BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, JULY 15 – WEDNESDAY, JULY 21





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, JULY 15 – WEDNESDAY, JULY 21
07/15/21

NEW SEASON OF “FIRST WIVES CLUB” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

BET NEWS PRESENTS “CONTENT FOR CHANGE: BLACK X JEWISH”

PREMIERES THURSDAY, JULY 15 AT 9 PM ET/PT

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL”

RETURNS WITH A BANG TUESDAY, JULY 20 at 9 pm ET/PT
on BET and BET HER

THE MIDSEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

New York, NY – July 15, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming week of July 15 – July 21 includes:

“CONTENT FOR CHANGE: BLACK X JEWISH” PREMIERES THURSDAY, JULY 15TH AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET

BET presents “Content For Change: Black x Jewish” – A timely and engaging conversation that examines how legacies of hate have impacted both the Black and Jewish communities in America and are often used as tools of division between them. The show explores their shared history of subjugation and persecution, how important it has been in the past for these groups to come together in solidarity, and the need to do so now in the face of increased antisemitism, racism, and other hate crimes in recent years.

For more information on “Content For Change: Black x Jewish” visit BET.com. Follow us @bet across these social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter)

The MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS WEDNESDAY,

JULY 20 ON BET AND BET HER

(‘President Franklin’ playedby Ed Quinn stars in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET)

Episode #214 “The Target” premieres Wednesday, July 20 at 9 PM ET/PT– On the jaw-dropping midseason premiere, Barry is desperate to find his daughter; Hunter and Victoria share a power struggle concerning a terrorist; and Lilly lays down a few ground rules for Donald as they discuss the terms of their marriage.

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET

‘Andi’ playedby KJ Smith stars in “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” on BET)

Episode #307 “Protecting Myself” premieres Wednesday, July 21 at 9 PM ET/PT– Andi is walking a thin line while trying to keep the peace and stay out of Fatima, Karen, and Zac’s love triangle.

“BET PRESENTS THE ENCORE” AIRS WEDNESDAYS ON BET

Episode #107 “702 v. Cherish” premieres Wednesday, July 21 at 10 PM ET/PT– With one less member, the Ladies must try to build a cohesive brand and look for their group. The 702 Sisters are at odds with the Cherish Twins about their place on the record. As their performance date nears, who will make the final curtain?

ON BET+:

NEW SEASON OF “FIRST WIVES CLUB” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

The pressures of new jobs and news loves are introduced in the second season of the First Wives Club as Bree and Gary deep dive into rekindling their marriage, which is complicated by Bree’s big promotion and the introduction of a sexy hospital administrator. Meanwhile, Ari struggles with trying to balance working in Los Angeles temporarily and her long-distance relationship with David as he’s busy fulfilling his first term as State Senator. After starting her own record label, Hazel attempts to sign her first artist while returning from her world tour with a sexy plus one. At Ari’s request, Hazel and Bree welcome a new friend, Jayla, into their clique. Season two finds the newly minted quartet navigating the pressure of their professional lives and evolving romantic relationships through the enviable bonds of their friendship.

First Wives Club stars Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau, Ryan Michelle Bathé and new cast member Michelle Mitchenor, with RonReaco Lee and Mark Tallman also reprising their roles. Essence Atkins, Gary Dourdan, Jordan Carlos and Mikhail Keize will also join this season in recurring roles.

ON BET+:

MIDSEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW ON BET+

Episode #210 “The Long Journey” – Regina demands proof from Mike of his accusation. Tom receives some disturbing news. Tom asks Greg for a big favor. Regina helps Mike to see that things aren’t always what they seem.

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 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.



BET THROUGH ITS CONTENT FOR CHANGE INITIATIVE CONTINUES EFFORTS IN THE FIGHT TO COMBAT HATE





BET THROUGH ITS CONTENT FOR CHANGE INITIATIVE CONTINUES EFFORTS IN THE FIGHT TO COMBAT HATE WITH NEW HALF-HOUR SPECIAL “CONTENT FOR CHANGE: BLACK X JEWISH” — PREMIERING THURSDAY, JULY 15 AT 9PM ET ON BET
07/13/21

Award-Winning Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz Delgado Hosts a Timely Conversation about the Black and Jewish American Communities Uniting Against a Common Enemy: Hate.

‘Black x Jewish’ Includes Interviews with U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries, Hannah Bronfman, Eric Ward, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Rain Pryor, Obery Hendricks, Rabbi Sharon Brous, Ebro Darden, Susannah Heschel and Yavilah McCoy

#BlackxJewishBET

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 13, 2021 – BET presents “Content For Change: Black x Jewish” – a timely and engaging conversation that examines how legacies of hate have impacted both the Black and Jewish communities in America and are often used as tools of division between them. The show explores their shared history of subjugation and persecution, how important it has been in the past for these groups to come together in solidarity, and the need to do so now in the face of increased antisemitism, racism, and other hate crimes in recent years. Produced in partnership with award-winning filmmaker, Lacey Schwartz Delgado and Truth Aid Media, the primetime special will explore how both communities can continue building pathways to allyship that leverages their shared resilience and shine a light on ways they can work together to defeat hate. “Content For Change: Black x Jewish” premieres Thursday, July 15 at 9pm/8c on BET.

“Content For Change: Black x Jewish” Promo Video:

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The special will feature testimony from several individuals, some of whom are both Black and Jewish, that speak to the unique experience of facing both antisemitism and racism and how both prejudices are linked. The range of voices include Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, social media influencer and entrepreneur Hannah Bronfman, community organizer and philanthropist Eric Ward, Executive Director of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call For Human Rights Rabbi Jill Jacobs, entertainer and DEI strategist Rain Pryor, visiting scholar in Religion & African American Studies at Columbia University Obery Hendricks, PhD, IKAR senior rabbi and co-founder Rabbi Sharon Brous, media executive and radio personality Ebro Darden, professor Susannah Heschel, and founder of Dimensions Inc. Yavilah McCoy.

“Content For Change: Black x Jewish” is produced by Lacey Schwartz Delgado and Mehret Mandefro for Truth Aid Media. Jason Samuels serves as executive producer and Steven Ramey serves as the supervising producer for BET.

For more information on “Content For Change: Black x Jewish” visit BET.com. Follow us @bet across these social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter).

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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 Truth Aid Media:
Truth Aid Media was founded by the award-winning producer/director/writer team of Mehret Mandefro and Lacey Schwartz Delgado to tell stories that inspire, empower, entertain, and make you see the world from a different point of view. Their work across fiction, documentary, episodic, and branded content shifts culture around the world. Truth Aid films have won at festivals like Sundance and Berlin, their TV shows have broken ratings records around the world, their commercial campaigns have penetrated the culture, and their digital series have been nominated for Webby Awards. Across all these areas, Truth Aid’s sweet spot is making difficult conversations easier to have and creating understanding where it doesn’t exist. Whether it’s issues of race, power, family secrets, or gender, Truth Aid Media brings skill and artistry to create meaning, clarity, and impact. During the production company’s twelve-year tenure, Truth Aid Media has built a strong reputation for taking on bold projects and presenting nuanced stories that challenge audiences to change the way they think about the world. Their work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Ford Foundation, Netflix, PBS, and Sony Studios, among others. Truth Aid’s work include the Sundance and Berlinale Audience Award winner Difret, the New York Times Critic’s Pick Little White Lie, the Webby Award nominee for Best Digital Series The Loving Generation, and the American Masters documentary How it Feels to Be Free.