Martin Lawrence And ‘Martin’ Cast Set Reunion Special On BET+

‘Bigger’ Canceled By BET+ After 2 Seasons

Scott M. Mills Promoted To CEO Of BET

Mills spent four years as president of BET before being elevated to CEO. He has held a variety of executive roles since joining BET in 1997.

‘Sistas’ Renewed For Season 4 At BET

ViacomCBS Expands BET’s Content For Change Into Companywide Initiative

The multi-pronged commitment seeks to apply research, data and quantifiable targets to effect societal change, starting with racial equity and mental health.

IATSE Strike Wouldn’t Hit HBO, Showtime, BET And Starz Shows

“If you are working on commercials or for HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax, BET or another company that has a contract still in effect – you must keep working,” IATSE informed its members. “You will not be a scab!” (Image: HBO; IATSE; BET)

Nadja Webb Adds Scripted Development Oversight For BET

BET Unveils New Branding, ‘Liberated’ New Logo

Traci Blackwell Out As Head Of BET Scripted Programming

Gerren Taylor, Star Of BET’s ‘Baldwin Hills,’ Dies At 30

OWN Expands Unscripted Block

ESPN Expanding Sports Betting Footprint with Digital Show, YouTube Channel

On the heels of the opening of its new studio on the Las Vegas Strip and the return of its sports betting television program Daily Wager, ESPN is expanding its sports betting footprint with Monday’s debut of Bet, a new half-hour program that will stream three nights per week on digital platforms. Also on Monday, ESPN is […]

BET To Air Good Fight Episodes About Racial Biases, White Privilege

BET Awards Highlight Black Voices

Sunday’s show, a virtual event because of the coronavirus pandemic, featured a number of highly produced, well-crafted and taped performances. The BET Awards kicked off with Black artists rapping and singing anthems about the Black experience and fighting for equal rights. Among them, DaBaby, with his face pressed against the ground as an officer’s knee crippled his neck — replicating the last moments of George Floyd’s life — rapped a verse from the Black Lives Matter remix of his hit song Rockstar.

BET To Launch $25 Million Social Justice Campaign ‘Content For Change’

Tyler Perry Gets Ahead Of Hollywood With July Production Restart

BET Plans All-Star Coronavirus Special

DJ Khaled, Charlie Wilson, Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Fantasia and Melvin Crispell III are slated to perform in a special BET show that will assist people of color in dealing with the coronavirus. The “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” broadcast special will air April 22 at 8 p.m. EDT. The special […]

BET To Air The 51st NAACP Image Awards

‘In Contempt’ Canceled By BET

BET+ Sets Launch Date, $9.99 Price

BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios have set a Thursday, Sept. 19, launch date for BET+, its new SVOD platform that will feature more than 1,000 hours of premium content. It will cost viewers $9.99 a month.

BET To Launch Streaming Service With Tyler Perry

Viacom plans to launch a streaming service focused on the African-American cable network called BET+. The upcoming service, which will launch in the fall, will feature original content from Tyler Perry, who will be a financial stakeholder in the service.

Ex-CNN Pundit Marc Lamont Hill To Host Daily Morning Digital Talk Show For BET

‘Hit The Floor’ Canceled After Four Seasons At BET

‘First Wives Club’ Reboot Moving From Paramount Network To BET

BET Nets Taps Marisa Levy As Unscripted VP

BET Creating Series About Don Cornelius

‘The Quad’ Canceled At BET After Two Seasons

2 TV Journalists Fight Grand Jury Subpoena

As Death Row Records co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight prepares to defend himself at a murder trial, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge has convened an emergency hearing Tuesday morning to discuss an application by two journalists who have been summoned to testify before a grand jury.

BET Names New President, Lee Still CEO

Scott M. Mills assumes day-to-day responsibility for the Viacom cable network.

BET And Viacom Settle Discrimination Suit

Viacom Launches First BET Channel In Asia

Ninth BET Awards Winners List

Rumors Swirl As Viacom Plans BET Revamp

Viacom is restructuring BET, and it’s causing some industry insiders to speculate that longtime CEO Debra Lee may be on her way out the door.

BET Networks Moving Headquarters To NYC

Fired BET Exec Sues, Alleges Gender Bias

Zola Mashariki’s lawsuit claims that Black Entertainment Television, Viacom and its largely male leadership foster a climate in which women are systematically harassed and denied opportunities. Her suit filed Wednesday in federal court seeks an unspecified amount in compensatory and punitive damages for alleged losses including back pay and benefits.

‘Black-ish’ Scores Off-Net Syndication Deals

Disney-ABC has completed broadcast syndication sales for the sitcom, which has been cleared in more than 90% of the country with Tribune Broadcasting as the core station group for its launch in fall 2018 when the award-winning comedy also begins airing on FX and BET.

Two Top BET Programmers Leaving

BET programming president Stephen Hill and his top lieutenant Zola Mashariki are stepping down from the network, marking the latest transition in the management of Viacom-owned cable channels.

BET And Gabrielle Union Settle Lawsuit

BET Intros Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast Apps

Former MSNBC Host Harris-Perry Joins BET