Skip to main content
Got a tip?

Outside Bet

Tyler Perry Eyes July Restart for BET’s ‘The Oval,’ ‘Sistas’

Tyler Perry has set a target date to resume production on two of his series for BET. The multihyphenate plans to begin work on the second seasons of 'The Oval' and 'Sistas' at his Atlanta studios on…

‘First Wives Club’ Officially Renewed for Season 2 at BET+ (Exclusive)

It's official: First Wives Club is returning to BET+. The comedy from Girls Trip's Tracy Oliver will be back for a second cycle with principal photography set to begin in September in…

BET Orders Miniseries Based on Hip-Hop Hit-Maker Uptown Records

BET is putting its lens on Uptown Records. The Viacom-backed cable network has greenlit Uptown, a three-part scripted miniseries set to tell the "comprehensive" story of Andre Harrell's New…

Tyler Perry Sets Pair of Scripted Series at BET’s Streaming Service

Tyler Perry has added a pair of scripted series for BET+, the cable network's recently launched streaming platform.

‘In Contempt’ Canceled at BET (Exclusive)

BET has canceled 'In Contempt' after one season. The series, which starred Erica Ash and was created by Terri Kopp ('Law & Order'), wrapped its 10-episode first season more than a year ago.

‘First Wives Club’: TV Review

BET+'s sitcom reboot of the 1996 feminist classic 'First Wives Club' stars Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau and Ryan Michelle Bathe as a trio of scorned wives digging themselves out from marital hell.

BET Hip Hop Awards Adding International Honor

Viacom's BET International on Thursday unveiled the launch of a new category to honor artists from around the world during the BET Hip Hop Awards, with the best international flow award recognizing…

BET+: All the Details About Its Streaming Service (So Far)

BET+, the forthcoming streaming service from Viacom and Tyler Perry, is not wasting any time in getting down to business. BET announced Monday that its streaming platform — a joint venture with…

Paula Patton to Star in BET+ Legal Thriller (Exclusive)

BET+ continues to ramp up its roster of originals. The forthcoming streaming service has greenlit Sacrifice, a two-hour movie starring Paul Patton that will double as a backdoor pilot. The original…

Tyler Perry Sets Second BET Series: Dramedy ‘Sistas’

Tyler Perry isn't wasting any time getting started with his massive content partnership with BET. The multihyphenate, who inked his mammoth deal with Viacom in July 2017, has announced his second…

Will Packer’s BET Streaming Comedy Sets Cast

BET's streaming platform has set the cast for 'Bigger,' a comedy from producer Will Packer. Tanisha Long and Angell Conwell topline the ensemble.

BET Streaming Service Taps Netflix Alum as Leader (Exclusive)

BET+, the forthcoming subscription video-on-demand platform set to launch in the fall and target African American viewers, has its leader. Netflix alum Devin Griffin has joined the Viacom-owned…