BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, AUGUST 19– WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

08/24/21

WATCH NEW ORIGINAL FILM “ALWAYS & FOREVER” TUESDAY, AUGUST 31 AT 10 PM ET

SHOWTIME ORIGINAL SERIES “THE CHI” SEASON TWO TO AIR ON BET AND BET HER STARTING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25

New York, NY – August 12, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of August 19– September 1 includes:

ON BET:

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

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

(Photo credit: George Burns/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

Episode #219 “Nine Lives” premieres Tuesday, August 24 at 9 PM ET/PT– Nancy is forced to call for help with Barry. Max and Blakely express feelings for one another. Allan threatens to tell the press everything he knows, while Ellie warns him that his life is in jeopardy if he does.

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

(Photo credit: George Burns/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

Episode #220 “The Skies Have Eyes” premieres Tuesday, August 31 at 9 PM ET/PT– Jason is on the prowl. Ruth fights against Barry regarding custody of Callie. Ellie finds herself in danger.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]

THE CHI SEASON TWO AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #201 “Eruptions” premieres Wednesday, August 25 at 10 PM ET/PT– Brandon deals with an unfortunate turn of events that takes him back to Reg. Jada makes a decision that forces Emmett to grow up. Kevin, Jake and Papa hatch a plan to do a project for school. Ronnie takes an inmate under his wing. Season premiere.

Episode #202 “Every Day I’m Hustlin’” premieres Wednesday, August 25 at 11 PM ET/PT– Brandon begrudgingly puts on a front to help Jerrika land a new client. Reg must answer to the leadership of the 63rd St. Mob. Ronnie reels from devastating news and makes a deal with an inmate. Emmett adjusts to his new living situation and starts another side hustle with Amir. Kevin is forced to make a difficult decision. New Detective Toussaint investigates a South Side home invasion.

Episode #203 “Past Due” premieres Wednesday, September 1 at 10 PM ET/PT– Brandon gets a new opportunity. Kevin and Maisha form an unlikely friendship. Emmett takes on more responsibility at work. Cruz deals with blowback from Ronnie’s confession. Ronnie receives some shocking news. Toussaint gets a lead on her case.

Episode #204 “Showdown” premieres Wednesday, September 1 at 11 PM ET/PT–  Brandon stresses over The After Taste Food Competition and makes a deal with Emmett, while an accident at Sonny’s threatens Emmett’s job. Kevin, Jake and Papa cause mayhem on picture day at school. Ronnie adjusts to a new life he didn’t expect. Reg gets called on the carpet by Douda and a revelation comes to light.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]

“ALWAYS & FOREVER” PREMIERES TUESDAY AUGUST 31 AT 10 PM ET/PT
ON BET AND BET HER

Movie of the Week: “Always & Forever” premieres Tuesday, August 31st at 10 PM ET/PT: After a tragedy reunites Nicole with her childhood friends, they each find themselves in danger, targets of a deranged stalker. Nicole knows this can't be a coincidence. The secrets of their past are coming back to haunt them. This production stars Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robbie Jones, Loretta DeVine, Wood Harris, and Lauren London.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens  [email protected]

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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