• BET adds second Lena Waithe show to its line-up

    Lena Waithe is bringing her Twenties to BET. April has been a busy month for the Emmy-winning writer. Earlier this month, BET announced Boomerang, which Waithe is an executive producer on, will return for a second season and this week it was announced that Waithe will join the cast of Westworld’s third season. Now, the cable network wants an additional show from the Ready Player One star. Twenties follows a

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    Kevin Hart and the Wayans brothers land new comedy shows at BET

    Kevin Hart’s star continues to rise, branching out from the world of stand-up comedy and landing securely in the world of movies and most recently television. The record-breaking comedian has just inked a deal to star in a new sitcom for BET, titled House Husbands, a show based on a series of sketches The Real House Husbands of Beverly Hills, which aired during last year’s BET Awards (see episode one

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    Comedian Kevin Hart promises to make audience cry as BET host

    It’s real simple. Comedian Kevin Hart is one of the hottest commodities in comedy today. So, it’s no surprise long-running BET chose him to host their annual awards when they go down live June 26 at 8 pm EST. In a statement today, Stephen Hill, BET’s president of music programming and specials said, “When we asked folks who should host this year’s BET Awards online, in the streets, among other

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    Mike Epps will host BET hip-hop awards

    The BET Hip Hop Awards has enlisted comedian, Hangover star and Def Comedy Jam stalwart to host its 2009 ceremony. The show will be taped on Oct. 10 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. “We are very happy to be coming back to ‘The A’ for the fourth go at the BET Hip-Hop Awards,” said Stephen Hill, President of BET’s Music and Programming. “We embrace the opportunity to amplify

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    Kevin Hart: A (comic) view from the top

    With a new hosting gig on BET’s Comic View: One Mic Stand, work on seven movies this year alone and his very own one hour Comedy Central special arriving next year, comedian Kevin Hart is a man you need to know now. Comedian Kevin Hart is popping up everywhere these days. He’s appeared in over five films already this year, including Fool’s Gold with Kate Hudson and in Eddie Murphy’s

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