For the very first time, 106 & Park Live will also go live on June 29 featuring Tyga!
GET READY LOS ANGELES…BET'S "106 & PARK LIVE" PRESENTED BY TARGET TO BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE WEST COAST FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JAMIE FOXX, CHANNING TATUM, MARLON WAYANS, MINDLESS BEHAVIOR and JASON DERULO
FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME, "106 & PARK LIVE" PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA WILL ALSO GO LIVE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013 AT 6 PM* FEATURING TYGA
Culminating in the "106 & PARK LIVE" BET Awards Pre-Show, "BET AWARDS PRE-SHOW: LIVE! RED! READY!" Hosted by Bow Wow and Friends on Sunday, June 30th at 6 pm*
BET AWARDS '13, Hosted by Chris Tucker
LIVE from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 8:00 pm* on BET Networks
Tweet It: #106andPARK is LA-Bound, Fri. 6/28 - Sun. 6/30 @ 6pm*
New York, NY – June 13, 2013 – "106 & PARK LIVE" heads to sun-drenched Los Angeles, California on Friday, June 28 to broadcast live throughout the weekend, resulting in the largest and most stylish BET Awards pre-show ever! For the very first time, in its 13-year history, "106 & PARK LIVE" will go live on Saturday, June 29 at 6 pm*; hosted by Bow Wow along with a few special friends, the jam-packed weekend will feature special appearances from Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, and Spoken Reasons with performances by Mindless Behavior, Jason Derulo, Tyga, Ace Hood, DJ Khaled, French Montana, Problem, Trinidad James, Young Marqus, and Jacob Latimore.
As part of the "BET AWARDS PRE-SHOW: LIVE! RED! READY!" on Sunday, June 30, "106 & PARK" will have red carpet arrivals on lock-down with numerous distinct positions on the red carpet to bring viewers up close and personal with all of the nominees, presenters and performers arrivals. Bow Wow, Tony Rock and a few celebrity friends will give viewers ALL access to the LARGEST red carpet pre-show in history. Join our hosts as they lend their fashion style expertise to the "106 & PARK" red carpet and interview celebrities about their fashion choices for the evening. Anything can happen when funny-man Tony Rock, who will also be celebrating his birthday, takes his prime spot on the carpet. BET Awards '13 performers announced so far include Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, and R. Kelly.
BET Networks will make Make-A-Wish recipient Kayla Rushing's wish come true during "BET AWARDS PRE-SHOW: LIVE! RED! READY!" The 16-year-old, who is diagnosed with a life-threatening respiratory disease, is from Brookhaven, PA, and will have her wish granted to attend the BET AWARDS in Los Angeles, CA. While attending BET AWARDS 13, Kayla will receive the VIP treatment with front row access to the "106 & PARK" live broadcasts and walk the BET AWARDS 13 red carpet.
A powerful presence in the music and entertainment industry, BET Networks' "106 & PARK" will broadcast from Nokia Plaza in Los Angeles, CA, the inaugural epicenter of the BET Experience at LA. Live from Friday, June 28 – Sunday, June 30, 2013.
"106 & PARK" airs every weeknight at 6 pm/ET and features a variety of guests that include musicians, actors, athletes, fashion experts, bloggers and comedians, along with the livest audience on television. ‘106' also plays the top ten most requested videos of the day, as requested by viewers.
BET.com/BETAwards (http://www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards.html) is the official site for the BET Awards ‘13 and features content on nominees and award recipients. The microsite also features exciting interactive consumer elements including interactive timelines and "Prediction Impossible," a social app that allows users to predict winners and other BET Awards '13 possibilities.
*All times are ET/PT.
About "106 & PARK"
An influential presence in the music and entertainment industry, "106 & PARK" has been the #1 music variety show on cable for the past 15 consecutive quarters among adults 18-49, according to the Nielsen Company, and has been integral in launching the careers of numerous hip-hop and R&B artists. "106 & PARK" has become THE destination for today's brightest stars including Denzel Washington, Madonna, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Diddy, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Queen Latifah, Will Ferrell, Lady Gaga, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Lebron James, 50 Cent, Sienna Miller, Will Smith, Drake, Katie Holmes, Trey Songz, Kirk Franklin, Snoop Dogg, and many, many others.
About BET Awards:
Established in 2001, the BET AWARDS continues to be one of the most watched awards shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company reaching an average of 7.5 million viewers annually. The franchise remains the #1 program in cable television history, among African-Americans. Each year, the BET AWARDS recognizes the distinguished achievements of artists, entertainers and athletes in a number of diverse categories, including film, music and sports.
About BET Experience at L.A. LIVE
The BET Experience is an exciting weekend consisting of concerts from A-list talent at STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and Club Nokia, the BET Film Festival, Fan Festival, 106 & PARK LIVE," The BET GRAMMY® Museum exhibit, Music Matters Stage, BET Revealed Seminars and the BET Awards. For the first time ever, tickets to the BET Awards show are available to the public through VIP ticket packages. The BET Experience is sponsored by Coca-Cola, COVERGIRL, My Black is Beautiful, Sprite and Target. For more information and to purchase concert tickets and VIP packages visit www.BETExperience.com.
About BET Networks:
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET operates in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
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