Centric’s Original Docu-Series “BEING” Returns with Six New Inspirational Stories of Phenomenal Women Beating the Odds in Hollywood and Life on Saturday, March 11 at 10:00 pm ET/PT

Video Clip: Singer Chrisette Michelle Opens up about Controversial Trump Inauguration Performance on Season Premiere

Season Six Also Features Personal Tales of India.Arie, Elise Neal, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Keirra Sheard and KeKe Wyatt

LOS ANGELES--()--Season 6 of Centric’s hit docu-series, “BEING,” returns to chronicle the lives of six dynamic African American women, and their intimate stories of struggle, perseverance and success in the entertainment industry. Each 1-hour episode will highlight one of music and entertainment's most compelling figures, featuring never-before-seen photos, videos, revealing interviews and more. This season will document the lives of R&B songstress Chrisette Michele; actress Elise Neal; gospel singer Kierra Sheard; multi-talented entertainer Vanessa Bell Calloway; R&B singer and personality KeKe Wyatt; and iconic soul vocalist India.Arie. “BEING” premieres Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10pm/9pm ET/CT on BET’s sister network, Centric.

On the premiere episode, Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter, Chrisette Michele, addresses her controversial decision to perform at the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Ball, which thrust her into the national spotlight. In an intimate sit-down interview, Chrisette reveals her personal motivations and struggles in the face of incredible backlash. She also recounts her tumultuous journey to restore a love that was almost destroyed by the music industry. This can’t-miss episode of “BEING” will show that having the love and career of your dreams, can also come at a grand cost.

HEAR HER SIDE: Chrisette Michele reveals real-life struggles on the premiere episode of “BEING” Saturday, March 11, at 10:00 pm ET/PT on Centric.

Video Clip Link: http://qlnk.io/ql/58b46c2ee4b032fd5bce464b

Season 6 of “BEING” will feature tales from the following phenomenal women:

  • “BEING: Chrisette Michele” (Premieres Saturday, March 11th at 10pm ET/PT)
  • “BEING: Elise Neal” (Premieres Saturday, March 18th at 10pm ET/PT)
  • “BEING: Kierra Sheard” (Premieres Saturday, March 25th at 10pm ET/PT)
  • “BEING: Vanessa Bell Calloway” (Premieres Saturday, April 1st at 10pm ET/PT)
  • “BEING: KeKe Wyatt” (Premieres Saturday, April 8th at 10pm ET/PT)
  • “BEING: India.Arie” (Premieres Saturday, April 15th at 10pm ET/PT)

For video sneak peeks and first looks of “BEING”, visit the official page at CentricTV.com/BEING. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan page at Facebook.com/CentricTV. Also, join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram by using #BeingOnCentric and follow the show for all updates & special surprises @CentricTV.

For more information on “BEING” and other Centric and BET Programming, log onto www.BETpressroom.com.

ABOUT CENTRIC:

CENTRIC is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today's African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today's hottest artists. It is a unique mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer.

ABOUT BET NETWORKS

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), 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 African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

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