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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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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...)
Alicia Keys to Make Triumphant Return to THE VOICE Season 14 Alicia Keys to Make Triumphant Return to THE VOICE Season 14
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2017

Fifteen-time Grammy Award winner and musical superstar Alicia Keys will return to the 14th season of NBC's four-time Emmy Award winning musical competition series THE VOICE.... (more...)
Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky & More to Perform at BET AWARDS 17 Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky & More to Perform at BET AWARDS 17
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

BET Networks announced today that R&B's brightest stars Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, El Debarge, and in their first-ever BET Awards performance, Xscape, along with some of hip hop's hottest talent including A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Swae Lee, Khalid and SZA, and musician Kamasi Washington w... (more...)
Paley Center to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Carol Burnett Paley Center to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Carol Burnett
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Marlo Thomas will kick-off the festivities that will also feature a tribute to the legendary Carol Burnett, the event will start at 6:30 pm at Cipriani Wall Street.... (more...)
Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by TV News Desk - February 15, 2017

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping... (more...)
LA LA LAND's Damien Chazelle, TONY's Glenn Weiss Among Director's Guild Award Winners; Full List LA LA LAND's Damien Chazelle, TONY's Glenn Weiss Among Director's Guild Award Winners; Full List
by Julie Musbach - February 05, 2017

LA LA LAND director Damien Chazelle nabbed the top feature film award at last night's 69th Annual Director's Guild Awards. Glenn Weiss picked up the award for Best Variety/News/Talk/Sports Special for the 70th Annual Tony Awards on CBS.... (more...)
Denzel Washington to Be Honored at BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS Denzel Washington to Be Honored at BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is proud to present actor and director Denzel Washington with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” writer, producer and actress Issa Rae with the “Rising Star Award,”... (more...)
BET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the Month BET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

On November 4, 2008, the nation elected its first African-American president; an historic first celebrated around the world. During his two terms in office, on the world stage, Barack Obama worked to fulfill the promise so many of his supporters saw in him.... (more...)
Coca-Cola 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Red Carpet Live! to Stream Worldwide Coca-Cola 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Red Carpet Live! to Stream Worldwide
by TV News Desk - November 18, 2016

dick clark productions announces the return of the ”Coca-Cola® Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2016 AMAs” preshow, which will stream LIVE online for fans worldwide on Facebook (http://amas.news/live).... (more...)