BET Buys Two Entertainment Studios Sitcoms

BET Networks announced today it has licensed more than 100 episodes each of two sitcoms, The First Family and Mr. Box Office, from Entertainment Studios to air on its Centric channel starting April, 2013. Both first-run original series are scheduled to premiere in primetime on Centric weeknights beginning Friday April 19. The First Family is […]

Gladys Knight To Be Judge On ‘Apollo Live’

NEW YORK (AP) — Move over Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez, a veteran singing diva is joining the ranks of judges on reality TV: Gladys Knight. BET’s sister network Centric announced Wednesday that Knight will work as the “lead judge” on “Apollo Live.” The new series is a singing competition at New York’s famed Apollo […]