Next month marks the 10th anniversary of Aaliyah’s untimely death and BET plans to air a special tribute to the singer to honor her life. The singer died in a tragic plane crash on August 25, 2001, shocking thousands of fans, but few have forgotten her since. From Tiffany Evans and The-Dream paying musical tributes […]

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Black Girls Rock Inc. teamed up with BET for the televised-worldwide debut of “Black Girls Rock” to honor African-American women in entertainment, society and politics. The show featured several performances from female artists including Keyshia Cole, Keri Hilson, Marsha Ambrosius, Monica, Shontelle, Kelly Price, Fantasia and Jill Scott. Take a look: Shontelle – ‘Impossible’ Keri […]

Tracee Ellis Ross will be return­ing to TV with Reed Between The Lines, a new half-hour com­edy green-lit by BET that will be shot in Atlanta. In the new show, Ross plays Dr. Carla Reed, a busy psy­chi­a­trist, wife, and mother, who’s strug­gling to bal­ance career and family. Ross will also pro­duce, along­side Arthur Har­ris […]

In an interview with CoCo Brother, on BET’s “Lift Every Voice,” Fred Hammond paints a picture of his ideal woman. He even sings to her. Check it out below! Courtesy of RELATED: Fred Hammond: “I’ve Been So Blessed”

From Black Entertainment Television, which Sheila Crump Johnson and her husband Bob started three decades ago with $15,000 in seed money and a $500,000 investment from media mogul John Malone, made her one of wealthiest women in America. When Viacom bought them out in 2000, Sheila and Bob pocketed $1.3 billion—making them, pre-Oprah, the […]

A while back BET had plans for animation. It never really worked out. Reginald Hudlin, who used to head BET, also wrote a few Black Panther comic books and always planned to turn it into a TV show. Well Hudlin’s gone but his cartoon stayed. It stars Dijimon Hounsou (Kimora Lee’s man) as Black Panther. […]

VIA: PRNewswire BET Networks will make a joyful noise on Sunday, January 10 at 8:00 p.m. with the premiere of Celebration of Gospel. Taped at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles and hosted once again by host and author Steve Harvey, the night included uplifting performances, powerful duets and soulful choirs. Aptly themed “Ten Years, […]