November 21, 2017

BET Networks Launches New Bingeworthy Digital Scripted Series ‘BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY.'

The Eight Episode Web Series Premieres Today, November 21, Exclusively on BET.com/BrooklynBlueSky

BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY. is the Recipient of the BEST WEB SERIES Award Presented by Xfinity at the 2017 American Black Film Festival and BEST WEBISODE at the 2017 BronzeLens Film Festival

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The wait is over! Award-winning original digital series BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY premieres TODAY exclusively on BET.com/BrooklynBlueSky. The eight episode series brings to light the complexities of modern-day romantic and platonic relationships. Created and written by filmmakers Rhavynn Drummer and Dui Jarrod, the series focuses on two distant exes, Skylar (played by Jenelle Simone) and Blue (played by Mike Oloyede), who reluctantly decide to come together to create a script for a 'Netflix and Chill' TV Pilot competition. Before they submit, they have to untie the binds that held them captive to their youthful love. The story is brought to life by a diverse cast including La Rivers as Giselle, Shannon Wallace as Hawthorne, Adiagha Faizah as Dr. Simone, Roland Lane as Duncan, Nicolette Ellis as Charice and Belle Caplis as Ellie.

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(From L-R Roland Lane, Jenelle Simone, Nicolette Ellis, Shannon Wallace, Belle Caplis, La Rivers, Mi ...

(From L-R Roland Lane, Jenelle Simone, Nicolette Ellis, Shannon Wallace, Belle Caplis, La Rivers, Mike Oloyede and Adiagha Faizah) Photos Credit Krista Schlueter/BET

BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY is the first web series acquisition for BET Digital. The deal was brokered by Christopher Hicks and Jenya Meggs, who serve as Executive Producer and Producer on the series. Additionally, Patrick Ryan Morris serves as Director of photography.

Watch the official trailer of BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY. here: https://www.bet.com/video/living/2017/11/watch-the-trailer-for-brooklyn-blue-sky.html

BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY. won BEST WEB SERIES award presented by Xfinity at the 2017 American Black Film Festival and BEST WEBISODE at the 2017 BronzeLens Film Festival.

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For video sneak peeks and first looks of "BROOKLYN.BLUE.SKY." the series, visit the official page at BET.com/BrooklynBlueSky. Also, join the conversation on Twitter by using hashtag #BKBlueSky. For more information about the show visit BET.com.

About BET Digital

BET Digital is the interactive arm of BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B) and the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. BET.com, BET NOW (BET's TV Everywhere Mobile App) and CentricTV.com are BET's owned & operated online destinations for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news. BET Digital is also a leading creator of original multiplatform content on established and emerging third-party social and OTT distribution platforms.

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