“THE BET LIFE OF…” Premieres September 8th


BET Networks Original Docu-Series “THE BET LIFE OF…” is an Exclusive Look at the Musical Careers of Beyonce, Chris Brown, Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Trey Songz

“THE BET LIFE OF…” Is a One-of-a-Kind Journey Through These Superstars’ Careers with Interviews, Appearances and Performances from Your Favorite BET Shows of All Time: “Video Soul”, “BET Awards”, “106&Park”, “Hip Hop Awards, “Rap City” and More

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BET Networks announces its new original, one-hour docu-series featuring the careers and evolution of Beyonce, Chris Brown, Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Trey Songz through BET’s camera lens including exclusive on-air interviews, phenomenal televised performances and unforgettable moments only captured by BET. Each episode also features commentary and one-on-one interviews with some of the industry’s most influential entertainers, television and movie stars, former BET hosts, music executives and the people who worked behind the scenes to create the featured artists best and most memorable on-air moments. “THE BET LIFE OF…” premieres Tuesday, September 8th at 9:00 P.M.

The premiere episode features international superstar Chris Brown and the evolution of the artist and performer we know him as today. From his humble beginnings as a young man from Virginia with hit song “Run It” to an international superstar performing a once-in-a-lifetime tribute to the late Michael Jackson to facing his fans in an exclusive 106&Park sit-down interview where he discussed his personal challenges, trials, and path to retribution as well as Chris Brown the “street art” artist, skilled basketball player and all-around extraordinary performer.

“BET is so fortunate to have been there since the beginning with these amazing artists. It’s been fun looking back at the early years of these superstars; many of whom have their very first look on BET. Through this show you’ll get nostalgic, but also realize the work, dedication and growth to today of your favorite performers.” – Stephen G. Hill, President of Programming.

The full season of “THE BET LIFE OF…” will feature the following (Schedule subject to change):

  • Chris Brown (Tuesday, September 8th at 9pm)
  • Trey Songz (Tuesday, September 15th at 9pm)
  • Nicki Minaj (Tuesday, September 22nd at 9pm)
  • Janet Jackson (Tuesday, September 29th at 9pm)
  • Beyonce (Tuesday, October 6th at 9pm)

For video sneak peeks and first looks of “The BET Life Of…” visit BET.com

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), 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 90 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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