BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, APRIL 30 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 6
THE MIDSEASON RETURN OF HIT SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL”
FOLLOWED BY THE CABLE PREMIERE OF BET+’S “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” EPISODE ONE
AIRING WEDNESDAY, MAY 6
BINGE THE FIRST SIX EPISODES OF “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” STREAMING NOW ON BET+
New York, NY – April 30, 2020 - Highlights of must-see BET programming, for the week of April 30- May 6, includes the midseason premiere for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” followed by the cable premiere of BET+’s “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless.” For a limited time, BET+ will make select episodes available on linear BET starting May 6. NEW episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” will remain exclusively available every Thursday on BET+.
What-To-Watch & BINGE Spotlight
“Tyler Perry’s THE OVAL” MIDSEASON PREMIERE
AIRS WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
Episode #113 “Fear of God” - Richard and Nancy are blindsided by the police following an incident at their home. Sam may have devised a plan to help Barry get out of trouble, but Nancy could thwart those plans.
The cast of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” is available for phone and virtual interviews the week of May 4 upon request.
BET+’s ORIGINAL SERIES “Tyler Perry’s ruthless” PREMIERES on cable WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
NEW episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” will remain exclusively available and premiere every Thursday on BET+.
“Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” a spin-off of the hit television series “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” tells the riveting story of a woman named Ruth who kidnaps her young daughter to join her in the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” is the first new original series from Tyler Perry to stream on BET+, a joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” stars Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny D. Thomas, Yvonne Senat Jones, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Jaime Callica, Nirine S. Brown, Blue Kimble, Stephanie Charles, Hervé Clermont, Anthony Bless, and Bobbi Baker. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” is executive produced, directed, and written, by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed also served as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.
For a limited time, immediately after “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” select episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” will air starting Wednesday, May 6 at 10 PM ET/PT. Binge the first six episodes of the one-hour drama available now on BET+. New episodes launch every Thursday exclusively on the premium streaming service.
NEW to BET+ the week of April 30- May 6:
Episode #107 “The Outsiders” streaming now on BET+ - Ruth’s loyalty is called into question.
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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.
BET+ is a premium online streaming service with exclusive originals and thousands of TV episodes and movies from the best Black creators. A joint venture between BET Networks 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 from the likes of Will Packer, Tracy Oliver and many more. Visit BET.com/BETPlus to learn more.