Join Date: Jul 2004
Serena to host BET 25th Anniversary segment
Usher, Alicia Keys, R. Kelly, Earth Wind & Fire, John Legend and Mary J. Blige are among the confirmed talent for “25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special,” to be taped at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Wednesday at 8 p.m. In addition to celebrating more than two decades of entertainment, BET will bid farewell to retiring founder and chairman, Robert L. Johnson in a special tribute.
Stars including Donnie Simpson, Queen Latifah, Serena Williams, Dr. Bobby Jones, Steve Harvey and Arsenio Hall will helm show segments, each representing a five-year span of the past 25 years. The show premieres on the network Nov. 1 at 9 p.m.