BET Honors Muhammad Ali

BET Honors Muhammad Ali

BET NETWORKS HONORS ‘THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME’ MUHAMMAD ALI ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS

Published June 4th

NEW YORK, NY- June 4, 2016 - BET Networks preempts its originally scheduled programming starting today at Noon PM ET/PT to pay tribute to the life of global  icon Muhammad Ali with encore airings of BET News' The Truth Series documentary  “Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ” across its linear and digital properties on BET, Centric, BET UK, BET France and BET Africa.

“Champion, catalyst for change, poet, statesman, humanitarian, father, husband, brother, friend.  One of a kind.  The world has not seen before or since a person like Muhammad Ali.  He has left an indelible mark on our lives that will pass on from generation to generation.” said Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks “Our prayers go out to his family. We will remember him and miss him dearly."

The network will also remember the global icon's contributions to sports, music, pop culture and beyond on its digital and social platforms using the hashtags #BETRemembersAli and #CENTRICremembersAli. For more updates on this developing story, please visit www.bet.comand www.CentricTV.com.

“Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ” encore schedule:

BET

6/4 @ 8 am & Noon ET/PT

6/5 @ Noon ET/PT

Centric

6/4 @ 10:30 am ET

6/5 @ 10 am ET

BET UK

6/4 @ 9 pm BST

6/5 @ 2 pm BST

BET France

6/5 @ 10 pm CET

BET Africa

6/4 @ 7 pm CAT

6/5 @ 6 pm CAT

Written by BET-Staff

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