BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21

10/15/20


BET HER PRESENTS “THE WAITING ROOM” TWO ORIGINAL FILMS BY AND FOR BLACK WOMEN THAT SHED A LIGHT ON BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PREMIERING SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 9 PM ON BET HER


BET NEWS PRESENTS “SAY HER NAME: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BREONNA TAYLOR” TO AIR ON BET SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 6 PM ET/PT


WATCH NEW EPISODES OF BET’S WINNING WEDNESDAY LINE-UP:
“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AT 8 PM ET/PT, 
“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” AT 8:30 PM ET/PT,
AND “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AT 9 PM ET/PT


NEW EPISODES OF “ALL THE WAY BLACK” AND “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AVAILABLE NOW ON BET+


New York, NY – October 15, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of October 15 – October 21 includes:


What-To-Watch & Binge Spotlight

BET HER PRESENTS “THE WAITING ROOM” PREMIERES SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 9 PM ON BET HER
#TheWaitingRoom  #BETHerFightsBreastCancer


“The Waiting Room” features two short films following the lives of two women in a doctor's waiting room as they await to hear if they have breast cancer. Each short story will follow their journey after receiving the life changing diagnosis. All stories are written and directed by and for Black women.


Like, Comment, Subscribe” - Raven Taylor of, Raving Tales, a popular vlog on Media Box is newly engaged and looking forward to having the wedding of her dreams. When she is diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, she is faced with vlogging the fight of her life. The film is directed by Sheryl Lee Ralph and written by Shateka Johnson. Starring Jasmine Luv and Victoria Rowell.



A Long Look in the Mirror” – This stirring film tells the story of a broken mother-daughter relationship tested to the limits after the youth-obsessed mother receives a cancer diagnosis and struggles to cope with the disease. Starring Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends”). The film is directed by Vanessa Bell Calloway and written by Deshawn Plair and Sade Oyinade.

BET Her Presents: “The Waiting Room” official promo: https://ql.mediasilo.com/#ql/5f63e828e4b09532ca31e9e4/fa10966b-90a8-40eb-971b-7c623a80544f

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


BET NEWS PRESENTS “Say Her Name: The Untold Story of Breonna Taylor”
To AIR on BET Saturday, October 17 AT 6 PM ET/PT

#SayHerName


CBS This Morning’s Gayle King will host a one-hour BET News special, "Say Her Name: The Untold Story of Breonna Taylor," with more of her exclusive interview with Breonna Taylor's boyfriend Kenneth Walker.

Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 8 PM ET/PT
ON BET AND BET HER

#HouseOfPayne


(From L-R ‘Curtis’ played by LaVan Davis and ‘Miranda’ played by Keshia Knight Pulliam star in “House of Payne”)

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


Episode #713 “Moving On”– Miranda decides she should move on from Calvin. Ella doesn’t fully believe Miranda. Curtis has selfish ambitions with Miranda’s friend.


 “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” Airs WEDNESDAYS AT 8:30 PM ET/PT
ON BET AND BET HER

#AssistedLivingBET


(From L-R: 'Cora' played by Tamela Mann, “Mr. Brown” played by David Mann and 'Leah' played by Courtney Nichole star in “Tyler Perry’sAssisted Living”)

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


Episode #113 “Mary Jane”– Leah learns that Mr. Brown has cut down Vinny’s plants in the back yard. Cora becomes concerned about what Vinny is growing in the back yard. Mr. Brown begins to act weird after burning the plants he cut down.


 “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
#SistasOnBET


(From L-R: “Sabrina” played by Novi Brown and “Danni” played by Mignon star in episode #203 of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”)

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


Episode #203 “It’s All About Pacing”–Aaron confides in Karen that he has a new plan for his life. Preston surprises Danni with dinner and roses. Sabrina thinks Gary may be telling the truth about his ex-wife setting him up.


Press Contact: Luis Defrank [email protected]


 “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” ON BET+
#TylerPerryBruh


(From L-R-John’ played by Barry Brewer and  ‘Mike’ played by Phillip Mullings Jr, starin
“Tyler Perry’s Bruh”)


Episode #120 “In The Past” – Mike steps into uncharted waters.


Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


MID-SEASON RETURN OF “ALL THE WAY BLACK” ON BET+
#AllTheWayBlack



(Special guest Affion Crockett in episode #107 of “All The Way Black”)


Episode #107 “Look Back At It” - Special guests Affion Crockett, Blaq Ron and Big Lez join Chris Spencer to weigh in on the impact of Black music, from the Harlem Renaissance and Chicago Steppin' to poppin' and lockin'.


Episode #108 “In Living Color” - Host Chris Spencer remembers when cartoons like "Harlem Globetrotters," "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "Mister T" ruled Saturday morning television and inspired Black youth.


Episode #109 “Is That Velvet” - Chris Spencer and a host of pop culture experts explore the impact of Black fashion history, shout-out hip hop's beloved brands, and celebrate self-made labels like FUBU and Dapper Dan.


(Comedian Donnel Rawlings in episode #110 of “All The Way Black”)


Episode #110 “Ahhh, Potato Salad” - Chris Spencer and guests remember their favorite holiday family traditions, debate the details of mac-and-cheese and potato salad, and share why soul food is so special to Black culture.


Episode #111 “Higher Learning” – Host Chris Spencer traces the increase of Black representation in media and film today to films such as John Singleton's "Higher Learning" and influential Black directors like Spike Lee.


(Special guest Kim Coles in episode #112 of “All The Way Black”)


Episode #112 “Snack It Up, Flip It” - Guests like Kim Coles, Slink Johnson and Dominique celebrate the ingenuity of popular snacks, from sugar sandwiches and peppermint pickles to fried bologna sandwiches and Pop Rocks in Coke.


Press Contact: Jamie Owens [email protected]


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