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News,Television

HBCU students selected for internship at BET's 'The Quad'

HBCU drama The Quad on BET will be back for Season 2, but not without new staff members on board. Earlier this year, Executive Producers Felicia D. Henderson and Rob Hardy sought to give back to next generation of black leaders and excellence in the entertainment industry. They formed The Quad Internship Program, selecting 8 students out of 250 applications. The selected students...

News,Web Series

BET picks up award-winning web series, 'brooklyn. blue. sky.' for digital arm

In BET's first acquisition of a web series for their online interactive space, BET Digital, brooklyn. blue. sky. is an eight-episode series set to premiere on BET.com Tuesday, November 21st. The winner of the American Black Film Festival and BronzeLens Film Festival’s best web series awards, brooklyn. blue. sky. brings to light the complexities of modern-day romantic and platonic...

Recap,Television

'Tales' Season 1, Episode 7 recap: 'You Got Me'

Everyone is familiar with the instant beat drop on the classic hip hop cut “You Got Me” by the Roots featuring Erykah Badu. Erykah Badu’s vocal intro the deep lyrics of Roots’ lead, Black Thought, and the rest is history as you nod your head. BET’s attempt to tackle it served us a very steamy episode. Directed by Director Erica Watson (Roubado), it was a definite spin on the song...

Recap,Television

'Tales' Season 1, Episode 6 recap: '99 Problems'

In case you missed it, the FBI released a report labeling “black identity extremists” a rising threat to America’s law enforcement. Although the black republic is unclear of what the threat is, Tales was right on time with this week’s episode. In “99 Problems”, the sixth installment of Tales first season, we see Lifetime movie Surviving Compton’s Rhyon Nicole Brown, lead on BET’s The...

Recap,Television

'Tales' Season 1, Episode 5 recap: ' A Children's Story'

Since the June premiere of the Irv Gotti produced Tales, viewers have been mixed on the execution of the show anthology; a series that takes its’ storyline from a different rap hit every episode. Each episode gives a more theatrical visual to hip hop and shines a bright light on new faces in the Hollywood. In “A Children’s Story’, the fifth installment of Tales first season, we see...