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List of popular BET shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top Black Entertainment Television TV series, both current and canceled series, includes the date when each first aired as well as lists of the casts of actors. The best BET TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Black Entertainment Television, as this list covers the entire history of the network. List ranges from Hell Date to Ballers and more. This list is sorted alphabetically by the title of every original BET show ever, and you can sort by any column, even year of release for a list of old Black Entertainment Television shows or even unaired BET series. Television fans in different locations grew up with Black Entertainment Television on different channels, but most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Black Entertainment Television TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Black Entertainment Television television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the BET network, even ones that have had their time or have been cancelled. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends.
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Video Soul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Video Soul Donnie Simpson Video Soul is a 2-hour long American music video program that aired on BET from 1981 to 1996.

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106 & Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
106 & Park Meagan Good, Bow Wow 106 & Park is an American hip hop and R&B music video show set up in a countdown format, that was broadcast Monday to Friday at 6/5c on BET. Since its inception, it has been the ...more

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The Game is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Hosea Chanchez, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell The Game is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for The CW's primetime ...more

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ComicView is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
ComicView D. L. Hughley, Sommore, Sheryl Underwood ComicView is an American stand-up comedy show that aired on BET on Tuesdays and Fridays from September 1992 to December 2008. In May 2014, BET announced the return of ComicView. The show has ...more

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Rap City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Rap City Big Tigger Rap City is a music video television program block that aired on the Black Entertainment Television network. The program was an exclusive showcase for hip hop music videos, and features ...more

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Being Mary Jane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
venita-murray added Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal, Margaret Avery Being Mary Jane (BET, 2014) is an American drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. The life of a young black woman (Gabrielle Union), her work, her family, and the popular talk show ...more

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Run's House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Joseph Simmons, Justine Simmons, Vanessa Simmons Run's House is an American reality television series that debuted on October 13, 2005. The series chronicles the family life of former Run–D.M.C. rapper and hip-hop music pioneer Joseph Simmons, ...more

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College Hill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Willie Macc, Ja'ron Thompson, Idesha Browne College Hill was a reality television show on Black Entertainment Television that follows the lives of students at historically black colleges. First broadcast in 2004, the show has become quite ...more

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BET's Top 25 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
BET's Top 25 BET's Top 25 is a countdown show that features top 25 favorites like top 25 men/women, dances, actors, rappers, etc., with commentary from industry insiders.

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The Mo'Nique Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Mo'Nique, Rodney Perry, Tamala Jones The Mo'Nique Show is an American talk show hosted by comedian actress Mo'Nique. Aired on BET, the series began October 5, 2009. The show's second and final season premiered on Monday, October 4,

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Sunday Best is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, CeCe Winans Sunday Best is a reality television Gospel singing competition series which airs on BET. Season the show and its judges set out to find the best undiscovered gospel talent in America. Finalist ...more

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BET: Notarized is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
BET: Notarized

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
American Gangster Ving Rhames American Gangster is a documentary television series, which airs on BET. The show features some of black America's most infamous and powerful gangsters. It is narrated by Ving Rhames. The series ...more

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Baldwin Hills is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Baldwin Hills Baldwin Hills is an American reality television series featuring African-American teenagers from the Baldwin Hills district in Los Angeles, California. The series aired on BET from July 2007 to ...more

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Teen Summit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Teen Summit Teen Summit is an American talk show for youth that aired on Black Entertainment Television from September 16, 1989 to August 31, 2002.

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Access Granted is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Access Granted Access Granted is an American television series that features an in depth look at the planning, filming and production of R&B and hip hop music videos. Each week a different artist and their ...more

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Bobby Jones Gospel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Bobby Jones Gospel Bobby Jones Bobby Jones Gospel is a program on Black Entertainment Television hosted by gospel legend Dr. Bobby Jones airing Sunday mornings at 9:00E/8:00C. The series premiered on January 27, 1980, almost ...more

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Kerry Washington, Stan Lee, Djimon Hounsou Black Panther is an American cartoon series by Marvel Knights Animation, Titmouse, inc. in partnership with Hudlin Entertainment and BET, based on the popular Marvel Comics superhero of the same ...more

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Hell Date is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Chris Hollyfield, Aikisha Holly, Krystn Leigh Hell Date was a dating show on Black Entertainment Television.

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Midnight Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Midnight Love Midnight Love is a late-night video block on the Black Entertainment Television network. It showcase music videos that focuses on R&B/Soul ballads and Quiet Storm songs. The show original ...more

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Harlem Heights is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Harlem Heights Harlem Heights was a BET reality show. It documented the lives of eight trendy African-American 20-somethings as they navigated through relationships and their professional lives. The series ...more

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Monica: Still Standing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Monica: Still Standing Monica Monica: Still Standing is an American reality series following R&B singer Monica. The series premiered on BET October 27, 2009 after the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards.

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Blackbuster movies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
BET presents film favorites with the new "BET's Star Cinema" celebrating African American achievement in film, "BET's Star Cinema" showcases popular black movies for viewers' ...more

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Sunday Best - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Sunday Best - Season 1 Sunday Best is a reality television series on Black Entertainment Television. The first season was filmed in Los Angeles, California and the winner was Crystal Aikin.

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Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is is Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole's own reality show, which aired on BET. The series was filmed in Atlanta, Georgia. The series became the most-watched ...more

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The Family Crews is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
The Family Crews Terry Crews The Family Crews is a reality television show following the life of comic actor Terry Crews, his wife Rebecca, their eclectic and ever-changing family ranging in age from 22 to 3 years old. The ...more

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Sunday Best is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Sunday Best Sunday Best is a gospel-singing reality television competition on BET. The fourth season of Sunday Best saw the removal of Yolanda Adams as a judge and the Returning of Erica as a judge. Season ...more

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BET Awards 2011 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
BET Awards 2011 The 2011 BET Awards took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on June 26, 2011. The awards recognized Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment ...more

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Beef: The Series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Beef: The Series Beef: The Series is a television series that aired on Black Entertainment Television. The show premiered on October 4, 2006, and aired six episodes for the first season, with the last original ...more

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Video Gospel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Video Gospel Video Gospel is a television series airing on Black Entertainment Television, featuring gospel music videos. It began airing during the 1989 season. It also aired from 2000-2005 and 2010-2011. ...more

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Master of the Mix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Master of the Mix Kid Capri Master of the Mix is a reality television series and disc jockey competition. The 2010 season of the show had eight episodes and seven disc jockeys. The show was hosted by Just Blaze and judged ...more

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Rip the Runway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Rip the Runway Ciara, Nelly Rip the Runway is an annual fashion show and music show broadcast by BET, held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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College Hill South Beach is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
College Hill South Beach College Hill South Beach is the sixth season of BET's reality television series College Hill, that follows the lives of students at various historically black colleges in the South Beach, ...more

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The Michael Vick Project is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
The Michael Vick Project The Michael Vick Project is an American documentary following football player Michael Vick. The ten-part series premiered on January 26, 2010 on BET and aired Tuesdays at 10 p.m.

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106 & Gospel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
106 & Gospel Tye Tribbett 106 & Gospel was an inspirational version of the top-ten video countdown show 106 & Park, that aired Sundays on BET. The show debuted on January 11, 2009 and features a live audience, ...more

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Take the Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Take the Cake Toccara Jones Take the Cake was a live, interactive game show on BET. The one-hour program featured interactive games where the viewers could win cash prizes. The show aired from 12 midnight - 1 a.m. Eastern ...more

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Sunday Best - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Sunday Best - Season 3 Sunday Best is a gospel-singing reality television competition on BET. The third season of Sunday Best saw the removal of Bebe Winans as a judge amid personal scandal. Winans was replaced by ...more

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We Got to Do Better is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
We Got to Do Better We Got to Do Better, originally titled Hot Ghetto Mess, is an American television series on Black Entertainment Television. The show is based on the cult website hotghettomess.com, which ...more

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Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibso... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibson Laurieann Gibson Born to Dance is an American reality TV show hosted by choreographer Laurieann Gibson. The series will premiere on BET on August 2, 2011.

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Iron Ring is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Iron Ring Iron Ring was a reality television series and mixed martial arts competition, originating from the United States, that aired on BET.

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The 5ive is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
The 5ive The 5ive is a television show on BET. The show premiered on June 18, 2007 @ 7:30 p.m. The show is hosted by Alesha Reneé, a winner in the "New Faces" contest.

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Ballers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Claudia Jordan, Hugh Douglas, John Salley Ballers is a weekly BET sports-oriented talk show, hosted by former NBA player John Salley, former NFL player Hugh Douglas, and comedian Guy Torry. The show also has a female presence with DJ ...more

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The Deal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
The Deal The Deal was a rap music video show on BET that premiered on November 10, 2008. It was the successor to nineteen-year-long Rap City. The show aired for one hour. Its hosts were Memphitz and DJ ...more

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The Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Lauren Freeman added The Show Sam Seder, Tom McGowan, Chris Spencer

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The Wendy Williams Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Entertainment Television TV Shows
Wendy Williams The Wendy Williams Show is an American syndicated talk show hosted by Wendy Williams. The show is produced by Debmar-Mercury, and airs internationally, and is re-broadcast on BET. It premiered ...more