Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, author, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will return to host the “BET AWARDS” LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The “BET AWARDS” was the #1 cable award present amongst all adults 18-49 in 2021. “BET AWARDS” 2022 airs LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 26 at 8 PM ET/PT.
“I’m honored to return because the host of the BET Awards and share the stage with so many highly effective and prolific artists; you’ll be able to even say it’s the ‘empire’ of Black Excellence,” mentioned Taraji P. Henson. “Working with wonderful companions like Scott and Connie at BET and Jesse Collins Leisure is a artistic’s dream. I can’t wait to have a good time Black music, leisure, and tradition with our viewers on what will likely be one unforgettable evening.”
“Taraji P. Henson is the personification of Black excellence, and we’re excited to collaborate with the outstanding multi-talented stage and display actress to host the final word celebration of Black tradition once more this yr,” mentioned Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Technique at BET. “For over 20 years, the BET Awards has been house to Black brilliance, expertise, and creativity, offering unforgettable cultural moments, and we sit up for elevating the bar for BET Awards 2022.”
Most not too long ago Henson’s TPH Leisure struck an total take care of BET Studios, an unprecedented studio enterprise launched in September 2021 powered by the infrastructure and financing of BET and Paramount to provide unique content material for an array of inner consumers, together with Paramount+, SHOWTIME, CBS, Nickelodeon, BET+, and BET. Moreover, BET Studios locations programming on third-party platforms in search of best-in-class content material from each main and rising Black creatives.