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2005 BET AWARDS Televises 'Live' On June 28

Event Coverage Advisory/Media Opportunities

Celebrities, Athletes, Music's Hottest Artists and Entertainment's Biggest
Stars to Appear at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in BET's Biggest Award Show of the Year

WHAT: BET will again honor superlative achievement in music, sports and film with a star-studded "live" telecast of the 2005 BET AWARDS. The show, expanded to a three and a half hour telecast, promises to be "off the meter" with exciting on-stage performances and stirring tributes by the hottest names in entertainment at the prestigious Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

Music superstars Mariah Carey, Destiny's Child, The Game, and Missy Elliot will blaze the stage with red-hot performances along with hip hop diva Ciara, "Dirty South" rapper T.I., R&B newcomer John Legend, soulful crooner Toni Braxton, R&B first lady Faith Evans, former B2K phenom Omarion and music icon Stevie Wonder, as well as other surprise guests. Celebrities confirmed to appear or present awards include Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Queen Latifah, The Rock, Alicia Keys, Nelly, Gabrielle Union, the Wu-Tang Clan, Steve Harvey, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson, Mario, Sheila E., Eva Pigford, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Gladys Knight.

COVERAGE: Interviews & Photos - Performers, Honorees, Celebrities; Awards
Show Coverage

WHEN: Sunday, June 26 (Note: List Only Includes Rehearsals Open to
Media Access)
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Celebrity Gift Room
5:30 p.m. Rehearsal - Game
8:00 p.m. Rehearsal - T.I.
10:00 p.m. Rehearsal - Omarion

Monday, June 27 (Note: List Only Includes Open Rehearsals and
106 & Park Tapings)
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Media Day w/performers, presenters and
special guests
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Celebrity Gift Room
3:00 p.m. 106 & Park Taping - 112, Mario,
T.I., Jadakiss
5:30 p.m. 106 & Park Taping - Marques Houston,
Faith Evans,
LA Lakers' Lamar Odom

Monday, June 27 (Note: VIP Party Arrivals Only; Closed
Party/No Media Access)
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The "Off the Meter" Pre-Awards Mixer -
(RSVP Required)
Spider Club, 1735 N. Vine St.,
Hollywood, CA
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Pre-Awards Party - Celebrity Arrivals
Only - (RSVP Required)
Media check-in 8:00 p.m. Eurochow, 1099 Westwood Avenue,
Westwood, CA

Tuesday, June 28
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Celebrity Gift Room
1:00 p.m. Red Carpet Check In
2:00 p.m. BET AWARDS Show Red Carpet
5:00 p.m. BET AWARDS '05 SHOW "LIVE"

Wednesday, June 29 (List Includes 106 & Park Tapings Only)
3:00 p.m. 106 & Park Taping - Various Award Show
5:30 p.m. 106 & Park Taping - Nick Cannon,
Anthony Hamilton,
Cast of UPN's Girlfriends

WHERE: Media Coverage Opportunities Are Limited to Only PRE-APPROVED
Media Outlets.
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel - 2ND Level /Studio Ballroom C - E
1755 North Highland Avenue - Hollywood, CA 90028

106 & Park CREDENTIALS REQUESTS- Working Media Only Please (Space is Limited) *Marcy Polanco, 212/975-3327 or marcy.polanco@bet.net (*For 106 & Park Tapings Coverage Only)

Source: Black Entertainment Television

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