BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MARCH 25 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

03/26/21

THE 52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS PREMIERS SATURDAY, MARCH 27 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY “DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC: THE BET AFTER PARTY”

WATCH THE EXPLOSIVE SEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS”

RATE THE BARS SEASON 5 LAUNCHES ON BET DIGITAL

New York, NY – March 26, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of March 25 – March 31 includes:


52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS PREMIERS SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2021 AT 8 PM ET/ PT ON BET
#NAACP2021

The NAACP Image Awards honors the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature, and film and also recognizes individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Six-time NAACP Image Awards Winner, Anthony Anderson, will return as host of this year’s two-hour LIVE TV special for the eighth consecutive year. Throughout the evening there will be appearances from Alicia Keys, Andra Day, Arsenio Hall, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Obama, Misty Copeland, Regina King,Samuel L. Jackson, the cast of Tyler Perry's Sistas, Swizz Beatz, and Tracy Morgan.

For all information and the latest news, please follow NAACP Image Awards on Instagram @NAACPImageAwards.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]



“DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC: THE BET AFTER PARTY” PREMIERES DIRECTLY FOLLOWING

“NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” ON BET
#PassTheMicOnBET

DJ Cassidy’s groundbreaking, virtual series “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” returns to television for six new specials this year. The first installment of the specials, “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: The BET After Party,” premieres Saturday, March 27, following the 52nd “NAACP Image Awards.” DJ Cassidy and BET have transformed how we experience music through “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” television specials. From his turntables in his living room, Cassidy connects virtually and intimately with legendary R&B and Hip-Hop icons, as they sing along seamlessly to their classic records, each “passing the mic” to the next. The result is an emotionally uplifting, technologically innovative musical experience.

For more on the first installment, “DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic: The BET After Party,” visit BET.com

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]



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

(Daniel Croix stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #207 “Hidden Secrets” – The President and First Lady team up to deal with their son’s behavior. Barry and Sharon’s relationship continues to crumble. Donald and Lilly’s love triangle takes a turn.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]



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

(‘Andi’ played by KJ Smith stars in “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”)

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

Episode #222 “In The Shadows” –Gary and Andi consider taking a big and scary step. Fatima kicks her new love interest out of her house. Sabrina enjoys the company of a new man.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]



“BIGGER” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET+

#BiggerOnBET

(‘Veronica’ played by Angell Conwell stars in “Bigger”)

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

Episode #110 “What Am I Supposed To Do With…” –Deon reevaluates what he thought was important in his career, while Layne learns more about herself as a business owner. Vince gives the crew the VIP treatment when he brings the crew along with him to witness his newfound DJing. The ladies get into a bit of trouble, forcing Layne to make some hard decisions on who to lean on.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]



“TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” AIRS Thursdays ON BET+
#Ruthless

(From L-R: ‘The Highest’ played by Matt Cedeño stars in “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET)

Episode #205 “Agitators” – Ruth continues her advances towards The Highest to get him right where she wants him.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]



“RATE THE BARS” SEASON FIVE PREMIERES MONDAY, MARCH 29 ON BET DIGITAL
#RateTheBars

(Iconic rapper and actor Ice-T kicks-off the fifth season “RATE THE BARS”)

With nearly 65M views on social, BET Digital’s hit digital franchise’s fifth season “RATE THE BARS” returns with new rappers Ice-T , D Smoke, 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 the season premiere Monday,March 29 on BET.com/RateTheBars and BET’s YouTube channel at 3 PM ET. Share the official promo of “RATE THE BARS” here

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [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 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.

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