| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Jill Scott, ASAP Rocky, Rick Ross, Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson will anchor the 2014 BET Experience.
The Black Entertainment Television network announced the first crop of performers tapped for the second year of its...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The BET Experience keeps getting bigger.
In the weeks before the three-day festival takes over L.A. Live from June 27 to 29, the network will sponsor a free weekly concert series.
BET and AEG teamed with Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza to present the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:00 PM
CBS has signed talent holding deals with three performers from its annual Diversity Comedy Showcase, including one for a key role in the pilot for the spinoff of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother."
Drew Tarver, who has appeared on "Animal Practice" and the...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Reclusive comedian Dave Chappelle, whose public performances have been few since his controversial departure from his Comedy Central "Chappelle's Show" in 2004, appeared Thursday during a Directors Guild of America tribute honoring three African...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:27 PM
"Let It Go," the soaring showstopper from “Frozen,” has an unlikely remix coming out soon.
The Academy Award-winning smash sung by Idina Menzel got a reworking by Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren.
His remix is just one of...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
He's hosted the Oscars and twice hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. Now Chris Rock is about to bring his talent to the BET Awards.
Rock will host the BET Awards on June 29. The ceremony will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:48 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- "There's been this cultural shift, an explosion of hipster culture," said Blondie's Chris Stein at his band's Wednesday afternoon panel at the South by Southwest music festival here. "When we got here it was like 'World War Z,' every...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 PM
There's good news and bad news if you're interested in, say, seeing Lady Gaga in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.
First, the bad news. To secure entry into the concert, which is sponsored by a snack food company and part of the South by Southwest festival...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:32 PM
"12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Viacom's BET said it would launch its first miniseries, a new scripted series and a dating program as part of its coming programming slate.
The network said it would air the six-part epic "The Book of Negroes," a historical drama based upon the...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Viacom has won the bidding for U.K. free-to-air TV net Channel 5, buying the chain from entrepreneur Richard Desmond.
The group is understood to have agreed to pay Â£450 million ($756 million), according to the Financial Times, which said that the deal...