ACTRESS AND COMEDIAN REGINA HALL TO HOST
2019 BET AWARDS
2019 BET AWARDS TO AIR LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 23, FROM THE MICROSOFT THEATER IN LOS ANGELES AT eight/7C
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA TAKES PLACE JUNE 20-23
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New York, NY (Might 29, 2019)– BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B and NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), in the present day introduced actress and comic Regina Hallas the 2019 BET Awards host. Nominated on this yr’s Finest Actress class, Corridor takes the stage to host for the primary time, becoming a member of the ranks of A-list entertainers who’ve hosted in years previous, together with Jamie Foxx, Leslie Jones, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Rock and Mo’Nique. This yr’s broadcast celebrates 19 years of making unforgettable moments and showcasing the current and way forward for black leisure whereas honoring the unsung heroes and icons of the previous. The BET Awards continues to reign as the final word platform showcasing the most effective and most lovely elements of the black expertise, highlighting tradition and serving as a driving drive for social change. The 2019 BET Awards will air LIVE on Sunday, June 23, at eight PM ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on BET.
Regina Corridor is certainly one of leisure’s high main actresses and a famend comic. She is finest recognized for her main roles in “Women Journey” and the internationally acknowledged “Scary Film” movie collection. Corridor was the primary African-American girl to be named Finest Actress by the New York Movie Critics Circle for her position in “Help the Women.” Most lately, Corridor executive-produced “Little” for Common, and she will be able to at the moment be seen on Showtime’s “Black Monday.” Up subsequent, Corridor will probably be seen within the Warner Bros. movie “Shaft” reverse Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher and Alexandra Shipp. The movie is ready to be launched on June 14, 2019.
As beforehand introduced, Cardi B dominates this yr’s nominations with a complete of seven, together with Finest Feminine Hip-Hop Artist, two separate nods in each the Finest Collaboration and Video of the Yr classes, Album of the Yr and the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Selection Award. Drake follows with 5 nods for Finest Male Hip-Hop Artist, Video of the Yr, Finest Collaboration and the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Selection Award. Different main nominees embody Beyoncé, Travis Scott and J. Cole, who acquired 4 nominations every. Bruno Mars, 21 Savage, Infantile Gambino, H.E.R. and Ella Mai every scored three nominations.
BET Networks acknowledges artists, entertainers and athletes throughout 20 classes with the 2019 BET Awardsnominations. The nominations are chosen by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of followers and an esteemed group of leisure professionals within the fields of tv, movie, music, social media, digital advertising and marketing, sports activities journalism, public relations and the inventive arts.
The2019 BET AWARDS will simulcast LIVE at eight PM ET throughout seven Viacom networks within the U.S. together with BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Basic, VH1 and Brand. Internationally, the present will simulcast for the primary time on BET Africa at 2 AM CAT on June 24, adopted by worldwide broadcasts within the U.Okay. on June 24 at 9 PM BST, South Korea on June 25 at 9 PM KST and France on June 25 at 9 PM CEST.
Internationally, BET will honor Finest Worldwide Act in-show, together with the fan-voted class Finest New Worldwide Act through the dwell red-carpet preshow.
Connie Orlando, Govt Vice President, Head of Programming at BET, will function Govt Producer for the 2019 BET Awards together with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Leisure.
BET Networks, an leisure powerhouse, as soon as once more brings the BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE (BETX), June 20-23, 2019, offered by Coca-Cola®. This four-day occasion will probably be stuffed with music live shows happening at The Novo by Microsoft and the STAPLES Middle; the BET Fan Fest on the Los Angeles Conference Middle, together with seminars, movie star basketball video games and movie star meet and greets; and different particular interactive occasions. The weekend will probably be capped off by the BET Awards on Sunday, June 23, 2019, on the Microsoft Theater. VIP Packages are the ONLY strategy to get BET Awards tickets, nice seats to STAPLES Middle exhibits and unique entry all through the most important summer time weekend in leisure. Extra info and tickets and VIP packages can be found at Wager.com/bet-experience.html.
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ABOUT BET NETWORKS
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation’s main supplier of high quality leisure, music, information and public affairs tv programming for the African-American viewers. The first BET channel reaches greater than 90 million households and will be seen in america, Canada, the Caribbean, the UK and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American client model with a various group of enterprise extensions: BET.com, a number one Web vacation spot for black leisure, music, tradition and information; BET HER, a 24-hour leisure community focusing on the African-American girl; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Dwelling Leisure; BET Reside, BET’s rising competition enterprise; BET Cellular, which supplies ringtones, video games and video content material for wi-fi gadgets; and BET Worldwide, which operates BET across the globe.
ABOUT JESSE COLLINS ENTERTAINMENT
Jesse Collins Leisure (JCE) is a full-service tv and movie manufacturing firm based by leisure trade veteran Jesse Collins. For greater than a decade, Collins has performed an integral position in producing a few of tv’s most memorable moments in music leisure. Collins has produced groundbreaking and award-winning tv programming, together with “BET Awards,” “Grammy Awards,” “Soul Prepare Music Awards,” “BET Honors,” “UNCF an Night of Stars,” “ABFF Awards” and “BET Hip Hop Awards.” Collins was an government producer of the hit TV collection “Actual Husbands of Hollywood,” starring Kevin Hart, and the critically acclaimed “The New Version Story,” a biopic on the boy band that aired as a three-part miniseries on BET in January 2017. He’s additionally the manager producer of VH1 exhibits “Pricey Mama” and “Hip Hop Squares” with Ice Dice. Most lately, JCE executive-produced “The Bobby Brown Story.” The miniseries picked up the place “The New Version Story” miniseries left off and chronicled the gifted however troubled singer’s exit from the favored 80s boy band via his solo success. It debuted on BET in September 2018 and was the highest-rated non-tentpole program on the community since “The New Version Story.” Subsequent for JCE is the second season of “American Soul” on BET and Netflix’s upcoming collection “Rhythm and Circulate.”
ABOUT BET AWARDS
The BET Awards is without doubt one of the most-watched award exhibits on cable tv, based on the Nielsen Firm. The BET Awards franchise stays the primary program in cable TV historical past amongst African-People, and it’s BET’s primary telecast yearly. It acknowledges the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers and athletes in a wide range of classes.
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