BET likely to revert to private ownership

Hay, Carla
March 1998
Billboard;03/28/98, Vol. 110 Issue 13, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses the changes at Black Entertainment Television (BET) as of March 1998. Anticipated reversion to private ownership; Expansion plans that include acquisition of Festival Productions and spinoff channels, and restaurant, casino and nightclub ventures; Dependence of changes on a deal with BET chairman Robert Johnson, Liberty Media, and Johnson and Liberty's BTV Acquisition Corp.


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