Tag Archives: Centric

  • BET Programming President Loretha Jones Steps Down

    Sep 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Loretha Jones is leaving BET Networks after a six-year run as President of Original Programming, during which she oversaw original programming, news, development, planning and acquisitions. According to Deadline.com, Jones announced her departure on Friday, Sept. 5, but it had been rumored for a while. The day prior, BET announced the appointment of Pete Danielsen […]

  • Catch Centric TVs New Docuseries ‘Being’ (Watch)

    Sep 2, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment

    *If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out Centric TVs new documentary series, “Being.” The show highlights music and entertainment’s most dynamic figures, through exclusive photos, videos, and one on one interviews. EUR caught up with some of the featured stars to talk about the revealing stories. EUR: What sets “Being” apart from […]

  • Brian McKnight Talks ‘Interactive Album’ – Centric Picks Up ‘Arise Entertainment 360!’

    Apr 28, 14 by Deron Dalton 3 Comments

    *Crooner Brian McKnight has a new, creative way to reinvent R&B music. The “Back at One” singer has written a song everyday since he was 17 years old. He came up with the innovative idea to utilize his ability to write music with releasing a new song and music video each month for the next […]

  • 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 […]