Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tyler Perry and BET Partner for New Streaming Service

Tyler Perry partnering with BET for a new subscription streaming service...

From Deadline
BET and Tyler Perry later this month will announce a new subscription streaming offering, a source familiar with the plans confirmed to Deadline.
The BET service, to be called BET+, will target African-American viewers and draft off of the long-term production deal between Perry and Viacom. In addition to titles from Tyler Perry Studios, the new outlet will offer TV shows and films from fellow Viacom flagships MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central. Perry is expected to plug the initiative at this month’s BET Awards.