Did Viacom sell BET?
In 2000 Johnson and his partners sold BET to Viacom Inc. for $3 billion. The network reaches about 90 million households. BET’s affiliated businesses have included book publishing and event production.
Does BET still exist?
1. BET is not black-owned anymore. … The network was founded in the ’80s by an African American, Robert Johnson, but in 2003 BET was sold to Viacom, which also owns MTV and VH1. This immediately changed the look of BET in the black community.
Are the Tyler Perry plays on BET Plus?
“Tyler Perry is the perfect partner for BET Plus. The combination of new, original shows and his giant library of popular movies, series and stage plays that Tyler brings to our joint venture creates an amazing product for his large and passionate fan base.”
Is Tyler Perry shows moving to BET?
In a landmark deal with Viacom CBS, Perry will “produce approximately 90 episodes annually of original drama and comedy series” for BET and other Viacom networks. On the streaming service alone there’s Sistas, The Oval, Bigger, Bruh, and Ruthless. Perry bet on Madea and won. Big.
Are all of Tyler Perry plays on BET Plus?
BET Plus is the exclusive streaming home of all Tyler Perry plays.
What companies are Viacom?
Television production, networks and streaming services
- Paramount Television Studios.
- ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks. Nickelodeon. Nick Jr. Noggin. Nicktoons. Nickelodeon Animation Studio. …
- ViacomCBS Networks International. Telefe. Telefe Internacional. Rainbow. Viacom 18 (49%, supposed merger with Sony in August) Voot.