BET Networks and "106 & Park" Celebrate Terrence Jenkins and Rocsi Diaz with Star-Studded Farewell Party on Friday, September 28 @ 6 p.m.*
Hosted by LaLa Anthony and Pooch Hall with Special Appearances from French Montana, Jim Jones and More
New Hosts of "106 & PARK" Unveiled October 1, 2012 @ 6 p.m.*
NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 -- On Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6 p.m.*, Terrence J. and Rocsi will bid farewell to "106 & PARK." Hosted by LaLa Anthony and Pooch Hall, Terrence and Rocsi will go through seven years of memories filled with fun, A-list talent, performances and phenomenal moments in a special show that will commemorate their time on "106 & PARK."
Every day, Terrence and Rocsi greeted televisions livest studio audience and millions of TV viewers touching lives with laughter and music. Interviewing some of today's biggest stars including Beyonce, Madonna, Jamie Foxx, Katie Holmes, Jay Z, Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Rick Ross, Drake and more. Whether delivering groundbreaking news, discussing politics with Barack Obama or educating viewers on social issues affecting us all, Terrence and Rocsi often opened up their personal lives to better relate to audiences, something that "106 & PARK," our live studio audience and viewers at home will forever miss.
"We're so proud of Terrence and Rocsi as they head into the next phases of their careers," said Stephen Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials, BET Networks. "They leave behind the legacies of being the longest running hosts of 106 & Park as well as the hosts that presided over the show's most successful season ever. I will miss their energy, wit, talent and professionalism on-the-job, but look forward to celebrating with them their successes that lie ahead."
Joining LaLa Anthony and Pooch Hall will be Jim Jones, French Montana, Julissa Bermudez, Tigger, along with special video packages from 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, Alicia Keys, Amar'e Stoudemire, Big Sean, B.O.B, Bobby V., Brandy, Busta Rhymes, Cassidy, Ciara, Common, Doug E. Fresh, DMX, Dwayne Wade, ElleVarner, E-40, Future, Jacob Latimore, Keke Palmer, Mary J Blige, MGK, Mike Epps, Ne-Yo, Shannon Brown & Monica, Stalley, Rick Ross, Robin Thicke, T.I, Wyclef and Mr. 106 & PARK himself Bow Wow.
After an exciting summer of THE SEARCH, BET's "106 & PARK" will welcome selected finalists to battle it out for an opportunity to carry the show into a new season.
106 & PARK HOSTS FINALISTS:
Shorty Da Prince, 23, Detroit, Michigan
Rodney Rikai, 25, Essex County, New Jersey
Kevin Thompson, 24, Brooklyn, New York
Paigion, 24-25, Detroit, Michigan
Jazzy, 23, Miami, Florida
Miss Mykie, 23, Houston, Texas
K. Nicole, 23, Mount Vernon, New York
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About 106 & PARK
A powerful presence in the music and entertainment industry, '106 & Park' has been the #1 music variety show on cable for the past 15 consecutive quarters among adults 18-49, according to the Nielsen Company, and has been integral in launching the careers of numerous hip-hop and R&B artists. Hosted by Terrence J and Rocsi, 106 & PARK has become THE destination for today's brightest stars including Denzel Washington, Madonna, Beyonce, Jay Z, Diddy, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Queen Latifah, Will Ferrell, Lady Gaga, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, LeBron James, 50 Cent, Sienna Miller, Will Smith, Drake, Katie Holmes, Trey Songz, Kirk Franklin, Snoop Dogg, and many, many others.
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 98 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.