Ring in 2016 the Right Way with BET Networks’ New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Programming

Dec 22, 2015
By ViacomCBS Staff

Take a Trip Down 2015 with the Most Pivotal Moments of the Year with “BET’s 20 of 2015”

Countdown the Clock with Fiery Performances and Special Guests on BET’s “106 & Party” Special

Kick off New Year’s Day Programming with a Movie Marathon Hosted by Brandy Followed by the Highly Anticipated Series Premier of “BET Life Of...Brandy”

BET Networks:

“BET’S 20 OF 2015”- Airs Tuesday, December 29th at 10 P.M. ET/PT BET.
We have seen it all! From the trials and tribulations of Bill Cosby… to the hottest rap beef of the year featuring Drake and Meek Mill… to the cinematic explosion of NWA’s "Straight Outta Compton." The year 2015 has held moments we will not soon forget. “BET’s 20 of 2015” hosted by Shaun Robinson and Marc Lamont Hill is a lighthearted, fun two-hour look back at the twenty most talked about news, events and trends in pop culture over the last year.

106 & PARTY”- Airs Thursday, December 31st at 11 P.M. ET/PT on BET.
Ring in the New Year the right way with the highly anticipated special, “106 & PARTY.” From NYC hotspot Stage 48, the party turns all the way up with energetic host KeKe Palmer (Scream Queens), along with correspondent Kat Graham (Vampire Diaries) and Rotimi (Power). Performances by iHeart Memphis, Fabolous, Shy Glizzy, Dej Loaf, Lil Durk, Migos, Rotimi, French Montana, Keke Palmer, Milly, Maino, and K. Kamp. During the two-hour special, “106 & PARTY” will also rewind 2015 revealing the “Top 3 Videos of 2015” and “Top 5 Viral Moments of 2015.”

“BET LIFE OF BRANDY”- Airs Friday, January 1st at 10 P.M. ET/PT on BET.
BET has been home to some of today’s biggest stars and as each star has grown brighter, the network has captured their evolution. To celebrate the careers of each of these stars, BET features the best on-air moments from these remarkable individuals and packages them in our new series, “The BET Life Of….” Our premiere episodes have featured platinum artists Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, Janet Jackson and Beyoncé.

The “BET Life of Brandy” will feature moments from our own Brandy, and will include, but not be limited to: interviews, performances, specials, and memorable appearances on BET programming. The episode will also feature interviews from her peers, and the people who worked behind the scenes.

Brandy will also be hosting an all-day movie marathon with some of television’s hit films, “Something New”, “Daddy’s Little Girls”, “Poetic Justice”, and “Just Wright”.

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, the first network dedicated to Black women; 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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LeToya Glenn Bacon, 212-205-3158
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