April 5, 2020         
Publix Pharmacy Expands Hours   •   Solis Health Plans Provides Medical Staff For COVID-19 Testing Site In Hialeah   •   Startup Helps Seniors & Families Dealing With Quarantine   •   Carvana to Webcast 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders   •   Mako Medical Launches Programs Aimed at Helping Seniors at Risk of COVID-19   •   Sallie Mae’s Donna Vieira Named One of ‘Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America’ by Savoy Magaz   •   Canada announces support to those experiencing homelessness and women fleeing gender-based violence during the coronavirus disea   •   FiftyFlowers Donates Flowers to a Local Senior Facility and Local Hospital   •   MEDIA ALERT: ESSENCE & The U.S. Black Chambers Join to Provide Black Entrepreneurs and Businesses With Information on COVID-   •   AEO Takes Steps to Ensure Financial Strength in Response to COVID-19   •   HARDCAR and Its Military Veterans Leverage Their Extensive Training in Order to Keep California's Transportation Channels Safe   •   Colgate Supports the World Health Organization (WHO) #SafeHands Effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19   •   Cheeriodicals Continues to Deliver Cheer to Hospitalized Children and Veterans   •   TurboTax to Help Millions of Americans Get Their Stimulus Payments with Launch of Free Stimulus Registration Product   •   HARDCAR and Its Military Veterans Leverage Their Extensive Training in Order to Keep California's Transportation Channels Safe   •   SBA Clarifies Eligibility of Faith-Based Organizations to Participate in Paycheck Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loan P   •   Telemental Health Company Partners with Veteran Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic   •   Wizards of the Coast Brings the King of the Monsters to Magic: The Gathering with Godzilla Series Monsters   •   IGN To Deliver Global Online Summer of Gaming Event   •   AJC Welcomes New UK Labour Party Head Pledge to "Root Out" Antisemitism
Bookmark and Share

Five NAACP Image Award Nominations For BET

 



-- The “BET AWARDS '09,” “THE MO'NIQUE SHOW,” “THE INAUGURATION OF BARACK OBAMA, 44th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” Special and Coverage of the “MICHAEL JACKSON MEMORIAL SERVICE” on BET and Episodes of “LEADING WOMEN” Featuring India.Arie and Dr. Maya Angelou on CENTRIC Have All Been Nominated for The 41st NAACP Image Awards. --

Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) -- Starting the new decade with a bang, BET Networks and CENTRIC snag five nominations for the 41st NAACP Image Awards. The BET AWARDS ‘09 and coverage of the MICHAEL JACKSON MEMORIAL SERVICE (Outstanding Variety), THE MO'NIQUE SHOW (Outstanding Talk Series), THE INAUGURATION OF BARACK OBAMA, 44th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES special (Outstanding News/ Information), and episodes of CENTRIC original series LEADING WOMEN featuring India.Arie and Dr. Maya Angelou (Outstanding News/ Information) have all been recognized for exceptional programming in 2009.

From over 1,200 submissions, BET and CENTRIC programming were selected to represent the top five nominees in the Outstanding News/Information, Outstanding Talk, and Outstanding Variety categories. The winners are chosen by NAACP members and will be announced during the live airing of the 41st NAACP Image Awards.

The programs nominated have all proven to be groundbreaking shows and specials for BET Networks and CENTRIC. THE MO'NIQUE SHOW brings side-splitting laughs, celebrities, and hot musical performances to late-night, hosted by queen of comedy, Mo'Nique; the BET AWARDS ‘09, hosted by Jamie Fox, recognized the achievements of the brightest stars in music, sports and entertainment; THE INAUGURATION OF BARACK OBAMA, 44th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES special extensively covered the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama with all day news coverage and star-studded events; BET's coverage of the MICHAEL JACKSON MEMORIAL SERVICE gave fans of the iconic singer a chance to take part in commemorating the King of Pop; and episodes of the half-hour original series LEADING WOMEN intimately chronicling the dynamic lives of talented singer/songwriter India.Arie and the legendary Dr Maya Angelou.

For more information about BET programming, please visit www.bet.com


About BET Networks
BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, 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.


-END- 

CONTACT:

Crystal Thomas
(310) 481-3779
Crystal.Thomas@bet.net

Tracy McGraw
(212) 205-3158
Tracy.McGraw@bet.net

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News