BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MARCH 4 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10

03/05/21

BET’S GROUNDBREAKING DOCUMENTARIES

“BOILING POINT” AND “DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE” TO EXAMINE THE INFAMOUS “STAND IN THE SCHOOLHOUSE DOOR” AND “TTHE FUTURE OF ‘POLICING’”

New York, NY – March 5, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of March 4 – March 10 includes:


“BOILING POINT” AIRS TUESDAYS ON BET

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Tuesday, March 9 at 11pm/10C BOILING POINT – “Schoolhouse Door”:

Brave African American students Vivian Malone and James Hood attempt to enroll in the University of Alabama in 1963, defying Governor George Wallace attempts to stop them, a tense watershed event in the struggle to desegregate schools that persists to this day. The episode features interviews with:

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

E. Culpepper Clark –  author of The Schoolhouse Door, former dean of journalism at University of Georgia and longtime faculty member and senior advisor at the University of Alabama.

Michael Eric Dyson – professor of Sociology at Georgetown University

Nikole Hannah-Jones – New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning architect of the 1619 Project

Judge U.W. Clemon – former U.S. District Judge and state senator in Alabama who worked on school desegregation cases

Brandon St. Luce – NYC school student

Karma Selsey – former NYC school student

Promo:

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

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



“DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET

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Wednesday, March 10at 11pm/10C DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE – “The Future of ‘Policing’”:

Soledad O’Brien ventures to the Midwest, into the epicenter of the nation’s focus on police brutality to meet the men and women on the frontlines of the community self-policing and anti-police union movements who could change the trajectory of law enforcement reform in America. The episode features interviews with:


  • Anjanette Young – Victim
  • Lori Lightfoot – Mayor, City of Chicago
  • Kim Foxx – State's Attorney, Cooke County
  • Jamie Kalven – Investigative Journalist
  • Julius Givens – Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
  • Salim Muwakkil - Historian
  • John Catanzara – President, The Fraternal Order of Police
  • Marquinn McDonald – Resident, Bronzeville
  • Nicole Williams McDonald – Marquinn's Wife
  • Dr. Amara Enyia – Activist
  • Richard Wallace –  Activist
  • Promo:

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


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

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(‘Priscilla’ played by Taja V. Simpson stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #204 “The Fencer” – A terrible crime may have been committed in The White House. Priscilla catches Sam in a lie pertaining to The First Lady. Lilly goes back to Donald to save his public image.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


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

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

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

Episode #219 “Severing All Ties” –Gary comes to Andi’s rescue after she gets herself into a compromising situation. Zac talks seriously to a new woman who values him in a way no woman ever has. Sabrina calls Calvin to confront him.

Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]



“FIRST WIVES CLUB” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET HER 
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(From L-R: Vanessa Williams and ‘Ari’ played by Ryan Michelle Bathe star in “First Wives Club”)

Episode #107 “Something Blue” –At her family's home in Sag Harbor, Ari relives her wedding day with David and questions if she married him to appease her elitist mother,

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]



“BIGGER” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET & BET+
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(‘Deon’ played by Chase Anthony stars in “Bigger”)

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

Episode #107 “Where Do We Go From Here?” –Deon goes on a road trip to North Carolina to visit his mom, joined by Layne, depressed about her struggles with Greg and Reggie, and with her life overall. Veronica gets herself in trouble trying to compete with Shelley in the real estate game.

Press Contact: Chloe Duverge [email protected]


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