Black Entertainment Television (BET, part of BET Networks) is an American, Viacom-owned cable network based in Washington, D.C. Currently reaching more than 90 million households, it is the most prominent television network targeting African American audiences. The network was launched on January 25, 1980, by its founder, Robert L. Johnson. Programming of the network comprises mainstream music and movies and television series.
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