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Mara Brock Akil’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ is a Good Look for BET

Yesterday, I attended the Chicago screening for Being Mary Jane, BET’s latest original series, written by Mara Brock Akil (Girlfriends). I was pleasantly surprised at the good time I had, so lemme tell ya about it. I won’t give away any plot points you can’t find out in the show …

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Cita's World
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BET Still Owes Us an Apology for Cita’s World

In September 1999, BET introduced us all to Cita’s World, a TV show hosted by a computer-generated character named Cita. Cita wore cropped tops, a miniskirt and her hair was gelled down with a part. LAIDT like lowered expectations. On complete virtual reality hoodrat status. She was basically a walking …

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The 2012 BET Awards Was Surprisingly Good. They Did Whitney RIGHT

For the first time in a while, I can truly say that BET did a good job with one of their programs. This is high praise, seeing as how I’ve wanted to just fight their team during past award shows. This year’s was actually really good and I enjoyed it, …

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Luvvie’s BET Awards 2012 Live-Tweets Party

My peoples!!! So today is the BET Awards 2012 and I’m ready for them! I got my snacks and my shade READY for the festivities. And you know Twitter makes every show better, so this will be everything. So, I’ll be using the hashtag #AweBET as I tweet the festivities …

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Reed Between the Lines
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Reed Between the Lines is Not Good

A couple of weeks ago, “Reed Between the Lines” premiered on BET, and I watched it and wrote this review of my initial reaction. I was rooting for it for real. I know I’m a professional hater at times but I REALLY wanted this show to be good. I’m a …

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Reed Between the Lines
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So I Watched “Reed Between the Lines” Last Night

Last night, BET decided they wanted to be about that life and actually put on some quality programming. I was skeptical but they kinda pulled it off. First was the BET Hip Hop Awards, which I actually ended up missing most of because negrolepsy got me. I took an accidental …

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BET The Game
Famous folks

“The Game” Premiere Played Bald-headed Games! I Have Questions

So last night was the highly anticipated premiere of the TV show “The Game.” You know, the one that’s been off air for 2 years because CW kicked it to the curb. So fans lobbied for it like our health insurance depended on it. Yes, that one. BET picked it …

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Sheila Johnson
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Dear Sheila Johnson, You Got Words for Oprah and OWN, Huh?

So y’all know I LOVE me some Oprah. I am a self-admitted STAN. Mother Oprah is IT and I heart she. Oprah’s my mentor in my head and I’ve been in the audience of her show twice. I was mad salty both times because I was praying it’d be the …

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BET Awards Was Actually Good

So I went into the BET Awards expecting much fail, like in the previous year. Expectations CANNOT be placed low enough BET. Let me definitely say that. How bad has BET been in previous years? Well, last year, it was so bad that my recap was in TWO parts. First …

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BET Awards 2010
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Luvvie’s BET Awards 2010 Live-Tweet Party

Hey folks! As you know, Twitter makes every show worth watching. Even the EBT BET Awards. Well, ESPECIALLY the BET Awards. We all know that the devil plays hopscotch in BET’s parking lot so it promises to be an interesting nite. Stay tuned for my BET Awards party, featuring live-tweeting …

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