The 35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards Premieres on BET Networks on Sunday, August 23

THE 2020 STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS VIRTUAL SPECIAL SET TO PREMIERE ON BET NETWORKS SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 AT 6 PM ET RENOWNED ANNUAL SALUTE TO GOSPEL MUSIC RETURNS TO BET TO CELEBRATE 35TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE, HONORING FIRST RESPONDERS AND THE LATE CONGRESSMAN, JOHN LEWIS VIRTUAL PRODUCTION ENCORES AT 9PM ET AND AIRS IN SYNDICATION NATIONWIDE AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER… Continue reading The 35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards Premieres on BET Networks on Sunday, August 23

James Cuthbert Joins BET Networks as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy & Marketing

BET (a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), the nation’s leading provider of quality content for African-American audiences, announced today that James Cuthbert has joined BET as Senior Vice President, Brand Strategy & Marketing, reporting to Chief Marketing Officer, Kimberly Paige. In his new role, Cuthbert will lead marketing strategy and execution, including initiatives… Continue reading James Cuthbert Joins BET Networks as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy & Marketing

21st ANNUAL SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION TO AIR ON BET NETWORKS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020

 21st ANNUAL SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION TO AIR ON BET NETWORKS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AT 8 PM ET/PT HOSTED BY NATIONAL RADIO/TV PERSONALITY RICKEY SMILEY NFL BROTHERS QUINCY WILLIAMS AND QUINNEN WILLIAMS SET TO BE HONORED WITH 2020 “FAITH IN ACTION” AWARD PERFORMANCES BY COMMISSIONED, DONNIE MCCLURKIN, TRAVIS GREENE, LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON, MELVIN CRISPELL III, THE NFL… Continue reading 21st ANNUAL SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION TO AIR ON BET NETWORKS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020

NAACP Partners With BET Networks to Broadcast the 51st NAACP Image Awards

The NAACP and BET Networks announced a broadcast partnership to air the 51st NAACP Image Awards. The telecast will take place from Pasadena, California and will air on BET Networks for the first time ever. The announcement was made today by NAACP National Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell, NAACP President and CEO Derrick… Continue reading NAACP Partners With BET Networks to Broadcast the 51st NAACP Image Awards

BET Networks Names Devin Griffin General Manager of BET+

BET Networks announced that Devin Griffin joins the company as General Manager, BET+. The subscription video-on-demand service focused on the African American audience, BET+, will feature more than 1,000 hours of premium content including exclusive new original programming and fan-favorite series, movies, and specials from BET Networks, world-renowned creator Tyler Perry, and a host of… Continue reading BET Networks Names Devin Griffin General Manager of BET+

BET Networks Partners with Beautycon

BET Networks reimagines the make-up tutorial format with stunning visual and shareable videos dedicated to the African American beauty enthusiast. Today, BET Digital joins forces with Beautycon to launch original short-form beauty-focused content. Featuring Black models and influencers of varying hair textures and skin tones, BET x Beautycon videos will showcase all of the latest… Continue reading BET Networks Partners with Beautycon

BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for Black Viewers

BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for African American Viewers BET Remains the #1 Cable Net for 16 Years Straight among African Americans 18-49 and a Top 20 Cable Net among All P18-49 The Network Scores Seven Consecutive Months of Ratings Gains Marking Its Longest Streak of Year over Year Increases… Continue reading BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for Black Viewers

Taraji P. Henson Hosts “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)” 2017 Awards

Taraji P. Henson Hosts “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)” 2017 Awards on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center This Year’s “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” Awards Celebrants Are Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi, Roberta Flack, Suzanne Shank, Derrica Wilson and Natalie Wilson “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2017 Awards Premieres Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 8PM on… Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Hosts “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)” 2017 Awards

‘BEING MARY JANE’ Returns Tuesday, July 18

  This summer, BET Networks’ #1 original drama series, starring Gabrielle Union, “BEING MARY JANE” returns just in time to bring the heat. On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10 PM season four returns with ten more episodes giving viewers their fix of the drama in the world of Mary Jane Paul. Viewers will catch… Continue reading ‘BEING MARY JANE’ Returns Tuesday, July 18

BET Networks Announces Fall 2016 Lineup

BET Networks Promises to Tickle Your Funny Bone with a Star-Studded Fall 2016 Lineup of Original Series and Specials “REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD” Returns for a Fifth Season of Hilarious Antics on Tuesday, October 11 at 9 PM ET/PT New Series “THE GARY OWEN SHOW” and “HUSTLE & BLOW (Working Title)” Premiere Back to Back… Continue reading BET Networks Announces Fall 2016 Lineup

BET Networks Announces Sponsors for 2016 ‘BET AWARDS’

Official Sponsors Include Coca-Cola®, Nissan, Cricket Wireless®, the U.S. Air Force, State Farm®, Motions, and the U.S. Army Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross Return to Host the 2016 “BET AWARDS,” Airing Live on Sunday, June 26th at 8 P.M. ET #BETAWARDS LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BET Networks announced today an impressive brand lineup of its… Continue reading BET Networks Announces Sponsors for 2016 ‘BET AWARDS’

STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 on BET

BET’s Award-Winning The Truth Series Returns with the Premiere of an Original Documentary on the Rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET The Original Documentary is Produced and Directed by Acclaimed Filmmaker Laurens Grant NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dubbed… Continue reading STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 on BET

BET Networks Premieres “INSIDE THE LABEL” Tuesday, May 17th

BET NETWORKS GOES ‘INSIDE’ THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WITH ITS NEW ORIGINAL DOCU-SERIES “INSIDE THE LABEL,” WHICH EXAMINES THE SHAKESPEAREAN TRAJECTORY OF SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC MUSIC LABELS IN THE HIP HOP INDUSTRY INCLUDING DISTURBING THA PEACE (DTP), GRAND HUSTLE, LOUD RECORDS, MURDER INC., RUFF RYDERS, SLIP-N-SLIDE RECORDS AND TERROR SQUAD Premiere Episode on Tuesday,… Continue reading BET Networks Premieres “INSIDE THE LABEL” Tuesday, May 17th

BET Networks Acquires Soul Train

#1 Network for African Americans Adding Iconic Brand and Unique Intellectual Property Franchise BET Networks, a division of Viacom (Nasdaq:VIAB, VIA), today announced it has acquired Soul Train from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies. The acquisition, which brings together two quintessential African American brands, represents an investment in an iconic franchise that uniquely lends… Continue reading BET Networks Acquires Soul Train

BET Networks Presents ‘WENDY’S STYLE SQUAD’

From L-R: Bevy Smith, Robert Verdi, Wendy Williams and Lloyd Boston will break down the red carpet fashions of major awards shows on Wendy’S Style Squad Tuesday, February 16, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET. How You Stylin’? BET Networks Goes Fashion Forward with the Launch of New Red Carpet Fashion Specials Series, ‘WENDY’S STYLE… Continue reading BET Networks Presents ‘WENDY’S STYLE SQUAD’