It looks like streaming is the way to go when it comes to watchable content and BET has joined this wave that is taking over our devices.
Just recently, the black culture themed content provider, launched its BET+ streaming platform that is set to take its shows, documentaries and other media to viewers across the globe.
Through a variety of mediums to include Apple TV, Android and Apple devices along with the Kindle streaming service, BET can now reach viewers with its content.
BET follows in the footsteps of other industry giants to include Disney, HBO, NBC Universal to rival early streaming platforms including Peacock, Netflix and Hulu.
BET is set to provide BET+ subscribers with over 1000 hours of content courtesy of a joint venture between BET networks and Tyler Perry studios. Of course, that means persons will be able to watch Madea in her comical self and others in the Tyler Perry catalogue.
Joining Madea will be other favourites from BET’s library to include TV, movie and musical content such as The Bobby Brown Story, The New Edition Story, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Quad, Being Mary Jane, Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration, College Hill, Comic View, Hell Date, Keyshia Cole: All In, Nellyville, Reed Between The Lines, Ali: People’s Champ, Katrina: 10 Years Later, Killer Curves, BET Awards, Hip Hop Awards, Soul Train Awards, Black Girls Rock, Boomerang, Harlem Nights, Coach Carter, Losing Isaiah, Tina Turner Live In Holland, and more.
Also on show are some from parent company Viacom’s portfolio of networks, including VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, Basketball Wives, T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle; Comedy Central’s Why? With Hannibal Buress, MTV’s Todrick, TV Land’s Soul Man and Nick @ Night’s Instant Mom.