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Nadja Webb Adds Scripted Development Oversight for BET

Nadja Webb continues to take on new responsibilities at BET. The executive has been promoted for the second time in two years and will now serve as exec vp programming business operations

Oluniké Adeliyi, Loren Lott Join CBC, BET+ Civil Rights Drama ‘The Porter’ (Exclusive)

Oluniké Adeliyi and American Idol alum Loren Lott have joined the ensemble cast for The Porter, a BET+ and CBC drama about North American railway workers now shooting in Winnipeg. Set in…

‘First Wives Club’ Reboot Moving From Paramount Network to BET

In a surprising move, Tracy Oliver's buzzy 'First Wives Club' reboot is moving from Paramount Network to Viacom sibling BET.

Paramount Names Michael Armstrong Exec VP of Worldwide TV Licensing and Operations

Paramount Pictures has named Michael D. Armstrong executive vp, worldwide television licensing and operations.

BET Networks Cancels ‘The Quad’ After Two Seasons

The latest semester for the Anika Noni Rose and Ruben Santiago-Hudson starring drama has ended a week after the sophomore-season finale.

Eminem Unleashes Furious Freestyle Rap Slamming Trump

The rapper blasted the president for his obsession with the NFL, racism and his rhetoric over North Korea.

Tyler Perry Inks Multiyear Content Partnership With Viacom

The deal will cover TV, film and shortform video.

BET’s Debra Lee on Keeping Beyonce’s Secret, Jesse Williams’ Big Moment and Those Prince Tributes

"I said on the red carpet that this would be our best show," said the BET chairman/CEO. "Looking back on last night, I didn't know the half of it."

‘Dragon Tattoo’ Star Michael Nyqvist Joins Laurence Fishburne in BET’s Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

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

New Edition Biopic Set for BET — Without Bobby Brown

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

Tracee Ellis Ross: Rachel Dolezal “Isn’t Funny Anymore” After Charleston

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…

‘The Book of Negroes’: TV Review

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