Tiffany Haddish And Michael Blackson To Perform At Inaugural BET Experience Live Comedy Series

BET is unveiling a new addition to its 2024 BET Experience, and it’s made for audiences who like to laugh. Announced on Monday (April 15), an inaugural late-night comedy series will debut at this year’s event at the Miracle Theater in Los Angeles.

Hosted each night by “Chris Spencer & Friends, the series aims to provide a unique blend of comedic brilliance and cultural relevance from today’s hottest comedians. Scheduled for June 26 – 28, Tiffany Haddish and Michael Blackson will headline on Thursday and Friday, respectively. The Wednesday night headliner will be announced at a later date.

The event joins a colorful schedule of experiences continuing through Sunday, leading up to the 2024 BET Awards on June 30, 2024. Events are slated to go down at various venues across the West Coast city including the YouTube Theater, Arena, and the Hollywood Bowl.

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Chris Spencer hosts Comedian Sebastian Maniscalo Talks To SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Radio at The Comedy Store on September 29, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.

“We are proud to reintroduce BET Experience in the vibrant city of Los Angeles to celebrate the best of Black culture and entertainment,” explained Scott Mills, President & CEO of BET Media Group in a statement last week announcing the summer kick-off event.

“BET X 2024 is set to deliver an unprecedented week of entertainment, engagement, and empowerment all anchored in the brilliance and creativity of Black culture and our community.”

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Scott M. Mills, BET President and Chief Executive Officer, attends the BET Awards 2023 at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

Throughout the week, ticketholders are welcome to enjoy Black expression, artistry, and culture through live performances, comedy shows, panels, immersive workshops, and much more. The entire BETX 2024 event is presented by Walmart.

“It’s an honor to join forces with BET Experience as this year’s presenting partner, where we can continue to champion the unlimited potential of Black creators and entrepreneurs,” shared Alison Rand, who leads Brand Experiential and Talent Partnerships at Walmart. “This event is a cultural catalyst, and we are proud to support BET’s commitment to providing a platform for celebrating Black excellence and showcasing some of the most exceptional talents in the entertainment industry.

BET Experience 2024 is co-produced by Live Nation Urban. Tickets are available now on the official website.

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