BET, BET+ AND BET DIGITAL’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE THIS WEEK: PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING WEEK OF THURSDAY, JANUARY 13– WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022
BET, BET+ AND BET DIGITAL’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE THIS WEEK*
“BET HER PRESENTS…BECOMING: MICHELLE OBAMA IN CONVERSATION” PREMIERES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 17
ON BET AND BET HER AT 7 PM ET/PT
THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED SEASON FINALES OF HIT-SERIES
“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” AND
“TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING” TO AIR THIS WEEK
ACCLAIMED DRAMA NEW YORK UNDERCOVER JOINS BET’S FRIDAY NIGHT LINE UP STARTING, AND BET DIGITAL’S “I WENT VIRAL” SEASON 6 PREMIERE TODAY, JANUARY 14
New York, NY – January 13, 2021 – BET Her and BET will premiere an exclusive special edition “BET Her Presents…Becoming: Michelle Obama In Conversation” Monday, January 17. Moderated by Yara Shahidi and joined on stage by students from 22 participating colleges from across the country, Mrs. Obama discusses with students the themes from her acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir, Becoming (published by Crown/Penguin Random House), and what it’s like to navigate young adulthood in the current climate. Additionally, BET’s much-anticipated hit series “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” and “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” to air their season finales on Tuesday, January 18. For additional BET, BET+, BET Digital’s must-see programming for the week of January 13– January 19, see below:
ON BET HER:
“BET Her Presents…Becoming: Michelle Obama In Conversation” premieres Monday, January 17, on BET and BET Her at 7 PM ET/PT
Moderated by Yara Shahidi and joined on stage by students from 22 participating colleges from across the country, Mrs. Obama discusses with students the themes from her acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir, Becoming (published by Crown/Penguin Random House), and what it’s like to navigate young adulthood in the current climate. Mrs. Obama opens the floor to the students to discuss with them topics such as their mental wellness, diversity and inclusion on college campuses, and asks thought-provoking questions about shaping their future and becoming change agents in their communities. The one-hour special was filmed at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, MD. #BecomingOnBET
“NEW YORK UNDERCOVER” AIRS ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #101 “School Ties” airs on Friday, January 14, at 9 PM ET/PT – J.C. Williams (Malik Yoba) and Eddie Torres (Michael DeLorenzo) try to prevent two people from becoming part of luxury car theft ring. Williams gets a letter from his e-wife stating that she wants him to pay more in his maintenance payments.
Episode #102 “New York Undercover” airs on Friday, January 14, at 9 PM ET/PT – Manhattan police detective J.C. Williams (Malik Yoba) and Eddie Torres (Michael DeLorenzo) are assigned a case dealing with a 17-year-old girl who accuses a high school football player of rape. Eddie has problems going to see his mother, who is in the hospital, after six years of non-communication with each other.
THE SEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE”
AIRS ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #822 “Payneful Suffering” airs on Tuesday, January 11, at 8 PM ET/PT– As the family prepares for Janine’s return, everyone and everything goes awry. Lisa goes above and beyond to show Janine she’s a new and improved Lisa. #HouseOfPayne
THE SEASON FINALE OF “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING”
AIRS TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 AT 8:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #222 “Forgive and Forget” airs on Tuesday January 18, at 8:30 PM ET/PT– Reginald seeks forgiveness from his estranged son. #AssistedLivingBET
“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” AIRS TUESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #313 “Tragic Monologues” airs on Tuesday, January 18, at 9 PM ET/PT – Eli causes chaos to erupt in the White House when he exposes Hunter’s criminal activity to the press, and Victoria decides to use it to her advantage. #TheOvalonBET
BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #214 “Prophecy” airs on Tuesday, January 18, at 10 PM ET/PT – The Highest awaits Andrew’s return to the compound with much anticipated news after carrying out an order. #RuthlessonBET
BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S BRUH” AIRS ON TUESDAYS AT 11 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #102 “Own Two Feet” airs on Tuesday, January 18, at 11 PM ET/PT – John has second thoughts about his arrangement with Leon, Bill gets unexpected news from his ex-girlfriend, and John takes offense at his friends not believing in him. #BRUHonBET
“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AIRS
WEDNESDAYS AT 9 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #403 “Pleasantries” airs on Wednesday, January 19, at 9 PM ET/PT– Preston gives Karen pause when he shows up at her salon with a friend. Calvin’s pride causes an uncomfortable situation between him and Sabrina. #SistasonBET
BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “FIRST WIVES CLUB”
AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #202 “On Bended Knee” airs on Wednesday, January 19, at 10 PM ET/PT– Bree is not thrilled about Hazel’s engagement news. Under pressure from label, Hazel searches to find new talent. Bree and Gary go back to therapy – Bree is enticed by a new role at the hospital. Jayla tries to get a foothold on the case. #FirstWivesClubonBET
BET+ ORIGINAL SERIES “BIGGER” AIRS WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 PM ET/PT ON BET AND BET HER
Episode #202 “You Feel Better? I Feel Better” airs on Wednesday, January 19, at 10:30 PM ET/PT– Layne’s stress builds as her business booms, with a chance to style Billie Eilish. Tracey’s show return is filled with deceit and surprises. Veronica fantasizes about her college boyfriend. Deon gets a shock when a man answers his mom’s phone.
“I WENT VIRAL” SEASON 6 PREMIERES FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 ON BET’S OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL
The fan-favorite series returns with an new batch of celebrities, including HD4President, Kaliii, Myles Yachts, Erica Banks, Tay Money, B.Lovee, Loose Ends, and Lecrae & Andy Mineo talking up how they went viral with songs that blew up on social media and made them household names. In the premiere episode HD4President talks about his hit song ‘Touch Down to Cause Hell.’
* THIS WEEK’S BET, BET+ and BET Digital’s WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE PRESS RELEASE INCLUDES PREMIERES AIRING AND STREAMING BETWEEN THURSDAY, JANUARY 13– WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021
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