BET’s ‘Don’t Sleep’ Expands To Hour Long Show Hosted By T.J. Holmes


The viewers have spoken and by popular demand the new hit show ‘Don’t Sleep‘ will now be an hour long!! The show, hosted by T.J. Holmes expands to a one hour weekly format which allows for a more comprehensive discussion of the issues and events affecting the African-American community.

Don’t Sleep hosted by T. J. Holmes will now stimulate viewers mid-week by headlining in a new slot on Wednesday nights at 11:00 p.m.EST beginning Wednesday, November 14.  Award-winning journalist and host T. J. Holmes will continue to give viewers a great reason to stay up with his fresh new series as he continues to deliver smart, biting social commentary on significant issues that are important to the African American community.


T. J. Holmes states:

 “I am excited to have more time to delve into the topics that affect our community, content that will ignite, inspire, educate and empower us as a passionate collective and community. The election proved people of color are a coveted segment within society with voices that deserve and require platforms and time to be heard so resolve and solutions can be implemented towards greater change.”

 Stephen G. Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials at BET Networks states:

“We are very proud of the show, and the platform it has provided for the nations’ brightest thought leaders. We love the passion of DON’T SLEEP!’s dedicated audience and hope that the weekly appointment viewing of the show will grow that audience.



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