Get the 411 on All BET’s Upcoming TV Lineup

Get the 411 on All BET's Upcoming TV Lineup

As part of its upcoming lineup presented to advertisers in New York on Thursday, BET announced its first ever mini-series, and also confirmed an eighth season of “The Game,” Season 3 for “The Real Husbands Of Hollywood” and a previously announced second season for “Being Mary Jane.” Also, the network announced renewals for video countdown series “106 And Park.”

Russell Simmons’ son Diggy stars in a new scripted series, Kirk Franklin will host a new gospel reality show, and both Regina King and Debbie Allen have directed films for the network.

Get all the details and more below:

As part of its upcoming lineup presented to advertisers in New York on Thursday, BET announced its first ever mini-series, and also confirmed an eighth season of “The Game,” Season 3 for “The Real Husbands Of Hollywood” and a previously announced second season for “Being Mary Jane.” Also, the network announced renewals for video countdown series “106 And Park.”

Russell Simmons’ son Diggy stars in a new scripted series, Kirk Franklin will host a new gospel reality show, and both Regina King and Debbie Allen have directed films for the network.

Get all the details and more below:

THE START UP – In The Start Up, hip-hop prince Diggy Simmons makes his scripted series debut as Blake Monroe, founder of TheJetsetters.com, an entertainment and lifestyle blog. The Start Up hones in on what it means to be young, gifted and digital, as Blake and his friends strategize for fame and financing while they navigate the freedoms and pressures of adulthood. Also stars Teyana Taylor, Bria Murphy, Allen Maldonado, Chris Brew, and Stephanie Charles. From Executive Producers Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil, Kenya Barris, James DuBose, Kevin Liles and Laurie Dobbins.

GONE GOSPEL – Music artists outside of the gospel genre in search of their next chapter and verse share a house, compete in weekly challenges and embark on a holistic journey to rebuild their careers. Under the mentorship of star-making songwriters, producers and life coaches, the artists will write an inspirational anthem on their road to transforming their lives. There will be egos. There will be tribulations. And there will be a dramatic, victorious conclusion like nothing seen before on BET. Hosted by Kirk Franklin (Sunday Best); Executive Producers: Marilyn Gill and Kirk Franklin.

GOT GAME – When eligible men and women have to woo a new prospect without relying on their great looks, killer body or fashion sense, it all comes down to whether they’ve Got Game? BET gives the dating show a cliffhanger with each episode as singles undergo wild transformations, complete with costumes and movie make-up before their big dates. Will their charm shine through? Or will it be game over? Hosted by Donnivin Jordan.

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Source: EURWeb