BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE – PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE – PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15

GROUND-BREAKIING SERIES “TWENTIES” AND “TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” TO AIR THEIR SEASON FINALES

BET+ ORIGINAL MOVIE “MERRY SWITCHMAS” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

New York, NY – December 9, 2021 Ground-breaking series “Twenties” and the “Twenties After Show with B. Scott” from creative force Lena Waithe and Hillman Grad Productions to air their season finales this week. For additional BET and BET+’s must-see programming for the week of December 9– December 15, see below:

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “MERRY SWITCHMAS” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

BET+ Original Holiday Movie “Merry Switchmas” is streaming now on BET+: The holidays take a wrong turn when identical twin sisters agree to switch places for one night only at their parents’ Christmas party. With their boyfriends, a feisty great-aunt, and others tangled in their charade, the sisters end up finding out more about their family and themselves before the night ends. But the real question is whether the sisters can eventually make things right with their family and boyfriends when the truth comes out.

ON BET:

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

Episode #818 “A Little Discipline” airs on Tuesday, December 14, at 8 PM ET/PT– Miranda demands answers when Calvin leaves their son alone with Laura for the first time, and things don’t go very well. Malik has a hard time with a job offer from a company leader he believes to be a bigot. #HouseOfPayne

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

Episode #218 “Pleasant Days Got Talent” airs on Tuesday December 14, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– A talent show reveals to residents of Pleasant Day parts of themselves and their relationships they need to work on and fix. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS
TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #310 “Checkmate” airs on Tuesday, December 14, at 9 PM ET/PT – Donald is done pretending with Lilly, and when she doesn’t give him the intel he asks for about Bobby, Donald unleashes a command he can’t take back. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY”
AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #209 “Truth and Consequences” airs on Tuesday, December 14 at 10 PM ET/PT– Kareem tries his hardest to reconcile with family, but things may not be quite as they seem. Laila is faced with a difficult decision to keep hiding or rise-up and confront her past. Marques starts inching close to the answer he’s been looking for. #GamesPeoplePlay

“KLUTCH ACADEMY” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 11:00 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #103 “Homecoming” airs Tuesday, December 14, at 11:00 PM ET/PT– The player’s newly acquired skills are on full display for the world to see at Klutch’s annual Pro Day. And as the pre-draft process nears its end, the men go home to see friends and family before the big day.

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS
WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #321 “Curve Balls” airs on Wednesday, December 15, at 9 PM ET/PT– The aftermath of a slip up causes life altering decisions to be made. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS
AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #210 “How Do You Feel?” airs on Wednesday, December 15, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie and the gang attend Hattie’s father’s comedy show. Here, Hattie learns new things about herself and her father, Marie finds comfort in being alone, and Nia builds her relationship with Vanessa. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #110 “The Finale” airs Wednesday, December 15, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Twenties cast members Jonica T. Gibbs (“Hattie”), Gabrielle Graham (“Nia”) and Big Sean (“Tristan”) wrap up the finale of the second season of Twenties. Everyone discusses the journey their characters have taken this season and make predictions about what will happen to them in future episodes. They face off in games of “Forgive or Forget” and “Spell the Tea.” #TwentiesOnBET

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE – PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE – PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8
12/03/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “THE BUSINESS OF CHRISTMAS 2”
IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

FRESH EPISODES OF HIT ORIGINALS “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS,” “HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AND MORE

New York, NY – December 3, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of December 2– December 8 includes:

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “THE BUSINESS OF CHRISTMAS 2” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

BET+ Original Holiday Movie “The Business of Christmas 2” is streaming now on BET+: For the Franklin family, Christmas will never be the same without their father, Oscar. As their mother hesitates to let love in again, the children struggle to see beyond their own career and relationship problems. They must get outside of themselves and forgive each other for the mistakes of the past in order.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

Episode #219 “It’s Just Dinner” is streaming on BET+ – Greg reacts poorly after realizing Darla is transgender, Bill questions if he has a sex addiction, John tries to let Littia down easy, and Mike asks his therapist for a personal favor. #TylerPerryBruh

ON BET:

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

Episode #817 “Wondering Prince” airs on Tuesday, December 7, at 8 PM ET/PT– When C.J. is made chairman of his high school reunion it’s all up to him to orchestrate a good event. Lisa helps Miranda set up her online dating profile. #HouseOfPayne

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

Episode #217 “What The Wellness” airs on Tuesday December 7, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– Mr. Brown watches What The Well-ness and vows that he’s finished eating meat until he’s left alone with a lot of soul food. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS
TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #309 “Glove Up” airs on Tuesday, December 7, at 9 PM ET/PT – As the madness continues in the White House, Victoria demands Allan do the unthinkable. Meanwhile, others are plotting against the First Family. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY”
AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #208 “Undercover Brother” airs on Tuesday, December 7 at 10 PM ET/PT– After a major gaffe on live TV, Kareem faces backlash and must make amends. As MJ gets a larger peek behind the mysterious curtain, Nia spots flags that are deeper than red. During all this, the Vipers must band together for the game of their lives. #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS
WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #320 “We Got Time” airs on Wednesday, December 8, at 9 PM ET/PT– Karen confronts Fatima. Maurice agrees to meet Que at the police station as he turns himself in. Zac and Karen finally have a conversation. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS
AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #209 “Everything I Wanted” airs on Wednesday, December 7, at 10 PM ET/PT– Nia weighs her options, both in movie roles and dating. Marie challenges the premise of Ben’s new movie idea. Hattie is visited by someone from her past. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #109 “All in the Family” airs Wednesday, December 7, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Comedian Donnell Rawlings, who plays Hattie’s father (“Dwayne”) and Nia Jervier who plays Hattie’s sister (“Vanessa”) join B. Scott. Hattie’s TV family discusses just how messy Hattie’s life is and they give their own views on what men find sexy, cheating and how they deal with their own families. Darnell and Nia also get competitive in a game of “Who’s Your Zaddy?” B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week’s episode of Twenties #TwentiesOnBET

“KLUTCH ACADEMY” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 11:00 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #103 “Coming Up Klutch” airs Wednesday, December 7, at 11:00 PM ET/PT– On the heels of the combine, we’re introduced to the newest Klutch player, Jericho Sims. While the rest of the players prepare for the televised Klutch Pro Day, Scottie Lewis is thrown a major curveball that threatens to derail his entire career.

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
11/11/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

BET+ ORIGINAL MOVIE “SOUL SANTA” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

NEW EPISODES OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AND “SACRIFICE” ARE STREAMING NOW ON BET+

FRESH EPISODES OF HIT ORIGINALS “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL,” “ASSISTED LIVING,” “TWENTIES” AND MORE

New York, NY – November 11, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of November 11– November 17 includes:

ON BET:

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

Episode #814 “DNAin’t” airs on Tuesday, November 16, at 8 PM ET/PT– Curtis has selfish motives for wanting the family to take a DNA test. It all backfires when he finds out about his heritage and when they discover Ella’s family line. Calvin tries to mentally and socially prepare Malik for the road trip he and Lisa are about to take. #HouseOfPayne

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

Episode #214 “Only the Lonely” airs on Tuesday, November 16, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– When Efe is discovered crying, the AL crew springs into action to “fix” him. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS
TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #306 “A Family Matter” airs on Tuesday, November 16, at 9 PM ET/PT – Hunter has plans to show Ellie that she isn’t the only girl he has eyes for. Jason’s failed attempt at suicide has reignited his focus on his battle with Victoria. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY”
AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #205 “All In” airs on Tuesday, November 16 at 10 PM ET/PT– Laila’s world is rocked as she is faced with a terrible trauma from her past. Marques is finally able to open up and begin the process of recovery on the road to happier times. #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS
WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #317 “Burning Taboo” airs on Wednesday, November 17, at 9 PM ET/PT– Andi calls Robin after having a drink and it leads to Robin’s hotel room. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS
AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #206 “Epiphany” airs on Wednesday, November 17, at 10 PM ET/PT– Nia gets an unexpected visit from her sister, Vanessa. Hattie decides to take her relationship with Idina to new levels and finds herself couch surfing once again. Chuck explores his sexuality, while Marie considers advice from Vanessa.

#TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #106 “Hattie’s New Boo” airs Wednesday, November 17, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Shylo Shaner, who plays Idina on Twenties, drops by along with Twenties fan, actress, model and entrepreneur Kenya Moore. Shylo reveals her take on the budding relationship between Hattie and Idina, and whether it’s the real thing or a passing fling. Kenya and Shylo go head to head in a game of “Get Your Coins” where each has to guess the real cost of everyday items. B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week’s episode of Twenties. #TwentiesOnBET

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL MOVIE “SOUL SANTA” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

BET+ Original Movie “Soul Santa” is streaming now on BET+: When an unlucky businessman gambles away the mob’s money, he is forced to go on the run and hide out as a shopping mall Santa Claus. Starring: David Mann, Tamela Mann, Brooke Monroe Conaway, Christopher Gurr, Ross Fleming and directed by Terri J. Vaughn.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “SACRIFICE” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

BET+ Original Series “Sacrifice” is streaming now on BET+: SACRIFICE, based off the BET+ original movie of the same name, takes place in the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles following entertainment lawyer and power player Daniella Hernandez (Paula Patton) as she mitigates the complex lives of her rich and famous clients. An all- around boss with deft perception skills and a cutthroat in her negotiations, Daniella is an X- Factor attorney in high demand. In her attempt to protect her often nefarious clients, Daniella enlists the services of her resourceful assistant Tamika (V Bozeman), a young ex-hacker and tech genius Somwon (Altonio Jackson), and her loyal, jackknife personal bodyguard, Miguel (Nelson Bonilla).

The reputation of Daniella and her clients often proves problematic to LA law enforcement, which brings her at odds with her sorority sister turned nemesis, District Attorney Beverly Rucker (Erica Ash). Harboring the belief that no one is above the law, Beverly seeks to bring those who take advantage of their status to justice.

An attorney by day, Daniella’s true desire is to connect the missing pieces of her childhood and discover the truth behind her parents’ traumatic and mysterious death. This journey sends Daniella down a rabbit hole riddled with family lies and duplicitous ties that makes her question everything she thought she knew about her life and her closest allies.

The series also sees the return of Erica Ash as District Attorney Beverly Rucker, Juan Antonio as Dominiq “Dom” Mayfield, Michael Toland as Arnold Lang and Liliana Montenegro as Gabriella Hernandez.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

Episode #216 “The Appointed Time” is streaming on BET+ – Mike has a setback, Pam reveals a painful incident from her past, Greg hits Bill with some hard truth, and Greg and John confront Mike about his substance use. #TylerPerryBruh

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10
11/04/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “SACRIFICE” STARRING PAULA PATTON PREMIERES TODAY

NEW HOLIDAY MOVIE “A RICH CHRISTMAS” AND EPISODES OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” ARE STREAMING NOW ON BET+

FRESH EPISODES OF HIT ORIGINALS “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS,” “HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AND MORE

New York, NY – November 4, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of November 4– November 10 includes:

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIE “A RICH CHRISTMAS” PREMIERES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4 ON BET+

BET+ Original Holiday Movie “A Rich Christmas” Premieres on Thursday, November 4 On BET+: A spoiled and ungrateful socialite learns a valuable lesson one Christmas after her mega-rich father forces her to work at the first property he ever owned – a family homeless center.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “SACRIFICE” PREMIERES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4 ON BET+

BET+ Original Series “Sacrifice” Premieres on Thursday, November 4 On BET+: SACRIFICE, based off the BET+ original movie of the same name, takes place in the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles following entertainment lawyer and power player Daniella Hernandez (Paula Patton) as she mitigates the complex lives of her rich and famous clients. An all- around boss with deft perception skills and a cutthroat in her negotiations, Daniella is an X- Factor attorney in high demand. In her attempt to protect her often nefarious clients, Daniella enlists the services of her resourceful assistant Tamika (V Bozeman), a young ex-hacker and tech genius Somwon (Altonio Jackson), and her loyal, jackknife personal bodyguard, Miguel (Nelson Bonilla).

The reputation of Daniella and her clients often proves problematic to LA law enforcement, which brings her at odds with her sorority sister turned nemesis, District Attorney Beverly Rucker (Erica Ash). Harboring the belief that no one is above the law, Beverly seeks to bring those who take advantage of their status to justice.

An attorney by day, Daniella’s true desire is to connect the missing pieces of her childhood and discover the truth behind her parents’ traumatic and mysterious death. This journey sends Daniella down a rabbit hole riddled with family lies and duplicitous ties that makes her question everything she thought she knew about her life and her closest allies.

The series also sees the return of Erica Ash as District Attorney Beverly Rucker, Juan Antonio as Dominiq “Dom” Mayfield, Michael Toland as Arnold Lang and Liliana Montenegro as Gabriella Hernandez.

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

Episode #215 “Cold Feet” is streaming on BET+– Regina gives Bill an ultimatum, Pam confides in Greg about Mike’s substance use, John tries to distance himself from Littia, and Bill goes to Natalie for advice. #TylerPerryBruh

ON BET:

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

Episode #813 “Home Invaders” airs on Tuesday, November 9, at 8 PM ET/PT– Malik and C.J. are having trouble adjusting to a pregnant Lisa. #HouseOfPayne

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

Episode #213 “Christmas Staycation” airs on Tuesday, November 9, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– The family’s plans for Christmas gets interrupted by inclement weather. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #305 “Behind Closed Doors” airs on Tuesday, November 9, at 9 PM ET/PT – Ellie finally stands up to Hunter when she realizes how callous he is in the aftermath of his brush with death. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #204 “Lost and Found” airs on Tuesday, November 9 at 10 PM ET/PT– Nia’s resolve strengthens as she continues her path to find the truth. Marques is handed another slap in the face as the Vipers begin to push him aside in favor of Romello. #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #316 “At Seven” airs on Wednesday, November 10, at 9 PM ET/PT– Karen struggles to accept a harsh reality, amid her desperate attempt to rid things of the past. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #205 “Cop or Drop?” airs on Wednesday, November 10, at 10 PM ET/PT– Marie and Chuck set new boundaries for their relationship, and Marie makes progress on her movie with Quintrell. Hattie struggles to find a happy medium with her writers’ group, and her relationship with Ida B. Ben has a new idea for a movie and wants Nia to star in it. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #105 “It’s the Fashion for Me” airs Wednesday, November 10, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– B. Scott welcomes Sophina Brown who plays boss lady boss Ida B, Twenties’ stylist Derica Cole Washington and Fashion designer and Twenties fan Rich Fresh. Fresh talks about his journey from being homeless to designing fashion for some of the hottest names in Hollywood. Derica shows how each character inspired their own on-screen style. Sophina gives the deets on what she thinks attracts Ida B to Hattie. B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week’s episode of Twenties. #TwentiesOnBET

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
10/28/21

BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE

PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, INCLUDING HIT OIRIGINALS “THE OVAL,” “GAMES PEOPLE PLAY,” “TWENTIES” AND MORE

NEW EPISODE OF “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” IS STREAMING NOW ON BET+

New York, NY – October 28, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of October 28– November 3 includes:

ON BET+:

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” STREAMS THURSDAYS ON BET+

Episode #214 “Tomorrow Comes” is streaming on BET+– Bill has second thoughts about getting married, John has concerns about Littia’s past, Mike refuses Pam’s help, and Greg has an unexpected encounter at the hospital. #TylerPerryBruh

ON BET:

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

Episode #812 “Fake Newsletters” airs on Tuesday, November 2, at 8 PM ET/PT– Curtis and C.J. bump heads when Curtis decides to run for president of the HOA. Meanwhile, Ella takes an online course to become a life coach. #HouseOfPayne

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

Episode #212 “Field Day” airs on Tuesday, November 2, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– Sandra’s new problem causes major division in the Assisted Living facility. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #304 “In Need of Protection” airs on Tuesday, November 2, at 9 PM ET/PT – Turmoil has hit the people of White House, and the First Lady Victoria has created a plan of her own. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #203 “Love and Basketball” airs on Tuesday, November 2 at 10 PM ET/PT– The lines between Marques’ personal and professional problems blur and start to collide as he attempts to weather a storm. Nia, Eric and MJ learn that the curiosity of the cat is a treacherous thing. #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #315 “Unknown Caller” airs on Wednesday, November 3, at 9 PM ET/PT– Aaron pushes Karen to talk to Zac. Zac reassures Fatima of his devotion to their relationship. Preston decides to give Danni exactly what she asked for. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episode #204 “Everything” airs on Wednesday, November 3, at 10 PM ET/PT– Marie and Chuck attend premarital pastoral care and learn new things about each other. Hattie buckles down and attends her first writers’ group with Idina but puts her delivery job at risk. Nia and Ben see each other in a new light. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAYS 3 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

Episodes #104 “Is Chuck Bi?” airs Wednesday, November 3, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– B. Scott is joined by Jevon McFerrin (“Chuck”) and Crystal Anderson (Dear, Black Love). Crystal talks about meeting her partner on Instagram and being an internet trailblazer and Chuck gives us an inside look into his character’s struggle with bisexuality. Everyone plays a game of “Pickup or Pass” where everyone’s delivery of a pickup line is put to the test. B. Scott gives a sneak peek at next week’s episode of Twenties. #TwentiesOnBET

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27
10/21/21

BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” SEASON 2 PREMIERES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 ON BET+

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, BET HER WILL RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF DOMESIC VIOLENCE WITH THE PREMIERE OF “THE HOTLINE” PREMIERES ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 10 PM ET/PT

New York, NY – October 21, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of October 21– October 27 includes:

ON BET+:

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” SEASON 2 PREMIERES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 ON BET+

The Midseason premiere of BET+ original series “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” Season 2 comes to the streaming platform Thursday, October 21. The scripted dramedy series will resume with new episodes following John (Barry Brewer), Tom (Mahdi Cocci), Mike (Phillip Mullings Jr.), Bill (Monti Washington)—four men who have been friends since college—now in their thirties—navigating careers, relationships, and life in Atlanta. Bruh S2 picks up with the newest bruh, Greg (Shawn Vaughn), Tom’s college roommate, joining the fold as he looks to rebuild after divorce. The crew is all back together, but they will have to fight even harder to keep their brotherhood intact. Greg meets the neighbor, Officer Darla Grills (Quei Tann), and both feel instant chemistry, but the connection may be halted when interactions get too hot too fast. Bill is still trying to get back with Regina (Candice Renée), but things get complicated when he reconnects with ex-girlfriend, Natalie (Liz Lafontant). Mike tries to pull back from the guys and lady friend Pamela (Alyssa Goss) but will realize how important his friends are when it’s discovered he’s fighting through an addiction. John finally meets a potential love in Littia (Ebony N. Mayo), a bartender at a restaurant the guys frequent; he still owns the sandwich shop with his mother, Alice (Chandra Currelley), and is figuring out his career path. Of all the guys, Tom is the happiest everyone is together, but a family emergency may disrupt time he has to be the glue for the group. #TylerPerryBruh

ON BET HER:

“THE HOTLINE” PREMIERES ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET HER

“The Hotline” features short films that place a spotlight on domestic violence awareness. In Episode #101 “Her Lyfeline,” London is a popular singer who is trapped in a high profile, abusive relationship with her producer-boyfriend King Sire. London reaches out to a domestic violence hotline under a pseudonym to protect her image as she fights to leave her abuser and maintain their celebrity while keeping it out of the public eye. Starring Keri Hilson, Perri Camper, Jason Jones and directed by Carlene Robinson. #TheHotlineBETHer

ON BET:

“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE”
AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 8 PM ET/PT

Episode #811 “Bearer of Bad News” airs on Tuesday, October 26, at 8 PM ET/PT– C.J. spends some time with Lisa and thinks she may have a man on the side. Calvin wants his son in his wedding, but Miranda may not be on board. #HouseOfPayne

“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 8:30 PM ET/PT

Episode #211 “Mr. Big Stuffed” airs on Tuesday, October 26, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– Mr. Brown lets business success go to his head, but he gets taken down a peg when the residents threaten to move out. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 9 PM ET/PT

Episode #303 “The Mole” airs on Tuesday, October 26, at 9 PM ET/PT – Victoria receives a phone call from a powerful source which causes her to look at Priscilla differently. Although Victoria’s hate for Priscilla remains, she realizes Priscilla may be more of a formidable match than she thought. #TheOvalonBET

“GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” AIRS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Episode #202 “Gone Girl” airs on Tuesday, October 26 at 10 PM ET/PT– Adding to Marques’s downward spiral after devastating news, the Vipers introduce their new head of marketing Eden. And Eden comes along with new ideas, including some new teammates who pose a clash of egos. Thankfully, Marques’ father arrives with moral support; Meanwhile, Nia and Eric begin to dive deeper down a dangerous rabbit hole… #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 9 PM ET/PT

Episode #314 “One Word Answers” airs on Wednesday, October 27, at 9 PM ET/PT– Preston challenges Danni to dig deeper into her emotions when he questions her about her past. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Episode #203 “Killing Me Softly with His Song” airs on Wednesday, October 27, at 10 PM ET/PT– Hattie gets a new job, and Nia achieves new viral fame. At Marie and Chuck’s engagement party, Chuck reunites with an old friend and Marie tries to fake it until she makes it. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT

Episodes #103 of “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott” airs Wednesday, October 27, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Special guests include Xavier Watson, Chance of “Twenties,” and Amber Whittingham. #TwentiesOnBET

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20
10/15/21

HIT SERIES “GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” SEASON TWO PREMIERES ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 10 PM ET/PT

“CARL WEBER’S THE FAMILY BUSINESS” SEASON 3 IS NOW STREAMING ON BET+

New York, NY – October 15, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of October 14– October 20 includes:

ON BET+:

THE BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES“CARL WEBER’S THE FAMILY BUSINESS” SEASON 3 IS NOW STREAMING ON BET+

The BET+ Original Series “Carl Weber’s The Family Business” Season 3: The theme for the third season is tentatively titled, “Heat v. Fire,” picking up where Season 2 drama left off, with LC Duncan setting in motion a plan to expand business operations with the family’s most highly sought-after product ‘HEAT’. As plans gained momentum and solidified their seat at the helm of the table, rival factions looked for opportunities to stunt their success and force a hostile takeover. That’s where the action-packed season 3 of The Family Business begins, as the Duncan family runs up against their most formidable opponent yet in Billionaire Alexander Cora who has strategically organized the Duncan’s enemies against them. As the thrill of being at the top wanes from the pressures of the industry, the Duncan’s only choice is family over everything! #TheFamilyBusinessBET

ON BET:

“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 AT 8 PM ET/PT

Episode #810 “Pow Wow at The Payne’s” airs on Tuesday, October 19, at 8 PM ET/PT– Malik and Lisa’s fun is ruined when chaos breaks out at an event. Malik finds himself at a crossroad when he protests an injustice. Ella is hesitant to tell Lisa what she thinks about her jewelry line. #HouseOfPayne

“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 AT 8:30 PM ET/PT

Episode #210 “YOLO” airs on Tuesday, October 19, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– Philip and Sandra hatch plans to make workaholic Jeremy take a timeout for family. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 AT 9 PM ET/PT

Episode #302 “Off Limits” airs on Tuesday, October 19, at 9 PM ET/PT – Everyone is on high alert after a failed assassination attempt on the Presidents life, that lead to a causality. Victoria turns up the heat with her plans against Ellie. #TheOvalonBET

THE SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF “GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” AIRS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 10 PM ET/PT

The second season of “Games People Play” premieres Tuesday, October 19, at 10 PM ET/PT–Based on the popular book by Angela Burt-Murray “Games Divas Play,” “Games People Play” is a sexy, stylized one-hour drama about the L.A. high life, featuring a cast of characters where everyone plays to win, including a basketball player navigating both his equally rocky personal life and NBA career, a newly appointed team marketing executive who’s got a lot to prove, a tenacious journalist desperately seeking the truth and a struggling actress with a scandalous past. The talented ensemble cast includes Karrueche Tran, Lauren London in a limited role, Sarunas J. Jackson, Karen Obilom, Parker McKenna Posey, Jackie Long, and Kendall Kyndall and Brandi Denise. In addition, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vanessa Simmons, Shaun Robinson, Kevin Jackson, Barry Brewer, and Monti Washington reprise their recurring roles, with Cynthia Bailey, Nazanin Mandi, Ro Parrish, Hitman Holla, Leon, and Calvin Seabrooks to guest star in the ten-episode drama. #GamesPeoplePlay

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 9 PM ET/PT

Episode #313 “Water Under the Bridge” airs on Wednesday, October 20, at 9 PM ET/PT– Following Sabrina and Maurice’s scary encounter at the bank, Calvin delivers a blow Sabrina was not expecting and may not recover from. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Episode #202 “Special Delivery” airs on Wednesday, October 20, at 10 PM ET/PT– Nia works on her social media presence and Hattie plays house at Ida B.’s and receives harsh feedback on her script. As Marie’s relationship with Chuck becomes even more strained, things heat up with Zach at the office. #TwentiesOnBET

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT

Episodes #102 of “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott” airs Wednesday, October 20, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Special guests include Iman Shumpert, Quintrell of “Twenties,” and comedian Jess Hilarious. #TwentiesOnBET

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 & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13





BET & BET+ WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7– WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13
10/07/21

“TYLER PERRY’s HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING AND THE SEASON THREE PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIR ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 STARTING AT 8 PM ET/PT

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS,” “TWENTIES” SEASON TWO, AND “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” PREMIERE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 STARTING AT 9 PM ET/PT

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, BET HER WILL RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF BREAST CANCER WITH THE PREMIERE OF ORIGINAL SERIES, “THE WAITING ROOM,” SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 AT 10 PM ET/PT

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF BET+ ORIGINAL “AMERICAN GANGTSER TRAP QUEENS” PREMIERES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 ON BET+

New York, NY – October 7, 2021 – BET and BET+’s must-see programming weeks of October 7– October 13 includes:

ON BET:

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 8 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” premieres Tuesday, October 12, at 8 PM ET/PT– The hilarious comedy features retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigates the problems of life with their quirky modern-day family. Starring LaVan Davis as “Curtis Payne,” Cassi Davis Patton as “Ella Payne,” Allen Payne as “C.J. Payne,” Lance Gross as “Calvin Payne,” Larramie “Doc” Shaw as “Malik Payne,” and Keshia Knight Pulliam as “Miranda Payne.” Ahmarie Holmes as “Lisa” and Quin Walters as “Laura” join as recurring characters. “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” is the #1 comedy series on cable for African Americans P2+ on Cable in the calendar year 2020. In the midseason premiere episode “Me Against The World,” a family game night at the Payne’s is crashed by a surprise guest and Curtis is asked to fill in at the firehouse for CJ. #HouseOfPayne

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” AIRS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 8:30 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” premieres Tuesday, October 12, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– In Tyler Perry’s comedy series “Assisted Living,” Mr. Brown, Cora, and the gang open their assisted living facility and a hilarious variety of personalities come to live in the home, bringing with them a ton of laughs and experiences. David Mann as ‘Mr. Brown,’ Tamela Mann as ‘Cora,’ J. Anthony Brown as ‘Vinny,’ Na’im Lynn as ‘Jeremy,’ Courtney Nichole as ‘Leah,’ Alex Henderson as ‘Philip,’ and Tayler Buck as ‘Sandra.’ “Assisted Living” is the #1 new scripted series for African Americans P18-49, P25-54, and P2+ on cable for broadcast season 20-21. In the midseason premiere “Who are you to judge,” after Jeremy buys a lemon from Mr. Brown, he takes legal action to recoup his loss. #AssistedLivingBET

“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” SEASON THREE PREMIERES TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 9 PM ET/PT

The season three premiere of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” premieres Tuesday, October 12, at 9 PM ET/PT – “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” lifts the veil of what can happen when the leader of the free world, his wife and family are crazed maniacs. The series also highlights the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence. Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric D. Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure, Matthew Law, Bill Barrett, Derek A. Dixon, Nick Barrotta, Kaye Singleton, and Russell Thomas star in the one-hour drama. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” is executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios. In the season premiere episode, “An Eye For An Eye,” The President and First lady barely dodge death but continue in their ways. Hunter vows for revenge, Victoria has lustful eyes on Sam, and Jason is ready to finish the job someone else started: taking his mother out. #TheOvalonBET

Watch, post and share the trailer for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval:”

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 AT 9 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” premieres Wednesday, October 13, at 9 PM ET/PT– The one-hour drama follows a group of single Black females as they navigate their “complicated love life,” careers and friendship through the ups and downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Tyler Perry takes viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies’ long-standing friendship. This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30’s. The talented ensemble cast of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” includes KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, Crystal Renee’ Hayslett, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton II, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin A. Walton, and Trinity Whiteside. In the midseason premiere episode, “The Dollar Store” Robin has plans to travel back to London soon and wants to make his last few days memorable with Andi. #SistasonBET

“TWENTIES” SEASON TWO PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 AT 10 PM ET/PT

The second season of “Twenties” premieres Wednesday, October 13, at 10 PM ET/PT– “Twenties,” from Executive Producer and Creator Lena Waithe, centers around a screenwriter, ‘Hattie’ and her girlfriends ‘Marie’ and ‘Nia’ as they pursue their dreams and love, while testing the limits of “diversity, equity, and inclusion” in Los Angeles. While they live separate lives, the girls lean on each other for guidance as they navigate their twenties. In the season opener, episode #201 “One Night Only?” ‘Hattie’ juggles working on her script, settling into a new place, and trying to make it work with ‘Ida B.’ played by Sophina Brown. Meanwhile, ‘Nia’ starts her first day on Cocoa’s Butter, and ‘Marie’ questions her relationship with ‘Chuck,’ played by Jevon McFerrin. The dynamic ensemble cast includes Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, Gabrielle Graham, Sophina Brown, and Jevon McFerrin. Along with a recurring guest cast including Alex Akpobome, Louie Anderson, Madeline Byrne, Rick Fox, Ashli Haynes, Kiki Haynes, Donell Rawlings, Nia Jervier, Bernard David Jones, Lea Robinson, Big Sean, Shylo Shaner, Iman Shumpert, Marsha Thomason, Kym E. Whitley, Vanessa L. Williams, and Parker Young. #TwentiesOnBET

Watch, post and share the trailer for “Twenties”:

“TWENTIES AFTER SHOW WITH B. SCOTT” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT

(B. Scott hosts “Twenties After-Show with B. Scott”)

“Twenties After-Show with B. Scott” premieres Wednesday, October 13, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– B. Scott makes a return to BET, a homecoming, eight years in the making as the first trans non-binary person to host and executive produce a show for the network. The new half-hour series will touch on key themes explored in “Twenties” and provide candid commentary and insights into some of the characters’ mishaps and successes. B. Scott will be joined by the cast and an esteemed roster of guests including voices from the Black LGBTQ+ community that haven’t always been given a platform to share their personal experiences. In the premiere episode B. Scott sits down with Lena Waithe and Jonica T. Gibbs where they will take a deep dive into the new season discussing, Why Lena took a chance on newcomer Jonica T. Gibbs? Why it is so significant to have a Queer, Black woman as a lead character on TV? How did “Twenties” find its home on BET? And a lot more!#TwentiesOnBET

ON BET+:

THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF BET+ ORIGINAL “AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS” SEASON TWO WILL STREAM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7

BET+ Original “American Gangster: Trap Queens” Season 2 returns, Thursday, October 7 – “American Gangster: Trap Queens” Season 2 returns with five all-new episodes that tell the true-life narratives of ‘Trap Queens’ Tonesa Welch, Peggy Fulford, Claudette Hubbard, Catherine Pugh, and Priscilla Echi—whose criminal activity included laundering millions of dollars, narcotics distribution and trafficking, tax evasion and property theft. Each episode examines the criminal exploits of a particular Queen-pin and explores the circumstances and environments that gave rise to their criminal path. The show will also highlight women who are now reformed and look to use this platform to caution others who might be considering a life of crime. #AmericanGangster

ON BET HER:

‘THE WAITING ROOM” PREMIERES SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET HER

“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. #TheWaitingRoom

Ep #301 – “It Takes Two”: Dayna Stevens is a wealthy socialite whose unexpected illness moves her from the tennis courts to chemotherapy. When she has a chance encounter with a stranger, she gains the support she’s been lacking from the most important people in her life. Starring Eva Marcille, Candiace Dilliard, Debbie Morgan and directed by Ta’Rhonda Jones.

Ep #302 – “The Party”: Summer Jackson is a successful magazine executive preparing to celebrate being cancer-free for five years. When she is blindsided by the news that her cancer has returned, Summer would rather die than go through chemo for a second time. Starring Michelle Mitchenor, Gizelle Bryant, Brittany Inge, Debbie Morgan and directed by Yvette Nicole Brown.

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.



THIS FALL BET AND BET+’S PROGRAMMING SLATES ARE JAM-PACKED WITH OVER 25 NEW ORIGINALS





THIS FALL BET AND BET+’S PROGRAMMING SLATES ARE JAM-PACKED WITH OVER 25 NEW ORIGINALS, RETURNING FAVORITES, MOVIES, AND SPECIALS, SOLIDIFYING THEIR POSITION AS THE HOME WHERE BLACK CULTURE LIVES
09/21/21

THE PROGRAMMING LINE-UP INCLUDES THE 2021“BET HIP HOP AWARDS,” “TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING,” “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL,” “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS,” “TWENTIES,” “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT,” “GAMES PEOPLE PLAY,” “THE HOTLINE,” “THE WAITING ROOM,” “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” “DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC,” NEW ORIGINAL MOVIES AND MORE!

PLUS: SNEAK PEEK INTO BET+ FALL PROGRAMMING PREMIERES, NEW ORIGINAL FILMS AND SERIES, RETURNING FAVORITES, AND KICKING OFF IN SEPTEMBER WITH NEW SERIES “ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN,” “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH,” “AMERICAN GANGSTER PRESENTS: BIG FIFTY – THE DELRHONDA HOOD STORY,” “AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS,” “CARL WEBER’S THE FAMILY BUSINESS,” “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS,” AND MUCH MORE

New York, NY – September 21, 2021– BET and BET + unveil their 2021 Fall programming line-ups. The star-studded slate is bursting at the seams with hot new original series, returning hits, mind-blowing mega-specials, fun original movies, and more! On the heels of a successful summer programming season, BET keeps the momentum going with over 25 program premieres planned throughout the Fall as the Network continues its reign as the #1 network for African American households and BET+ as the leading streaming service for the Black community. BET’s diverse slate will reflect and celebrate Black culture like no other brand can.

BET has a show for every occasion, from hit scripted series by creative powerhouse Tracey Edmonds, “Games People Play” starring the Emmy® award-winning actress Karrueche Tran, to the acclaimed comedy “Twenties” from quintessential executive producer Lena Waithe returning for season two with an after show starring B. Scott, to Academy Award® winning multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry who is back with his roster of hit series, including fresh episodes of Tyler Perry’s “Assisted Living,” “House Of Payne,” “The Oval,” and “Sistas” the #1 cable scripted series for Black viewers. The Network keeps the celebration going with its star-studded “BET Hip Hop Awards” and “Soul Train Awards” bringing music’s hottest artists to culture’s biggest stage: BET! BET also recognized the third Friday of each September as National Black Voter Day, to acknowledge the power of Black communities to create the futures they deserve by reclaiming their vote and fighting voter suppression. For more information please visit https://www.bet.com/reclaim-your-vote.html

Over on BET+,following a stellar summer line-up with original premieres including the hit debut series “The Ms. Pat Show” and the second season of fan-favorite “First Wives Club,” BET+continues its fall programming with the new captivating series “All the Queen’s Men,” starring Eva Marcille and Christian Keyes, based on the popular book Ladies Night. “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” returns for a second season where they will welcome an old college friend who is rebuilding his life after divorce into the fold. Stepping into the lead role for her acting debut into acting award-winning rapper Remy Ma, will portray larger-than-life gangster Delrhonda “Big Fifty” Hood, in “American Gangster Presents: Big Fifty: The Delrhonda Hood Story” the self-narrated film is set to premiere on the service October 6. “American Gangster: Trap Queens” and “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” will return from their mid-season breaks this fall, along with “Carl Weber’s Family Business” returning with a season three premiere, and even more original fall programming from BET+ that will be announced at a later date. In addition to all the amazing original programming, fans can catch up on all their favorites streaming commercial-free this Fall, including season two of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” Season 7 of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” and Season 1 of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” to name a few!

From music specials to sitcoms to movies, and more this Fall BET has you covered. See the full 2021 Fall programming below (in chronological order) by platform:

ON BET:

OCTOBER 2021

Tuesday, October 5

“BET Hip Hop Awards” at 9 PM ET/PT

The 2021“BET Hip Hop Awards” will return to Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, October 1, with the broadcast premiere airing Tuesday, October 5, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET, and simulcast internationally on BET Africa on Wednesday, October 6, AT 3 AM CAT. The annual celebration will bring together the hottest names in hip hop to pay homage to the best in hip hop culture under the banner of this year’s theme: In Hip Hop We Stand. The BET “Hip Hop Awards” reigns as one of the top three cable awards shows for Black viewers of 2021 (BET Awards (#1), NAACP Image Awards (#2) and BET Hip Hop Awards (#3) and ranks in the Top 10 for most social cable awards show in 2020. BETwill work closely with Fulton County to support community vaccination efforts and ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols. Cardi B, Lil Durk, and Megan Thee Stallion lead this year’s nominations with an impressive nine nods each. For the full list of nominees, selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders, click HERE.

Double-diamond-selling superstar rapper and entrepreneur Nelly named the “BET Hip Hop Awards” recipient of the 2021 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. #HipHopAwards

Wednesday, October 6:

BET+ on BET: “American Gangster Presents:Big Fifty: The Delrhonda Hood Story”

BET+ Original “American Gangster Presents: Big Fifty: The Delrhonda Hood Story” premieres Wednesday, October 6,at 9 PM ET/PT– The unbelievable, true story of bigger-than-life personality, Delrhonda ‘Big Fifty” Hood, who went from street thug to respected gangster to finding redemption. Starring Remy Ma as Delrhonda Hood. #BigFiftyBET

Tuesday, October 12:

Midseason Premiere of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” at 8 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” premieres Tuesday, October 12,at 8 PM ET/PT– The hilarious comedy features retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigates the problems of life with their quirky modern-day family. Starring LaVan Davis as “Curtis Payne,” Cassi Davis Patton as “Ella Payne,” Allen Payne as “C.J. Payne,” Lance Gross as “Calvin Payne,” Larramie “Doc” Shaw as “Malik Payne,” and Keshia Knight Pulliam as “Miranda Payne.” Ahmarie Holmes as “Lisa” and Quin Walters as “Laura” join as recurring characters. “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” is the #1 comedy series on cable for African Americans P2+ on Cable in the calendar year 2020. In the midseason premiere episode “Me Against The World,” a family game night at the Payne’s is crashed by a surprise guest and Curtis is asked to fill in at the firehouse for CJ. #HouseOfPayne

Midseason Premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living”at 8:30 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” premieres Tuesday, October 12, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– In Tyler Perry’s comedy series “Assisted Living,” Mr. Brown, Cora, and the gang open their assisted living facility and a hilarious variety of personalities come to live in the home, bringing with them a ton of laughs and experiences. David Mann as ‘Mr. Brown,’ Tamela Mann as ‘Cora,’ J. Anthony Brown as ‘Vinny,’ Na’im Lynn as ‘Jeremy,’ Courtney Nichole as ‘Leah,’ Alex Henderson as ‘Philip,’ and Tayler Buck as ‘Sandra.’ “Assisted Living” is the #1 new scripted series for African Americans P18-49, P25-54, and P2+ on cable for broadcast season 20-21. In the midseason premiere “Who are you to judge,” after Jeremy buys a lemon from Mr. Brown, he takes legal action to recoup his loss. #AssistedLivingBET

Season Three Premiere of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” at 9 PM ET/PT

The season three premiere of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” premieres Tuesday, October 12,at 9 PM ET/PT–“Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” lifts the veil of what can happen when the leader of the free world, his wife and family are crazed maniacs. The series also highlights the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence. Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric D. Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure, Matthew Law, Bill Barrett, Derek A. Dixon, Nick Barrotta, Kaye Singleton, and Russell Thomas star in the one-hour drama. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” is executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios. In the season premiere episode, “An Eye For An Eye,” The President and First lady barely dodge death but continue in their ways. Hunter vows for revenge, Victoria has lustful eyes on Sam, and Jason is ready to finish the job someone else started: taking his mother out. #TheOvalonBET

Wednesday, October 13:

Midseason Premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” at 9 PM ET/PT

The midseason premiere of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” premieres Wednesday, October 13,at 9 PM ET/PT– The one-hour drama follows a group of single Black females as they navigate their “complicated love life,” careers and friendship through the ups and downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Tyler Perry takes viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies’ long-standing friendship. This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30’s. The talented ensemble cast of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” includes KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, Crystal Renee’ Hayslett, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton II, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin A. Walton, and Trinity Whiteside. In the midseason premiere episode, “The Dollar Store” Robin has plans to travel back to London soon and wants to make his last few days memorable with Andi. #SistasonBET

Wednesday, October 13:

Season Two of “Twenties” at 10 PM ET/PT

The second season of “Twenties” premieres Wednesday, October 13, at 10 PM ET/PT–“Twenties,”from Executive Producer and Creator Lena Waithe, centers around a screenwriter, ‘Hattie’ and her girlfriends ‘Marie’ and ‘Nia’ as they pursue their dreams and love, while testing the limits of “diversity, equity, and inclusion” in Los Angeles. While they live separate lives, the girls lean on each other for guidance as they navigate their twenties. In the season opener, episode #201 “One Night Only?” ‘Hattie’ juggles working on her script, settling into a new place, and trying to make it work with ‘Ida B.’ played by Sophina Brown. Meanwhile, ‘Nia’ starts her first day on Cocoa’s Butter, and ‘Marie’ questions her relationship with ‘Chuck,’ played by Jevon McFerrin. The dynamic ensemble cast includes Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, Gabrielle Graham, Sophina Brown, and Jevon McFerrin. Along with a recurring guest cast including Alex Akpobome, Louie Anderson, Madeline Byrne, Rick Fox,Ashli Haynes, Kiki Haynes, Donell Rawlings, Nia Jervier, Bernard David Jones, Lea Robinson, Big Sean, Shylo Shaner, Iman Shumpert, Marsha Thomason, Kym E. Whitley, Vanessa L. Williams, and Parker Young. #TwentiesOnBET

“Twenties The After Show with B. Scott” at 10:30 PM ET/PT

“Twenties After-Show with B. Scott” premieres Wednesday, October 13,at 10:30 PM ET/PT– B. Scott makes a return to BET, a homecoming, eight years in the making as the first trans non-binary person to host and executive produce a show for the network. The new half-hour series will touch on key themes explored in “Twenties” and provide candid commentary and insights into some of the characters’ mishaps and successes. B. Scott will be joined by the cast and an esteemed roster of guests including voices from the Black LGBTQ+ community that haven’t always been given a platform to share their personal experiences. In the premiere episode B. Scott sits down with Lena Waithe and Jonica T. Gibbs where they will take a deep dive into the new season discussing, Why Lena took a chance on newcomer Jonica T. Gibbs? Why it is so significant to have a Queer, Black woman as a lead character on TV? How did “Twenties” find its home on BET? And a lot more!#TwentiesOnBET

Tuesday, October 19:

Season Two of “Games People Play” at 10 PM ET/PT

The second season of “Games People Play” premieres Tuesday, October 19, at 10 PM ET/PT–Based on the popular book by Angela Burt-Murray “Games Divas Play,” “Games People Play” is a sexy, stylized one-hour drama about the L.A. high life, featuring a cast of characters where everyone plays to win, including a basketball player navigating both his equally rocky personal life and NBA career, a newly appointed team marketing executive who’s got a lot to prove, a tenacious journalist desperately seeking the truth and a struggling actress with a scandalous past. The talented ensemble cast includes Karrueche Tran, Lauren London in a limited role, Sarunas J. Jackson, Karen Obilom, Parker McKenna Posey, Jackie Long, and Kendall Kyndall and Brandi Denise. In addition, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vanessa Simmons, Shaun Robinson, Kevin Jackson, Barry Brewer, and Monti Washington reprise their recurring roles, with Cynthia Bailey, Nazanin Mandi, Ro Parrish, Hitman Holla, Leon, and Calvin Seabrooks to guest star in the ten-episode drama. #GamesPeoplePlay

Saturday, October 30:

Movie of The Week: “True To The Game III” at 8 PM ET/PT

Movie of The Week: “True To The Game III” premiere Saturday, October 30, at 8 PM ET/PT: Gena awakes to find that her mysterious savior is Quadir, whom she thought was dead. Before happily ever after, Quadir gives Gena 72 hours to go back to Philly to check on Bria and Gah-Git and let them know of her plans. The stakes are at an all-time high as the feds are putting the pieces together and the streets are scorching hot with a pair of crooked cops—Detectives Davis and Grant, fueled by intentions to get money, put the squeeze on any and everybody they can catch. Saleem hasn’t been able to reach Jerell and the pressure is mounting as someone from the crew is snitching. Can Gena get out of town and make a new life for herself? Will Quadir risk it all and go back to Philly if he can’t reach Gena? Will Jerell return and get the money and take out Quadir once and for all? Who will stay True to the Game? #TrueToTheGame3

November 2021

“Soul Train Awards”

The annual celebration returns to recognize the best in Soul, R&B and Hip Hop from both established industry legends and the next generation of promising artists. #SoulTrainAwards

“DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic Soul Train Awards”

In celebration of “Soul Train Awards,” DJ Cassidy will pass the mic to an iconic once-in-lifetime line-up of legendary soul artists to sing their most uplifting, heartwarming, prolific records. #SoultrainAwards

On BET Her

October 2021

Saturday, October 9

“The Waiting Room” at 10 PM ET/PT on BET Her

“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. #TheWaitingRoom

Ep #301 – “It Takes Two”: Dayna Stevens is a wealthy socialite whose unexpected illness moves her from the tennis courts to chemotherapy. When she has a chance encounter with a stranger, she gains the support she’s been lacking from the most important people in her life. Starring Eva Marcille, Candiace Dilliard, Debbie Morgan and directed by Ta’Rhonda Jones.

Ep #302 – “The Party”: Summer Jackson is a successful magazine executive preparing to celebrate being cancer-free for five years. When she is blindsided by the news that her cancer has returned, Summer would rather die than go through chemo for a second time. Starring Michelle Mitchenor, Gizelle Bryant, Brittany Inge, Debbie Morgan and directed by Yvette Nicole Brown.

Saturday, October 23

“The Hotline” at 10 PM ET/PT on BET Her

“The Hotline” features short films that place a spotlight on domestic violence awareness. In episode #101 – “Her Lyfeline”: London is a popular singer who is trapped in a high profile, abusive relationship with her producer-boyfriend King Sire. London reaches out to a domestic violence hotline under a pseudonym to protect her image as she fights to leave her abuser and maintain their celebrity while keeping it out of the public eye. Starring Keri Hilson, Perri Camper, Jason Jones and directed by Carlene Robinson. #TheHotlineBETHer

ON BET+:

SEPTEMBER 2021

Thursday, September 9

BET+ Original “All The Queen’s Men” Now Streaming

(Eva Marcille stars in “All The Queen’s Men” on BET+)

BET+ Original “All The Queen’s Men” now streaming exclusively on BET+– Based on the popular book Ladies Night, created by Christian Keyes, who also serves as a writer for the series, the one-hour drama centers around the life of “Marilyn ‘Madam’ DeVille,” played by Eva Marcille. Madam is a fierce businesswoman who is at the top of her game in the nightclub industry and is surrounded by a band of trusted employees who are down to make sure that she is successful. But Madam, a self-proclaimed boss, soon discovers that more money and more power mean more problems. Will Madam retain reign as she navigates this dangerous and sexy society? Will the sensuous world of exotic dancing cost Madam her queendom and potentially her life?

Created by Keyes, “All The Queen’s Men” is one of the first shows from Tyler Perry Studios’ scripted development arm, Pitch Black Development LLC, headed by the studio’s President of Production & Development, Michelle Sneed. The series received an unprecedented episode order increase by BET+ from eight half-hour episodes to ten one-hour episodes.

Thursday, September 16:

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” Season Seven is now streaming. Joining the previous six seasons of House Of Payne, all seven seasons of the fan-favorite BET show will be available to stream on the platform ad-free and on demand. #HouseOfPayne

Thursday, September 30

BET+ Original “American Gangster Trap Queens Presents: Big Fifty: The Delrhonda Hood Story”

BET+ Original “American Gangster Presents: Big Fifty – The Delrhonda Hood Story” premieresThursday, September 30– The unbelievable, true story of bigger-than-life personality, Delrhonda ‘Big Fifty” Hood, who went from street thug to respected gangster to finding redemption. Starring Remy Ma as Delrhonda Hood. #BigFiftyBET

OCTOBER 2021

Thursday, October 7

BET+ Original “American Gangster: Trap Queens” Season Two Midseason Premiere

BET+ Original “American Gangster: Trap Queens” Season 2 returns, Thursday, October 7: The fan-favorite true crime series details the criminal chronicles of some of America’s most notorious female gangsters. Narrated by female hip hop icon Lil’ Kim, Trap Queens tells the fascinating true stories of fierce and savvy women who hustled hard and solidified their place in the game, however illicit their means may have been. Purported crimes range from grand larceny to bank and wire fraud and drug trafficking. Not only does the seriesportray captivating and infamous crime tales, they are told by those who lived them – the Queens themselves, their closest allies, family members, legal team members, reporters and law enforcement. #AmericanGangster

Thursday, October 14

BET+ Original “Carl Weber’s The Family Business” Season Three

BET+ Original “Carl Weber’s The Family Business” returns for season three Thursday, October 14: Welcome to the world of the Duncan family. They appear to be upstanding citizens running one of New York’s most respected car dealerships, but in reality, they’re leaders of the black mafia who control most of the East Coast underworld. No matter which job is at hand, one thing is true about the Duncans: there is nothing they won’t do for family. #TheFamilyBusinessBET

Thursday, October 21:

The midseason premiere of BET+ Original “Tyler Perry’s Bruh”

BET+ Original “Tyler Perry’s Bruh” Season 2 returns, Thursday, October 21: The bruhs welcome an old friend to the fold when Tom’s college roommate, Greg, moves to Atlanta to rebuild his life after getting divorced. The crew is finally all back together but will have to fight even harder to keep their brotherhood intact. Bill, still reeling from his apparent loss of Regina, contemplates an out-of-state transfer to find and be with her; she entertains the idea, but Bill gets distracted when an ex re-enters his life. Mike feels he doesn’t need the guys and that he can stand on his own two; he’ll find out just how important his community of friends is when confronted with a dangerous addiction. John still owns the sandwich shop, but realizes it isn’t the lucrative opportunity he hoped for. He continues his journey to achieve career success at the level of the other guys; meeting a woman could elevate his ambition. Tom tries to be the glue to the bruhs. He gives so much attention to his friends, he hasn’t made time for much else; a family member’s health crisis could limit his interactions with the group. #TylerPerryBruh

November 2021

Thursday, November 26:

The midseason premiere of BET+ Original “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless”

The midseason return of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” premieres Thursday, November 26, exclusively on BET+. As the season continues, many of the faithful followers have begun to uncover the evil that exists beneath the surface of the Rakudushis movement. Armed with this knowledge, Ruth and several new fearful cult members try to take control of their individual destinies. The attempts will prove to be almost impossible for anyone who does not have allies they think they can trust. Viewers will see more sex, lies, and murder in this cult that is living up to its fate. The adage ‘beware false prophets’ has never reigned more true. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” stars Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny D. Thomas, Yvonne Senat Jones, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Jaime Callica, Nirine S. Brown, Blue Kimble, Stephanie Charles, Hervé Clermont, Anthony Bless, and Bobbi Baker. New cast members joining the series include Stevie Baggs, Jr., Colin McCalla, Samantha L. Thomas, Michelle Nunez, Alise Willis, and Jael Pettigrew. The one-hour drama will drop three episodes on its premiere date, with new episodes launching every Thursday on BET+. #Ruthless

ON BET Digital:

SEPTEMBER 2021

Friday, September 24

BET Digital Original “Cooked in 5” Airs New Episodes every Friday on the BET Networks YouTube Channel

Step into the kitchens of rappers and other celebrities as they show off their culinary skills and share recipes for simple meals that can be prepared in just about five minutes.“Cooked In 5” is a cooking show where we go into the kitchen with some of our favorite rappers/celebs as they cook us up simple and easy meals that can be prepared fast. #CookedIn5 Watch now at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch

International Premiere Dates for BET original Series are as follows with more dates to be revealed at a later date:

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” – BET Africa on October 21 and BET France on October 19

“Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” – BET Africa on October 29, BET France on October 19

“Tyler Perry’s Sistas” – BET Africa on October 14, BET France on November 6

“Twenties” – BET Africa on December 2

“Games People Play” – BET France on November

For more information, viewers can log on to BET.com and join the conversation by following @BET on all social platforms.

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 125 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+, the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience; 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+, a joint venture between BET and Tyler Perry Studios, is the leading streaming service for the Black community. With thousands of hours of hit movies, TV shows, stand-up specials, stage plays and more, BET+ offers the best of Black culture, including exclusive originals from best-in-class creators like Tracy Oliver’s First Wives Club, Tyler Perry’s Ruthless and Bruh, Carl Weber’s The Family Business and Sacrifice and Will Packer’s Bigger, to name a few. BET+ members can watch as much as they want anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen and always commercial-free. Visit BET.Plus to learn more and follow @BETPlus for the latest news and updates.



BET BREAKOUT HIT “TWENTIES” FROM CREATIVE FORCE LENA WAITHE OF HILLMAN GRAD PRODUCTIONS RETURNS





BET BREAKOUT HIT “TWENTIES” FROM CREATIVE FORCE LENA WAITHE OF HILLMAN GRAD PRODUCTIONS RETURNS FOR SEASON 2 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, ALONG WITH A NEW ORIGINAL AFTER-SHOW HOSTED AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY B. SCOTT
09/16/21

STARRING JONICA T. GIBBS, CHRISTINA ELMORE AND GABRIELLE GRAHAM, “TWENTIES” SEASON TWO, PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
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B. SCOTT, THE FIRST TRANS NON-BINARY PERSON TO HOST AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE A SHOW AT BET, CONTINUES THE CELEBRATION WITH NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT”
AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER

NEW YORK, September 16, 2021 – Today, BET announces premiere date for hit series, “TWENTIES” and new companion after-show, “TWENTIES AFTER-SHOW WITH B. SCOTT,” Wednesday, October 13 starting at 10 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. From creator, writer, and executive producer Lena Waithe and Hillman Grad Productions, the GLAAD Media Award-nominated series, follows ‘Hattie,’ a masculine-presenting queer Black woman in her twenties, played by Jonica T.Gibbs (“Good Trouble”)and her two straight best friends, ‘Marie’ played by Christina Elmore (“Insecure”)and ‘Nia’ played by Gabrielle Graham (“Possessor”), as they try to find their footing in life, love, and the professional world in Los Angeles. BET will premiere a new half-hour series touching on key themes explored in “Twenties” titled “Twenties After-Show With B. Scott.” The after-show will provide candid commentary and insights into some of the characters’ mishaps and successes. B. Scott will be joined by the cast and an esteemed roster of guests including voices from the Black LGBTQ+ community that haven’t always been given a platform to share their personal experiences.

The success of ‘Twenties” reflects an evolution at BET: championing inclusivity on all platforms and in all productions. In the spirit of expanding opportunities to do more, the network is excited to continue its partnership with Lena Waithe and work with B. Scott in creating spaces for diverse voices to be seen, heard, and celebrated. The after-show also marks B. Scott’s return to BET, a homecoming, eight years in the making. B. Scott is widely considered to be one of the pioneers of the blogging business — known for dropping industry-shaking exclusives featured in publications such as Variety, US Weekly, People, and Essence.B. Scott and their work are often cited in noted media outlets including ‘The Wendy Williams Show,’ ‘The Real,’ TMZ, and ‘The Breakfast Club.’

In the season opener, episode #201 “One Night Only?” ‘Hattie’ juggles working on her script, settling into a new place, and trying to make it work with ‘Ida B.’ played by Sophina Brown. Meanwhile, ‘Nia’ starts her first day on Cocoa’s Butter, and ‘Marie’ questions her relationship with ‘Chuck,’ played by Jevon McFerrin.

The dynamic ensemble cast includes Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, Gabrielle Graham, Sophina Brown, and Jevon McFerrin. Along with a recurring guest cast including Alex Akpobome, Louie Anderson, Madeline Byrne, Rick Fox,Ashli Haynes, Kiki Haynes, Donell Rawlings, Nia Jervier, Bernard David Jones, Lea Robinson, Big Sean, Shylo Shaner, Iman Shumpert, Marsha Thomason, Kym E. Whitley, Vanessa L. Williams, and Parker Young. “Twenties” is executive produced by Lena Waithe, Susan Fales-Hill, who serves as showrunner, Rishi Rajani, and Andrew Coles.

In the premiere episode B. Scott sits down with Lena Waithe and Jonica T. Gibbs where they will take a deep dive into the new season discussing, Why Lena took a chance on newcomer Jonica T. Gibbs? Why it is so significant to have a Queer, Black woman as a lead character on TV? How did “Twenties” find its home on BET? And a lot more!

Additional guests will include Amber Whittingham (@amberscloset), Christina Elmore (‘Marie,’ Twenties), Crystal Anderson (Dear, Black Love), David Bernard Jones (‘Jason,’ Twenties), Derica Cole Washington (Costume Designer), Donnell Rawling (Comedian, Actor and ‘Dwayne,’ Twenties), Estelle (Singer) Gabrielle Graham (‘Nia,’ Twenties), Iman Shumpert (NBA Player and ‘Quintrell,’ Twenties), JessHilarious (comedian), Jevon McFerrin (‘Chuck,’ Twenties), Kenya Moore (TV and Media Personality), Lea Robinson (‘Rev Ty,’ Twenties), Nia Jervier (‘Vanessa,’ Twenties), Parker Young (‘Zach,’ Twenties), Rich Fresh (Designer), Shylo Shaner (‘Idina,’ Twenties) Sophina Brown (‘Ida B.,’ Twenties) and Xavier Watson (‘Chance,’ Twenties).

“Twenties After-Show With B. Scott” is executive produced by Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani, with Rocio Melara overseeing for their Hillman Grad Productions banner; B. Scott under their Ahoskie Productions banner; Sergio Alfaro, Michael Weinberg, Fernita Wynn, Ray Giuliani for Invent TV; producer Alberlynne “Abby” Woods; consultant Rachel Miskowiec.

About “Twenties” season two:

“TWENTIES” premiered to critical acclaim with its first-time portrayal of a masculine-presenting Queer woman of color as the lead in a primetime show. The scripted series created and written by Waitheand Hillman Grad Productions stars Jonica T.Gibbs as Hattie, a queer Black girl who is chasing her dreams of being a screenwriter in Los Angeles alongside her two best friends, Marie and Nia, played by Christina Elmore and Gabrielle Graham respectively. While they live separate lives, the girls lean on each other for guidance as they navigate their twenties and test the limits of diversity, love, and inclusion. “Twenties” marks the first time the network has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Awards for a series.

For more information on “Twenties” and “Twenties After-Show With B. Scott,” please visit BET.com/Twenties and join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #TwentiesOnBET

About B. Scott:

B. Scott is more than just a celebrity blogger. B. Scott (them/they) is a brand. USA Today proclaimed them as ‘The Queen of Tea.’ Fans, followers, and the media industry count on B. Scott to serve up pop culture, entertainment news, and gossip that is hot, cold, with honey, sugar, or spiked.

B. Scott became the first Black trans non-binary YouTube celebrity in 2007 along with the launch of lovebscott.com, making them the first trans non-binary person to have a prominent Black media site. Continuing their career-spanning run of historic firsts, in 2008, B. Scott became the first Black trans non-binary person to appear on ‘Extra.’ In 2009, B. Scott became the first trans non-binary person to appear on TV One Access. B. Scott became the first trans non-binary person to have a show — ‘The B. Scott Show’ — on Jamie Foxx’s The Foxxhole on Sirius XM Satellite Radio in 2010.

In 2012, B. Scott became the first trans non-binary person to have an advice column for Ebony Magazine. Also, in 2012, B. Scott became the first trans non-binary person to appear on BET’s ‘106 and Park’ and judge the Rip the Runway competition. In 2013, B. Scott became the first trans non-binary person to host the Style Stage Red Carpet at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. To read more about B. Scott’s experiences as a trans non-binary person, in their own words, visit [https://www.glaad.org/blog/guest-post-b-scott-not-coming-out-letter; sneak preview here]

B. Scott is widely considered to be one of the pioneers of the blogging business — known for dropping industry-shaking exclusives featured in publications such as Variety, US Weekly, People, and Essence. B. Scott and their work are often cited in noted media outlets including ‘The Wendy Williams Show’, ‘The Real,’ TMZ, and ‘The Breakfast Club.’ Already the most talked about blogger among other bloggers, Black millennials, and television shows like Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ B. Scott’slovebscott.com has become one of the most trusted websites in Black media reaching millions daily.

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 125 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 HILLMAN GRAD PRODUCTIONS

Hillman Grad Productions is a development and production company committed to creating art that goes against the status quo and gives opportunity to marginalized peoples by providing a platform for diverse voices across all mediums. Founded by Emmy-Award winning writer Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani, the company currently has projects at Netflix, Disney, BET, Showtime, HBO, Universal, MGM and Amazon. Their comprehensive slate includes the Sundance Film Festival 2020 award-winner The 40-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank’s groundbreaking film, which blends real life and fiction to follow its protagonist, a down-on-her luck New York playwright, who decides to reinvent herself and salvage her artistic voice by becoming a rapper at age 40. Netflix released the film globally on October 9th to rave reviews and it won Best Screenplay and was nominated for the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award at the 2021 IFP Gotham Awards, received the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best First Film, won Best First Feature from the Toronto Film Critics Circle, received Directors to Watch” at PSIFF, won the “Next Generation Award” at LAFCA Awards, was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature along with a Best Comedy Nomination from Critics Choice, and received 3 NAACP Nominations for Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing and Breakthrough Creative (Motion Picture). Their first film released under this banner was Queen & Slim, which Waithe wrote and was directed by Melina Matsoukas; Universal Pictures released the film in November of 2019. Current projects includeBET’s hit comedy series Twenties, which was picked up for a second season and recently nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series by GLAAD. Currently in development is a Sammy Davis Jr biopic based on his daughter Tracey Davis’ book Sammy Davis Jr.: My Father. The screenplay will be written by David Matthews with Waithe & Rajani producing alongside Sight Unseen Pictures. Additionally, it was recently announced Waithe penned the script for Universal’s forthcoming Talent Show. Cynthia Erivo is set to star in the drama with Waithe serving as an executive producer alongside State Street Pictures and Rajani will oversee for Hillman Grad Productions. Focus Features just announced it has teamed with Sight Unseen, Makeready and Hillman Grad Productions on the feature directorial debut of A.V. Rockwell, A Thousand and One. Other projects currently in various stages of production and/or development include: Them for Amazon; Untitled Kid Fury Project for HBO and Reawakening, Neil Paik’s Six by Eight Press short story for Amazon Studios.

ABOUT INVENT TV

InventTV is a full-service production company that specializes in producing scripted and unscripted television series, specials and live events. As original content creators, we have an excellent track record for getting things done.