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BET To Premiere 'Shop Talk: What's On The Hearts Of Men"

 

BET.com To Premiere Its Brand New Original Web Series 'SHOP TALK: WHAT'S ON THE HEARTS OF MEN' on Tuesday, February 2 at 3:00 P.M.*

The Cutting-Edge Nine Episode Series Reveals the Candid Conversations Men Have While Getting 'Lined Up' in a Brooklyn Barbershop

 

 

 

NEW YORK, -- BET.com is set to debut its highly anticipated new web series SHOP TALK: WHAT'S ON THE HEARTS OF MEN on Tuesday, February 2 at 3:00 p.m.* The documentary style web series explores the open dialogue between men that can only happen in one place: the barbershop. Featuring well-known actor Malik Yoba (Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too, "New York Undercover"), SHOP TALK covers a multitude of hot button topics -- from interracial relationships to commitment to President Obama.

 

 

Along with the web series is an interactive blog in which viewers can sound off on the issues presented in each episode. "Our goal is to stimulate dialogue within our community about issues from a male perspective rarely seen in mainstream media," said Malik Yoba, creator of SHOP TALK. "We want to push the viewers to think beyond the obvious ideas that they just saw and create discussion on the blog."

 

In episode one, Malik takes seven-year-old son Josiah to the neighborhood barbershop, KNAPS, in Brooklyn, New York. While there, Josiah seeks the wisdom of his elders as they discuss what it means to be a man.

 

SHOP TALK is written, directed and produced by actor/musician Malik Yoba. The web series is executive produced by Trinket Lewis.

 

For more information about SHOP TALK, please visit BET.com/OnTV/BETShows/shoptalk_article.htm?

 

*All times ET/PT

 

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 98 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

 

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SOURCE: BET Networks

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