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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 series for the conglomerate's BET: dramatic comedy Sistas. Picked up straight to series, Sistas revolves around a group of single black women from different […]

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 platform as its general manager.

BET Bolsters Streaming Service With Tyler Perry Comedies

BET's forthcoming streaming service, BET+, is beginning to come into focus. In addition to the previously announced 'First Wives Club' reboot from 'Girls Trip' screenwriter Tracey Oliver, the platform will also feature more than 1,000 hours of premium content, including library titles from Tyler Perry and a new drama series from Oliver.

Tyler Perry Sets First of Four BET Series: White House Soap ‘The Oval’ (Exclusive)

Tyler Perry has landed a straight-to-series order for the White House drama 'The Oval' at Viacom-owned cable network BET.

‘First Wives Club,’ Will Packer Comedy to Launch on Upcoming BET Streaming Service

BET is joining the streaming wars. The Viacom-owned cable network will be launching a streaming service of its own in the fall, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Plans for the platform — which will feature Tracy Oliver's bounced around First Wives Club series and Will Packer-produced comedy Peachtree Place as well as content from Tyler […]

BET to Explore Police Brutality With ‘Copwatch America’ Docuseries

BET Networks is adding docuseries 'Copwatch America' to its unscripted slate. Across 10 frenetic episodes, the series dives into the men and women who are on the front lines fighting police brutality and injustice.

Lena Waithe Comedy ‘Twenties’ Nabs BET Series Order

Lena Waithe's Twenties is moving forward — at a different network. The comedy, originally developed at WarnerMedia-owned TBS as a pilot, has been ordered to series at Viacom's BET. Twenties extends Waithe's relationship with BET, for whom she exec produces the recently renewed reboot of Boomerang. Twenties was created and written by Waithe was she […]

‘Boomerang,’ ‘American Soul’ Renewed at BET

BET has handed out second-season renewal orders to the comedy 'Boomerang' and the drama 'American Soul.'

‘Boomerang’: TV Review

BET's dramedy 'Boomerang,' a sequel to the 1992 Eddie Murphy film, is a sharp and witty take on millennial gender politics.

‘Hit the Floor’ Canceled After Four Seasons at BET

'Hit the Floor' has been canceled after four seasons at BET.

Halle Berry, Lena Waithe Join ‘Boomerang’ Sequel at BET

Halle Berry and Lena Waithe will exec produce BET's 'Boomerang' reboot.