Friday, January 1, 2021

BET+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Marilyn "Madam" DeVille is a fierce businesswoman at the top of her game in the nightclub industry and surrounded by a band of trusted employees who are down to make sure that she is successful. But Madam, a self-proclaimed boss, soon discovers that more money and more power means more problems. Will Madam retain reign as she navigates this dangerous and sexy society? Will the sensuous world of exotic dancing cost Madam her queendom and potentially her life? Based on the novel Ladies Night by Christian Keyes.
  • Cast: Eva Marcille, Skyh Alvester Black, Candace Maxwell, Racquel Palmer, Michael "Bolo" Bolwaire, Keith "Fatal Attraction" Swift, Dion Rome, Jeremy "Masterpiece" Williams, Christian Keyes
  • Team: W/EP Christian Keyes; EP Tyler Perry, Michelle Sneed; Co-EP Elon D. Johnson; D/CP Kim Fields Morgan
  • Studio: Tyler Perry Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in Crispus Attucks High, a predominantly Black high school in Compton, both students and teachers try to make it through the weird, hilarious, stressful, often sobering, sometimes surreal school year, while (hopefully) growing a bit in the process.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Juel Taylor; W/EP Tony Rettenmaier; EP Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani, Marta Fernandez, Mark R. Wright, Charles D. King, Aaliyah Williams, David Morris
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, MACRO Television Studios, Hillman Grad Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A former convicted felon turned suburban mom's hustle and resilient spirit were forged on the streets of Atlanta. To much reserve, she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her penny-pinching husband, a struggle of a sister, and two distinct sets of kids raised under very different circumstances.
  • Cast: Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, Tami Roman 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan E. Cooper; EP Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Samie Kim Falvey; P Jon Radler, Jahil Fisher; D/EP Debbie Allen
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in Los Angeles, highly sought-after entertainment lawyer Daniella Hernandez navigates the nefarious lives of her rich and famous clients.
  • Cast: Paula Patton, Marques Houston, James Trevena Brown, Veronika Bozeman, Altonio Jackson, Liliana Montenegro, Michael Toland, Nelson Bonilla
  • Team: W/EP/D Chris Stokes; SR/EP Kevin Arkadie; EP Paula Patton, Marques Houston
  • Studio: Footage Films
  • Premieres: 2021