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Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels; BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014; and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network had to censor music videos with inappropriate content.

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Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels; BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014; and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, leaders have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network had to censor music videos with inappropriate content.

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* BET Action - Originally known as Action Pay-Per-View, a PPV service dedicated to action-adventure programming, BET bought it in 1993 and rebranded it as BET Action around 2000, by which point it was showing less action films and more soft-core porn and the like. It wasn’t part of the Viacom deal (due to the general stranglehold In Demand had on the PPV market at the time), and was instead sold off to another PPV firm, TVN, which shut it down shortly after.


* ''The Rundown with Robin Thede'' (Since 2017): Hosted by the former head writer and corespondent of Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/TheNightlyShow''

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* ''The Rundown with Robin Thede'' (Since 2017): (2017-2018): Hosted by the former head writer and corespondent of Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/TheNightlyShow''

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* ''Series/TheNewEditionStory''


* ''Being Mary Jane'' (BET's first scripted drama, created by [[Series/{{Girlfriends}} Mara Brock]] [[Series/TheGame2006 Akil]] and starring Gabrielle Union; 2013-present)

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* ''Being Mary Jane'' (BET's first scripted drama, created by [[Series/{{Girlfriends}} Mara Brock]] [[Series/TheGame2006 Akil]] and starring Gabrielle Union; 2013-present)2013-2018)



* ''Rebel'' (Police drama; premiered March 28, 2017)
* ''Reed Between The Lines'' (Premiered in 2011 on BET, was followed by an eight-episode second season on Centric in 2015)



* ''The Quad'' (2017-present)


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* ''The Quad'' (2017-present)



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* ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir''
* ''Series/FamilyMatters''


Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels; BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014; and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors music videos with inappropriate content.

On the upside, BET has produced a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame2006'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.

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Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels; BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014; and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors had to censor music videos with inappropriate content.

On the upside, BET has produced a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame2006'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.



* BET Her - A general entertainment network targeting African-American women, launched in 2017. Originally launched in 1996 as BET on Jazz (focused on R&B and jazz music); then later as relaunched as Centric (focused on general programming for adult African-Americans).

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* BET Her - A general entertainment network targeting African-American women, launched in 2017. women. Originally launched in 1996 as BET on Jazz (focused on R&B and jazz music); then music) and was later as relaunched known as Centric (focused (originally focused on general programming for adult African-Americans).African-Americans) from 2009-2017.
* BET Movies: Creator/{{Starz}}! - A multiplex of Starz focusing on black movies that was launched in 1997 as a joint venture. After Viacom's purchase of BET in 2001, the branding was dropped and BET ended its involvement.


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* ''The Rundown with Robin Thede'' (Since 2017): Hosted by the former head writer and corespondent of Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/TheNightlyShow''


Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels, BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014, and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors music videos with inappropriate content.

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Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels, channels; BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', ended its run in 2014, 2014; and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors music videos with inappropriate content.


* ''[[Creator/TylerPerry Tyler Perry's House of Payne]]''

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* ''[[Creator/TylerPerry ''[[Series/HouseOfPayne Tyler Perry's House of Payne]]''


On the upside, BET has produced a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.

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On the upside, BET has produced a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame'' ''Series/TheGame2006'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.



* ''Being Mary Jane'' (BET's first scripted drama, created by [[Series/{{Girlfriends}} Mara Brock]] [[Series/TheGame Akil]] and starring Gabrielle Union; 2013-present)

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* ''Being Mary Jane'' (BET's first scripted drama, created by [[Series/{{Girlfriends}} Mara Brock]] [[Series/TheGame [[Series/TheGame2006 Akil]] and starring Gabrielle Union; 2013-present)



* ''Series/TheGame'' (from 2011-2015; previously on Creator/TheCW)

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* ''Series/TheGame'' ''Series/TheGame2006'' (from 2011-2015; previously on Creator/TheCW)


Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. ''106 & Park'', its flagship music program, ended its run in 2014; banishing music videos to BET's spinoff channels. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors music videos with inappropriate content.

On the upside, BET does air a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.

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Creator/{{Viacom}} acquired BET in 2001. In the same year, it hosted the inaugural BET Awards, to honor black contributions to the media and sports. [[NetworkDecay However]], since Viacom's acquisition, BET's schedule was reduced to syndicated reruns, B-movies, and reality shows. In time, the network phased out its music programming: music videos became exclusive to its spinoff channels, BET's flagship series, ''106 & Park'', its flagship music program, ended its run in 2014; banishing music videos to BET's spinoff channels.2014, and the last ''Notarized'' countdown aired in the same year. In addition, many black leaders, such as Creator/BillCosby, have accused BET of [[StopBeingStereotypical promoting black stereotypes]] and [[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting the youth]], and because of this, the network now censors music videos with inappropriate content.

On the upside, BET does air has produced a few notable first-run shows such as ''Series/TheGame'' (following its ChannelHop from Creator/TheCW, [[LaserGuidedKarma becoming BET's biggest show in the process]]), ''[[Series/TheRealHusbandsOfHollywood Real Husbands of Hollywood]]'', and drama series ''Being Mary Jane''. The ratings success of ''The Game'' inspired BET's current push towards more scripted fare.


* Centric - A general entertainment network targeting African-American women. Originally launched in 1996 as BET on Jazz; on September 25, 2017, it will rebrand as BET Her.

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* Centric BET Her - A general entertainment network targeting African-American women. women, launched in 2017. Originally launched in 1996 as BET on Jazz; Jazz (focused on September 25, 2017, it will rebrand R&B and jazz music); then later as BET Her.relaunched as Centric (focused on general programming for adult African-Americans).


* BET Her - Originally launched in 1996 as "BET on Jazz"; later relaunched as Centric, which targeted older African-American viewers. It later changed focus to African-American women and then was relaunched as Bet Her.

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* BET Her Centric - A general entertainment network targeting African-American women. Originally launched in 1996 as "BET BET on Jazz"; later relaunched Jazz; on September 25, 2017, it will rebrand as Centric, which targeted older African-American viewers. It later changed focus to African-American women and then was relaunched as Bet BET Her.


* BET Her - Originally launched in 1996 as "BET on Jazz"; later relaunched as Centric which had older adult-oriented entertainment channel targeting women. On October 1, 2017, the channel was renamed again as "BET Her."

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* BET Her - Originally launched in 1996 as "BET on Jazz"; later relaunched as Centric Centric, which had targeted older adult-oriented entertainment channel targeting women. On October 1, 2017, the channel African-American viewers. It later changed focus to African-American women and then was renamed again relaunched as "BET Bet Her."


* Centric - Originally launched in 1996 as "BET on Jazz", this network has since become an adult-oriented entertainment channel targeting women. On October 1, 2017, the network will relaunch as "BET Her"

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* Centric BET Her - Originally launched in 1996 as "BET on Jazz", this network has since become an Jazz"; later relaunched as Centric which had older adult-oriented entertainment channel targeting women. On October 1, 2017, the network will relaunch channel was renamed again as "BET Her"Her."

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