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[01/18/17 - 12:30 PM]
BET to Premiere New Original Scripted Drama, "Rebel," from John Singleton on March 28th at 9PM ET/PT
Directed by John Singleton, the series follows a police officer who leaves the force after being under an intense Internal Affairs/criminal investigation for shooting her partner in the hopes of stopping him from gunning down her little brother.

[06/09/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 9
Updates include: Netflix to take over BBC America's "The Last Kingdom"; BET's "Rebel" sets its principal cast; and "Dr. Oz" cleared through the 2018-19 season.

[04/20/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Networks is Harnessing the Power of More to Deliver More Premium Original Programming and Unforgettable Moments across More Platforms in 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
Telecasting for more than 35 years, and currently available in over 85 million U.S. households, and over 35 million homes across the globe, BET Networks prevails as the #1 cable network for African American viewers.







REBEL (BET)
Premieres Tuesday, March 28
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/28/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, January 2017) BET's new scripted drama, REBEL, takes on the unique and complicated relationship the Black community faces with police officers. Directed by John Singleton, the series follows Rebel (Danielle Moné Truitt), a police officer who leaves the force after being under an intense Internal Affairs/criminal investigation for shooting her partner in the hopes of stopping him from gunning down her little brother. Continuing to fight crime as a P.I., Rebel struggles with her brother's murder while defending herself from the dirty cops who are out for revenge. REBEL premieres on BET, March 28th at 9:00PM ET/PT. Featuring an all-star cast, including Giancarlo Esposito (Lieutenant Charles Gold, Rebel's friend and mentor), Mykelti Williamson (Rene Knight, Rebel's father), Cliff "Method Man" Smith (TJ, Rebel's ex-husband), LaTanya Richardson (Detective Traylynn Jones, Mack's New Partner), Brandon Quinn (Mack, Rebel's Former Partner), the series examines the conflicted relationship officers of color have with their jobs at a time when police forces are rife with brutality and misconduct. REBEL is a hard-hitting, gritty, complicated and morally ambiguous drama series, featuring many issues ripped from the headlines.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brandon Quinn as Thompson "Mack" McIntyre
· Cliff "Method Man" Smith as T.J.
· Danielle Moné Truitt as Rebecca "Rebel" Cole
· Giancarlo Esposito as Charles Gold
· LaTanya Richardson as Traylynn Jones
· Mykelti Williamson as Rene Knigh
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dallas Jackson as EP
· John Singleton as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Randy Huggins as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MarVista Entertainment