NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BET Networks will dominate Tuesday night primetime television this fall with a gigantic premiere night of stars featuring Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Mariah Carey, Uncle Snoop, T.I., Queen Latifah and many more on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. BET kicks off the epic evening with the first BET “Hip Hop Awards” pre-show “106 & Park at The Hip Hop Awards” at 7 p.m./ET followed by the debut of the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2014 hosted by Uncle Snoop at 8 p.m./ET and concludes with the season three premiere of Kevin Hart’s hit comedy “REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD” featuring two hilarious back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m./ET.
Live from the red carpet and for the first time in BET “Hip Hop Awards” history, Shad Moss and Tamika “Tiny” Harris will host the official pre-show, “106 & PARK At The Hip Hop Awards” with celebrity interviews, behind the scenes rehearsals and cyphers. Music industry’s finest share the details of upcoming projects and shows on the green carpet, presented in part by Sprite®.
Following the pre-show, Uncle Snoop and BET present the biggest night of hip hop with cyphers and legendary tributes that encompass the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2014! Smash performances from T.I., Bobby Shmurda and Ty Dolla $ign all set the stage on fire for the night. While legendary conscious rapper, Common brings social awareness to the show, demonstrating that hip hop is still a voice for all. Performances include artists such as Common, Birdman, DJ Premier, DJ Mustard, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Vince Staples, Jay Electronica, Migos, YG and Rae Sremmurd. “I Am Hip Hop Icon” Awards recipient Doug E. Fresh also brings the crowd to tears with his emotional acceptance speech.
Box office dominator Kevin Hart makes his return in season three of the award-winning comedy “REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD.” Kevin is reunited with the clever satire’s all-star cast including Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin, Nelly, Nick Cannon and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams. This season will be jammed packed with guest appearances starting with the first episode featuring George Lopez, Jackie Long and music icon Mariah Carey. The hit series returns with even more faux rivalries and dis-adventures; new episodes air every Tuesday at 10 P.M. ET/PT.
However, no reality show would be complete without a knock-down, drag-out reunion, and The “REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD Reunion Special 2: Mitch, Please” is no exception. Entertainment host, Rosci Diaz, wrangles Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin and Nelly to lay everything out on the table. After the KevLita baby bump scandal, Kevin and Selita Ebanks duke out their drama, while Nick Cannon stays mumm on the matter as his Mariah prenuptial restrictions prevent him from speaking about “previous engagements.”
Meanwhile, the ladies of #RHOH return to duke out their own issues. Is “the beef” settled between Kevin’s ex-boo Nadine Velazquez and his ex-wife, Bridgette (Erica Ash)? Did BFFs Tisha Campbell Martin and Nicole Ari Parker bury the hatchet? Finally, Boris makes a last ditch attempt to prove his singing pipes are all his own. Special appearances by Chris Rock, Bobby Brown and Johnny Gill!
For video sneak peeks, first looks and series updates of ”The Real Husbands of Hollywood”, “Hip Hop Awards” and “106 & Park” visit their official pages respectively at BET.com/RHOH, BET.com/HHA and BET.com/106andPark.Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan pages at facebook.com/BETRealHusbands, facebook.com/HipHopAwards and facebook.com/BET106andPark Also, join the conversation about the shows on Twitter by using hashtags: #RHOH, #HipHopAwards and #106andPark; follow the shows for all updates & special surprises @BETRealHusbands, @HipHopAwards and @106andPark.
About “106 & PARK”
A powerful presence in the music and entertainment industry, “106 & PARK” has been the #1 music variety show on cable for the past 15 consecutive quarters among adults 18-49, according to the Nielsen Company, and has been integral in launching the careers of numerous hip-hop and R&B artists.
ABOUT BET “HIP HOP AWARDS”:
BET “Hip Hop Awards” is an annual celebration that pays homage to a culture that changed the world while highlighting the best in hip hop music. Year after year, BET Networks delivers the best in hip-hop for an unforgettable night of performances, cyphers and tributes honoring hip-hop legends that have and continue to make hip-hop culture a global force.
About BET Networks
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 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
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