The 2019 BET Awards airs on Sunday (June 23rd) and there are plenty of performances, awards and tributes to look forward to. Actress Regina Hall will be hosting the big night filled with hip-hop, R&B and Hollywood royalty. BET Networks announced a few performers and presenters on Thursday (June 20th). Meek Mill, Fantasia, DaBaby, Jeremih, Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell, Kelly Price, Jonathan McReynolds and James Funk of Rare Essence, among a […]

BET hasn’t forgotten about Being Mary Jane. After ending the Gabrielle Union fronted series back in 2017, the network said the series would have a proper ending with a 2-hour television movie. It was a full circle move considering that Being Mary Jane originally began as a TV movie that morphed into a beloved television show. Now there’s a […]

After a career spanning three decades at BET, Debra Lee is stepping down from her position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer effective Monday, May 28. Lee, who began her career with the company as its first VP and General Counsel in 1986, was elevated to President and COO in 1996 and became Chairman and CEO in […]

Bobby Brown is reportedly struggling with the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, while filming his upcoming BET biopic, The Bobby Brown Story.  According to Billboard, Brown said in a recent interview, “Just the thought of her and looking at my youngest daughter and my other kids, knowing they’ll never get to know their oldest sister is a struggle. It gets rough […]

Fresh off the success of last year’s The New Edition Story, BET is diving even further to the solo career of Bobby Brown in The Bobby Brown Story. The film, which arrives in September stars Woody McClain reprising his role as Brown from The New Edition story and more and we can’t wait. See the […]

According to BET, ‘90s R&B group 702 have announced a reunion tour. The news was confirmed by the trio’s management. The ladies released a statement, which said, “We all have grown so much and we felt like the timing was right! And we really missed each other performing on stage together.” 702 consists of Kameelah Williams, Irish Grinstead and LeMisha Fields. The […]

According to The Jasmine Brand, A reboot of Eddie Murphy’s Boomerang is in development at BET. The writers and production team for the show have not yet been determined. However, there will be 10-episodes for the series, similar to the original film, which starred Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence and Chris Rock. What do you think of this?  Should they go […]

This sounds like a good series.  According to The Jasmine Brand, A new drama inspired by the life of Don Cornelius is underway at BET. Titled, American Soul, the project is inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario, Don Cornelius. The 10-episode drama is an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul […]

Following the release of The New Edition Story, it has been announced that The Bobby Brown Story will air on BET next year. According to Deadline,  Woody McClain will reprise his ‘New Edition Story’ role in the new film. BET reportedly said, “The Bobby Brown Story also will be a story about redemption. Through sobriety, the singer learns to be a better man, […]

The Jasmine Brand has reported that, Erykah Badu is on board to host, write and produce BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards. The award show, which will feature appearances from Toni Braxton, SWV, Tamar Braxton, 112, Tank and Kirk Franklin, will be filmed on November 5th at the Orleans Arenas in Las Vegas. The 2017 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on November 26th at […]

Taraji P. Henson is set to host this year’s Black Girls Rock Awards. The Golden Globe winning actress took to Instagram to speak on the honor, saying, Black Girls Rock airs Sunday, August 20th at 7pm on BET.


BET has snagged comedian Leslie Jones to host the 2017 BET Awards. The Saturday Night Live alumni shared the news stating, BET was the first place I ever did comedy on TV, so it’s a full-circle moment of coming home where I started. I went out in the world and did what I needed to […]