As the summer comes to an end, get ready for what promises to be another hit from BET: “The Bobby Brown Story.” The biopic airs September 4th and 5th. The two-night TV event will tap into the controversial narrative of the group’s infamous headliner Bobby Brown. Woody McClain reprises the role of Brown from the “New […]
Black Girls Rock is a global empowerment movement dedicated to inspiring, emboldening, and celebrating the awesomeness of women and girls of color. On Sunday, August 26, Queen Latifah hosted the show, which aired on BET. Here are some of our favorite looks from the event. These princesses and queens ruled the royal carpet. Stay up to […]
Source: BuzzFeed Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and commentator Angela Rye will appear on BET this week with alternative responses to Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address. The Congresswoman will appear on BET immediately following the SOTU on Tuesday night. On Wednesday evening, Rye will present a SOTU rebuttal in the form of a primetime hour […]
BET Networks chairman-CEO Debra Lee has confirmed that its struggling spinoff channel Centric will be rebranded as BET Her on September 24, 2017. The rebranding of Centric as BET Her is an effort to strengthen the channel’s appeal to African-American women. Centric launched in October 2009 as a rebrand of what was then BET on Jazz. […]
As reported by BET.com: In a salary leak more revealing than one of Kim Kardashian‘s selfies, new details shed light on just how little Black and Latino actors are being paid compared to their white counterparts, regardless of how popular their shows are. The stars of the most popular primetime shows on television — How […]
Black Entertainment Television’s exit from DC to transition headquarters to NY is resulting in the layoffs of 55 employees. According to a spokesperson, BET retained a real estate brokerage to explore options including selling the large property. The move comes after the network canceled its BET Honors awards program, which was held in DC. CEO […]
Five of the top 10 most affluent African-American communities recently named by Black Entertainment Television are in Prince George’s County, Md. The communities are Ft. Washington, Friendly, Kettering, Woodmore and Mitchellville. Mitchellville led the Prince George’s communities coming in at #5 on the national list with a median annual household income of $109,184 and a population […]
Viacom’s BET has been at the center of a lot of restructuring this year. You know Programming president, Stephen Hill stepped down earlier this year, amid allegations of discrimination and harassment.