BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MAY 27 – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2

05/28/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, MAY 27 – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2

NEW SEASON OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

“TULSA 1921: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY” AIRS TUESDAY JUNE 1 AT 11PM ET/PT ON BET

MOVIES OF THE WEEK “TRUE TO THE GAME 2” AND “DUTCH” PREMIERES JUNE 2 STARTING AT 8PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER


New York, NY – May 28, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of May 27 – June 2 include:


ON BET+:

NEW SEASON OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

(From L-R: ‘John’ played by Barry Brewer and ‘Tom’ played by Mahdi Cocci star in “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” on BET+)

Episode #201 “I Love LA” – Leah reaches out to Tom for help. Bill is planning a big move to prove his love.

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ON BET AND BET HER LINEAR:


“TULSA 1921: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY” AIRS TUESDAY JUNE 1 at 11pm et/PT ON BET

(Pictured: Gayle King)

(Pictured: Danya Bacchus)

(Pictured: Michael Erik Dyson)

CBS News’, Gayle King, anchors this one-hour special marking the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre: the two-day slaughter that claimed several hundred Black lives and destroyed the prominent district known as ‘Black Wall Street’. The special features first-person accounts from survivors, descendants, historians and thought leaders including Michael Erik Dyson, and CBS News correspondents Danya Bacchus and Omar Villafranca.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]  

BET ORIGINAL “TRUE TO THE GAME 2” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY AT 8PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Separating herself from Philly's dangerous scene while still mourning from the death of Quadir, Gena has reinvented herself as a journalist, living and working in NYC. At a crossroads in her career Gena comes across an opportunity to go to LA and decides to use the time to find herself. Although Gena is far from home, her life in Philly seems to always make an appearance. Someone with ties to Quadir has hijacked Jerrell's shipment and Jerrell has hit the streets determined to find out who. Jerrell is determined to get paid by any means necessary and he'll start with Gena. Erica Peeples, Andra Fuller, Rotimi, Vivicia A. Fox, Faith Evans, Lil Mama, Tamar Braxton, and Jeremy Meeks star in “True To The Game 2.”

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]   


BET ORIGINAL “DUTCH” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY AT 10PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

James Bernard Jr., a.k.a. Dutch, has become the most dangerous criminal in New Jersey. From his early skill as a car thief, Dutch recognized the opportunity to rule the streets and he seized it. With both the protection and respect of the Mafia, Dutch becomes the most terrifying force on the streets. District Attorney Anthony Jacobs is determined to take down Dutch and his crew, and he's confident that his witnesses will testify against them. Lance Gross, Natasha Marc, Melissa L Williams, Jeremy Meeks, and Macy Gray star in “Dutch.”

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]   


“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET

(From L-R: ‘Calvin’ played by Lance Gross and ‘Laura’ played by Quin Walters star in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” on BET)

Episode #802 “A Payneful Lesson” premieres Tuesday, June 1 at 9 PM ET/PT– Calvin goes out of his way to show Laura how wonderful their marriage will be despite what went wrong in his previous marriage.”

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]  


“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET

(‘Vinny’ played by J. Anthony Brown stars in “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” on BET)

Episode #202 “Best Laid Plans” premieres Tuesday, June 1 at 9:30 PM ET/PT– – The family finds themselves in hot water after a new tenant moves in, and they get a surprise visitor.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]  


BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “CARL WEBER’S ‘THE FAMILY BUSINESS’” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET

(From L-R: ‘Sasha’ played by KJ Smith and ‘London’ played by Tami Roman star in Carl Weber’s ‘The Family Business’” on BET)

Episode #204 “Heat It Up” premieres Tuesday, June 1 at 10 PM ET/PT – With things spinning out of control and Paris in Europe, London teams up with Sasha in an attempt to hunt down Brother X and Elijah.

All episodes now streaming on BET+.

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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