BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, APRIL 15 – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

04/19/21

WATCH NEW EPISODES OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” ON BET AND “TYLER PERRY’s RUTHLESS” NOW STREAMING ON BET+

MR. MAGIC JOINS CAM NEWTON IN NEW EPISODE OF “SIP ‘N SMOKE” ON BET DIGITAL

New York, NY – April 19, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of April 15 – April 21 includes:


ON BET AND BET HER LINEAR:


NEW EPISODE OF “URBAN BEAUTY TV” AIRS SATURDAYS ON BET HER

Episode #104 premieres Saturday, April 17 at 10 PM ET/PT, features Gwen Jimmere, Founder/CEO, Naturalicious, Aeshia Devore Branch, Founder, Pretty Girls Sweat, Dr. Lisa Ginn, Cora Miller, Founder/CEO, Young King Hair Care, Miko Underwood, Founder/CEO, Oak & Acorn and Serayah.

Urban Beauty TV, the first syndicated show dedicated to health, beauty, and style told through a multicultural lens. Hosted by model and media personality Midori Amae, Urban Beauty TV shines a spotlight on some of our culture’s most innovative style architects as they share the stories behind building their successful brands.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET AND BET HER
#TheOvalOnBET

(From L-R: ‘Richard’ played by Javon Johnson and ‘Nancy’ played by Ptosha Storey stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #210 “The Master” premiering Tuesday, April 20 – Nancy surprises Richard and finds him in a compromising position. Kyle gets Dale tangled up in his shenanigans following a chance meeting.

Bobby tries to convince Max that slow and steady wins the race.

Catch up on Season 1 only on BET+.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET AND BET HER

(Pictured, Thelma Wright)

Episode #103 “Thelma Wright” – 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.

All episodes are now streaming on BET+.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


“TWENTIES” SEASON ONE AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET
#TwentiesOnBET

(‘Marie’ played by Christina Elmore stars in “Twenties” on BET)

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.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]



ON BET+:

NEW EPISODE OF “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” AVAILABLE NOW ON BET+
#Ruthless

(From L-R: ‘Dikahn’ played by Lenny Thomas and ‘Andrew’ played by Blue Kimble stars in “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET)

Episode #208 “Small Little Lies” – At Dikahn’s behest River attempts to expose Andrew’s deceit and prove he’s not dedicated to the Raku.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


ON BET DIGITAL:

 “RATE THE BARS” LAUNCHES MONDAYS ON BET DIGITAL
#RateTheBars
Episode #504 features Kash Doll and premieres on Monday, April 19 on BET.com/RateTheBars and BET’s YouTube channel at 3 PM ET— BET Digital’s hit series “RATE THE BARS” returns with rapping superstars rating the lyrics of your favorite MCs on a scale of one to five and share their unfiltered opinion on the lyrics with no knowledge of who the lyrics belong to. The fifth season includes new rappers Ice-T, D Smoke, Treach, Big Daddy Kane, Too Short, Rico Nasty, and Spinderella.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


 “SIP N’ SMOKE” LAUNCHES WEDNESDAYS ON BET DIGITAL

(Nightclub owner Mr. Magic joins Cam Newton in BET Digital Original Series Sip N’ Smoke”)

Episode #103 premieres Wednesday, April 21 at 1 pm ET on BET.com and BET’s YouTube channel.Hosted by NFL superstar quarterback Cam Newton, Sip N’ Smoke,” underscores Atlanta’s recognition as the new culture capital of America and centers around all things Black culture. Newton gets real with some of ATL’s notable personalities who call the city home. New episode features prominent nightclub owner Mr. Magic, who will sip and sample Cam’s private selection of cigars and cocktails, while diving into hot topics and provocative conversation on life, art, business and everything in between. Sip N’ Smoke.”

Future guests include producer and activist David Banner, singer and song-writer Teyana Taylor, social media influencer Zoie, beauty industry maven Judy Dupart and actor and former NFL wide receiver Devale Ellis. Past guests include comedian and businessman Steve Harvey and rapper and media personality 2 Chainz.


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.

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 ViacomCBS Inc., 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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