Saturday, January 1, 2022

BET+ - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in The Hill district of Pittsburgh, blue-collar plumber Joe Washington discovers his recently deceased father lived a secret, second life and stole millions of dollars from dangerous people just before he died. Now those people think Joe knows where it is. A bloody and violent confrontation triggers a chain of events that force Joe and his close-knit circle of family and friends out of their very average and mundane lives into a life or death race against time to find the truth and the millions.
  • Cast: Deon Cole
  • Team: W/EP Robb Cullen; EP McG, Mary Viola, Corey Marsh
  • Studio: Wonderland Sound and Vision
  • Premieres: 2023

BIRTH OF COOL
  • 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: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Reigning Queen of Gospel Denita Jordan, who also runs an in-house record label and megachurch, is determined to guard her family and its many secrets at all costs to retain her place on the throne. Things seem to be unfolding in Denita's favor until an unsuspecting young woman on the rise with a checkered past enters the scene. Destined and anointed to challenge gospel music conventions, former exotic dancer Rbel will see if her newfound voice can carry her to the top of the gospel kingdom.
  • Cast: Yolanda Adams, Serayah, Michael Jai White, Michael Beach, Chaundre A. Hall-Broomfield, Tamar Braxton (recurring), La'Miya Good (recurring), Aspen Kennedy (recurring), Kiandra Richardson (recurring), Kajuana Shuford Marie (recurring), Sam Malone (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP John Sakmar, Kerry Lenhart; EP DeVon Franklin, Holly Carter, Kirk Franklin, Michael Van Dyck
  • Studio: Franklin Entertainment, RelevĂ© Entertainment, Inspired Entertainment, DAELight
  • Premieres: May 19, 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In this spinoff of BET's Sistas, Zac and Fatima navigate the ups and downs of their relationship.
  • Cast: Devale Ellis, Crystal Renee Hayslett
  • Team: W/EP/D Tyler Perry
  • Studio: Tyler Perry Studios
  • Premieres: 2022