BET Networks today revealed Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross as hosts for this year’s “BET Awards.”
Anthony and Tracee are also both nominated for “Best Actor” and “Best Actress” at the 16th annual event.
The 2016 “BET Awards” will air live on Sunday, June 26 at 8pmET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on BET.
“Tracee and I are thrilled that BET brought us back to host the “BET Awards” for the second year in a row,” said Anthony Anderson. “We had a great time last year and can’t wait for viewers to see the new surprises we have in store on June 26th!”
“I can’t wait to host the BET Awards again with Anthony, who I always have a blast working with,” said Tracee Ellis Ross. “The BET Awards is going to knock it out of the park again with a night full of amazing performances and presenters being honored in music, movies, television, and sports.”
The “BET Awards” 2016 will premiere around the world on BET’s international network. It will air in the UK on Tuesday, June 28th at 9pm BST, across continental Africa wherever BET is carried on Tuesday, June 28th at 7pm CAT, and in France on Wednesday, June 29th at 9pm CEST.
Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment serves as Executive Producer. Stephen G. Hill, BET’s President of Programming; Connie Orlando, BET’s Senior Vice President of Music; and Specials and Lynne Harris Taylor, BET’s Vice President of Specials serve as Executive Producers for BET Networks.