BET’s Black History Month lineup will encompass an array of culturally dynamic films, original series and specials including: the fifth annual BET HONORS; the Network movie premiere of The Express (Rob Brown, Charles Dutton), Dreamgirls (Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson), Ali (Will Smith), John Q (Denzel Washington, Kimberly Elise) and 35 & Ticking (Nicole Ari Parker, Kevin Hart); and the BET News special SOUL MATES: DR. MAYA ANGELOU AND COMMON.
Additionally, BET will premiere brand-new episodes of hit series THE GAME and LET’S STAY TOGETHER as well as its first Oscar special, BET TAKES HOLLYWOOD.
On CENTRIC—BET’s adult-focused channel—programming will include: BE INSPIRED: THE LIFE OF HEAVY D, a documentary chronicling the life of Dwight “Heavy D” Myers; HIP HOP: A CULTURE ODYSSEY, a documentary tracing the origins, evolution and spirit of hip hop; the Network movie premiere of Soul Power (James Brown) and Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters (Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee); and, concert specials from award-winning musicians R. Kelly and Mary J. Blige.
To see the schedule in its entirety, hit the jump.
SOUL MATES: DR. MAYA ANGELOU AND COMMON. – Sunday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m.
BET HONORS – Monday, February 13 at 9:00 p.m
BET TAKES HOLLYWOOD – Friday, February 17 at 10:00 p.m.
THE GAME – Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m
LET’S STAY TOGETHER – –Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m
R.KELLY’S LOVE LETTER CONCERT- Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 p.m
BEING: MARY J. BLIGE – Saturday, February 18 at 10:00 p.m.
BE INSPIRED: THE LIFE OF HEAVY D – Sunday, February 26 at 11:00 p.m.
HIP HOP: A CULTURAL ODYSSEY – Sunday, February 26 at 12:00 a.m.
(Music specials will air on Centric)
THE EXPRESS – Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. (on BET)
HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANEY SISTER – Sunday, February 5 at 9:00 p.m. (on Centric)
35 & TICKING – Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m. (on BET)
LAVELL CRAWFORD: CAN A BROTHER GET SOME LOVE – Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 a.m. (on BET)
DREAMGIRLS – Monday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. (on BET)
SOUL POWER – Sunday, February 19 at 9:00 p.m. (on Centric)
ALI – Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m. (on BET)
JONH Q – Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. (on BET)