‘Martin’ Reunion Special Gets a Premiere Date on BET Plus

Martin: Reunion special is coming to BET+ to celebrate the show’s 30th anniversary.

The 90-minute special is set to premiere June 16 and will feature original cast members Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold and Carly Anthony Payne II, the streaming service said in a press release this week. . Tommy Mykal Ford, who was also part of the original cast, died in 2016 at 52 years old.

Hosted by Affion Crockett, the special will see the cast revisit the show’s most hilarious moments, revisit iconic characters made famous by Martin, and pay a moving tribute to the late great Tommy Ford. There will also be musical performances and visits from celebrity super fans.

Martin: Reunion special is just one of many shows coming to the streaming service this summer.

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From new reality TV series to movies, BET+’s summer lineup also includes:

bruh
In the third season of Tyler Perry bruhthe five friends encounter a host of new challenges as the consequences of decisions past and present play out as they strive to maintain the brotherly bond between them. bruh returns June 2.

I love us
Comedy duo Kym Whitley and Kountry Wayne take audiences on a hilarious journey through the web’s funniest and most outrageous music videos. I love us flips the script on clip shows by offering a noir perspective and a high level of comedy that eschews the obvious. While the clips themselves are funny, they’re only part of the comedy equation. I love us premieres June 2 on the streamer

foreigners
In this new film, a black high school student finds himself suspect after the mysterious disappearance of his classmate. With Rutina Wesley, Taryn Manning, Shane West, Skylan Brooks and Clark Backo. foreigners debuts on June 2.

American Gangster: Trap Queens
Narrated by rap legend Lil’ Kim, the true crime drama returns with five all-new episodes featuring the stories of Sydia Bagley, Lonett “Cookie” Williams, Pam Driskel, Tracie Dickey and Demi “Mimi” Harrison; whose crimes range from theft and drug trafficking to real estate fraud.American Gangster: Trap Queens returns on June 9.

block party
The new comedy film centers on Keke McQueen (Antoinette Robertson), a recent Harvard graduate who can’t wait to give up her hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan for her dream job in Atlanta. But when Keke discovers that his once-super-vivacious grandmother Janice (Oscar nominee Margaret Avery) is showing early signs of dementia, Keke puts her career on the line in order to save the famous June 19 block party from its grandfather. -mother. In the process, Keke falls in love with her hometown all over again. block party premieres June 16.

Bid for love
After being injured and making a prison offer because of Memphis (Blue Kimble), her former drug dealer boyfriend, Sasha (Dawn Halfkenny) walks out into the arms of Malik (Adrian Lockett). Malik spoils her with gifts and finds her a job at his real estate agency. However, Malik constantly uses his gifts and past against her to keep her within reach. A loving Sasha falls head over heels in love with Malik who slowly tries to alienate her from her friends and family and secretly plots against her. Her therapist, Dr. Simone (Tami Roman) and unexpected new friends open her eyes to her history of relationships and give her advice on how to deal with them and get her life back. Bid for love premieres June 23.

College Hill: Celebrity Edition
Hill College is back. In the new revamped season, celebrities will live together and join the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Texas Southern University as students. Nene Leakes, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, DreamDoll, India Love and Slim Thug return to the classroom to broaden their educational horizons. The eight-episode series will explore college life through the lens of celebrities while showcasing HBCU’s unique cultural and academic experience. Despite their respective fame and notoriety, each cast member pledges to focus on their higher education as a personal challenge to prove that it’s never too late. Enrolled alongside current Texas Southern University students, the cast will strive to complete a specialty certificate program to take the graduation step. College Hill: Celebrity Edition premieres June 27.

The Black Hamptons
A family drama set in the quaint town of Sag Harbor known as “The Black Hamptons” follows the brewing feud between the Brits and the Johnsons where the difference between old and new money is very apparent. The Black Hamptons not only exhibits the glitz and luster of the black elite, but also exposes the secrets of wealth and prestige. With a mix of inherited families, their friends, wannabes and thirsty developers, the drama can never be too far behind. Based on a novel by New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber, The Black Hamptons stars Lamman Rucker, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Elise Neal. The new series The Black Hamptons premieres July 1.

All the Queen’s Men
The hour-long drama will take on the life of Marilyn ‘Madam’ DeVille, played by Eva Marcille. In season one, viewers witnessed Madame’s swagger as a cutthroat businesswoman who rules the lucrative exotic male nightclub industry. She is surrounded by a group of trusted employees who ensure the success of Madame and her empire. As her journey continues in season two, she is determined to expand her kingdom. However, she soon discovers that more money and more power means more trouble. The second season of All the Queen’s Men premieres July 14.

Ghost in the House of Truth
Movie stars Bola Ogun (Susan Wokoma) is a dedicated counselor, who facilitates reconciliation sessions between convicts and the victims of their crimes. When her own daughter goes missing, her faith in forgiveness is tested. Directed by Akin Omotoso and starring Susan Wokoma, Tope Tedela, Fabian Adeoye Lojede and Kemi Lala Akindoju. Ghost in the House of Truth premieres July 21.

family affair
Welcome to the world of the Duncan family. They appear to be law-abiding citizens who run one of New York’s most respected car dealerships, but in reality, they are the black mob bosses who control most of the East Coast underworld. No matter the job at hand, one thing is true about the Duncans: there’s nothing they won’t do for their family. The fourth season of family affair premieres July 28.

The Mrs. Pat Show
After an explosive, critically acclaimed first season that Decider declared “one of the most outstanding new comedies of the year,” Pat and his adorable family return for a second season in August. The “adult sitcom,” with unfiltered language, is based on Pat’s incredible real-life story of a teenage mother and former convicted felon from downtown Atlanta turned suburban mother living in the Indiana. Season 2 of the series, which has already touched on deep topics including non-binary pronouns, school shootings, drug addiction, racism and child abuse, shows the Carson family moving from a period of adaptation to a white suburban neighborhood to a growing season in this new environment. This modern, multi-generational African-American family navigating the twists and turns of life in today’s cultural chaos will explore self-love and the traumas of the past. More importantly, Pat will face her own demons, with lots of laughs and even a few tears along the way, as only she can. The Mrs. Pat Show premieres August 11.