Kirk Franklin looks to brighter days as he sings “I Smile” with Melvin Crispell III, Kelly Price, Jonathan McReynolds, Tyrese, Le’Andria Johnson and many more for  BET’s Saving Ourselves television special.

Do you remember the BET hit show "Sunday Best"?

Bobby Brown is promoting his upcoming miniseries The Bobby Brown Story on BET and used a recent Q+A to reverse his admission that he physically hit his late ex-wife Whitney Houston. Earlier this year, Brown revealed plans to open a domestic violence shelter in honor of his daughter Bobbi Kristina. When asked about his history […]

After a career spanning three decades at BET, Debra Lee is stepping down from her position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer effective Monday, May 28. Lee, who began her career with the company as its first VP and General Counsel in 1986, was elevated to President and COO in 1996 and became Chairman and CEO in […]


The fabulous and always-working Issa Rae is not slowing down, despite the fact that she is currently between seasons on her hit HBO show. It was just announced that she has teamed up with BET to find the next crop of emerging talent. Insecure star Issa Rae is currently filming the highly-anticipated third season […]

Relive the speeches from "Black girls Rock" that left us feeling inspired.

Taraji P. Henson hosts tonight’s  Black Girls Rock! 2017  airing at 8 p.m. Tuesday on BET. Recorded on Aug. 5 before a live audience at the Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., the awards program celebrates the contributions of Black women in the fields of music, entertainment, medicine, entrepreneurship and visionary aspects. In it’s ninth […]


If you simply can’t get enough of celebrating beautiful, talented and smart black women and all their #BlackGirlMagic, then you’re in luck because BET’s popular annual celebration Black Girls Rock! is about to return and the honorees have just been announced. Scheduled to be taped in early August, BET is capping off the summer by […]

Hampton University President William Harvey slams BET's drama 'The Quad.' He sends a strongly-worded letter to the network's president.

Robert Johnson offers advice to the Black community after meeting Trump. The media magnate said finding common interest is the key.


Gabrielle Union and BET have not been seeing eye-to-eye in the matter of the network's scripted series Being Mary Jane.

Actress Gabrielle Union is suing the BET network, under allegations that they are trying to extend her contract on the series “Being Mary Jane”, unfairly. In the suit filed Union filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, she is alleging breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation, maintaining that she signed on to BET drama for no more than […]