BET Celebrates Mother’s Day with Stars

May 4, 2007 at 3:13 pm | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment

BET Networks is set to salute the women who make profound impressions on life with a series of specials dedicated to mothers all over the world. Beginning Thursday, May 10th at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, BET will kick things off with a mother’s day special titled DEAR MAMA: A MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION, hosted by 106 & PARK’s Rocsi and Terrence. This special will feature a candid interview with Usher and his mother / manager, Jonetta Patton. Patton reveals sincere feelings on Usher’s love life and overall success like only a mom could. This special tribute to motherhood will also feature personal interviews with today’s hottest celebrities like Ciara, Bow Wow, Omarion, Macy Gray, Ashanti, Fantasia, Monica, Lil Mama, Justine Simmons, Juelz Santana, and their mothers. RAP CITY, BET’s longtime hip-hop show will also join in on the festivities with two very special shows filled with military Mother’s Day wishes from our troops in Iraq on Friday May 11th @ 5:00 p.m. and Saturday May 12th @ 8:00 p.m. ET/PTTo conclude the celebration, Terrence and Rocsi are back up with a special edition of 106 & PARK where audience members will reflect on their favorite Mother’s Day past times on Friday, May 11th @ 6:00 p.m. ET/PT. After you tune in to all three specials, log on to and BET Broadband for an extended look at our Mother’s Day exclusive footage and interviews. If you are a mother, know a mother or have a mother, these three specials will speak to your heart as we intimately meet the amazing women who are responsible for some of hip-hop and R&B’s brightest.


Dear Mama: A Mother’s Day Celebration
HOSTS: Terrence & Rocsi
Thursday, May 10 @ 8 p.m. ET/PT
(Re-air Saturday, May 12 @ 11 a.m. ET/PT)
(Sunday, May 13 @ 12 p.m. ET/PT and 5 p.m. ET/PT)

Friday, May 11 @ 5 p.m. ET/PT
Saturday, May 12 @ 8 p.m. ET/PT

106 & PARK
HOSTS: Terrence & Rocsi
Friday, May 11 @ 6 p.m. ET/PT

Reginald Hudlin, President of Entertainment
Byron Phillips, Executive Vice President of Entertainment
Stephen Hill, Executive Vice President – Music and Entertainment

Penny McDonald, Sr. Creative Director
Rick Grimes, 106 & PARK Producer
Felicia Stevens, RAP CITY Producer
Matt Smith, RAP CITY Producer


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