BET’s Centric Adds Entertainment Studios Sitcoms ‘First Family’ And ‘Mr Box Office’

By | Thursday April 4, 2013 @ 12:28pm PDT

April 4, 2013—BET Networks announced today it has licensed over 100 episodes each of two hit sitcoms, THE FIRST FAMILY and MR. BOX OFFICE, from Entertainment Studios to air on CENTRIC starting April, 2013. Both first-run original series feature recognized and award-winning actors such as Bill Bellamy, Gary Busey, Gladys Knight, Christopher B. Duncan, Kellita Smith, Jackée, Marla Gibbs, John Witherspoon, Jon Lovitz, Rick Fox, Tim Meadows, Essence Atkins and Vivica A. Fox, and are scheduled to premiere in primetime on Centric weeknights beginning Friday April 19, 2013.

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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Clears Syndicated Sitcom Block For Fall ’12 Launch

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The First Family Byron AllenByron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, an independent producer and distributor of first-run syndicated TV programming, has sold its sitcoms The First Family and Mr. Box Office to Tribune, Weigel and CBS Television Station Groups as … Read More »

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Byron Allen Syndicated Comedy ‘First Family’ Announces Cast

By | Wednesday March 28, 2012 @ 5:39pm PDT

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has ordered 104 episodes of the new comedy The First Family, about an African-American family living in the White House. Their name is not Obama. Christopher P. Duncan (Veronica Mars) plays President William Johnson. … Read More »

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