Black Entertainment Televisionâ€™s highly rated and signature program, the 12th annual BET Awards, or as the network officially titles it: â€œBET Awards 12,â€ will air tonight at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific from the venerable Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles â€¦ for the last time. Reports EURweb
Starting next year, the show will originate from the sparkling, brand new and larger Nokia Theater, the current home of the AMAs and the VMAs. In other words, The BET Awards is moving up to the big time.
So if you thought the BET Awards was something to shout about now, the net says wait â€™til next year when they debut the 3 day â€œBET Awards Experience,â€ reports the LA Times:
In April, the network announced plans to expand the awards into a three-day destination festival called the â€œBET Awards Experienceâ€ and revealed a freshly inked deal withÂ Anschutz Entertainment GroupÂ that will bring the show to the glitzy, $2.5-billion L.A. Live complex for 2013. Read More »