LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Season 6 of Centric’s hit docu-series, “BEING,” returns to chronicle the lives of six dynamic African American women, and their intimate stories of struggle, perseverance and success in the entertainment industry. Each 1-hour episode will highlight one of music and entertainment's most compelling figures, featuring never-before-seen photos, videos, revealing interviews and more. This season will document the lives of R&B songstress Chrisette Michele; actress Elise Neal; gospel singer Kierra Sheard; multi-talented entertainer Vanessa Bell Calloway; R&B singer and personality KeKe Wyatt; and iconic soul vocalist India.Arie. “BEING” premieres Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10pm/9pm ET/CT on BET’s sister network, Centric.
On the premiere episode, Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter, Chrisette Michele, addresses her controversial decision to perform at the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Ball, which thrust her into the national spotlight. In an intimate sit-down interview, Chrisette reveals her personal motivations and struggles in the face of incredible backlash. She also recounts her tumultuous journey to restore a love that was almost destroyed by the music industry. This can’t-miss episode of “BEING” will show that having the love and career of your dreams, can also come at a grand cost.
HEAR HER SIDE: Chrisette Michele reveals real-life struggles on the premiere episode of “BEING” Saturday, March 11, at 10:00 pm ET/PT on Centric.
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Season 6 of “BEING” will feature tales from the following phenomenal women:
- “BEING: Chrisette Michele” (Premieres Saturday, March 11th at 10pm ET/PT)
- “BEING: Elise Neal” (Premieres Saturday, March 18th at 10pm ET/PT)
- “BEING: Kierra Sheard” (Premieres Saturday, March 25th at 10pm ET/PT)
- “BEING: Vanessa Bell Calloway” (Premieres Saturday, April 1st at 10pm ET/PT)
- “BEING: KeKe Wyatt” (Premieres Saturday, April 8th at 10pm ET/PT)
- “BEING: India.Arie” (Premieres Saturday, April 15th at 10pm ET/PT)
For video sneak peeks and first looks of “BEING”, visit the official page at CentricTV.com/BEING. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan page at Facebook.com/CentricTV. Also, join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram by using #BeingOnCentric and follow the show for all updates & special surprises @CentricTV.
CENTRIC is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today's African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today's hottest artists. It is a unique mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer.
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BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.