BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, APRIL 1 – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

04/02/21

A“TYLER PERRY’S MADEA’S BIG HAPPY FAMILY” STAGE PLAY TO AIR EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 4 ON BET

ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, BET AND BET HER TO RE-AIR “TWENTIES” SEASON ONE AND AIR BET+ ORIGINAL “AMERICAN GANGSTER TRAP QUEENS” SEASON ONE

NEW EPISODE OF "TYLER PERRY'S RUTHLESS" AVAILABLE NOW ON BET+

NEW EPISODE OF “SIP ‘N SMOKE” FEATURING 2 CHAINZ LAUNCHES WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

New York, NY – April 2, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of April 1 – April 7 includes:


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

(From L-R: ‘William’ played by Zephaniah Terry and ‘Andrew’ played by Blue Kimble stars in “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET)

Episode #206 “Trust No One” – Andrew goes to extreme measures to convince Dikahn of his loyalty.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


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

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.

Episode #102 features Kim Lewis, Founder/CEO, CurlMix, Deidre Jefferies, Designer, Espion Atelier, Imani Edsdaile, Curly Freyes, Melissa L. Williams, Dr. Ginn, Yandy Smith-Harris, Founder/CEO, Yelle Skin Care

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


“TYLER PERRY STAGE PLAY, MADEA’S BIG HAPPY FAMILY” AIRS SUNDAY, APRIL 4
AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET

(Tyler Perry stars as Madea in “Madea’s Big Happy Family” Stage Play)

When Madea's niece Shirlevy has a serious health scare, it's up to Madea and Aunt Bam to round up her self-centered children and remind them what family is all about.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


NEW EPISODE OF “RATE THE BARS” LAUNCHES MONDAYS AT 3 PM ON BET DIGITAL
#RateTheBars
With nearly 65M views on social, BET Digital’s hit digital franchise’s fifth season “RATE THE BARS” returns with new rappers Ice-T , Treach, 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. Watch D Smoke’s episode on Monday, April 5 on BET.com/RateTheBars and BET’s YouTube channel at 3 PM ET.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


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

(‘Victoria’ played by Kron Moore stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #208 “Don’t Believe Your Eyes” premiering Tuesday, April 6 – Kyle informs Lilly that he’s willing to do anything to show his love for Donald. Ironically, Bobby is outside willing to put his life on the line for Lilly. Jason takes a stand against his mother.

Catch on Season 1 only on BET+.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


“AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEEN” AIRS WEDNESDAY ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #101 “Delrhonda “Big 50” Hood”– A Detroit childhood runaway turned cocaine queenpin’s exploits get her caught up with the feds.

All episodes are now streaming on BET+.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


“TWENTIES” SEASON ONE TO RE-AIR WEDNESDAYS ON BET
#TwentiesOnBET

(‘Hattie’ played byJonica T. Gibbs stars in “Twenties” on BET)

Episode #101 “Pilot” premiering at 10 PM ET/PT Wednesday, April 7 –Nia gives herself an early birthday gift, Marie and her boyfriend Chuck try to get their sex life back on track, and Hattie searches for a new job in television.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


NEW EPISODE OF “SIP N’ SMOKE” LAUNCHES WEDNESDAYS AT 3 PM ON BET DIGITAL

(Grammy Award-winning rapper 2 Chainz joins Cam Newton in BET Digital Original Series Sip N’ Smoke”)

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. The upcoming episode features rapper, songwriter, media personality and basketball player, 2 Chainz, 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,” broadcasts Wednesday, April 7 at 3 pm ET on BET.com and BET’s YouTube channel.

The premiere episode featured comedian and businessman Steve Harvey. Future guests include singer-songwriter and actress Teyana Taylor, producer and activist David Banner, prominent nightclub owner Mr. Magic, social media influencer Zoie, rapper and actress Da Brat, beauty industry maven Judy Dupart and actor and former NFL wide receiver Devale Ellis.


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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Luis Defrank
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