Nelly Is The ‘I AM HIP HOP’ Recipient For The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT ICON – NELLY- NAMED THE “I AM HIP HOP” AWARD RECIPIENT FOR THE 2021 “BET HIP HOP AWARDS”   THE 16th ANNUAL “BET HIP HOP AWARDS” PREMIERES TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET   #HIPHOPAWARDS   NEW YORK, NY – BET announces DOUBLE DIAMOND SELLING SUPERSTAR rapper and entrepreneur Nelly as the “BET Hip Hop Awards” recipient… Continue reading Nelly Is The ‘I AM HIP HOP’ Recipient For The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’

BET Launches BET Studios

—- First-of-its-kind studio venture provides equity ownership to Black creators across premium TV & film content   Principal partners include Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas   BET Taps Aisha Summers-Burke to Lead the New Venture as General Manager   September 15, 2021 – New York, NY – BET, a unit of ViacomCBS… Continue reading BET Launches BET Studios

The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ Airing Tuesday, October 5

The 2021“BET Hip Hop Awards” will return to Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, October 1, with the broadcast premiere airing Tuesday, October 5, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET. The annual celebration will bring together the hottest names in hip hop to pay homage to the best in hip hop culture. The… Continue reading The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ Airing Tuesday, October 5

Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Black Entertainment Television (BET) has revealed the host of this year’s 2021 BET Awards, as well as the person who will be honored with a lifetime achievement recognition. BET has recently announced that Academy Award®-nominated and… Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

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52ND NAACP Image Awards Has Been Rescheduled to Air LIVE on BET Saturday, March 27th at 8 pm ET The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET;… Continue reading NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

BET Announces ‘SACRIFICE’ Movie Starring Paula Patton Will Now Be a Series

BET Announces ‘SACRIFICE’ BET announced that legal thriller “SACRIFICE” starring Paula Patton (“Precious,” “Traffik”)has been picked up to series. The movie, which served as a back-door pilot, launched on BET+ in December 2019 andwas the first original film onthe streaming service. “SACRIFICE” takes place in Los Angeles following Daniella Hernandez (Patton), a highly sought-after entertainment… Continue reading BET Announces ‘SACRIFICE’ Movie Starring Paula Patton Will Now Be a Series

BET’S “CONTENT FOR CHANGE” INITIATIVE PRESENTS BET NEWS SPECIAL “AMERICAN INJUSTICE: THE FIGHT FOR POLICE REFORM,” HOSTED BY SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11PM ET/PT ON BET & BET HER

Over 1,000 people are killed by police every year in America, and Black people are three times more likely to be killed than white people. George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of Minnesota police seemed to mark a tipping point, as millions of protestors in the United States and around the world, took to… Continue reading BET’S “CONTENT FOR CHANGE” INITIATIVE PRESENTS BET NEWS SPECIAL “AMERICAN INJUSTICE: THE FIGHT FOR POLICE REFORM,” HOSTED BY SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11PM ET/PT ON BET & BET HER

Amanda Seales to Host the “BET AWARDS” 2020 Broadcast Set to Air on BET & CBS on Sunday, June 28

BET announces the first group of performers for the 20th annual “BET AWARDS” including Alicia Keys, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Jonathan McReynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, SiR, Summer Walker, Usher, Wayne Brady and more.BET Amplified Artists, Masego and Lonr. are set to take the… Continue reading Amanda Seales to Host the “BET AWARDS” 2020 Broadcast Set to Air on BET & CBS on Sunday, June 28

BET Announces Social Justice Initiative ‘Content for Change’

BET announces its overall social justice initiative “Content for Change,” an expansive campaign anchored in the principle that media plays a pivotal role in shaping and driving individuals’ and communities’ values, perceptions and actions. BET, in partnership with corporate, civil rights and social justice organizations, will leverage its unique position and platforms to positively impact… Continue reading BET Announces Social Justice Initiative ‘Content for Change’

BET+ Announces ALL THE WAY BLACK, Hosted by Chris Spencer Will Launch on Thursday, June 4

BET+ announces that its new comedy series ALL THE WAY BLACK, hosted by actor/comedian Chris Spencer (@therealchrisspencer), will launch exclusively on the streaming service Thursday, June 4 across all platforms. Viewers can binge the first half of the season on 6/4, with the second half being released at a later date. Rich in nostalgia, half-hour episodes string together clips that focus on a… Continue reading BET+ Announces ALL THE WAY BLACK, Hosted by Chris Spencer Will Launch on Thursday, June 4

BET Announces Renewals of ‘Tyler Perry’s The Oval’ and ‘Tyler Perry’s Sistas’

BET announced second season pick-ups of original dramas “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” from Tyler Perry. The two series hold top spots as the #1 and #2 as new scripted cable series, respectively, for general market P18-49 & P2+*. Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios… Continue reading BET Announces Renewals of ‘Tyler Perry’s The Oval’ and ‘Tyler Perry’s Sistas’

BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios Announce TYLER PERRY’S BRUH to Debut May 7th

BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios announced that the new original series TYLER PERRY’S BRUH will launch on Thursday, May 7 exclusively across all platforms. The first three episodes of the 24-episode season will be available to stream at launch, with a new episode dropping each subsequent week. Perry’s second original series for BET+, the dramedy… Continue reading BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios Announce TYLER PERRY’S BRUH to Debut May 7th

P&G Instrumental in Contributing to BET COVID Relief Efforts

“Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID Relief Effort” event, benefiting the BET COVID-19 relief fund and sponsored in part by P&G, was a big success.   This nationwide fund, with an initial focus in Chicago, Detroit, Flint, New Orleans, and New York City, will go directly to the most vulnerable in our communities, with a focus… Continue reading P&G Instrumental in Contributing to BET COVID Relief Efforts

‘SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT’ Special Set to Air on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

BET announces comedian and actor Anthony Anderson as the fourth host of the upcoming “SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT,” special. Anderson joins stars Kelly Rowland, Terrence J, and Regina Hall as host for the two-hour special broadcast. “SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT,” is set to air on Wednesday, April… Continue reading ‘SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT’ Special Set to Air on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

BET Original Film, ‘OPEN’ to Simulcast on BET & BET HER MARCH 14, 2020

BET announced the television debut of its original film OPEN, a romantic drama that showcases the alternative perspective of open relationships. The film stars Essence Atkins (Smart Guy; Deliver Us from Eva), Keith Robinson (Dream Girls; This Christmas), Jasmine Guy (A Different World; Harlem Nights; The Quad) and Matt Cedeno (Power; Blood, Sweat, and Lies; Z Nation).… Continue reading BET Original Film, ‘OPEN’ to Simulcast on BET & BET HER MARCH 14, 2020