Tag Archives: Centric

  • Centric to be Rebranded as Premiere Network for Black Women

    Apr 12, 14 by Deron Dalton 4 Comments


    *BET‘s spinoff channel has definitely evolved over the years. Centric is no stranger to rebranding itself… even before it was Centric. The channel was formerly designated as a spinoff for BET’s jazz programming — known as BET on Jazz, BET Jazz, and BET J before becoming Centric. Now the channel is rebranding itself again to be known as the premiere […]

  • ‘Fruitvale’ has Strong Opening; BET Special Airs Tonight

    Jul 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *The same weekend that the Trayvon Martin verdict was read, The Weinstein Company also happened to release its Sundance Film Festival ’13 winner “Fruitvale Station” in 7 theaters, pulling in a broad reach of audiences even as the Twittersphere linked the film with Saturday’s George Zimmerman verdict, reports Deadline.com. Director Ryan Coogler’s drama, which won […]

  • BET: Revives ‘ComicView’, Adds T.D. Jakes Talk Show, More

    Apr 3, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *BET today unveiled its slate of new and returning series to advertisers at its upfront presentation in Los Angeles. According to Deadline.com, Mara Brock Akil was front and center as her hit comedy series “The Game” was renewed for a seventh season, and her newest project, the Gabrielle Union drama “Being Mary Jane,” (originally picked […]

  • BET Snags ‘Fresh Prince,’ ‘Martin,’ ‘Family Matters,’ More

    Mar 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *BET is going the nostalgic route with a flood of new/old programming, thanks to a fresh off-net licensing deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Soon, the network and its sister station CENTRIC will begin airing reruns of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “Family Matters,” “Martin,” “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “The Wayans Bros.” […]

  • Jamie Foxx on ‘Rebooting the Apollo’ for Centric’s ‘Apollo Live’

    Nov 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *This month, Centric will premiere its new talent show “Apollo Live,” an update of the “Amateur Night” portion of the syndicated “Showtime at the Apollo” series – where the audience is encouraged to boo an act that’s not on point. Filmed inside of the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, “Apollo Live” will give its […]

  • Gladys Knight, Doug E. Fresh in Centric’s ‘Apollo Live’ (Audio)

    Sep 12, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *BET’s sister station Centric and Jamie Foxx’s production team are joining forces to reboot the Apollo Amateur Night in the upcoming series “Apollo Live.” [Scroll down for a promo.] [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Premiering Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., the show puts a fresh coat of paint on the classic talent show and […]