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2014-02-06 12:25:45

REV. AL SHARPTON, JOE MORTON, LUDACRIS AND MACK WILDS SCHEDULED TO PRESENT NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks announced today that Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clarke Sheard and Wayne Brady are set to bring down the house at the Warner Theatre with a series of powerful and magnetic performances for "BET Honors" 2014. Honoring distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels, this year's show...

2014-01-23 12:25:28

David Bernath and Barbara Zaneri to Lead Newly Created Unit; Zaneri Named To Newly Created Position of Executive Vice President of Program Acquisitions for Viacom Media Networks NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the formation of a Program Acquisitions Group to coordinate the company's domestic program acquisition activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks, including BET, Centric, MTV, VH1, CMT, Comedy...

2014-01-20 08:22:03

ICON MANN creates "28 Men of Change" (TM) Initiative Showcasing Unique Contributions of Contemporary Trailblazers on BET, Centric and BET.com Throughout Black History Month LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks and ICON MANN today announced a partnership to celebrate the positive impact that Black men are making domestically and across the globe with the launch of ICON MANN(TM) "28 Men of Change." (TM) This special Black History Month initiative will share the...

2014-01-14 16:23:53

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks is pleased to announce the return of its acclaimed music mega-specials for 2014. Soaring to new heights throughout 2013 and delivering unprecedented programming to its audiences, BET Networks continues to provide quality music programs and specials for families and viewers of all ages. As always, viewers at home can expect never before seen musical performances, extraordinary surprises, today's biggest celebrities and an array of fresh...

2014-01-14 16:23:20

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPECIALS (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/NE46369-a) BET HONORS- Premieres Monday, February 24(th) at 9:00 P.M.* ET/PT on BET. Celebrating its seventh year with new host Wayne Brady, BET Honors celebrates and recognizes the gifts and contributions of six African American exceptional leaders. Each year this powerful and inspirational event aims the spotlight on the achievements of distinguished leaders in the fields of music,...

2014-01-08 20:20:58

THE NETWORK'S FIRST ORIGINAL DRAMA WAS THE #1 ORIGINAL CABLE SERIES DEBUT ON ALL CABLE FOR THE 2013-14 SEASON* NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first original scripted drama series for BET Networks "BEING MARY JANE" starring Gabrielle Union is now the #1 original drama series debut on ALL cable for the 2013-2014 season among Adults 18-49 & Women 18-49.* The premiere airing drew in 3.3 Million total viewers (P2+) from 10-11 p.m. EST on Tuesday night, January 7. It was...

2013-12-18 12:24:40

PREMIERING ON FEBRUARY 24, "BET HONORS" TAPES AT THE WARNER THEATRE IN WASHINGTON, DC ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks confirmed today that actor and comedian Wayne Brady will host the 2014 "BET HONORS," a star studded unforgettable night celebrating distinguished Africans Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of music, literature, entertainment, media, service and education. Just in time for Black History Month,...

2013-11-26 16:22:59

STAR-STUDDED SHOW INCLUDES APPEARANCES AND PERFORMANCES FROM HOST ANTHONY ANDERSON, JENNIFER HUDSON, CHAKA KHAN, GLADYS KNIGHT, T.I., JANELLE MONAE, TAMAR BRAXTON, TONI BRAXTON AND MORE NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's lights, camera, soul in the great city of Las Vegas as some of music's biggest hit makers grace the stage on this year's SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013. Hosted by actor and comedian Anthony Anderson, SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013 caps off an exciting year in music...

2013-10-30 08:28:25

HONORING PATTI LABELLE, QUEEN LATIFAH, VENUS WILLIAMS, MISTY COPELAND, MARA BROCK AKIL, AMEENA MATTHEWS, AND MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready for an exciting night filled with beautiful, powerful and talented women! "BLACK GIRLS ROCK!" airs on BET Networks Sunday, November 3rd at 7pm*. For the third year in a row, Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King hosted the annual awards show. The dynamic duo wowed the audience with their grace, charm, crazy...

2013-10-24 16:25:43

The Critically Acclaimed Movie "Being Mary Jane" To Re-Air On The Network On Sunday, November 3, 2013 At 9 P.M. ET/PT NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated follow up to the network's original hit movie "BEING MARY JANE" is drawing near. "BEING MARY JANE" the SERIES makes its debut on BET Networks early next year on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT. Over 4 million viewers tuned into the movie premiere of "BEING MARY JANE" in July 2013. The...