NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BET News correspondent, Andre Showell will lead the discussion during BET Networks' LIVE coverage of President Obama's news conference in Washington on Wednesday, July 22( )at 8:00 p.m.* BET J will re-air an encore broadcast of the entire news conference along with pre and post analysis of the event from Root.com contributor Sophia Nelson at 10:00 p.m. The President is expected to discuss health care legislation and BET Networks will be there to decipher exactly what the outcome of these plans will mean for the African American community. The network's coverage of President Obama's news conference will re-air on BET at 11:00 p.m.*
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BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 87 million households according to Nielsen Media Research, and can be seen in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of businesses extensions: BET.com, a leading internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET Digital Networks - BET J, BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Mobile, which offers ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, an extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
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