GAL APPROVED! Juneteenth 2020! Celebrate With BET, TNT And “All About Eve!” LIVE READING – WATCH!By The DivaGals | June 19, 2020 | Gal Approved
SEE. TNT, TBS, and truTV are hosting a special back-to-back, one-night-only airing of blockbuster films Black Panther and Just Mercy, along with reflections from distinguished guests about the personal impact these films had on their lives and the culture. Guests include Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative (whom Just Mercy is based on), Senator Kamala Harris and CNN’s W. Kamau Bell. Additionally, Andra Day will perform her Grammy-nominated song “Rise Up.” Anthony Anderson hosts. Catch the special airing starting at 7 pm ET/PT.
WATCH. Spend an entire day celebrating with BET’! Kicking off it’s “Content For Change” initiative on Juneteenth — the national commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States — with a day-long array of programming celebrating the resilience of the African American spirit. BET is premiering social justice episodes of series, inspirational films, music videos, messages of perseverance, tenacity and hope from leading Black voices to showcase Black achievement across all of its platforms. BET’s “Juneteenth Freedom Day Marathon” programming listed below!
7 AM-NOON: Social justice episodes of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin and The Parkers
3 PM: Race
6 PM: Do The Right Thing
9 PM: Selma (NETWORK PREMIERE)
LAUGH! Our own Divalicious EIC Delaina Dixon is behind this fun 22-minute live reading of All About Eve, which chronicles the adventures of a young black woman who gets an on-air job at a gossip news TV show. It’s based on Delaina’s own experiences in celebrity journalism. Check it out!