In late 2009, Williams appeared in the second season of True Jackson, VP as True's love interest Justin "Lil' Shakespeare" Weber in the two-part episode "Flirting with Fame".
In 2012, Williams got the role of Owen in the series Go On.
The movie premiered on June 15, 2012, and his songs "Don't Run Away", "Me and You", "Guardian Angel", "Let It Shine", and "Moment of Truth" all received airplay on Radio Disney.
The videos were also played frequently on the Disney Channel.
On Tuesday morning (November 7, 2017) the American Sun-Times reported Tyler James Williams and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.