Programing choices expand for BET

Posted: April 18, 2008 in 1

Upcoming New Series on BET

— THE BLACK PANTHER – From Marvel Comics(R), who brought the world Spider-Man, X-Men, the Fantastic Four and Iron Man, comes a primetime animated series featuring the first Black superhero. A wise and just African warrior king. A technologically advanced superhero with a proud past. BET presents THE BLACK PANTHER. PREMIERING Q1 2009

–BRUTHA – With family values at the top of the network’s agenda, BET turns the spotlight on BRUTHA, an R&B group of siblings who learn just what it takes to navigate the treacherous terrain of the music industry — and discover who they really are along the way. Hunger for stardom, loyalty to family and love for the craft all take center stage with BRUTHA. PREMIERING Q4 2008

— JUDGE KAREN – There’s a refreshing new judge in town who’s about to set it off: JUDGE KAREN! She’s uncompromising, smart, and quick to cut through the clutter. JUDGE KAREN was born to hold court on BET, and she’s taking no prisoners. PREMIERING Q4 2008

— THE BOOT – Narrated by MC Lyte, THE BOOT is a half-hour dating show filled with twists, turns and eliminations. The daily strip show begins with six sexy singles (for example, two girls and four guys).

First, the girls meet with all four guys individually. The ladies discuss their personalities and eliminate two guys. The two remaining men and two women are then paired off and sent on dates. Halfway

through their date, they swap. The girls collectively decide which of the two guys to eliminate, and then they send one guy packing. With two girls and one guy remaining, suddenly the power shifts. Now the guy has the chance to decide which one of the girls is right for him.

PREMIERING Q2 2008

— ALL-NEW COMIC VIEW – It’s the standout of standup, the show that broke the biggest names in comedy. The legendary series returns for a 10th consecutive term completely transformed for 2008. PREMIERING Q3 2008

— 106 & GOSPEL – It’s the flagship brand extension you’ve been clamoring for: 106 & GOSPEL, an all-new 90-minute weekly music event this growing genre so righteously deserves. In addition to the incredible performances for which the 106 brand is known, 106 & GOSPEL features a top 20 countdown of contemporary gospel videos, news segments with Tye Tribbett, church fashion and roof-raising youth choir battles. PREMIERING Q1 2009

Upcoming BET News Programming

— THE TRUTH WITH JEFF JOHNSON – Jeff Johnson takes his award-winning reporting to the talk show format with a fresh approach to news and pop culture hosted by the acclaimed correspondent. He addresses the issues facing Black America, the nation and the world as they happen, gathering comments and provoking thought with interviews and lively discussion. PREMIERING 2009

— UNREPORTED – The imbalance in journalistic coverage with respect to African Americans is handed a much-needed reality check with this new investigative series. UNREPORTED hits the bulls-eye by illuminating the plight of the missing and falsely accused in our communities and in so doing, brings our truth to light unlike any news program on television. PREMIERING 2009 (more…)

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Comments
  1. Lee Coles says:

    Thanks for the rundown, looks promising. What’s TV One airing these days?

  2. lorna says:

    I am glad Jeff Johnson is getting another show. He adds integrity to the network. Overall BET is doing better.

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