, with appearances on Boston Legal, Reno 911!On the June 15, 2017, episode of The Talk, Tyler announced that she would be leaving the show at the end of the seventh season due to her busy schedule with three other television shows and directing films.She said she would return as a guest host and to promote her various projects.