AWARD-WINNING DRAMA “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” TO AIR ON BET STARTING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

04/20/21

Produced by NBA superstar LeBron James, the first season of “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” to complement BET’s ‘Watch On Wednesday’ line-up on BET and BET HER

NEW YORK, NY April 20, 2021 -- BET will air the first season of the popular series “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” beginning Wednesday, April 21 at 10:30 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. After a successful four-season run on STARZ, the half-hour scripted series produced by LeBron James, will make its first-ever basic cable debut on BET. “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” to complement BET’s original programming line-up of power-house Black creators and talent. Starring Jessie T. Usher, RonReaco Lee, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris, Tichina Arnold, and Mike Epps, “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” centers around the lives of Cam Calloway and his family after he signs a pro-basketball contract and moves his family to Atlanta. The deal was negotiated by Josh Vodnoy, VP Content Acquisitions of ViacomCBS, and Lionsgate’s Kate Nexon, SVP of North American TV & Digital Sales.

BET’s winning Wednesday line-up kicks off the night at 9 pm ET, with BET+s docuseries “American Gangster Trap Queens” followed by scripted comedy “Twenties” from Lena Waithe at 10 pm ET. “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE” will close out the night at 10:30 pm ET, highlighting a night of unforgettable characters fueled by ambition and ruled by the hustle.

About BET+ original series “American Gangster Trap Queens” season one

The true-crime series “AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS” chronicles some of America’s most notorious female gangsters. All episodes are now streaming on BET+.

Episode #103 “Thelma Wright” premieres, Wednesday, April 21 at 9 PM ET/PT– Thelma Wright’s evolution from a middle-class Catholic schoolgirl to one of the most powerful women in the Philadelphia dope game is a story of tenacity and redemption.

About “Twenties” Season one

“TWENTIES” ranked as the #1 new comedy series on cable for African Americans 18-49 in 2020* and premiered to critical acclaim with its first-time portrayal of a masculine-presenting Queer woman of color as the lead in a primetime show. The scripted series created and written by Waithe and Hillman Grad Productions stars Jonica T. Gibbs as Hattie, a queer black girl who is chasing her dreams of being a screenwriter in Los Angeles alongside her two best friends, Marie and Nia, played by Christina Elmore (“Insecure”) and Gabrielle Graham (“Possessor”) respectively. While they live separate lives, the girls lean on each other for guidance as they navigate their twenties and test the limits of diversity, love, and inclusion. The series, greenlit for a second season, continues to receive buzz for Lena Waithe’s creative direction, Susan Fales-Hill’s remarkable vision, and Jonica T. Gibbs’ star-making performance.

Episode #103 “Happy Place” premieres Wednesday, April 21, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie searches in vain for her "happy place" to write. Meanwhile, Marie is pitted against the only other black executive at the studio while Nia questions whether she's on the right career path.

More about Survivor’s Remorse” Season One

“SURVIVOR’S REMORSE,” centers around the lives of Cam Calloway and his family after he signs a pro-basketball contract and moves his family to Atlanta. Starring Jessie T. Usher as Cam Calloway, RonReaco Lee as Reggie Vaughn, Cam's cousin, Erica Ash as Mary Charles "M-Chuck" Calloway, Cam's half-sister, Teyonah Parris as Missy Vaughn, Reggie's wife, Tichina Arnold as Cassie Calloway, Cam's mother and Mike Epps as Uncle Julius (Seasons 1–2).

Episode #101, “In The Offering” premiering Wednesday, April 21 at 10:30p ET/PT: Star basketball player Cam Calloway signs a pro contract with Atlanta, and is embraced by the city. But his entourage - sister, mother, cousin and wife and uncle - are proving to be a liability.

About BET

BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

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