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Jun 13, 2019, 11:00 ET BET Networks To Honor Grammy Nominated Rapper, Entrepreneur And Community Leader Nipsey Hussle Posthumously With The Humanitarian Award At The 2019 "BET Awards"

Today BET Networks announces Nipsey Hussle as the recipient of the 2019 "BET Awards" Humanitarian Award. In the spirit of uplift he evoked in his...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:00 ET 2019 "BET Awards" To Honor Grammy Award Winning And Oscar-Nominated Actress Mary J. Blige With Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Today BET Networks announces Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, Oscar-nominated actress and philanthropist, Mary J. Blige will be honored with...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:00 ET 2019 "BET Awards" To Recognize Entertainment Mogul Tyler Perry With The Ultimate Icon Award For His Cultural Impact

Today BET Networks announces Tyler Perry will be honored with the Ultimate Icon Award at the 19th annual "BET Awards." The entertainment powerhouse...


Jun 03, 2019, 11:40 ET Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R., Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lizzo, Mustard, Lil Baby, Yung Miami, Lucky Daye And Kiana Ledé Set To Perform At The "BET Awards" 2019

Today BET Networks announces the first group of performers for the 19th annual "BET Awards" including Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R., Lil Nas X,...


May 29, 2019, 12:00 ET Actress And Comedian Regina Hall To Host 2019 "BET Awards"

BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B and NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced actress and comedian Regina Hall as the 2019 "BET...


May 17, 2019, 08:00 ET BET Networks Announces Official Nominations For The 2019 "BET Awards"

The 2019 "BET AWARDS" returns live from the Microsoft Theater at LA Live on June 23rd, to celebrate the brightest stars across music, television,...


Feb 06, 2014, 11:20 ET Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clark Sheard And Wayne Brady Announced As Performers For "BET Honors"

BET Networks announced today that Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clarke Sheard and Wayne Brady...


Jan 20, 2014, 08:00 ET BET Networks and ICON MANN™ Create Partnership in Celebration of Black History Month

BET Networks and ICON MANN today announced a partnership to celebrate the positive impact that Black men are making domestically and across the globe ...


Jan 14, 2014, 04:44 ET BET Networks Returns In 2014 With Its Popular Mega-Specials Including "BET HONORS," "BET AWARDS," "BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™" and More

BET Networks is pleased to announce the return of its acclaimed music mega-specials for 2014. Soaring to new heights throughout 2013 and delivering...


Jan 14, 2014, 02:33 ET BET Networks' Black History Month Programming Highlights

SPECIALS (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/NE46369-a) BET HONORS– Premieres Monday, February 24th at 9:00 P.M.* ET/PT on BET....


Jan 08, 2014, 06:34 ET The Series Debut of "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Attracts Over Five Million Viewers for Its Premiere Night on BET Networks

The first original scripted drama series for BET Networks "BEING MARY JANE" starring Gabrielle Union is now the #1 original drama series debut on ALL ...


Dec 18, 2013, 11:56 ET Actor And Comedian Wayne Brady To Host 2014 "BET HONORS"

BET Networks confirmed today that actor and comedian Wayne Brady will host the 2014 "BET HONORS," a star studded unforgettable night celebrating...


Nov 18, 2013, 10:39 ET First Lady of The United States of America Visits "106 & Park" For a Special 1-Hour Episode, Tuesday, November 19, 2013 @ 6 PM/ET

BET's "106 & PARK" is honored to welcome the First Lady Michelle Obama to the 106 studio on Monday, November 18, 2013. This special edition of "106 & ...


Oct 30, 2013, 09:00 ET Prepare To Be Inspired, Empowered And Entertained "Black Girls Rock" Returns To BET Networks Sunday, November 3 At 7pm*

Get ready for an exciting night filled with beautiful, powerful and talented women! "BLACK GIRLS ROCK!" airs on BET Networks Sunday, November 3rd at...


Oct 24, 2013, 03:22 ET BET Networks' First Original Scripted Series "BEING MARY JANE" Starring Gabrielle Union Premieres On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 At 10 P.M. ET/PT

The highly anticipated follow up to the network's original hit movie "BEING MARY JANE" is drawing near. "BEING MARY JANE" the SERIES makes its debut...


Oct 09, 2013, 12:38 ET Hip Hop + Real Husbands = SCANDAL

BET hosts two nights of big laughs, bigger drama and the biggest stars with the premieres of Hip Hop Awards 2013, Real Husbands of Hollywood and the...


Oct 02, 2013, 01:50 ET Start Your Sundays Off Right With T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul On BET Networks

Bestselling author, producer and philanthropist T. D. Jakes teams up with BET Networks to empower, enlighten and uplift viewers in his new talk show...


Sep 17, 2013, 11:30 ET Actor And Comedian Anthony Anderson To Host 2013 Soul Train Awards In Las Vegas On November 8, 2013

CENTRIC today confirmed that actor and comedian Anthony Anderson will host the 2013 Soul Train Awards, celebrating and honoring R&B's finest and most ...


Sep 13, 2013, 01:20 ET Larenz Tate To Serve As Ambassador Of 17th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival; Alicia Keys' 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' To Screen On Closing Night

The 17th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org) presented by BET Networks announced today that actor Larenz Tate – star of the BET...


Aug 23, 2013, 08:10 ET Back in Atlanta with a Brand New Host - "BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2013" Hosted by Uncle Snoop Premiering Tuesday, October 15 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT

Same great city with an exciting new host - this year's "BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2013" will be hosted by the one and only Snoop Dogg, respectfully known...


Aug 21, 2013, 09:00 ET The Urbanworld Film Festival Presented By BET Networks Announces 2013 Festival Slate

The 17th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks, announced its 2013 slate today. The nation's largest...


Aug 19, 2013, 11:37 ET BET Networks to Commemorate and Air Live Coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington with "50: THE MARCH & THE MOVEMENT" Airing Live Saturday, August 24 at 11 AM ET/ 8 AM PT

BET Networks celebrates the 50th anniversary of the history-making March on Washington with LIVE coverage starting Saturday, August 24 at 11 AM ET/ 8 ...


Aug 19, 2013, 04:59 ET SUNDAY BEST's Show-stopping Season Six Inches Closer To Crowning The Next Gospel Superstar And SUNDAY BEST Winner On Sunday, September 1 At 8:00 P.M.*

Continuing its reign as television's #1 religious series, viewers are singing the praises of BET Networks' award-wining hit show SUNDAY BEST, with...


Aug 08, 2013, 02:49 ET BET Networks Presents Its Fall 2013 TV Preview Lineup

This fall BET Networks unleashes a star studded lineup of original programming and specials that promises to speak to your mind, body, soul – and...


Jul 29, 2013, 02:43 ET BET Networks Announces World Television Debut Of LUV Starring Common And Introducing Michael Rainey Jr. Wednesday, August 7, 2013 At 9 PM ET/PT

On the heels of the wildly successful debut of BET PREMIERE CINEMA'S original movie, BEING MARY JANE, the Network is announcing the world television...