In a recent interview with NPR, BET’s co-founder,Sheila Johnson,was asked what advice would she give Oprah Winfrey in regards to her new OWN network. Sheila says OWN needs more Black people: But how would you recommend that she grow her business? I think, first of all, Oprah really needs to stick to what she really […]
Tracee Ellis Ross will be returning to TV with Reed Between The Lines, a new half-hour comedy green-lit by BET. In the new show, Ross plays Dr. Carla Reed, a busy psychiatrist, wife, and mother, who’s struggling to balance career and family. Ross will also produce, alongside Arthur Harris and Kellie Griffin, the former head-writer […]
R&B star Chris Brown broke down during a tribute to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson at the BET Awards. When he started to sing his idol’s song ‘Man In The Mirror’, he broke down on stage and started crying…Was Chris crying for forgiveness or was he crying because his idol was gone???
TheYBF is reporting that they received a letter from Teairra Mari’s Fo Reel Entertainment label stating that BET has banned her and Soulja Boy’s video for “Sponsor.” Apparently, BET has deemed the video detrimental to young women because it “teaches” them to get paid for sex/relations with men. But, Teairra’s people say this is a […]
Tune into The Mo’Nique Show on BET tonight to see Sunday Best winner and the DMV’s own Y’anna Crawley! Also coming through to chat with Mo’Nique will be Mary Mary’s Tina Campbell and comedian Jonathan Slocumb. The Mo’Nique Show airs weeknights at 11 pm.
VIA MULTICHANNEL NEWS: BET is rebranding its nearly 32 million subscriber BET J network under the Centric moniker, which will target African-American viewers with music and lifestyle programming, according to Centric general manager Paxton Baker. The BET and MTV Networks venture was first announced this past April during BET’s upfront presentation to advertisers. Both programmers […]
VIA SINGERSROOM: Monica has set a date for the anticipated BET hosted reality series MONICA. Slated to premiere Tuesday, October 27 on BET, MONICA follows the R&B singer as she works on her fifth album, launches a new clothing line and tackles the full time job of parenting two young sons. According to BET, Monica […]