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[09/23/10 - 04:01 AM]
Centric Brings the Classic Sitcom 'The Cosby Show' to the Network Five Nights a Week Beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*
Plus: look for a 12-hour marathon on Sunday, September 26.

[via press release from Centric]

CENTRIC Brings The Classic Sitcom 'THE COSBY SHOW' to the Network Five Nights a Week Beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*

A 12-Hour Marathon Airs Sunday, September 26 to Launch the Premiere of the Series on CENTRIC

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 -- Bill Cosby's legendary comedy series THE COSBY SHOW joins the CENTRIC line-up with classic episodes beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*. Bill Cosby stars as the patriarch of the Huxtables, an African American family living in Brooklyn, NY. The show was #1 for five consecutive seasons and has won multiple awards including five Emmy awards including "Outstanding Comedy Series" in 1985, a People's Choice award, NAACP Image awards, and a Golden Globe.

"Bill Cosby is an icon that resonates with our audience, and therefore, this acquisition is a perfect fit for CENTRIC," said Paxton Baker, CENTRIC's General Manager and Executive Vice President.

"We are thrilled to partner with Carsey-Werner to bring the Huxtable family to the CENTRIC family," said Barbara Zaneri, BET Networks' EVP of Programming, Strategy, Scheduling & Acquisitions. "This show has set the benchmark for family sitcoms and after more than 25 years remains the gold standard in television."

CENTRIC viewers can join Heathcliff (Bill Cosby) and Clair Huxtable (Phylicia Rashad) as they raise their family with love, support, and lots of laughs. Joined by a dynamic cast, Cosby shows audiences how to balance career, community and family as he and Clair raise five kids -- Sondra (Sabrina Le Beauf), Denise (Lisa Bonet), Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe) and Rudy (Keshia Knight Pulliam). THE COSBY SHOW will air on CENTRIC Monday through Friday from 8 pm to 9 pm* with encore episodes in daytime and late-night.

For more information, please visit www.centrictv.com.

*All times are ET/PT.

About CENTRIC

CENTRIC is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today's African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today's hottest artists. It is a unique of mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer: All you. All day. All night.

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a subsidiary 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 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

About Carsey-Werner

Carsey-Werner has been known globally for 25 years as one of the leading independent television studios and a leading distributor of off-network programming both domestically and internationally. Carsey-Werner currently owns one of the best comedy libraries in television and controls the distribution of 1500 half-hours of programming. With hits such as The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, Grace Under Fire, Cybill, 3rd Rock Form The Sun, and That 70's Show, Carsey-Werner programs can be seen and heard in over 175 countries and in 50 different languages.





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