BET And Tyler Perry Studios Announce Joint Venture For VOD Service With Black Focus

BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios will launch BET Plus serving the african American audience in the fall.

What We Know:

  • On June 23, Tyler Perry announced his partnership with Viacom to create a subscription streaming service that targets the african American audience.
  • “BET Plus will make its debut in the fall with a handful of original series and productions and a deep library offering that will be enhanced by other properties in Viacom’s portfolio,” Variety said.
  • BET Plus is a free service to anyone who loves to stream movies and television shows.
  • Viacom said BET Plus would feature more than 1,000 hours of content at launch.
  • Not to mention Tyler Perry’s “Madea” character will also be home to the new streaming site.

Watch out for BET +, coming out in the fall.