|[06/16/08 - 03:25 PM]
BET's 'Baldwin Hills' Returns with Fresh Faces and New Drama
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|[via press release from BET]
BET's 'Baldwin Hills' Returns with Fresh Faces and New Drama
Premiering Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 P.M.*, Five New Cast Members and
Returning Favorites Heat Up Season Two
"Sneak Peek" on Tuesday, June 24 Following the "BET AWARDS '08" Post-Show
NEW YORK, June 16 -- During its first season, the BET
original series BALDWIN HILLS redefined what it meant to be young and
privileged in Los Angeles as it followed the everyday lives of a group of
African American teens from a very real and very exclusive enclave called
Baldwin Hills. The top-rated first season brought the world of ordinary
middle-class African American families out of the shadows and onto the
national stage -- proving to be a hit with parents and teens alike. The
second season revisits five favorites while introducing five newcomers into
the mix. A teaser will air Tuesday, June 24 after BET AWARDS '08, followed
by the official series premiere on Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 p.m.*
Season two of this 10-episode, half-hour series opens with a
"kick-back" hosted by returning fan-favorite and aspiring rapper Sal. The
party reveals a hotbed of warring cliques and shocking revelations as new
faces and old friends get together for what's supposed to be a good time.
Veteran cast member Staci is struggling to balance college life and
financial realities; supermodel-in-training Gerren is still stuck on
showing her ex Moriah that he's lost a good thing; and "mean girl" sister
act Lor'Rena and Aunjel are intent on wreaking havoc with Moriah's new
Behind the scenes of her catty new alliance with Lor'Rena and Aunjel,
it seems that Ashley is still struggling to decide whether she wants to
follow in her mom's (actress Vanessa Bell Calloway) footsteps after
attending Spelman College, or pursue her dream of dancing. New additions
Seiko and Justin find that they have a checkered past in common, but Justin
reveals a surprise that could be a deal-breaker for Seiko. Football star
and newbie Johnathan is working overtime to balance athletics and the dream
of giving back to his community, and basketball cutie Moriah finds out that
a "kick-back" can also be a minefield as ex-girlfriend Gerren and
aggressively determined Lor'Rena corner him all in clear view of his new
Ultimately they are held together by a camaraderie that cuts across
social class, as they grapple with back-stabbing; boyfriend treachery;
former friends turned foes; prying parents; and much more while they face
the biggest challenge of all -- the looming specter of adulthood.
BALDWIN HILLS is produced by Michael McNamara, Sheri Maroufkhani and
Bill Rademaekers of MCFilmworks, in conjunction with BET Networks. Robyn
Lattaker-Johnson (SVP, Development -- Original Programming) is the
executive in charge for BET, with Kevin Morrison as Senior Director of
Integrated Marketing partnerships include AT&T Mobility.
For show highlights and access to the exclusive BALDWIN HILLS blog,
*All times ET/PT
About BET Networks
BET Networks, a division 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 87 million households according to
Nielsen Media Research, and can be seen in the U.S., Canada and the
Caribbean. 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; BET Digital
Networks -- BET J, BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for
cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Event Productions, a full-scale
event management and production company; BET Home Entertainment, a
collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs
and video-on-demand; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video
content for wireless devices; and BET International, an extension of BET
network programming for global distribution.
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