September 30, 2016 9:06 PM ET


Company Overview of Black Entertainment Television LLC

Company Overview

Black Entertainment Television LLC owns and operates television network in the United States primarily serving African American viewers. Its program schedules primarily include comedy reviews; entertainment journals; jazz music programs; rap video programs; sporting events; and news and public affair programs. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia. Black Entertainment Television LLC operates as a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc.

1235 West Street, NE

Washington, DC 20018-1211

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Black Entertainment Television LLC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer
Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Operations for Content Distribution and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Black Entertainment Television LLC Key Developments

BET Networks Launches New One-Hour Red Carpet Fashion Specials Series, WENDY’S STYLE SQUAD

BET Networks launched a new one-hour red carpet fashion specials series, WENDY’S STYLE SQUAD, that will break down the red carpet fashions of major awards shows. With plenty of attitude, games, laughs and must-see moments, Wendy and her co-hosts together will provide a fresh 360-take on the worlds of fashion and celebrity. Topics and segments include the “Dos and Don’ts” of celebrity fashion, hot/upcoming trends, and, of course, opinionated coverage of the best and worst fashions of the big awards show nights.

BET Networks Introduces BET NOW Brand App for Apple Watch

BET Networks announced that it has introduced its brand app, BET NOW for Apple Watch. The BET app on Apple Watch is a companion to the BET NOW Shows App for iPhone. Apple Watch users will be able to scroll through content and add videos to their My BET playlist for later viewing, see what's on BET right now with a Glance, get Notifications of new episodes and breaking news, and control video, all with the convenience afforded by their Apple Watch. BET NOW continues to innovate and connect with the trend-setting audience by providing access to a library of full episodes of some of their favorite current shows including The Game, Being Mary Jane, Real Husbands of Hollywood and Keyshia Cole: All In, as well as hit classics and webseries. The BET NOW App for Apple Watch is available now on the App Store for Apple Watch or in the Apple Watch app on iPhone.

BET Networks Announces Exclusive Broadcast Partnership to Telecast Roc Nation Sports Throne Boxing Events Live

BET Networks announced that it is stepping into the ring with Roc Nation Sports as their exclusive broadcast partner to air live throne boxing events on the network. The partnership between BET Networks and Roc Nation Sports is the for the network and includes airing up to nine live, two-hour telecasts of Roc Nation Sportsthrone boxing events over the next eighteen months. The first main event fight to air on BET Networks will feature WBA Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) facing former World Title Challenger Paul Smith (35-5, 20 KO’s) of England on June 20, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. In addition to the great action inside the ring, the telecast will feature several notable Roc Nation touches that offer an unprecedented fan experience, including a live musical performance and a name DJ to keep the energy at a high level throughout the night. Fans can catch the action live on BET in the United States and globally on, the newly launched music streaming service that combines the best high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos and expertly curated editorial. Tickets priced at $250, $125, $90, $60 and $30, not including applicable service charges and taxes, go on sale April 24 at 10:00 AM PT and will be available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at

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