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[04/04/13 - 09:30 AM]
BET Networks Acquires Sitcoms "The First Family" and "Mr. Box Office" from Entertainment Studios to Premiere on Centric
Both series are scheduled to premiere in primetime on Centric weeknights beginning Friday, April 19.

[04/02/13 - 03:39 PM]
BET Networks Announces New Programming at Annual Upfront Presentation
New originals include "Being Mary Jane," "Burns BBQ," "Comic View" and "T.D Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul."

[02/20/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 20
Updates include: Paget Brewster joins ABC's "Spy" import; Will Arnett to star in one of Greg Garcia's CBS pilots; Steve Zahn lands a lead role on "Influence" at ABC.

[05/21/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 21
Updates include: Dan Sterling, Brent Forrester bound for "The Office"; DirecTV's "Hit and Miss" to launch Wednesday, July 11; and Catherine Keener, Charlie Kaufman to team for HBO comedy.

[05/03/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: Bill Bellamy to topline "Mr. Box Office"; Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan to depart "Community"; and Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway to return to "The Simpsons."

[01/18/12 - 10:19 PM]
Entertainment Studios Launches Two Primetime First-run Sitcoms for Fall 2012
"The First Family" and "Mr. Box Office" have each received 104 episode production orders.







MR. BOX OFFICE (SYNDICATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/15/12 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
syndicated
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, April 2013) MR. BOX OFFICE - One of Hollywood's most bankable stars got himself into trouble with the law, and is ordered to give back by fulfilling an unlikely sentence: community service as a high school English teacher in South Central Los Angeles. Bill Bellamy leads an all-star cast in this scripted comedy that looks at the human side of stardom. Also stars Jon Lovitz, Vivica A. Fox, Gary Busey, Essence Atkins, Tim Meadows, and Rick Fox.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bill Bellamy as Marcus Jackson
· Gary Busey
· Jon Lovitz
· Keshia Knight Pulliam
· Rick Fox
· Tim Meadows
· Vivica A. Fox
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Katz as EP
· Bill Bellamy as EP
· Byron Allen as CRTR/EP
· Carolyn Folks as EP
· Scott Satin as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment Studios