Ludacris has joined forces with BET+ to develop a new series based on his life and experiences. Described as a half-hour “dramedy,” the show draws inspiration from Ludacris’ journey in the competitive Atlanta music scene as DJ Chris Lova Lova. The narrative will revolve around the adventures of a vivid ensemble willing to go to […]

Media mogul Byron Allen has made an offer to acquire BET from Paramount Global for $3.5 billion. Allen, the founder and CEO of Allen Media Group, emailed senior executives and the board at Paramount Global, proposing the purchase of BET Media Group, which includes the BET cable channel, VH1, BET Studios, and the streaming service […]

Paramount may soon finalize the sell of its powerhouse conglomerate Black Entertainment Television (BET). Despite prior inquirers from Hollywood billionaires, the new potential buyer is a reportedly a management-led investor group, as reported by Bloomberg on Wednesday. The report stated that potential buyers include BET Chief Executive Officer Scott Mills and Chinh Chu, a former […]

Christian Keyes, renowned for his roles in popular BET TV shows and movies, has taken to social media to reveal his personal experience with sexual harassment. He shared details of the traumatic encounters and expressed his determination to confront such behavior. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms […]

BET announced Keke Palmer as the host of the 2023 Soul Train Awards. Check it out and read more about the “house party of the year” inside. 

After months of deliberations and interests shown by Tyler Perry, Sean "Diddy" Combs and others, Paramount calls off the BET sale.

With a few heavy hitters already pining to purchase BET, another possible bid has entered the chat. The latest interest comes from Shaq, 50 Cent, and Kenya Barris. According to TMZ, the trio has been in talks with Paramount, who currently owns the brand, about assuming a majority stake. “Sources with direct knowledge tell us […]

Whether it's Byron Allen, Tyler Perry, Diddy or someone else, let's hope the next owner of BET brings back these classic TV shows.

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BET+ series 'College Hill: Celebrity Edition' cast members, Big Freedia and Slim Thug, have an important conversation about new-age pronouns and gender identity. Watch inside.

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Gary with da Tea shares what he thinks after Nene explains why she decided to join the cast.