BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE - PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

12/03/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

THE 2021 “ SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” PREMIERES SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 8 PM ET/PT FOLLOWED BY "DJ CASSIDY'S PASS THE MIC: BET SOUL TRAIN EDITION" AT 10:30PM ET/PT ON BET and BET HER

New York, NY – December 3, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of November 18– December 1 includes:

2021 “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS”

The hottest party of the year, the 2021 “Soul Train Awards” presented by BET, will showcase an even bigger lineup of performances, special moments, and appearances by some of the biggest stars in R&B, Gospel, Urban Adult Contemporary and Soul. Hosted by dynamic best-friend duo Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold from the World Famous Apollo in Harlem, NYC, the annual telecast will also celebrate 50 years of the Soul Train Legacy. The 2021 “Soul Train Awards” presented by BET premiered Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET, BET Her, MTV2, and VH1. The 2021 “Soul Train Awards” will simulcast internationally on BET Africa at 2am CAT on November 29 and air on BET France on December 1st, at 10:30pm CET. The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand, in the UK, beginning December 3.

The 2021 “Soul Train Awards” will feature performances by GRAMMY® award-winning singer-songwriter and producer Legend Award honoree Maxwell, award-winning and multi-platinum singer/songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and author Lady of Soul honoree Ashanti, R&B super duo Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, R&B/Soul songstress Ari Lennox, soul singer-songwriter and producer Leon Bridges, R&B singer Lucky Daye, singer-songwriter Summer Walker, gospel legend Fred Hammond, and BET Amplified artists Elhae and Marzz. Ciara and Russell Wilson, and Marley Dias to receive Souls of Justice Award. Rap legends Fat Joe and Ja Rule, R&B icon El Debarge will make special appearances. Additionally, presenters who will take the stage include, Jazmine Sullivan, Mack Wilds, Normani, Devale Ellis and Crystal Hayslett from the cast of Tyler Perry’s Sistas on BET, and Parker McKenna Posey, from BET series Games People Play, Paula Patton from BET+ Original series, Sacrifice, Hosea Chanchez and Wendy Raquel Robinson from The Game, a Paramount+ Original series.

The participants in the 2021 “Soul Train Awards” annual Soul Cypher will include D-Nice, Musiq Soulchild, Jac Ross, Koryn Hawthorne, Elle Varner, and Tone Stith.

Press Contacts:

Luis Defrank [email protected] and Chloe DuVerge [email protected]

"DJ CASSIDY'S PASS THE MIC: BET SOUL TRAIN EDITION"

"DJ Cassidy's Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition" will premiere on Sunday, November 28th at 10:30pm ET/PT, immediately following the 2021 “Soul Train Awards.” This edition will mark the first anniversary of DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic on BET and will welcome the appearance of the 190th iconic artist on the groundbreaking series. DJ Cassidy will honor 50 years of Soul Train by passing the mic to nearly twenty legendary R&B and Hip Hop icons, eleven of whom appeared on Soul Train during the 1970s, 1980s, and beyond, including superstars Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Jeffrey Osborne, and Gloria Gaynor. In spirit of the 2021 “Soul Train Awards” taking place at the World Famous Apollo, this edition of DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic will spotlight several legendary New York natives, including Mills, Blow, Melle Mel.

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “A JENKIN FAMILY CHRISTMAS”

IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

(From L-R: Regina Taylor, Kim Coles, Tammy Townsend, Robert Gossett, Ashley Love Mills, Anthony Chatmon II, Derek Chadwick, Bailey Bass, Thomas Miles (“Nephew Tommy”), Monti Washington)

BET+ Original Holiday Movie “A Jenkin Family Christmas” is streaming now on Thursday, November 18 on BET+: After burying their father earlier in the year, Baneatta and Beverly attempt to carry on his Christmas traditions without strangling each other – but when an unknown half-sister arrives at the family festivities, more than just Christmas presents are opened.

Press Contact: Erin Dwyer [email protected]

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “CHRISTMAS DÉJÀ VU” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

(From L-R: Amber Riley stars in “Christmas Déjà Vu”)

BET+ Original Holiday Movie “Christmas Déjà Vu” is streaming now on BET+: A woman with a downtrodden life who hates Christmas, longs for the life she could have had as a singer. She meets an angel who grants her wish.

Press Contact: Erin Dwyer [email protected]

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

(From L-R: ‘Greg’ played by Shawn Vaughn, ‘Mike’ played by Phillip Mullings Jr., ‘John’ played by Barry Brewer and ‘Pamela’ played by Alyssa Goss star in “Tyler Perry’s BRUH”)

(From L-R: ‘John’ played by Barry Brewer and ‘Bill’ played by Monti Washington star in “Tyler Perry’s BRUH”)

Episode #217 “Once Upon a Time” is streaming on BET+ – Bill shares his marital concerns with Regina, Greg convinces Mike to give rehab a chance, Alice lets slip a family secret to John, and Bill makes a visit to Natalie's yoga studio. #TylerPerryBruh

Episode #218 “Around Each Corner” is streaming on BET+ – Pam goes off on Bill, John comes home to an unexpected visitor, Mike has an issue with his therapist, Regina reveals her true intentions, and John has a realization about Greg's girlfriend. #TylerPerryBruh

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]

ON BET:

“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE”
AIRS TUESDAYS AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘Floyd’ played by Palmer Williams Jr., ‘Miranda’ played by Keshia Knight Pulliam, and ‘Ella’ played by Cassi Davis star in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”)

(Photo credit: Charles Bergmann/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

Episode #815 “Stop, Shop, and Roll” aired on Tuesday, November 23, at 8 PM ET/PT– Ella’s online shopping gets her in trouble. Lisa challenges Malik to stay off his phone. #HouseOfPayne

(From L-R: ‘Floyd’ played by Palmer Williams Jr., ‘Ella’ played by Cassi Davis, and ‘Calvin’ played by Lance Gross star in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”)

(Photo credit: Charles Bergmann/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

Episode #816 “Paynefully Honest” aired on Tuesday, November 30, at 8 PM ET/PT– Curtis has a problem with Ella showing Calvin a little extra care in his new circumstances. Calvin and Miranda are in uncharted waters as they begin navigating co-parenting and Ella and a reluctant Curtis work on their intimacy. #HouseOfPayne

Press Contacts:

Danielle Davis [email protected] and Luis Defrank [email protected]

“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING”
AIRS TUESDAYS AT 8:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘’Reginald’ played by Damie Leake, ‘Anastasia‘ played by Alretha Thomas, and ‘Leroy’ played by David Mann star in “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living”)

(Photo credit: Charles Bergmann/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

(From L-R: ‘Jeremy’ played by Na’im Lynn and ‘Sandra’ played by Tayler Buck star in “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living”)

(Photo credit: Charles Bergmann/BET/Tyler Vision, LLC)

Episode #215 “Ark Tank” aired on Tuesday, November 23, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– The crew competes for a cash prize on Ark Tank, a community initiative to get seniors to invent solutions for the betterment of their community. #AssistedLivingBET

Episode #216 “Little Miss Sunshine” aired on Tuesday, November 30, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– After Cora struggles to get the residents of Pleasant Days to partake in activities, a new resident comes in and breathes new life into everyone. #AssistedLivingBET

Press Contacts:

Danielle Davis [email protected] and Luis Defrank [email protected]

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS
TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘Sharon’ played by Teesha Renee and ‘Hunter’ played by Ed Quinn star in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval”)

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

Episode #307 “Ho Patrol” aired on Tuesday, November 23, at 9 PM ET/PT – When Sharon’s back is against the wall she is left with no choice but to protect herself. Hunter is adamant about finding out who made an attempt on his life. #TheOvalonBET

(From L-R: ‘Nancy’ played by Ptosha Storey and ‘Priscilla’ played by Taja V. Simpson star in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval”)

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

Episode #308 “One Rule” aired on Tuesday, November 30, at 9 PM ET/PT – Bobby and Max are sought out by Eli and given an opportunity to join forces. Max and Bobby weigh their options, but their goals remain the same. #TheOvalonBET

Press Contacts:

Chloe Duverge [email protected] and Luis Defrank [email protected]

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY”
AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT
ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘Nia’ played by Karen Obilom and Laila’ played by Parker McKenna star in Games People Play”)

(From L-R: ‘MJ’ played Kendall Kyndall stars in Games People Play”)

Episode #206 “The Game Catches Everyone” aired on Tuesday, November 23 at 10 PM ET/PT– When Sharon’s back is against the wall she is left with no choice but to protect herself. Hunter is adamant about finding out who made an attempt on his life. #GamesPeoplePlay

Episode #207 “There’s No Place Like Home” aired on Tuesday, November 30 at 10 PM ET/PT– Marques and crew embark on a journey to his old high school for an honor to bestowed on him, but family matters threaten to put a damper on occasion. Unbeknownst to all, MJ may have foolishly reached the point of no return in the rabbit hole. #GamesPeoplePlay

Press Contact: Justin Brown [email protected]

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS
WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘Fatima’ played by Crystal Renee Hayslett and ‘KJ’ played by Andrea ‘Andi’ Barnes star in “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”)

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

Episode #318 “From a Woman” aired on Wednesday, November 24, at 9 PM ET/PT– Danni has second thoughts about asking Preston for space when it doesn’t look or feel the way she thought it would. #SistasonBET

Episode #319 “One Word Answers” aired on Wednesday, December 1, at 9 PM ET/PT– Andi has decided she wants to let go and be uninhibited with Robin, but she has no idea just how wild Robin’s inhibitions may run. #SistasonBET

Press Contacts:

Chloe Duverge [email protected] and Luis Defrank [email protected]

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS
AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L-R: ‘Nia’ played by Gabrielle Graham stars in “Twenties”)

(From L-R: ‘Hattie’ played by Jojo T. Gibbs and ‘Idina’ played by Shylo Shaner star in “Twenties”)

Episode #207 “Dancing in the Moonlight” aired on Wednesday, November 24, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie, Idina, Marie, Ben, and Zach attend Moondance, while Nia reconnects with Tristan back home. #TwentiesOnBET

Episode #208 “New Beginnings” airs on Wednesday, December 1, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie meets with a potential manager, and learns new things about being in a relationship. Nia and Ben’s shared truths bring them closer while Marie and Chuck’s secrecy pulls them further away.

Press Contacts:

Luis DeFrank [email protected] and Justin Brown [email protected]

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

(From L- R: ‘Marie’ played by Christina Elmore and ‘Zach’ played by Parker Young star on the “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott”)

(Photo credit: D’Andre Michael)

(From L- R: B. Scott stars on the “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott”)

(Photo credit: D’Andre Michael)

Episodes #107 “Zach and Marie” aired Wednesday, November 24, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Christina Elmore (“Marie") and Parker Young (“Zach”) who plays her boss and one of her love interests, are B. Scott's guests. They spill the tea on the backstage intrigue that goes into one of their love scenes and they take a deep dive into the psychology of Christina’s character “Marie.”  Christina and Parker also face off in a game of “Memory Match” where they answer questions about Twenties trivia. B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week's episode of Twenties. #TwentiesOnBET

(From L- R: B. Scott, ‘Jason’ played by Bernard David Jones, and Estelle star on the “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott”)

(Photo credit: D’Andre Michael)

Episodes #108 “Chuck and Jason” aired Wednesday, December 1, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Bernard David Jones (“Jason,”) who plays Chuck's latest love interest; and singer, songwriter and Twenties fan Estelle join B.Scott. Bernard spills the tea on how he prepared to play Jason by going to basketball camp and Estelle talks about life when she was in her twenties. Both guests go head-to-head in a game of “Have You Ever?” B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week's episode of Twenties. #TwentiesOnBET

Press Contacts:

Luis DeFrank [email protected] and Justin Brown [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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