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  1. 'Dragon Tattoo' Star Michael Nyqvist Joins Laurence Fishburne in BET's Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 6/6/2016

    The actor will play a former South African prime minister in the biopic, which also stars Orlando Jones.Read more

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  2. New Edition Biopic Set for BET — Without Bobby Brown

    10:52 am 8/10/2015

    The TV movie will be turned into a three-night event in 2016 and marks BET's first music-focused scripted movie.Read more

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  3. Tracee Ellis Ross: Rachel Dolezal "Isn't Funny Anymore" After Charleston

    11:19 am 6/25/2015

    The BET Awards co-host and 'Black-ish' star celebrated at a pre-party hosted by network chairman/CEO Debra Lee, who promised the June 28 show will acknowledge "black lives matter" in the wake of the tragedy.Read more

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  4. 'The Book of Negroes': TV Review

    2:50 pm 2/15/2015

    Aunjanue Ellis stars in the miniseries based on Lawrence Hill's best-selling historical novel about a woman sold into slavery in AmericaRead more

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  5. BET Renews 'The Game,' 'Being Mary Jane,' 'Real Husbands'; Adds 'Book of Negroes' Mini

    3:30 pm 4/24/2014

    The Viacom-owned cable network presented its new lineup Thursday, which includes new series "Gone Gospel," "Got Game" and a slate of movies and specials as well as its first scripted miniseries.Read more

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  6. Keke Palmer, Judge Greg Mathis Team for BET Daily Talk Show

    9:46 am 4/21/2014

    From Telepictures, "The Keke Palmer Project" will bow in July with a four-week run.Read more

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  7. Controversial 'The Book of Negroes' Novel Getting Miniseries

    5:00 am 6/11/2013

    BET and CBC will start shooting the Clement Virgo-directed project -- previously planned as a movie -- in South Africa in the fall.Read more

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  8. BET Networks Nabs Two Sitcoms in Multimillion-Dollar Reverse-Syndication Deal

    12:22 pm 4/4/2013

    "The First Family" and "Mr. Box Office" will air on syndication first, then cable, then broadcast, says Entertainment Studios founder Byron Allen.Read more

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  9. BET Orders Comedy Pilot Starring Kelly Rowland (Exclusive)

    9:30 am 8/17/2012

    "Grey's Anatomy's" Brandon Scott, "The Game's" Gabrielle Dennis and newcomer Melanie Liburd will co-star in the project about a L.A. relationship blogger. Read more

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  10. BET Networks Joins Campaign Urging Advertisers to Focus on Black Media

    5:49 am 6/25/2012

    The Viacom-owned company is joining forces with other African-American outlets on an effort dubbed #IntheBlack. Read more

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