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  • 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 […]

  • BET Suspends Producer Responsible for Blue Ivy Hair Joke

    Aug 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *The Associated Press is reporting that the BET producer behind the Blue Ivy joke read on air Monday by Karrueche Tran has been suspended. A source at BET, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the matter publicly, said the producer was suspended for giving a pass […]

  • Beyonce Fan Asks White House to Deport Karrueche Tran over Blue Ivy Joke

    Aug 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 26 Comments

    *An apology isn’t enough for the BeyHive. After Karrueche Tran found herself the object of hate and death threats from Beyonce’s fans for reading a BET cue card that made fun of Blue Ivy’s hair, the Hive has now taken its fight to the White House with a new petition aiming to get her either deported […]

  • Why Was Mariah Carey on the Subway in a Gown?

    Jun 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *For some reason – maybe because she has a new album out – Mariah Carey decided to take the NYC subway to a charity event where she was being honored. Dressed in a glitzy light blue gown with dark sunglasses, Carey posted photos of her Thursday, May 29 train ride to New York’s Fresh Air […]

  • 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 Prez Stephen Hill: T.J. Holmes Show Strong – No Cancellation Planned

    Nov 16, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *BET’s “Don’t Sleep,” hosted by former CNN anchor T.J. Holmes, just got the official word that the new nighttime show would be expanded to a full one-hour experience; but only once a week. Critics, however, doubted the show would be of this world too much longer. But network president Stephen Hill says it’s become a fan […]