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22 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET No More Fomo. New Video Discovery and Sharing Platform "Centric App" Lets You Discover What's Happening Around You

 Centric App, a new iOS video discovery app and broadcasting platform, launches today to enable users to browse, view and interact with video...


21 Oct, 2014, 17:18 ET Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih And More Confirmed To Take The Stage During SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014

 CENTRIC today announced a lineup of hit-making performers and presenters for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014. Leading the charge for his first SOUL...


06 Oct, 2014, 15:52 ET She's Your Queen To Be…

CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music's...


03 Feb, 2014, 11:43 ET CENTRIC Announces Original Biography Docu-Series "BEING" Premiering February 15

 This February, CENTRIC kicks-off the Black History Month celebration with original weekly series, BEING. The 8 episode one-hour docu-series...


10 Oct, 2013, 11:00 ET Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle And Wale Among Performers For Soul Train Awards 2013

 CENTRIC, a BET Network, today revealed that Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice...


20 Feb, 2013, 10:25 ET BET Networks, Wonder Productions And The United Nations Present "Stevie Wonder With Friends: Celebrating A Message Of Peace" Airing On Centric, February 23rd

 BET Networks and Wonder Productions have joined forces with the United Nations to present Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message...


19 Nov, 2012, 08:30 ET Soul Train Awards 2012 Premieres Sunday, November 25th At 8pm ET/PT On Centric & BET

 On Thursday, November 8, 2012, the Soul Train Awards celebrated its 25th Awards show by honoring the best in music and entertainment at Planet...


07 Aug, 2012, 11:44 ET The Apollo Theater Shines Anew for the Next Generation of Rising Stars

Continuing the historical legacy of the famed Apollo Theater to give a stage to future stars, CENTRIC announced today the debut of the...


01 Aug, 2012, 12:17 ET CENTRIC Presents THE 2012 GREAT DEBATE Premiering Sunday, August 5 At 10:00 a.m. EDT/7:00 a.m. PDT

Renowned orators, community leaders and the DC African-American community gathered at the historic Lincoln Theatre located in Washington, DC in...


12 Jul, 2012, 12:42 ET From The Dance Floor To The Apollo Stage: Legendary Multi-Grammy Award Winner Gladys Knight Joins CENTRIC's "APOLLO LIVE"

 Following her successful run on "Dancing With the Stars," the "Empress of Soul," Gladys Knight, will lend her musical expertise to CENTRIC's...


13 Jun, 2012, 13:08 ET "Love, Peace & Soul!" Centric Celebrates The Legacy Of Soul Train Innovator In The First Original Posthumous Documentary DON CORNELIUS: VISIONARY, TRAILBLAZER, & CULTURAL ICON On Saturday June 23rd At 11:00 P.M. EDT/8:00 P.M. PDT

 The life, career and legend of television pioneer Don Cornelius is brought to life in his own words in a one-hour special dedicated to...


06 Jun, 2012, 16:30 ET From Nickels And Dimes To Diamonds And Pearls!

From the every man to self-made man... CENTRIC presents the cable network premiere of THE AMATEUR MILLIONAIRES CLUB, a fresh and exciting...


17 May, 2012, 11:00 ET Centric Celebrates The Dynamic Legacy Of African-American Music With An Extraordinary Lineup Of Original Series And Specials For Black Music Month Beginning Saturday, June 2nd

 Centric commemorates June's Black Music Month by honoring the legendary history of African-American music with a series of specials and...


04 May, 2012, 10:58 ET APOLLO LIVE -- CENTRIC's New Talent Competition Series -- To Hold Auditions in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Atlanta

  WHAT: CENTRIC, BET Network's signature channel kicks off auditions for its new original series APOLLO LIVE.  Inspired by the...


22 Feb, 2012, 15:02 ET CENTRIC Honors Legendary Rapper Heavy D in the First Original Documentary Since His Death

 On Sunday, February 26 at 11 p.m.*, CENTRIC premieres the first documentary celebrating Heavy D since his death. The hour-long...


01 Nov, 2011, 10:30 ET The Most Soulful Night in Entertainment Ups the Ante with a New Slate of Performers Added to the 2011 "SOUL TRAIN AWARDS" Premiering on Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 PM*

The most soulful night in entertainment has upped the ante for all things peace, love, and soul at the 2011 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS taping on Thursday,...


24 Feb, 2011, 11:35 ET Centric étend ses activités en France

L'organisation IT de Centric ouvre une succursale en France. Avec ce nouveau bureau, Centric fait un pas de plus dans sa stratégie de...


23 Nov, 2010, 07:00 ET Multi-Award Winning R&B Sensation R. Kelly Returns to the Stage to Kick Off the Most Soulful Night in Entertainment at the 2010 Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 28 at 9:00 P.M.*

R&B sensation R. Kelly returns to the stage with a medley of his hits, "Bump N' Grind," "Your Body is Calling," "When A Woman's Fed Up,"...


08 Nov, 2010, 08:00 ET Top Entertainment Personality Steve Harvey and CENTRIC Join Forces to Debut 'THE STEVE HARVEY PROJECT' on Monday, November 15 at 9:00 P.M.*

Entertainment heavyweight Steve Harvey brings his fun, fast-paced and popular morning radio program "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" to CENTRIC...


05 Nov, 2010, 16:35 ET Wolf Blitzer Takes His Situation to 2010 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

Wolf Blitzer will take his CNN "The Situation Room" to a whole new situation. No, we're not talking about the Jersey Shore. The respected CNN...


26 Oct, 2010, 13:03 ET Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

CENTRIC and SMIRNOFF® will call for a mic check with the new original competition series MASTER OF THE MIX. Hosted by award-winning producer...


18 Oct, 2010, 11:40 ET Multi-Award Winning R&B Sensation R. Kelly Kicks Off the Most Soulful Night in Entertainment at the SOUL TRAIN AWARDS on Sunday, November 28 at 9:00 PM*

The second annual SOUL TRAIN AWARDS gears up for a highly anticipated show on Wednesday, November 10 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in...


23 Sep, 2010, 07:00 ET CENTRIC Brings The Classic Sitcom 'THE COSBY SHOW' to the Network Five Nights a Week Beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*

Bill Cosby's legendary comedy series THE COSBY SHOW joins the CENTRIC line-up with classic episodes beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*. Bill...


01 Jun, 2010, 13:27 ET CENTRIC Puts the Spotlight on the Comeback Trail of R&B Recording Group Dru Hill With New Series 'KEITH SWEAT'S PLATINUM HOUSE'

CENTRIC brings the music and the drama when legendary multi-platinum, veteran producer and recording artist Keith Sweat presents R&B group Dru...


29 Mar, 2010, 11:50 ET Season Finale of CENTRIC's Hit Show 'MODEL CITY' Airs Thursday, April 1st at 8:00 p.m.*

Lights, camera, fashion! On Thursday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m.*, CENTRIC will air the season finale of its first original series, MODEL CITY. The...