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Aaron Vincent McGruder (born May 29, 1974) is an American writer, lecturer, producer, screenwriter and cartoonist best known for writing and drawing The Boondocks, a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip and its animated TV series adaptation for which he was the creator, executive producer, and head writer.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
AT&T U-verse, commonly called U-verse, was an AT&T brand of triple-play telecommunications services, although the brand is now only used in reference to the IPTV service.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Automation is the technology by which a process or procedure is performed without human assistance.
Baldwin Hills is an American reality television series featuring African-American teenagers from the Baldwin Hills district in Los Angeles, California.
Being Mary Jane is an American drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil and starring Gabrielle Union, that debuted January 7, 2014 on BET. The 90-minute-pilot for the series aired on July 2, 2013. The series follows professional and personal life of successful TV news anchor Mary Jane Paul, who lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Being Mary Jane has received positive reviews from critics, and the series premiere on BET had more than 4 million viewers. The second and third seasons received critical acclaim, specifically praising Gabrielle Union's leading performance, Mara Brock Akil's writing, and directing work by Regina King. On January 6, 2016, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on January 10, 2017. Set in New York, season 4 reaches a milestone and a record as it is made with 20 episodes. It was announced on October 11, 2017 that the series would conclude in 2018 with a two-hour movie finale. At the 45th NAACP Image Awards, the pilot movie won the award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, and Union for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special. The series later received another nine NAACP Image Awards nominations, include two for Outstanding Drama Series.
Bell TV (Bell Télé; formerly known as Bell ExpressVu, Dish Network Canada, ExpressVu Dish Network, and now sometimes known as Bell Satellite TV to distinguish the service from Bell's IPTV Fibe TV service), is the division of BCE Inc. that provides satellite television service across Canada.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other American minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.
BET Her is an American cable channel owned by Viacom.
The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors.
BET International (Black Entertainment Television) is a television channel in the UK, Ireland, Africa, and the Middle East.
BET Jams is an American digital cable television network controlled by BET Networks and owned by Viacom Media Networks.
BET Nightly News is the main newscast of the Black Entertainment Television network.
BET Soul is an American digital cable network that is controlled by the BET Networks division of Viacom, which owns the network.
Black Family Channel (founded in 1999 as MBC Network) was an American cable television network which featured programming aimed at African-Americans.
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in the U.S., is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States.
A black sitcom is a sitcom in American culture that features a primarily or entirely African American cast or in the lead role.
BET presents film favorites with the new "BET's Star Cinema" celebrating African American achievement in film, "BET's Star Cinema" showcases popular black movies for viewers' enjoyment.
Bobby Jones Gospel (sometimes called The Bobby Jones Gospel Hour) was a program on Black Entertainment Television hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones airing Sunday mornings at 9:00E/8:00C.
Boyce D. Watkins (born June 20, 1971) is an American author, economist, political analyst, and social commentator.
Clarence Burgess Owens (born August 2, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio) is a retired safety who played ten seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Caribbean Rhythms was a music video program that formerly aired on BET (Black Entertainment Television).
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Christopher James Priest (born James Christopher Owsley June 30, 1961 in Queens, New York) is an American writer of comic books who is at times credited simply as Priest.
Carlton Douglas Ridenhour (born August 1, 1960), known professionally as Chuck D, is an American rapper, author, and producer.
Cita's World was a video music show that aired on BET.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
ComicView is an American stand-up comedy show that aired on BET on Tuesdays and Fridays from September 1992 to December 2008.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Current affairs is a genre of broadcast journalism where the emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of news stories that have recently occurred or are ongoing at the time of broadcast.
Debra L. Lee, Esq. (born August 8, 1954) is an American businesswoman.
Digital cable is any type of cable television distribution using digital video compression for distribution.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
Dish Nation is a nightly syndicated television program that features celebrity news and humorous commentary on pop culture presented by radio personalities from across the United States.
Dish Network Corporation +1-８５５-５５３-９４４４ is a U.S. television provider.
Donnie Simpson (born January 30, 1954) is a longtime American radio DJ as well as a television and movie personality.
Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market.
Edward Lansing Gordon III (born August 17, 1960) is an American journalist and host of the BET program Weekly with Ed Gordon.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Family Matters is an American sitcom series which originated on ABC from September 22, 1989 to May 9, 1997, before moving to CBS from September 19, 1997 to July 17, 1998.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Freeport is the county seat and largest city of Stephenson County, Illinois.
Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.
George Edward Curry (February 23, 1947 – August 20, 2016) was an American journalist.
Hell Date was a prank, dating show on Black Entertainment Television (BET).
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.
IndieWire (sometimes stylized as indieWIRE or Indiewire) is a film industry and review website that was established in 1996.
An infomercial is a form of television commercial, which generally includes a toll-free telephone number or website.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
Jam Zone was a 3-hour long Video block that was created in 1997 on BET.
John Carl Malone (born March 7, 1941) is an American billionaire businessman, landowner and philanthropist.
A joint venture (JV) is a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance.
Keith Boykin (born August 28, 1965) is an American progressive broadcaster, author and commentator.
Letterboxing is the practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to standard-width video formats while preserving the film's original aspect ratio.
Liberty Media Corporation (commonly referred to as Liberty Media or just Liberty) is an American mass media company controlled by chairman John C. Malone, who owns a majority of the voting shares.
This is a list of Popular VJs and personalities of BET (Past & Present).
This is a list of current and upcoming programming on BET (Black Entertainment Television).
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
Moesha is an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of African-American journalists, students, and media professionals.
New Urban Entertainment Television (NUE-TV) was an American cable network targeted toward African-American audiences.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.
News is information about current events.
Nick at Nite (stylized as nick@nite) is an American programming block that broadcasts nightly over the channel space of Nickelodeon.
The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) (formerly Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Home Video and Paramount Video) is the home video distribution arm of Paramount Pictures (a subsidiary of Viacom) founded in late 1979.
The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a United States-based censorship advocacy group founded by conservative Christian Republican Catholic activist L. Brent Bozell III in 1995.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
Planet Groove is a music oriented talk show that premiered in late-1996 on BET, when the short-lived Unreal was cancelled.
In broadcasting, public affairs radio or television programs focus on matters of politics and public policy.
Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.
Rap City is a music video television program block that originally aired on the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network from August 11, 1989 to November 8, 2008.
Reginald Alan Hudlin (born December 15, 1961) is an American film screenwriter, director and producer.
Rip the Runway is an annual fashion show and music show broadcast by BET, held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Robert Louis Johnson (born April 8, 1946) is an American entrepreneur, media magnate, executive, philanthropist, and investor.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
Scandal is an American political thriller television series starring Kerry Washington.
Screen Scene is a half-hour, prime-time, urban entertainment and celebrity news magazine series on BET highlighting on the works of African-Americans in Hollywood and abroad.
Shaw Direct is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor in Canada.
Sheila Crump Johnson (born January 25, 1949) is an American businesswoman, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars.
Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.
Sling TV (alternately identified in its logo as Sling Television) is an American over-the-top internet television service owned by Dish Network.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Starz (stylized as STARZ; pronounced "stars") is an American premium cable and satellite television network which serves as Starz Inc.'s flagship service.
Stereotypes and generalizations about African Americans and their culture have evolved within American society dating back to the colonial years of settlement, particularly after slavery became a racial institution that was heritable.
Sunday Best was a reality television Gospel music singing competition series which aired on BET.
Syracuse University (commonly referred to as Syracuse, 'Cuse, or SU) is a private research university in Syracuse, New York, United States.
Tavis Smiley (born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host and author.
Teen Summit is an American talk show for youth that aired on Black Entertainment Television (BET) from September 16, 1989 to August 31, 2002.
A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
The BET Honors were established in 2008 by the Black Entertainment Television network to grace the lives and achievements of African-American luminaries.
The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim.
"The Hunger Strike" is a second-season episode of the Adult Swim animated television series The Boondocks.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Parkers is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 30, 1999, to May 10, 2004.
The Quad is an American drama series, created by Felicia D. Henderson and Charles Holland that airs on BET.
The Real is an American syndicated talk show.
"The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show" is a second-season episode of the Adult Swim animated television series The Boondocks.
The Wendy Williams Show (often shortened to Wendy) is an American syndicated infotainment talk show created and hosted by Wendy Williams.
TV One (stylized as TV ONΞ) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Urban One (formerly Radio One until May 8, 2017), having acquired Comcast's stake in the TV network in 2015.
TVPlayer is an Internet television company serving the United Kingdom, offering access to free live television channel streams using a web browser or application software via big screen and small screen mobile devices.
UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
USA Network (commonly referred to as simply USA stylized as usa network since 2005) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, itself a subsidiary of Comcast.
VeggieTales is an American series of children's computer animated television shows, videos, and feature films featuring anthropomorphic fruits and vegetables in stories conveying moral themes based on Christian culture.
Verizon Fios, also known as Fios by Verizon, is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network with over 5 million customers in nine U.S. states.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (originally an initialism of Video & Audio Communications) was an American media conglomerate.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Video Gospel is a television series airing on Black Entertainment Television, featuring gospel music videos.
Video Soul is a 2–hour long American music video program that originally aired on The Black Entertainment Network (BET) from June 26, 1981 to September 1996.
Video Vibrations was a multi-hour-long video block that showcased popular music videos.
VMedia Inc. is a Canadian telecommunications company and broadcast distribution provider.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video show, set up in a countdown format, that was broadcast Monday to Friday at 6/5c on BET (7:00 pm on BET International).
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots, the South Central riots, the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbance, the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, and the Battle of Los Angeles, were a series of riots, lootings, arsons, and civil disturbances that occurred in Los Angeles County, California in April and May 1992.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).
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