A sexy stylized drama about the highstakes world of the NBA where everyone—players, wives, mistresses, reporters and agents—plays to win. A calculating wife trying to protect her empire, a tenacious journalist desperate to rebuild a tarnished career and a scandalous groupie looking to become a star find it’s murder trying to stay on top. All’s fair in love, sex and basketball.Play Season 2 Trailer Play Season 1 Trailer
Nia gets a promotion and moves to Los Angeles, leaving her boyfriend in New York; Vanessa finds out her basketball player husband is still cheating on her; Laila is tired of losing auditions and makes a controversial move.
Nia reluctantly interviews Laila for an exclusive expose; Vanessa and Marcus look for ways to kill the story; Laila gambles and loses, and the NBA Wives make Vanessa an offer she can’t refuse.
Marcus lies to provide Vanessa with an alibi, but he wants something in return; Nia has to go full “tabloid” to make up for losing the Laila exclusive; Laila takes a dangerous assignment.
Vanessa and some of the wives invest in a winery; Laila gets advice from Amber Rose; Nia spends time with her ex-boyfriend, Terrence; Marcus and Kareem have a huge fight; Vanessa reconnects with Bryce, an old flame.
Vanessa feels guilty after being with Bryce; Nia struggles to remember a drunken night on the town with Laila; Erick makes a surprise visit; Marcus wants to start over with Vanessa.
The story of how Kareem fell from grace and how Marcus ascended to stardom; Laila tries to reconcile her past; Vanessa tries to free Marcus of his debt; Nia’s worlds collide.
Vanessa and Marcus have a lot of explaining to do when a TMZ video places them at the scene of the crime; Laila looks into Susie’s disappearance; after a romantic good-bye with Eric, Nia reaches out to Laila.
Laila is in a dangerous situation; MJ hears a rumor that someone is leaking intelligence on the Kings; Marques and Vanessa receive menacing text messages from an anonymous source; under threat, Vanessa decides it’s time for her to take action.
The cops are closing in on Vanessa.
The women make discovery on Roxanne’s phone that leads them to Kalinda’s killer, Vanessa shares big news with Marques, and a scorned adversary sends Nia a message.
Kareem’s mom reveals a family secret, Laila has a change of fortune, Nia gets a mysterious package, new evidence surfaces in Kalinda’s murder case, and Vanessa give Marques troubling news.
Marques’ dad comes to take care of him with Vanessa gone, Quanisha pressures Kareem to use his connections for their wedding, and Eric’s conspiracy theory gets him in trouble with Nia.
Marques has trouble focusing on the court while his daughter is still missing, a mysterious package sends Eric down a conspiracy rabbit hole, and Nia hits it off with Laila’s new costar.
Nia learns that Eric’s conspiracy theories may have had some validity, Kareem gets an opportunity from the Vipers, and Marcus adjusts to playing with the team’s new superstar.
Laila is unnerved by an unwelcome visitor from her past, Marques and Eden’s relationship heats up, Kareem gets a taste of his own medicine, and Nia’s investigation takes a strange turn.
Marques turns to Eden after lashing out at the paparazzi, Laila faces pressure from Jason’s lawyer, Quanisha struggles to win over Kareem’s mom, and Nia’s research puts her and MJ in danger.
Marques brings the crew back to his hometown when his high school jersey number gets retired, MJ gets drawn deeper into a world of conspiracies, and Laila feels judged by Nia.
An on-air incident puts Kareem’s job in jeopardy, Marques fears potential backlash against his relationship with Eden, and a discovery leaves Nia questioning MJ’s loyalty.
Laila worries her come-up is an exchange for her silence, Nia helps the LAPD catch Eric’s killer, Kareem learns of his father’s deception, and Marques gets a surprise at Eden’s family home.
Kareem and Quanisha celebrate their wedding day, Eden presents Marques with information that could change everything for him, and MJ faces dire consequences when he tries to do right by Nia.
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A sexy stylized drama about the highstakes world of the NBA where everyone—players, wives, mistresses, reporters and agents—plays to win. A calculating wife trying to protect her empire, a tenacious journalist desperate to rebuild a tarnished career and a scandalous groupie looking to become a star find it’s murder trying to stay on top. All’s fair in love, sex and basketball.
Soul Food: The Series was an adaptation of the 1997 hit film SOUL FOOD. The series follows the triumphs, struggles, and rivalries of the Josephs, a tight-knit African American family living in Chicago, Illinois. The series originally aired 74 episodes on Showtime and won numerous NAACP awards including multiple NAACP Awards for Best Drama series. It was the first hit drama that featured an African American cast.
A reimagined version of the original reality series, starring Nene Leaks, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, Dream Doll, India Love, and Slim Thug as they pursue their dreams of obtaining a college degree from HBCU Texas Southern University.
A glimpse into the lives of eight HBCU students as they live, learn, love, laugh, and experience life as young adults together under one roof.
What happens when a group of college students land prestigious internships in the hallowed halls of corporate America? Viewers are about to find out in this BET reality series that follows its cast of coeds through the foibles and frustrations of the professional workplace. Through hair-raising challenges, tense eliminations, and requisite hook-ups, it’ll be a rocky road on the way to success.
Deion’s Family Playbook is the fun-filled and compelling real-life story of Deion Sanders, the only pro athlete to ever play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. The show explores Deion as a single father raising five kids of his own, while also helping to raise five other children who live with him.
Cameras follow Kimberly “Lil’ Kim” Jones during the final days two weeks before turning herself in to the U.S. Marshals to serve her 366-day prison term. Jones was convicted of federal perjury and conspiracy charges emanating from a 2001 shooting between her rival Foxy Brown’s entourage and her own.
You know about DMX; the rapper, actor and controversial figure always in trouble with the law. Now meet Earl Simmons, up close and personal. Find out about his inner demons and what drives him and what makes him: the Dark Man X.
10 contestants (five men and five women) compete for roles in Talbert’s new play Love in The Nick of Tyme, starring Morris Chestnut and R&B recording artist Avant. The winners, one man and one woman, will also win featured roles in an upcoming Talbert production and be a part of its national tour, where they will perform on some of the biggest stages in the country. But in the business of show business, it’s not all fun and games.