BET Networks today revealed Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross as hosts for this year’s “BET Awards” 2015, airing live on Sunday, June 28 at 8pm/ET on BET, from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.
“I look forward to the BET Awards every year! Tracee and I are going to have so much fun this year celebrating 15 years in black entertainment television,” said Anthony Anderson. “I can’t wait to see all of my peers and the amazing performances that evening. We may even have a few surprises up our sleeves!”
“I’m thrilled to be hosting the 15th annual BET Awards alongside my on-screen husband Anthony, and am so honored to also be a nominee! The BET Awards always deliver an epic evening with the best of the best across movies, sports, TV and music,” said Tracee Ellis Ross.
“We can’t think of a better way to ring in 15 years of BET Awards than with the talented on-screen duo of Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross as our hosts,” said Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Programming. “They are both comedic geniuses and we are ready for them to unleash the laughter and good times on June 28. It will be a night to remember!”
Both Anderson and Ross are currently starring in ABC’s new comedy “Black-ish,” which was renewed for a second season, after a solid freshman year.
By the way, Ross is nominated in the Best Actress category for this year’s “BET Awards.”
A full list of the BET Award 2015 nominations is now available at http://www.bet.com/BETAwards
The “BET Awards” 2015 will premiere around the world on BET’s international network on Tuesday, June 30 at 9:00pm BST / 10:00pm CAT and will air live on MTV Australia for the very first time (check local listings).
Stephen G. Hill, BET’s President of Programming, Connie Orlando, BET’s Senior Vice President of Music and Specials, Lynne Harris Taylor, BET’s Vice President of Specials, will serve as Executive Producers for the “BET Awards” along with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment.
The “BET Awards” will take place along with the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles from June 25-28, 2015.