BET, BET+ AND BET DIGITAL’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE THIS WEEK: PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING BETWEEN THURSDAY, AUGUST 11– SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

08/30/22

EMMY-NOMINATED BET+ COMEDY SERIES “THE MS. PAT SHOW” RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO STREAMING NOW

NEW SCI-FI THRILLER “PULSE” PREMIERES THURSDAY, AUGUST 18
 ON BET+

NEW EPISODE OF BET ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES “THE MURDER INC STORY” AIRS TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 ON BET AND BET HER

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New York, NY – August 11, 2022 –The Emmy-nominated BET+ hit series “The Ms. Pat Show” returns in a hilarious new season streaming now. BET+ will also debut the South African produced original sci-fi survival thriller “Pulse” on Thursday, August 18. BET’s music documentary series, “The Murder Inc Story” airs a new episode Tuesday, August 16 on BET and BET Her. For additional BET, BET+, and BET Digital’s must-see programming for the week of Thursday, August 11–Sunday, August 21, see below:

ON BET+:

SEASON TWO OF “THE MS. PAT SHOW” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

The "grown-folks sitcom," complete with unfiltered language, is based on Pat's incredible real life story of a teen mom and former convicted felon from inner city Atlanta turned suburban Indiana mom. Season 2 of The Ms. Pat Show, which has already taken on profound topics including non-binary pronouns, school shootings, drug addiction, racism and child abuse, finds the Carson Family moving from a period of adjusting to a white suburban neighborhood, into a season of growth in these new surroundings.

Press Contacts: Erin Dwyer [email protected] and Aaron Bastian

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NEW BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “PULSE” STREAMS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

The South African produced original sci-fi survival thriller, “Pulse,” tells the explosive story of an Electromagnetic Pulse that disables a secure building and disrupts the bio-electric signals in everyone’s minds, trapping a group of video game designers and turning each floor into a psychotic battlefield. Can the modern human race survive without the technology that defines our way of life today… Survival is not just a game. The series features Tarryn Wyngaard (Raised By Wolves, The Tree), Thapelo Mokoena (Trackers, Nothing For Mahala, Bulletproof), Carel Nel (Raised By Wolves, Grant, Roots), Sven Ruygrok (Spud, Zulu), and Earl Wan (Just Mates, Supercapitalist, Coronation Street).

Press Contacts: Erin Dwyer [email protected] and Aaron Bastian [email protected]

THE MIDSEASON FINALE OF BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

Episode #109 “Trouble” streaming now on BET+ - Anyone who is anyone is at Eden’s Masquerade Ball. The Concierge eyes Madam while she is focused on Gene and tensions are high as Amp’s past confronts him in a possibly fatal interaction.

Episode #110 “Everybody VS Madam” streaming now on BET+ - Things come crumbling down when Tina gets in Doc’s way and Blue becomes prime suspect number one. Red is not taking no for an answer, and Dime and the club are his target. Kat has had enough of Madam, and Amp pays the ultimate price.

Press Contacts: Justin Brown [email protected] and Danielle Davis [email protected]

ON BET:

“THE MURDER INC STORY” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET

Part Two, #102 “Livin’ It Up,” airs on Tuesday, August 16 at 9 PM ET/PT- Murder Inc Records goes platinum with hit records for Ja Rule and gold with a compilation of new artists while a beef with mixtape rapper 50 Cent turns bad. 

Press Contact: Justin Brown [email protected]  and Danielle Spigner-Davis [email protected]

“TALES” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #302 “Renee” airs on Tuesday, August 16 at 10 PM ET/PT - A one-hour anthology series that distills classic hip-hop records down to their thematic essence and builds inspired cautionary tales for each hit song.

Press Contact: Justin Brown [email protected]  

ORIGINAL SERIES “VICIOUS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 8 PM AND 10PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #101 airs on Wednesday, August 17 at 8 PM ET/PT – Executive Produced by Kim Fields and written by acclaimed urban fiction authors, Amaleka McCall and Tu-Shonda Whitaker, “Vicious” is a half hour dramatic comedy that will introduce viewers to an in-depth exploration of an iconic fashion designer's overwhelming success as it's overshadowed by her deep denial about the cycle of abuse she internally endures. With the assistance of her secret weapon, Jaelyn Ryan, publicist to her Vicious Empire, Chantel works to rise through the ranks; but her husband Kane's narcissistic behavior threatens to tear down the house Chantel built.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “SACRIFICE” AIRS WEDNESDAYS STARTING AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #101 “Sacrifice” airs on Wednesday, August 17 at 9 PM ET/PT - Entertainment lawyer Daniella Hernandez navigates the unruly lives of her rich and famous clients while grappling with a childhood trauma.

Episode #102 “Rescue Me” airs on Wednesday, August 17 at 10 PM ET/PT - Daniella feels morally obligated to protect a young girl from one of her clients, while she tries to manage a professional relationship with the man who killed Isis.

Press Contacts: Erin Dwyer [email protected]   and Aaron Bastian [email protected]

ON BET HER:

“ABOUT HER BUSINESS” AIRS SATURDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET HER

Episode #202 airs on Saturday, August 13 at 10 PM ET/PT and Episode #203 airs on Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT - BET Her talks with Black female entrepreneurs who are about their business. Featuring: Fawn Weaver founder of whiskey brand Uncle Nearest, Denise Woodard founder of allergen-free cookie brand Partake Foods, Valyncia & Kim Page founder of real estate brand Front Page properties and Tressa Smallwood founder of MegaMind Media.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]

* THIS WEEK’S BET, BET+ AND BET DIGITAL’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PRESS RELEASE INCLUDES PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING BETWEEN THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 21.

About BET

BET, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, is the leading provider of premium entertainment, music, news, digital and public affairs content for Black audiences worldwide. BET linear is in 125 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is one of the most well-known Black consumer brands worldwide, with multi-platform business extensions including BET Studios, an unprecedented studio venture that offers equity ownership for Black content creators; BET+, the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience; BET Digital, including BET’s wide reaching social platforms and 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 events and experience business; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

ABOUT BET+:

BET+ is the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience, with exclusive originals and thousands of TV episodes and movies from the best Black creators. A joint venture between BET and Tyler Perry Studios, BET+ allows users to stream Black culture including hit movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, award shows, and specials, all in one place, commercial-free. The new service from BET Networks, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, is the official home of Tyler Perry’s film, TV and stage works. The ad-free subscription video-on-demand service also provides users with access to original content including hit series First Wives Club from Tracey Oliver, Tyler Perry’s Ruthless and Bruh, Will Packer’s Bigger, hit unscripted anthology series American Gangster Trap Queens, exclusive originals from Carl Weber including The Family Business, Sacrifice and Influence to name a few. Visit BET.Plus to learn more and follow @BETPlus on social to join the conversation and get the latest.

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