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BET

Broadcast on: International
Active from: 25 Jan 1980
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About

Black Entertainment Television (BET) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom which is the most prominent television network targeting African American audiences.

Programming on the network comprises original and acquired television series, and theatrically- and home video-released movies, along with mainstream rap, hip-hop and R&B music video.

AVAILABILITY

United States, Worldwide

PICTURE FORMAT

1080i (HDTV)
480i (16:9 letterbox SDTV)

SLOGAN

"We Got You."

ABOUT

BET reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa.

BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, aN Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

BET Networks inspires its audiences to make a difference in their lives and communities with a broad and impactful pro-social agenda. BET Networks' pro-social initiatives help raise awareness about AIDS and obesity and shed light on the legendary contributions African Americans have made to this world.


Latest Updated Shows

The Game

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Comedy-Drama
Channel: SABC3, Vuzu, SABC1, Vuzu Amp
Summary: A spinoff of Girlfriends, this comedy-drama follows the fortunes of a group of women who all have relationships with pro football players.
Starring: Tia Mowry, Brittany Daniel, Hosea Chanchez


The Book of Negroes

Genre: Drama, Miniseries, Period Drama
Channel: e.tv, BET Africa
Summary: Based on the novel, this miniseries tells the story of a woman forcefully brought to America from West Africa at the time of the American Revolution.


Real Husbands of Hollywood

Genre: Comedy, Satire, Mockumentary
Channel: eKasi+, BET International, Sony Max, e.tv, eExtra, eReality, BET Africa
Summary: Kevin Hart and other celebrities play a comical, fictionalised version of themselves in this comedy spoof billed as the fakest reality show ever.
Starring: Kevin Hart, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin


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28 Jun 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Awards
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28 May 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Awards
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