BET Sets Premiere Dates For New Scripted Series 'Real Husbands of Hollywood' + 'Second Generation Wayans' (All The Details...)

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by Tambay A. Obenson
November 28, 2012 5:00 PM
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'Second Generation Wayans'

Everything, including the kitchen sink in the press release below; but if you're only interested in knowing the dates... Real Husbands of Hollywood will premiere Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 10-10:30 p.m. EST/PST; and Second Generation Wayans will debut on the same day, at 10:30 p.m. EST/PST.

The rest of the story below:

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 – Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” (#BETRealHusbands) The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood along their surreal lives. Enjoy the ride as these guys take on all things, from the husband’s point of view. You may recognize some situations or characters from those other reality shows. That is completely on purpose, tune in to the network premiere Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 10-10:30 p.m. EST/PST.

“I haven’t been this excited about a project of mine in a while, there is nothing like this on television……the levels of funny that will be reached on this show are endless!!!,” said Kevin Hart.

Kevin Hart recently divorced, Nick Cannon, husband of superstar Mariah Carey, Boris Kodjoe, husband of actress Nicole Ari Parker, Duane Martin, husband of actress Tisha Campbell-Martin, J. B. Smoove, husband of the songstress Shahidah Omar and Robin Thicke, husband of actress Paula Patton, round off the main cast of characters with a number of special guest appearances by television, film, music and sport’s top stars including Jay Leno, Ed O’Neill, Shaquille O’Neal, Nelly, Faizon Love, Common, Trey Songz, Cedric the Entertainer and several other A-list surprises.

“We knew after the response to the ‘Real Husbands’ sketches on the BET Awards that we had something special. Look in the dictionary under the word ‘obvious’ and you see a picture of us deciding to turn the sketches into a series,” said Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials. “Kevin Hart leads an incredible cast in this show that turns all of the conventions you hate to love in those wives shows on their collective ear. We are SO proud to be working with this all-star production team. This is the best funny you’ll see on TV this year.”

“Real Husbands of Hollywood” is executive produced by Kevin Hart (“Think Like A Man,” “Laugh At My Pain”); Stan Lathan (“Martin,” “Moesha”); Ralph Farquhar (“The Parkers,” “Married With Children”); Jesse Collins (“The BET Awards,” “The 54th Annual Grammy Awards”); Tim Gibbons (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”); Chris Spencer (“MTV 2012 Video Music Awards,” “Def Comedy Jam”); Dave Becky (“Everybody Hates Chris”); along with BET Networks’ President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill are the executive producers behind this bold, new series.

Follow the cast of husbands on Twitter: @KevinHart4real, @NickCannon, @RobinThicke, @BorisKodjoe, @DuaneMartin and @ohsnapjbsmoove.

The new scripted comedy “Second Generation Wayans” (#BETWayans) will debut at 10:30 p.m. EST/PST, after the premiere of “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” This hilarious half-hour series stars Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans, George O. Gore II and Tatyana Ali. During the show, viewers will see the good, the funny and the ugly as Damien Dante and Craig emerge from the long shadows of their uncles to carve out their own paths to stardom in Hollywood. Joining the duo on this ride is friend and business partner George O. Gore II and their office assistant Maya (played by Tatyana Ali). “Second Generation Wayans” is executive produced by Devon Shepard, Marlon Wayans, Rick Alvarez, Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans and George O. Gore II for BET Productions.

”The Wayans family name is synonymous with comedy and entertainment, and you’ll indulge in plenty of laughter and amusement in ‘Second Generation Wayans.’ You’ll also witness firsthand that life as a Wayans and childhood star isn’t all fun and games in Hollywood. In a way, this series is a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to juggle the pressures of being famous while trying to create your own path,” says Loretha Jones, President of Original Programming, BET.

This new comedy series will also feature special guests Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans Jr., Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, DeRay Davis, Gabourey Sidibe, Erik Estrada, Terry Crews, LeToya Luckett, Keith Robinson, Affion Crockett amongst others.

For more information about “Second Generation Wayans” visit BET.com/SecondGenerationWayans.

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  • Josh | March 9, 2013 3:25 AMReply

    Divorce is a Rampant Epidemic especially when the government & military (NATO) is behind it!


    I went to a father’s group in Texas (just north of Fort Hood) where some ex-military west pointer gave some real eye-opening comments. He basically said that the current Divorce process, legislation, court system and military is all one scheme that was put into play around the early 1960‘s. It was put in place for the Vietnam War, that’s when the divorces started to sky-rocket across the country (Google statistics). That in addition, it was also designed to be one huge cash-cow to lure greedy lawyers to facilitate and destroy more families on the civilian side to get enough statistics to make it comparable to the military statistics. However the military numbers are still much higher. That is why they then modified the scheme to use on police nationwide to raise the civilian stats as most are ex-military and won’t suspect anything wrong.

    It is designed to send “single” male soldiers without family responsibilities to war and deny ex-wives any long-term financial support that was initially and may still be coming from the military/ pentagon’s money pockets. This is why laws traditionally have been favoring women. Women are lured to divorce partners with both positive and negatives reinforcements. The positive is they get the kids, the house, money in many forms-child support etc thus they benefit in the short term. To the military, the soldiers wives are expendable as are the soldiers and even their children! Simply the less money the military spends on wives, kids, ex-soldiers, the medical bills etc, the more they have for their drones, guns, or bullets. The scheme is very very complicated but based on very slow very subtle psy-ops brainwashing tactics followed by Machiavellian divide and conquer restraining orders. He said that any Freedom of Information request will gradually reveal key pieces of data that when analyzed together with confirm all this. Talking about this among other soldiers would also reveal stuff, so they came up with “leave your family problems at home” and the “zero tolerance” to divorce and get the spouses or soldiers out of the service quickly before they talk and expose the scheme. Many times this leads to actual suicides or apparent “suicides” to silence those that know too much. This is also the reason why the Pentagon does not want to release documents related to divorce. Part of the even bigger Military-Industrial complex. Similar schemes used throughout the world pushed through United Nations facades.

    Basically makes wives and soldier fight and hate each other. The scheme basically exploits women’s emotional traits to spread itself to other victims. The media contributes to the fear mongering and makes things worst. Fear (PTSD etc) makes women fear for their safety or some play the helpless damsel in distress thus they then go pleading to the oh-so-willing authorities who provide them with military issued cookie cutter divorce packets to take to a civilian lawyer. They do this to hide where the process initially starts.

  • ALM | November 28, 2012 11:05 PMReply

    The facial expression of the guy on the far left is giving me ALL kinds of life. Since Ali is on the Wayans show, I guess that "Love That Girl" isn't returning. I have a feeling that BET is going to screw up both shows somehow, because BET always screws up everything.

  • ChgoSista | November 28, 2012 5:39 PMReply

    If Bobby Brown doesn't make an appearance, it will be an abomination; his "I'm the first one who landed the 'big fish' line" is CA-LASSIC!!

  • Leon Breckenridge | November 28, 2012 5:36 PMReply

    What about Gun Hill? Being Mary Jane?

  • Adam Scott Thompson | November 28, 2012 5:20 PMReply

    Curious to see how "Real Husbands" translates from awards show sketch to full-blown situational comedy.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | November 28, 2012 5:21 PM

    Pardon the echo. lol

  • Adam Scott Thompson | November 28, 2012 5:20 PMReply

    Curious to see how "Real Husbands" translates from awards show sketch to full-blown situational comedy.

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