Tuesday, January 1, 2019

BET - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking "ish" and chasing their dreams. It's a show about friendship, finding love and messing everything up along the way.
  • Cast: Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, Gabrielle Graham, Sophina Brown, Sean "Big Sean" Anderson 
  • Team: W/EP Lena Waithe; SR/EP Susan Fales-Hill; EP Rishi Rajani, Andrew Coles; D/EP Justin Tipping
  • Studio: Hillman Grad Productions
  • Premieres: March 4, 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Launched in 1986, Andre Harrell's New York record label, Uptown Records is widely considered to have helped launch the careers of hit makers include Mary J. Blige, Notorious B.I.G., Sean "Diddy" Combs, Heavy D & the Boyz, Russell Simmons, Jodeci, Father MC, Al B. Sure and many more. The series will explore the label's inception to present day, featuring music and the hit makers who helped mold what would eventually be known as the "Uptown sound" that defined a musical era that would impact generations to come.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Charles Murray, Carlito Rodriguez, Barry Michael Cooper; EP Jesse Collins, Andre Harrell
  • Studio: Jesse Collins Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020