On April 16, 2013, during BET’s annual Upfront presentation, the network unveiled its new television content including both scripted programs and original movies. BET announced the new night series Don’t Sleep!, newly written series Second Generation Wayans, House Husbands, and the reality series of The Mathis Project.
In addition, BET is also slated to launch a new film enterprise, BET Premiere Cinema, which will give viewers a novel look at never-before-seen films on TV. BET revealed new and returning programming, as well, at their annual Upfront in New York City. 106 & Park, Real Husbands of Hollywood and The BET Awards are among returning shows. Being Mary Jane (BET’s first hour-long drama), Burns BBQ and Comic View are some of the new shows.
Among the bevy of star-studded celebrities were rapper Nelly, crooner Miguel, legends like Chaka Khan and Gladys Knight, actors Sheryl Lee Ralph and Boris Kodjoe to name a few. Check ‘em out in action up top.