BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, APRIL 29 – WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

04/30/21

SEASON 2 OF BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “BIGGER” IS NOW STREAMING ONLY ON BET+

New York, NY – April 30, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of April 29 – May 5 includes:

ON BET AND BET HER LINEAR:


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

(‘Hunter’ played by Ed Quinn stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #212 “Misunderstood” premiering Tuesday, May 4 – Detective Jake puts his job on the line to help Sam in a covert operation. Barry is left reeling after hearing about Sharon’s condition. Hunter has a plan for Diane.

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, Shauna Scott)

Episode #105 “Shauna Scott” – Shauna Scott was sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling crack cocaine, but after more than 10 years of confinement, President Barack Obama commuted her sentence.

All episodes now streaming on BET+.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


“SURVIVORS REMORSE” AIRS WEDNESDAY ON BET AND BET HER

(‘Cam’ played by Jesse T. Usher stars in “Survivors Remorse” on BET)

 “How to Build a Brand” premiering Wednesday, May 5 – Following Reggie and Missy's advice, Cam pays a visit to a dying, basketball-loving teen who hits him with a surprise request; Reggie suggests that Cam to put the family on the payroll.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


“TWENTIES” SEASON ONE AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET
#TwentiesOnBET

(Iman Schumpert guest stars in “Twenties” on BET)

Episode #105 “Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing” premieres Wednesday, May 5, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– An earthquake shakes up the girls’ relationships. Marie becomes wary of Chuck when a night watching porn together goes awry. Hattie grows more fond of Ida when tasked with sorting her old manuscripts, leading to a heart-to-heart that proves both intimate and endearing. The episode features guest appearances by Sean “Big Sean” Anderson and NBA Player Iman Schumpert.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


ON BET+:

“BIGGER” SEASON TWO AVAILABLE NOW WITH ALL NEW EPISODES ON BET+
Follow @BiggerSeries on Instagram

(From L-R: ‘Tracey’ played by Rasheda Crockett, ‘Deon’ played by Chase Anthony, ‘Vince’ played by Tristen Winger, ‘Layne’ played by Tanisha Long and ‘Veronica’ played by Angell Conwell star in “Twenties” on BET)

Thriving, ambitious, thirtysomething year-old college friends navigate their lives in Atlanta asking themselves – is there something bigger and better, as they try to build professional and personal lives they can be proud of.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


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

(From L-R: ‘Dikhan’ played by Lenny Thomas and ‘The Highest’ played by Matt Cadeno stars in “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET)

Episode #210 “My Brother’s Keeper” – The Highest becomes concerned that no one has seen Lilo, and he questions Joan.

Watch the full season and catch up on Season 1, only on BET+

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


ON BET DIGITAL:

 “RATE THE BARS” LAUNCHES MONDAYS ON BET DIGITAL
#RateTheBars
Episode #506 features Too Short and premieres on Monday, May 3 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, Kash Doll, Big Daddy Kane, Rico Nasty, and Spinderella.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


 “SIP N’ SMOKE” LAUNCHES WEDNESDAYS ON BET DIGITAL

(Social Media influencer Zoie Fenty joins Cam Newton in BET Digital Original Series Sip N’ Smoke”)

Episode #105 premieres Wednesday, May 5 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 social media influencer Zoie Fenty, 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 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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