BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MARCH 11 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

03/11/21

“TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” SEASON 2 PREMIERES TODAY, MARCH 11, EXCLUSIVELY ON BET+ 

NEXT WEEK “BOILING POINT” AND “DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE” WILL EXAMINE  “HURRICANE KATRINA” AND “GENTRIFICATION IN THE MERMAID CITY”

New York, NY – March 11, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of March 11 – March 17 includes:


“TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” SEASON TWO PREMIERES TODAY, MARCH 11 ON BET+
#Ruthless

“Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” tells the riveting story of a woman named Ruth, who kidnaps her young daughter to join the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult. Watch the first three episodes, of the one-hour drama, now, with new episodes streaming every Thursday.

Episode #201 “The Outhouse” – Ruth and The Highest become a lot closer while chaos ensues all over the compound, and The Highest begins to, spiral out of control.

Episode #202 “Over the Barrel” – Ruth is playing it so close to the vest with her plans and Tally isn’t sure she can trust Ruth anymore.

Episode #203: “Holding on By A Thread” – Ruth and Tally come to blows over opposing plans of escape.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


“BOILING POINT” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET
#BoilingPointBET

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Tuesday, March 16 at 11pm/10C BOILING POINT – “Hurricane Katrina”:

After the devastating natural disaster, New Orleans faces further misery from an inadequate and biased response to a crisis that disproportionately impacted communities of color. The episode features interviews     with:

  • Lt. General Russel Honoré – Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, environmental activist
  • Master P – rapper and producer
  • Dr. Eboni Price-Haywood – New Orleans doctor
  • Michael Eric Dyson – professor of Sociology at Georgetown University
  • Hasan Kwame Jeffries - professor of history at Ohio State University and author of Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt
  • Nikole Hannah-Jones – New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning architect of the 1619 Project
  • Ibram X. Kendi - professor, historian, and author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be An Antiracist

Promo:

https://app.shift.io/review/603fd3f4e4b041af5df48e90

In the finale of “Boiling Point” airing Tuesday, March 23, the documentary series will delve into what many consider the ultimate boiling point: the terrible and tragic killing of George Floyd. Recent incidents of brazen police brutality and ensuing street protests have sparked the largest wave of protests in American history, strengthening long-standing calls for greater police accountability and improving the relationship between police and the communities they serve.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]  Luis Defrank [email protected]



“DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET

#DisruptAndDismantle

#DisruptAndDismantle

Wednesday, March 16at 11pm/10C DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE – “Gentrification in the Mermaid City”:

Soledad O’Brien answers the call from Marquitta White, a resident in one of 3 housing projects the city of Norfolk is forcefully vacating for “urban renewal.” As she immerses herself in the community, Soledad discovers the “renewal” is nothing more than gentrification under a cloak… a money grab to move the city’s poorest black families out in the name of economic opportunity.

Promo:

https://ql.mediasilo.com/#ql/603d82f6e4b0e34d42b725c3/7bee76af-90aa-4430-94f8-019e3d27f069

In the finale of “Disrupt and Dismantle” airing Wednesday, March 24, the documentary series will focus on the cost of Black motherhood in Mississippi.Soledad travels to Mississippi -- home to the highest infant mortality rate in the nation -- to meet some of the Black mothers caught in a mortality crisis fueled by systemic racism.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected] Luis Defrank [email protected]



“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET

#TheOvalOnBET

(From L-R: ‘Hunter’ played by Ed Quinn, ‘Victoria’ played by Kron Moore and ‘Jason’ played by Daniel Croix star in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #205 “A Stranger at Home” – Hunter and Victoria confront Jason about his strange behaviors. Lilly makes a decision about how she should proceed with Donald and Bobby. Kareem provides Sharon with unexpected information that could help her family.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET HER  

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(From L-R: ‘Zac’ played by Devale Ellis, ‘Aaron’ played by Kevin Walton and ‘Karen’ played by Ebony Obsidian star in “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”)

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

Episode #220 “Catch Fade” –Fatima comes to Andi’s rescue. Sabrina realizes she made a terrible mistake. Zac confronts Karen about why he could never betray her. 

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


“FIRST WIVES CLUB” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET HER 

#FirstWivesTV

(From L-R: ‘Derek’ played by Malik Yoba and ‘Hazel’ played by Jill Scott star in “First Wives Club”)

Episode #108 “One Night Only” –With Hazel's new single a hit, Derek makes her a compelling business offer, while Ari has a romantic weekend with David, and Bree wants to reconcile with Gary.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]



“BIGGER” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET+
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(‘Vince’ played by Tristen Winger stars in “Bigger”)

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

Episode #108 “Paint N’ Sip” –Vince gets a primetime DJ slot at the strip club. The war over the homeless man, Willy, escalates with one Little Five Points business neighbor --a yoga instructor next door. Layne tries to slow her romantic life down, while hosting a Paint N’ Sip to drum up more business at her store. Veronica gets creative with a new property to get her out of the mess she’s made for herself.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


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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 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 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.

Contact:

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