Showing posts with label BET. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BET. Show all posts

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Raven Symoné Directs an Episode of The Ms Pat Show


Last week it was announced that Raven Symoné signed a multi-year deal with Disney to develop, produce and direct new projects following the end of her "That's So Raven," spinoff, "Raven's Home [click here if you missed that]."

Raven gets in practice directing an episode of, "The Ms. Pat Show," on BET...

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tyler Perry Extends Content Deal with BET


Five years ago filmmaker Tyler Perry signed a ground breaking deal to create exclusive content for BET, that included a major stake in their proposed online streaming platform BET+ [click here if you missed that]. 

Perry just extended his deal with BET for four more years, in a non-exclusive contract that includes the renewal of all his current shows on both the network and burgeoning BET+ streaming app...

Monday, March 18, 2024

BET Clarifies Awkward Kerry Washington Oprah Winfrey Encounter


Over the past 24 hours Oprah Winfrey and Kerry Washington have gone viral after Kerry appeared to ignore Oprah during a photo call at the NAACP Image Awards.

BET clears up the confusion with a different angle just before the shot...

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Diddy Scenes Cut from Yung Miami's Reality TV Show


Last year Sean 'Diddy' Combs settled a $30 million lawsuit filed against him by his ex girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, after accusing him of abuse, and is currently fighting several similar lawsuits [click here if you missed that]. 

Now insiders claim Diddy's legal trouble has forced him to drop out of Yung Miami's reality TV show...

Friday, December 22, 2023

Byron Allen Makes Renewed Bid for BET


This week it was reported that Paramount Global was in talks to sell the BET Network for just under $2 billion [click here if you missed that].

Byron Allen offers $3.5 billion in a renewed bid to purchase the network...

Saturday, December 16, 2023

50 Cent Partners with BET


Rapper 50 Cent partners with BET to develop a script about the twin brothers who took down El Chapo...

Friday, December 01, 2023

Stephen Hill Addresses Lenny Kravitz BET Awards Claims


This week rocker Lenny Kravitz told Esquire Magazine that he has never been invited to the BET Awards and said Black publications don't celebrate his success [click here if you missed that].

Former BET program director Stephen Hill sets the record straight...

Saturday, November 11, 2023

DaniLeigh Stars in Holiday Movie on BET


Six months ago singer DaniLeigh disappeared after being arrested on DUI and hit and run charges in Miami [click here if you missed that].

Now Dani has returned with a new holiday movie on BET...

Sunday, August 20, 2023

50 Cent Downplays BET



Last week it was announced that Paramount Pictures was no longer considering selling their majority stake in BET [click here if you missed that].

Rapper 50 Cent, who pooled his finances with Shaquille O'Neal and Kenya Barris to submit a bid, downplays the value based on the asking price...

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Paramount Drops Plans to Sell BET


Earlier this year Paramount Pictures floated the idea of selling the BET network, drawing interest from Byron Allen, Kenya Barris, Sean Combs, Shaquille O'Neal, Tyler Perry and 50 Cent [click here if you missed that]. 

Now Paramount has pulled the plug on the sale...

Sunday, July 09, 2023

T.I. Makes His Stand Up Comedy TV Debut on Comic View Re-Boot


For over a year Atlanta rapper T.I. has been trying his hand at stand up comedy [click here if you missed that].

Now Tip will make his comedy TV debut on BET's "Comic View" reboot produced by Kevin Hart...

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Russell Simmons Blames the Devil for Father's Day Debacle


On Father's Day this year Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, his daughters Aoki and Ming, and ex-wife Kimora had a knock down drag out fight on social media [click here if you missed that].

Russell blames the devil for what happened and is upset he wasn't able to visit his daughters on his recent trip home from Bali...

Monday, June 26, 2023

Patti LaBelle Acknowledges Rough Tina Turner Tribute


Last night during the tribute to Tina Turner at the BET Awards, veteran singer Patti LaBelle stunned the audience after forgetting the words to Tina's smash hit single, "Simply the Best [click here if you missed that]." 

Patti admits there were a few "tweaks" in her performance but insists she did her best...

JT Denies Fighting Over Ice Spice


Last night City Girls rapper JT and her boyfriend rapper Lil Uzi Vert got into a screaming match at the BET Awards, allegedly over rapper Ice Spice [click here if you missed that]. 

JT denies the claims...

Jt Assaults Lil Uzi Vert at the BET Awards


Hip hop couple Jt from the City Girls and rapper Lil Uzi Vert got into a skirmish at the 2023 BET Awards...

Patti LaBelle Butchers Tina Turner Tribute


Last night Patti LaBelle performed a tribute to the late great Tina Turner at the 2023 BET Awards, too bad she didn't know the words to the song...

The Migos Reunite for the BET Awards


Last week estranged Migos rappers Offset and Quavo put their differences aside to celebrate the birthday of deceased Migos member Takeoff [click here if you missed that].

Last night Offset and Quavo performed a tribute to Takeoff at the BET Awards...

Diamond and Scrappy Make Their Debut


Over the weekend there were rumors that 90s hip hop couple Diamond from Crime Mob and Lil Scrappy would make their debut as a couple at this years BET Awards [click here if you missed that].

The rumors were true...

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Tyler Perry Balks at BET Asking Price?


Two months ago Tyler Perry confirmed rumors that he was interested in purchasing BET [click here if you missed that]. 

Now there are reports that Tyler is balking at the $3 billion asking price...

Friday, May 05, 2023

Kenya Barris 50 Cent and Shaquille O'Neal Pool Resources to Purchase BET


Back in March it was reported that Byron Allen, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Tyler Perry were each interested in purchasing BET [click here if you missed that]. 

Now Kenya Barris, 50 Cent and Shaquille O'Neal have join forces to explore purchasing the network...