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The "BET Honors" were established in 2008 by the Black Entertainment Television network to grace the lives and achievements of African-American luminaries. The awards will be presented annually and broadcast on BET during Black History Month.

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Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct 'The Oscars' Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct 'The Oscars'
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2018

Oscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91 st Oscars, and Emmy ® -winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today. The Oscars will air live on The ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, Feb. 24... (more...)
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS to Honor Aretha Franklin with Special Tribute AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS to Honor Aretha Franklin with Special Tribute
by TV News Desk - September 27, 2018

Dick clark productions and ABC announced an all-star lineup of soul and gospel legends who will come together to pay homage to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, at the "2018 American Music Awards." Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans, friends of the late, luminary si... (more...)
BET Networks to Broadcast Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Aretha Franklin's Funeral Service BET Networks to Broadcast Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Aretha Franklin's Funeral Service
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2018

From 'I Say A Little Prayer' to 'Think' to her signature classic 'RESPECT,' Aretha Franklin was a musical phenomenon and a transcendent figure in American culture. As the nation mourns the passing of the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, BET Networks will commemorate her life and legacy by broadcasti... (more...)
BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 Brings Diverse Films and Interactive Experiences to Atlanta BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 Brings Diverse Films and Interactive Experiences to Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2018

BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 (BronzeLens) will present an interactive experience designed to stimulate ideation and foster collaborations over the course of five days, August 22-26. Programming includes a diverse mix of cutting-edge panels, workshops, master classes and highly anticipated signature... (more...)
Queen Latifah to Host 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards Queen Latifah to Host 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM) are thrilled to announce Academy Award(R) nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 'BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)' Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her hometown as this year's host on S... (more...)
The 2018 TCA Award Winners Include THE AMERICANS, ANTHONY BOURDAIN'S PARTS UNKNOWN and More The 2018 TCA Award Winners Include THE AMERICANS, ANTHONY BOURDAIN'S PARTS UNKNOWN and More
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2018

The Television Critics Association (TCA) celebrated the top programs and performances of the 2017-2018 television season tonight at the 34TH Annual TCA Awards ceremony. The invitation-only event at The Beverly Hilton hotel, was emceed by writer, producer, and TV personality Robin Thede, host of the ... (more...)
BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering Today BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2018

BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering 8/2... (more...)
BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering 8/2 BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering 8/2
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

BOSSIP ON WE TV Is Back for Season 2 with Summer's Hottest Headlines Premiering 8/2... (more...)
Culture Creators Reveals Honorees for 3rd Annual Innovators & Leaders Awards Brunch Friday June 22 Culture Creators Reveals Honorees for 3rd Annual Innovators & Leaders Awards Brunch Friday June 22
by TV News Desk - June 14, 2018

On Friday June 22, 2018, Culture Creators presents its third annual "Innovators & Leaders" Awards Brunch at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills sponsored by Remy Martin, The Mane Choice, Morgan Stanley, and Beats by Dre. ... (more...)
PromaxBDA To Honor Debra Lee, BET Networks Chairman & CEO Emeritus With 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award PromaxBDA To Honor Debra Lee, BET Networks Chairman & CEO Emeritus With 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2018

PromaxBDA, the leading global association for entertainment marketing, promotion and design professionals, announced today that acclaimed BET Networks Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Debra L. Lee will be the recipient of the 2018 PromaxBDA Lifetime Achievement Award. Lee will be presented with the Award... (more...)
Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monae, Migos, H.E.R., and Ella Mai Set to Perform at the BET Awards 2018 Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monae, Migos, H.E.R., and Ella Mai Set to Perform at the BET Awards 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monae, Migos, H.E.R., and Ella Mai Set to Perform at the BET Awards 2018... (more...)
Filmmaker Ryan Coogler Returns to the 2018 American Black Film Festival Filmmaker Ryan Coogler Returns to the 2018 American Black Film Festival
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

On the heels of smashing box-office records, Black Panther director/writer Ryan Coogler returns to the 22nd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) as one of its most distinguished alumni. He will headline the “ABFF Talk Series” on Saturday, June 16 in Miami, Florida.... (more...)
VIDEO: Cardi B Talks Instagram Fame, Being A Disruptive Student & More on THE ELLEN SHOW VIDEO: Cardi B Talks Instagram Fame, Being A Disruptive Student & More on THE ELLEN SHOW
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

Cardi B talked with Ellen about being a disruptive student, becoming Instagram famous, and truly enjoying her stint as a stripper.... (more...)
BET Networks Powers Black Influence with Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Culture-Defining Specials & All-Star Talent BET Networks Powers Black Influence with Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Culture-Defining Specials & All-Star Talent
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

BET Networks announced today its upcoming 2018-2019 fiscal year programming slate. Now, more than ever, black culture is powering every area of mainstream from politics and social media to music and fashion. As the #1 Cable Network for African American viewers 18-49 for 17 consecutive years, BET is ... (more...)
43rd Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation 43rd Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 43 rd annual Gracie Awards to take place May 22 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will recognize such esteemed honorees as Ashley Judd, Billie Jean King, Claire Danes, Elizabeth Marvel, ... (more...)
Comedy Central Inks First Look Television Deal with Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson Comedy Central Inks First Look Television Deal with Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2018

Comedy Central today announced a comprehensive development deal with Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson with a 'first look' at content created and/or developed for television by Glazer and Jacobson, both together and independently. The deal with the multitalented creators, stars, directors and showrunne... (more...)
Uptown Magazine To Recognize Women in TV and Film At It's Annual Pre-Oscar Gala Uptown Magazine To Recognize Women in TV and Film At It's Annual Pre-Oscar Gala
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2018

Uptown Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine, is proud to announce its celebration of “Women Directors in Television and Film” at its annual, black-tie, invitation-only “Uptown Honors Hollywood” pre-Oscar gala on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Los Angeles. The magazine will be dolin... (more...)
Producers Announce Ten Key Members of Upcoming 90th Oscars Producers Announce Ten Key Members of Upcoming 90th Oscars
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2018

Producers Announce Ten Key Members of Upcoming 90th Oscars... (more...)
Design Team Announced for 90th Annual Academy Awards! Design Team Announced for 90th Annual Academy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2018

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced 10 key members of the production team for the 90th Oscars®, which will air live on Sunday, March 4, on ABC.... (more...)
90th Annual Academy Awards Production Team Brings More Than 90 Years of Oscars Experience 90th Annual Academy Awards Production Team Brings More Than 90 Years of Oscars Experience
by TV News Desk - February 09, 2018

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced 10 key members of the production team for the 90th Oscars, which will air live on Sunday, March 4, on ABC.  ... (more...)
NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25 NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25... (more...)
Alessia Cara, Zedd & More Join DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE Lineup Alessia Cara, Zedd & More Join DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE Lineup
by TV News Desk - December 14, 2017

dick clark productions and ABC today announced that Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Portugal. The Man and Hailee Steinfeld have been added to the lineup of performers for the West Coast celebration of DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018.... (more...)
2018 ABFF Honors Movie and Television Nominees Were Announced Today 2018 ABFF Honors Movie and Television Nominees Were Announced Today
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2017

Today, ABFF Ventures announced the 2018 ABFF Honors television and movie nominees. The show will return to the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 25, with actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer as host.... (more...)
2018 ABFF Honors Movie and Television Nominees Announced 2018 ABFF Honors Movie and Television Nominees Announced
by TV News Desk - December 06, 2017

Today, ABFF Ventures announced the 2018 ABFF Honors television and movie nominees. The show will return to the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 25, with actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer as host.... (more...)
Director Ava Duvernay to Receive Industry Visionary Award at American Black Film Festival Director Ava Duvernay to Receive Industry Visionary Award at American Black Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - November 14, 2017

Director and producer Ava DuVernay is a fearless director and storyteller, who has continued to create awareness and opportunities through her art and ABFF Honors is proud to present her with the 2018 ABFF Honors Industry Visionary Award.... (more...)