BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, APRIL 8 – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

04/09/21

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

DA BRAT JOINS CAM NEWTON IN NEW EPISODE OF “SIP ‘N SMOKE” ON BET DIGITAL

New York, NY – April 9, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of April 8 – April 14 includes:

ON BET AND BET HER LINEAR:


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

Episode #103 premieres Saturday, April 10 at 10 PM ET/PT, features Alicia Scott, Founder/CEO, Range Beauty, Anika Jackson, Co-Founder, The Ten Nail Bar, Ominyade Ademiluyi, Founder, Beat Bib, Dr. Myla Bennett, Siobhan Bell, Beatrice Dixon, Founder/CEO, The Honey Pot.

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: ‘Lilly’ played by Ciera Payton and ‘Donald’ played by Lodric Collins stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #209 “Political Junkie” premiering Tuesday, April 13 – Priscilla pays Ms. Laura a visit in an attempt to get answers about a high crime cover up. Jason befriends Allan with an ulterior motive.

Donald and Lilly come to a mutual understanding about their marriage. Catch up on Season 1 only on BET+.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


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

(Pictured, Jamila T. Davis)

Episode #102 “Jamila T. Davis” – New York City native Jamila Davis hustled her way from credit fraud to multimillion-dollar mansion mortgage fraud until her lender, Lehman Brothers, sold her out. All episodes of season one are now streaming on BET+.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


“TWENTIES” SEASON ONE AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET
#TwentiesOnBET

(From L-R: ‘Nia’ played by Gabrielle Graham and ‘Tristan’ played Big Sean star in “Twenties” on BET)

Episode #102 “I’ve Got The World On A string” premieres Wednesday, April 14, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie navigates office politics on her first day as a writer's PA. Meanwhile Marie gets hassled by her gambling mother while Nia take a chance on a date with her yoga client.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]



ON BET+:

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

(‘Joan’ played by Nadege August stars in “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET)

Episode #207 “The Code” – Dikahn catches Ruth on a mission and she must deceive him to throw him off of her tracks.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


ON BET DIGITAL:

 “RATE THE BARS” LAUNCHES MONDAYS ON BET DIGITAL
#RateTheBars
Episode #503 features Treach and premieres on Monday, April 12 on BET.com/RateTheBars and BET’s YouTube channel at 3 PM ET— With nearly 65M views on social, BET Digital’s hit digital franchise’s fifth season “RATE THE BARS” returns with new rappers Ice-T, D Smoke, Kash Doll, Big Daddy Kane, Too Short, Rico Nasty, and Spinderella. The rapping superstars will rate 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.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


 “SIP N’ SMOKE” LAUNCHES WEDNESDAYS ON BET DIGITAL

(Rapper Da Brat joins Cam Newton in BET Digital Original Series Sip N’ Smoke”)

Episode #103 premieres Wednesday, April 14 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 rapper Da Brat and partner, beauty entrepreneur Jessica “Judy” Dupart. The couple discuss disclosing their romantic relationship to the public, and the longevity in their respective industries. Sip N’ Smoke.”

Future guests include producer and activist David Banner, prominent nightclub owner Mr. Magic, social media influencer Zoie, singer-songwriter and actress Teyana Taylor, 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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