Debra Lee Discusses Fixing BET’s Image

April 12, 2011  |  

(Eurweb) — BET CEO Debra Lee says her cable channel has righted the ship in terms of its programming, and she hopes her recent decisions will at least quiet critics.  It’s no secret that BET, including its co-founder Sheila Johnson, has been the target of public criticism for airing shows and music videos that many deem as offensive and degrading to women.  However, over the last few months, BET has exercised its option not to air certain content and has even introduced shows like “Let’s Stay Together” and resurrected canceled CW series “The Game.” In Debra’s opinion, those measures have gone a long way to improving BET’s image.

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