BET is on a nationwide search for the next great comedy television show. One winner will have their script purchased for $25,000 and will further develop the show with Tracy Oliver's Tracy Yvonne Productions for series consideration at BET.


Read below for a brief description of Project CRE8. Please see the rules page for more information.

Round One 

* January 26, 2020 – Submissions Open 

* April 18, 2020 – Submissions Close

* Mid-May 2020 - Top Thirty (30) submissions announced

After the first round of judging, only the Top Thirty (30) submissions will advance to Round Two.


Round Two 

The Top 30 writers will be given seven days to submit a series treatment of up to five pages.

BET and Tracy Yvonne Productions will judge the screenplays and treatments, narrowing down the Top Thirty submissions to the Top Five for the Final Round.


 Final round 

The Top Five finalists pitch their concept to panel of successful TV producers, writers and executives.


Winner announced on Monday, September 21, 2020.