BET has announced that they’ve picked up The First Family and Mr. Box Office. The sitcoms had been airing in first run syndication and there are 104 episodes of each series. Both will start airing on BET’s Centric channel beginning Friday, April 19th.
Here’s the press release:
BET NETWORKS ACQUIRES SITCOMS “THE FIRST FAMILY” AND “MR. BOX OFFICE” FROM ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS TO PREMIERE ON CENTRIC
Basic Cable Deal Features Two Series that Star Award-Winning Entertainers Such As Bill Bellamy, Gladys Knight, Jackée, John Witherspoon, Jon Lovitz, and Vivica A. Fox