BET Africa is bringing to audiences a variety of the freshest local content to broaden local entertainment offering to viewers. The channel’s upcoming content slate features the very best in black culture entertainment from comedy to drama, mystery and intrigue.
This October, viewers will enjoy the best in new local content, from the latest season of comedy series Black Tax, a whole new season of Behind the Story and authentic 7 Deadly Sins in partnership with the KZN Film Commission.
Monde Twala, General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa, commented on the new releases saying: “We are thrilled to continue our commitment in elevating local storytelling and talent through authentic and engaging entertainment. The past two years have been game-changing for the channel”.
Behind The Story will return to screens in October, with a new host and new format for the 5th consecutive season. The tell all local talk show will continue to put some of Africa’s biggest personalities in the driving seat for an exclusive interview.
On the other hand, the highly anticipated second season of Black Tax returns to the channel by popular demand in partnership with Showmax, featuring both existing and new cast. Black Tax is the first locally produced sitcom to air on BET Africa and the hilarious storyline follows a successful, young, professional black woman, Thuli, who grapples with the unsaid aspect of Black Tax, which is something that is experienced by most middle-class African people.
It has to be noted that BET Africa and KZN Film Commission (KZNFC) have also formed a partnership to bring authentic local stories to audiences across Africa. BET Africa continues to elevate the rich variety and positive values of Black culture, Black excellence and Black entertainment in a dynamic and innovative way.