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BET Networks Continues to Expand its TV Everywhere Footprint With its Brand-Dedicated App Now Available on Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku

NEW YORK(10 Oct 2016)

BET Networks ushers in a new era as it continues to elevate its immersive digital ecosystem. Starting today, BET Digital will magnify its TV everywhere footprint even further with its BET brand app now available on Apple TV, Chromecast and the Roku streaming platform. This expansion of these authenticated OTT offerings, will offer fans even more opportunities to access BET premium linear and digital content, whenever and wherever they want. The announcement of this evolution coincides with the new seasons of the hit series REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD, starring Kevin Hart, THE GARY OWEN SHOW, starring Gary Owen and reality series INK, PAPER, SCISSORS premiering this Tuesday, October 11. 
 
“We are proud to add Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku streaming devices to our ever-growing portfolio of BET Digital offerings and in turn expand our TV Everywhere footprint.” said Kay Madati, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at BET Networks. “As a leader in the digital space this expansion is an example of our commitment to hyper-engage our multiplatform users and audience with premium linear and digital content whenever and wherever on the devices and platforms they choose and love, in new, innovative, and seamless ways.”
 
BET Digital’s evolution of its captivating digital suites will provide users unlimited on-demand access to BET’s award-winning original series, specials, and hundreds of hours of bonus and digital-exclusive content, as well as the live broadcast of BET via TV Everywhere authentication – a process whereby users verify their paid subscription through their TV provider. Simply sign in with your TV provider to watch new episodes of your favorite BET shows, including recent episodes, classics and digital originals, including the Hip Hop Awards, BET Awards, American Gangster, BET News Specials, BLX, College Hill, Music Moguls, Nellyville and more.
 
To find the BET Now App on Apple TV, search “BET” in the App store. BET on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bet-now-watch-shows/id841118013?mt=8
 
On Roku players and Roku Tvs, search "BET" in the “TV Everywhere” category in the Roku Channel Store or add the channel to your account by clicking here https://channelstore.roku.com/details/94362/bet
 
About BET Digital
BET Digital is the interactive arm of BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B) and the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. BET.com, BET NOW (BET’s TV Everywhere Mobile App) and CentricTV.com are BET’s owned & operated online destinations for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news. BET Digital is also a leading creator of original multiplatform content on established and emerging third party social and OTT distribution platforms.