Last night, lots of industry folks converged on the Best Buy Theatre in NY’s Times Square for the 2012-2013 BET Upfronts. See the pics of next seasons’ stars and a glimpse of BET & CENTRIC’s new lineup they presented to the media inside.
Above, actors George Gore II, Marlon Wayans, Tatyana Ali, Damien Dante Wayans and Craig Wayans showed up to promote their new BET series "Second Generation Wayans."
Tatyana also pose with TJ Holmes, who’s hosting his own late night news program called "Don’t Sleep."
TJ also posed with BET’s Stephen Hill.
Tony Rock will host Centric’s "Apollo Live" series.
Kevin Hart is bringing back his mock-reality show he debuted during the All-Star game "House Husbands." And BET made it a semi-scripted sketch comedy series.
He also laughed it up backstage with Marlon.
Wendy Williams talked up her "Wendy" talk show whch airs late nights on the channel.
BET’s head honcho Debra Lee helped welcome the new shows.
"106 & Park" host Rocsi Diaz was there looking great in a little white dress and hot pink pumps.
Producer/Writer Mara-Brock Akil looked gorge and spoke about "The Game" and "Being Mary Jane", starring Gabrielle Union.
Singer Luke James entertained the crowd with a few songs.
Also, Judge Mathis promoted his show "The Mathis Project,” which will be about unsolved homicides.
Cedric The Entertainer was there as well. He will serve as host of the 2012 Soul Train Music Awards airing on BET’s sister channel, Centric, in Las Vegas.
Photo credit: PictureGroup / Courtesy of BET Networks