New York, NY – July 16, 2013- This Summer, CENTRIC scorches the airwaves with the return of the acclaimed lifestyle half-hour series CULTURE LIST and new comedian interview series BACKSTAGE CONFIDENTIAL. The brand new season of CULTURE LIST kicks off with new host, two-time Grammy© Award-winning R&B singer and actress LeToya Luckett. Each week Luckett will bring a new spin to the best and hottest trends in fashion, fitness, music, food and technology with special insight from experts and celebrities. CULTURE LIST premieres Sunday, July 21 at 11 PM ET/PT on CENTRIC with special guest Robin Thicke, Wyclef Jean, and Chrisette Michele.
The ten-episode series features exclusive interviews with today’s most buzz worthy celebrities and exclusive looks at the latest and greatest spoils of urban tastemakers -- including local hotspots, tech gadgets, health tips, film premieres, recreation and fashion. Supported by a new line-up of lifestyle correspondents from across the nation including radio and online personalities; fans can indulge in the full spectrum of what’s good weekly.
Premiering immediately after CULTURE LIST at 11:30 PM ET/PT, BACKSTAGE CONFIDENTIAL makes its series debut on CENTRIC, giving viewers an intimate look at some of today’s comedy superstars with exclusive in-depth interviews and insights. Host Gloria Govan (Basketball Wives) is on hand to engage the comedians in a hilarious game of “Rapid Fire”, where guests must answer with the first thing to enter their mind. Celebrity comedians featured in the series include Kevin Hart, Chris Tucker, Bill Bellamy, Earthquake, Tommy Davidson, D.L. Hughley, DeRay Davis, Rodney Perry, Gary Owens and Michael Blackson.
On Sunday, July 21 at 11:30 PM ET/PT, CENTRIC, a BET Network, will premiere, BACKSTAGE CONFIDENTIAL, a 10-episode weekly series that goes behind the curtains to give viewers an intimate look at some of today’s comedic superstars and upcoming talent through exclusive in-depth interviews and insights. Hosted by Gloria Govan (Basketball Wives), BACKSTAGE CONFIDENTIAL will also engage the comedians in a hilarious game of “Rapid Fire,” where after given a word or question, they must answer with the first thing to enter their mind (scary, we know!). Series premiere kicks off comedy heavy hitter Kevin Hart.
Sun 7/21: Ep 1 - Kevin Hart (PREMIERE)
Sun 7/28: Ep 2 - Chris Tucker
Sun 8/4: Ep 3 - Bill Bellamy
Sun 8/11: Ep 4 - Earthquake
Sun 8/18: Ep 5 - Tommy Davidson
Sun 8/25: Ep 6 - D.L. Hughley
Sun 9/1 Ep 7 - DeRay Davis
Sun 9/8 Ep 8 - Rodney Perry
Sun 9/15 Ep 9 - Gary Owens
Sun 9/22 Ep 10 - Michael Blackson
For video sneak peeks and bonus content of CULTURE LIST and BACKSTAGE CONFIDENTIAL visit CentricTV.com. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan page at facebook.com/CentricTV. Also, join the conversation on Twitter by using #Culturelist and follow the show for all updates & special surprises @CentricTV.