Friday, December 21, 2018

BET Reveals Premiere Date for New Drama 'American Soul' Starring Sinqua Walls

BET has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original drama series American Soul starring Sinqua Walls.

The new drama will premiere on Tuesday, February 5 at 9/8c.

Inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius (Walls), the drama is an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians in a cutthroat Hollywood in the 1970s and how they work, play, rise and fall against the backdrop of the show most responsible for the way African-American culture was perceived by the world.

The drama also stars Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, Christopher Jefferson, Katlyn Nichol, Jelani Winston and Kelly Price.

Guest stars in the first season include Kelly Rowland, Shannon Kane, Perri Camper, Michelle Williams, Bobby Brown, Gabrielle Dennis, McKinley Freeman and K. Michelle.

Devon Greggory and Jonathan Prince created the drama. They executive produce with Jesse Collins and Tony Cornelius. Andrew J. Horne and Dionne Harmon serve as co-executive producers. Jesse Collins Entertainment produces.