Cast and crew of Lena Waithe’s millennial lineup on BET gathered in New York on Monday, February 10, 2020 to debut Season 2 of Boomerang and Season 1 of Twenties, ahead of March air dates.
The beginning of February marks the start of Black History Month which was the perfect time for the Paley Center of Media to honor Black Entertainment Television (BET). Founded in 1980 as the first black-owned TV network dedicated to depicting the black experience, BET turns 40 years old this year and was celebrated at a VIP cocktail reception at the Paley Center on January 30.
Last Monday, a group of comedians and writers sat down with Vinson Cunningham, staff writer for The New Yorker, to discuss The Power of Political Satire on TV. The writers included: David Cross, Lizz Winstead, Elayne Boosler, Felonious Monk, and Dave Smith.
This week, A few members from the cast of Glover’s new show “Atlanta” joined press and audience members for a premier of the first two episodes followed by a QnA mediated by The Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee.