Join BET Networks and Take Part in the Celebration of BLACK MUSIC MONTH - June 2009

Jun 02, 2009
By ViacomCBS Staff

Celebrate and salute BLACK MUSIC MONTH with BET! To commemorate this special occasion, BET will present THE BET AWARDS, the most entertaining and exciting awards show of the summer. In addition, the following BET specials pay tribute to African-American musicians, singers and artists:

Tuesday, June 2

10:00 p.m.* "WELCOME TO DREAMLAND" SERIES PREMIERE

Friday, June 5

7:30 p.m.* ACCESS GRANTED: KEYSHIA COLE TOUR

Monday, June 8

10:00 p.m.* TOP 12 MOMENTS OF THE BET AWARDS

Friday, June 12

7:30 p.m.* RAP CITY: THE RELAPSE FEATURING EMINEM

Wednesday, June 17

7:30 p.m.* THEY REALLY LIKE ME, THEY REALLY REALLY LIKE ME - BET AWARDS NOMINATION SPECIAL

Sunday, June 28

6 p.m.* BET AWARDS PRE-SHOW

8 p.m.* BET AWARDS 2009

11 p.m.* BET AWARDS POST SHOW

Tuesday, June 30

10 p.m.* "TINY & TOYA" SERIES PREMIERE

In addition to these festivities, BET's #1 music countdown show 106 & PARK has planned a month full of unprecedented events and guests.

*All times ET/PT

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 businesses extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET Digital Networks - BET J, 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 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.

Marcy Polanco of BET Networks, +1-212-975-3327
Marcy.Polanco@bet.net