BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, JUNE 4 - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10
“JUSTICE NOW: A BET NEWS TOWN HALL” AIRS FRIDAY, JUNE 5 AT 8 PM ET/PT
NEW BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “ALL THE WAY BLACK” AND THE MID-SEASON FINALE OF
“TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” ARE STREAMING NOW ON BET+
New York, NY – June 4, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of June 4- June 10 includes:
What-To-Watch & BINGE Spotlight
“JUSTICE NOW: A BET TOWN HALL” AIRS FRIDAY, JUNE 5 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET
BET continues its series of powerful programming addressing systemic racism, the violence faced by Black people in America and the solutions to help move the country forward with virtual BET News special, “Justice Now: A BET Town Hall.” Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, the telecast will give voice to the collective grief, anger, fear, needs and hopes of our community and feature community leaders, politicians, activists, entertainers, and athletes to share their views on the reforms necessary in America’s political and criminal justice systems and the importance of voting at state and federal levels. The panel of experts will also lead a necessary conversation with BET viewers to discuss how best to turn pain into progress, fury into change and provide tangible solutions for sustainable change.
NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “ALL THE WAY BLACK” IS STREAMING NOW on BET+
Hosted by actor/comedian Chris Spencer, BET+ premieres new comedy series “All The Way Black.” Rich in nostalgia, half-hour episodes string together clips that focus on a theme and are punctuated by hilarious color commentary of iconic moments in black pop culture from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. This season boasts a bevy of guest appearances including Kevin Frazier, Donnell Rawlings , Slink Johnson, LisaRaye McCoy, Affion Crockett, Tony Baker, Torrei Hart, Alex Thomas, Walter Emanuel Jones, Arnez J., Chaunte Wayans, Red Grant, Pretty Ricki, Flex Alexander and more! Viewers can binge the first half of the season now, with the second half being released at a later date.
- EP101 - IT’S MY HOUSE: Rules, rules, rules – there are a lot of them when growing up black. Let’s revisit the most memorable black household do’s and don’ts from when we were kids.
- EP102 - DON’T PLAY YASELF: Double Dutch down memory lane as we reminisce on the beloved games from our childhood; playing the Dozens, dominoes, Uno, spades and many more.
- EP103 - HOT CHOCOLATE: Get ready to swoon over the finest baes and hot boys from back in the day. Celebrities like Prince, Halle, Wesley, Pam and Naomi sizzle in this episode dedicated to black beauty.
- EP104 - IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Grab some popcorn, a little Kool-Aid and adjust that antennae on your tube as we explore the evolution of the Black family sitcom.
- EP105 - HAIR WE GO Y’ALL: Afros and cornrows, high tops and hair weaves…we celebrate the hairstyles that flex the creativity and love for our hair.
- EP106 - MUST BE THE MONEY: From “The Juice” to “Air Jordan” this episode spotlights the sports stars who paved the way for today’s big money celebrity endorsements and catchiest ad campaigns.
Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]
“TYLER PERRY’S Ruthless” MID-SEASON FINALE IS STREAMING NOW on BET+
Episode #112 “Wicked Acts” – Ruth struggles to gain Dikahn’s trust as she secretly schemes.
“Tyler Perry’s BRUH” STREAMING NOW oN BET+
Episode #107 “The Cute Ones” – A colleague plots revenge against Tom.
Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]
“Tyler Perry’s THE OVAL” AIRS WEDNESDAYS at 9 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
Episode #118 “Me and Your” premieres, Wednesday June 10- Victoria makes a shocking discovery in the presidential suite. Richard shares with Nancy the worst thoughts he could have about Barry. Lilly is pushed to provide information she is reluctant to give.
Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]
“AMERICAN SOUL” AIRS WEDNESDAYS at 10 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
Episode #203“Satisfaction” premieres, Wednesday June 10- Don and Tessa’s efforts to rein in wayward talent backfire. Brooks suggests an alternative route for publicity to gain respect from the advertisers and Brianne and Simone find common ground. Guest star Demetria McKinney as June Pointer of the Pointer Sisters.
Press Contact: Danielle Davis [email protected]
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