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[06/14/19 - 07:57 AM]
"Tales" Returns to BET for Season 2 Featuring an Exclusive, Soon-to-Be-Released Song, "Brothers" by Kanye West Feat. Charlie Wilson, Produced by "Tales" Creator, Producer and Writer Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo and Seven
Fans can tune-in to BET and MTV channels globally and on VH1's international channels on Tuesday, July 2.

[12/19/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 19
Updates include: OWN opts not to proceed with second season of "Love Is ___"; FOX orders pilot for import of "Filthy Rich"; and Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones cast in Netflix's "Locke & Key."

[10/04/17 - 12:37 PM]
BET Heats Up Tuesday Night with Three Big Premieres Featuring Hip Hop Heavy Hitters
Look for "Lip Sync Battle Hip Hop Awards Edition" to lead off the night followed by "Hip Hop Awards" and "Tales."

[08/03/17 - 01:52 PM]
BET Networks Is Giving You Life with a Brand New Fall Lineup of Edgy Comedies from Your Favorite Stars
Newcomers include "Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka'oir: The Mane Event," premiering Tuesday, October 17.

[05/25/17 - 09:26 AM]
Hip-Hop. Money. Fame. Deception. Murder. All Collide in New Original Scripted Series, "Tales", Premiering Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The project is a scripted anthology series of "song stories" weaving classic and current hip-hop songs into captivating visual narratives from the lyrics of some of hip-hop's greatest hits.

[05/22/17 - 09:05 AM]
BET Sounds Off Black Music Month on a High Note
New original scripted series "Tales" premieres Tuesday, June 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[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.







TALES (BET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/27/17 - 9/3/19
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2018-2019 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (18 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, June 2019) BET Networks in conjunction with Irv 'Gotti' Lorenzo announce the season two global premiere of hit original series, TALES. The series will make a global return, with a two-hour premiere. The debut episode, "Brothers," brings a new and exciting twist for the series, by serving as the launchpad for an unreleased Kanye West song exclusive to the show's soundtrack. Fans can tune-in to BET and MTV channels globally and on VH1's international channels on Tuesday, July 2. BET and the international channels will air the first look at 9:00 PM E.T., with MTV airing in a later timeslot. "I am beyond excited for the return of TALES. Producing this new record with my production partner Seven and working with Kanye for a song exclusively for the TALES series, has been one of the highlights of my music and TV career. I did it for my Hip Hop Culture. I wanted to give the fans something to listen to and enjoy as well as visually enjoy, and "Brothers," the song in conjunction with this global TV premiere is precisely that moment. TALES IS BACK!!," the hip-hop mogul announced. Contrary to previous episodes that feature a catalog of previously released music, this season's premiere will feature a new song, "Brothers" by Kanye West featuring Charlie Wilson. "Brothers" is produced by Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo and his production partner, Seven. Each week, TALES transforms the lyrics of hip-hop's greatest hits into captivating visual narratives through the eyes of Irv "Gotti'" Lorenzo. To bring the "Brothers" story to life, Lorenzo has cast a variety of TV and Film veterans including Elijah Kelley (The New Edition Story, Star, The Bobby Brown Story), Draya Michele (Real Husbands of Hollywood), Isaiah Washington (Grey's Anatomy, The 100),Thomas Q. Jones (Being Mary Jane, Luke Cage), LisaRaye McCoy (All of Us, Single Ladies), and Cynthia Bailey (Real Housewives of Atlanta, How High 2). The scripted anthology series will include nine additional episodes that will feature timeless hits including Geto Boys'"Mind Playing Tricks on Me," Migos' "Slippery," Nas' "I Gave You Power," Mary J. Blige's "My Life," Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Life," Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow," Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's "Deep Cover," Lauryn Hill's "Ex-Factor," and XXXtentacion's "Moonlight."
CREW INFORMATION:
· Darcell Lawrence as CO-PROD
· Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo as CRTR/EP
· John Bryant as CO-PROD
· Joy Kecken as PROD/WRTR
· Ron Robinson as PROD
· Sonny Lorenzo as CO-PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Visionary Ideas