During the course of the nightmare that is the Trump White House, there have been political commentators from all party affiliations giving their take on exactly what’s going on. However, one voice among them has stood out and that happens to be from everyone’s favorite “cousin” Angela Rye, who is teaming up with BET […]

The absolutely phenomenal success of the BET 3-part biopic The New Edition Story, has arguably changed the game when it comes to portraying the lives of influential black figures on screen, which means that when something works as well as this film did you want to find a way to continue the success. Well BET […]

  Aunjanue Ellis is the star of the BET miniseries The Book of Negroes, which has garnered a positive social media response in its first airing during the week. She plays Aminata Diallo, a woman who is enslaved and freed, but then spends the rest of her life fighting for her dignity. The six-part series repeats […]

Being Mary Jane heads back to BET this fall for its second season, though now premiere date has yet been announced. The Hollywood Reporter asked the show’s star, Gabrielle Union, to ask her bosses – show writer/creator Mara Brock Akil and director Salim Akil – about how they got the show on the air and […]

Actress Keke Palmer made history by becoming the youngest talk show host in TV history with her new BET show Just Keke. “Everything is going really good,” Palmer, 20, told the Tom Joyner Morning Show. “We did better than expected so I’m really happy but really I’m having a lot of fun.” So far, her […]

As part of its upcoming lineup presented to advertisers in New York on Thursday, BET announced its first ever mini-series, confirmed an eighth season of The Game, Season 3 for The Real Husbands Of Hollywood and a previously announced second season for Being Mary Jane. Also, the network announced renewals for video countdown series 106 […]

Salli Richardson-Whitfield has signed on to recur on BET’s Being Mary Jane, reports Deadline.com. The series stars Gabrielle Union as a successful TV news anchor with a not-so-successful love life. Richardson-Whitfield will appear in at least five episodes as Mary Jane’s (Union) longtime friend. The wife of actor Dondre Whitfield currently recurs on Lifetime’s The […]

As the star of two young adult shows, Disney’s Good Luck Charlie and Nickelodeon’s Just Jordan, 21-year-old Raven Goodwin had to take a leap of faith to star in more adult fare. On Being Mary Jane, she makes that leap, playing Atlanta based TV anchor Mary Jane Patterson’s pregnant niece, Niecy. On the show, Goodwin […]

This weekend, Black history will be made when the 45th Annual NAACP Awards airs on TV One, live at 9 p.m. ET. The Awards will showcase Black achievers in film, television, sports, books and more. But for those of you still suffering from Scandal withdrawal, BET wants to help. The network, which airs same-season Scandal […]

It’s that time. After debuting the show in an extended episode several months ago, BET’s Being Mary Jane premieres tonight at 10 p.m. (The hour-and-a-half pilot airs first at 8 p.m.) Created by Girlfriends and The Game creator Mara Brock Akil, it gets the benefit of the unintended publicity that star Gabrielle Union brought now […]

The BET original scripted series “Being Mary Jane” now has an airdate for its first season. It will premiere on Tuesday, January 7th at 10 p.m. The show, starring Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul with Omari Hardwick, Richard Roundtree, and Lisa Vidal was seen by 4 million viewers in its hour-and-a-half summer “pilot” episode. […]

He could have written a career advice book or maybe even relationship book but “E!” anchor/actor Terrence J. decided to honor the person he considers most responsible for his success – his mother, Lisa. His new book “The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom: The Lessons That Made My Life Rich” is about he and his […]