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[10/25/23 - 12:39 PM]
Close to 3.2 Million Total Viewers, P2+ Tuned in to the Midseason Premiere of "Sistas" and the Debut of New Judge Comedy Series "Ms. Pat Settles It" Last Wednesday Night
"Sistas" reigns as the #1 series on all of TV and remains the #1 scripted cable series with Black viewers for five consecutive seasons.

[via press release from BET]

CLOSE TO 3.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS, P2+ TUNED IN TO THE MIDSEASON PREMIERE OF "SISTAS" AND THE DEBUT OF NEW JUDGE COMEDY SERIES "MS. PAT SETTLES IT" LAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT

"SISTAS" REIGNS AS THE #1 SERIES ON ALL OF TV FOR BLACK VIEWERS AND CONTINUES IS STREAK AS THE #1 SCRIPTED SERIES FOR BLACK VIEWERS ON CABLE FOR FIVE CONSECUTIVE SEASONS

"MS. PAT SETTLES IT" IS THE #1 NEW SHOW FOR BLACK TOTAL VIEWERS ON ALL TV IN 2023 YEAR-TO-DATE

#SISTASONBET #MSPATSETTLESIT

NEW YORK, NY - October 25, 2023 - BET owns Wednesday nights with 3.2 Million Total viewers Live+3 tuned in to the midseason premiere of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" and "Ms. Pat Settles It" on BET and BET Her (10/18/2023).* Tyler Perry's Sistas" reigns as the #1 series on all of TV and remains the #1 scripted cable series with Black viewers for five consecutive seasons.* BET grew its "Sistas" audience L3 versus L+SD by double-digits +61%. The original unscripted series "Ms. Pat Settles It" debuts as the #1 New show for Black total viewers P2+ on ALL TV in 2023 year-to-date. "Ms. Pat Settles It" debuts as the #2 show for total Black viewers 2+ on Cable in 2023 year-to-date.* The new judge comedy series also scored L3 viewership lifts, +15%.

For "Tyler Perry's Sistas":

Linear:

· Episode #612 premiere telecast (Live + 3): .707 P18-49 rating,1.4 M total viewers P2+ on BET alone. (Simulcast across BET and BET Her); .728 P18-49 rating, and 1.5 M total viewers P2+

· Episode #612 grew +61% in Live + 3 (Adults 18-49, BET Alone).

Social and Digital**:

· "Sistas" (episode #612) is the #1 most social drama series across all TV, ranked by total interactions.

· #2 most social comedy series across all TV, ranked by total interactions.

· #1 most social drama series across all of TV ranked by video views.

· 2.5M social video views

**Source: Sprinklr, 10.18.23. S6A = 5.31.23

For "Ms. Pat Settles It":

· On premiere day (10/18/23), "Ms. Pat Settles It" debuts as the #2 show in Prime Time for total Black viewers 2+ & Black Women in core 18-49 demo on ALL TV.*

Linear:

Episode #101

· Episode #101 premiere telecast (Live + 3): .332 P18-49 rating, 828K total viewers P2+ on BET alone. Simulcast across BET and BET Her: .339 P18-49 rating, and 874K total viewers P2+

· Episode #101 grew +16% in Live + 3 (Adults 18-49, BET Alone).

Episode #102

· Episode #102 premiere telecast (Live + 3): .283 P18-49 rating, 718K total viewers P2+ on BET alone. Simulcast across BET and BET Her: .284 P18-49 rating, and 777K total viewers P2+

· Episode #102 grew +13% in Live + 3 (Adults 18-49, BET Alone).

·

Social and Digital***:

· "Ms. Pat Settles It" is the #2 most social reality series on cable ranked by total interactions.

· #1 most social reality series across all TV ranked by video views.

· #1 most social comedy series across all TV ranked by video views.

· 2.5M social video views

***Source: Sprinklr, #MsPatSettlesIt, 10/18/23)

Episode #613, "Truth Is" airs Wednesday, October 25 at 9 PM ET/PT - Karen is aware of the paternity outcome, and the women are there to support her. Extended Logline Karen is aware of the paternity outcome, and the women are there to support her. Que's lies catch up to him, as Zac and Fatima make a sad discovery about his son.

About "Tyler Perry's Sistas":

The one-hour drama follows a group of single Black females navigating their "complicated love life," careers, and friendship through the ups and downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Tyler Perry takes viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies' long-standing friendship. This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30s. Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, the beloved series features the talented ensemble cast, KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, Crystal Renee' Hayslett, Devale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton II, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin A. Walton, and Trinity Whiteside. "Tyler Perry's Sistas" airs Wednesdays at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

About "Ms. Pat Settles It":

Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams (comedian, author, radio host, and star of Emmy-nominated series "The Ms. Pat Show"), renowned for her sharp wit on the stand-up stage, takes "center bench" as the boldest, funniest, and most genuine judge in any courtroom! "MS. PAT SETTLES IT" is the first unscripted project originating from Ms. Pat's overall deal with BET. On "Ms. Pat Settles It," Ms. Pat assembles a jury comprised of her closest friends, family members, and guest stars to tackle real cases where genuine relationships hang in the balance. While she may not boast a legal degree, Ms. Pat possesses a unique ability to deliver candid, humorous, and heartfelt judgments every time. In her courtroom, each case revolves around family and relationship dynamics. Viewers will witness everyday people grappling with real-life problems who willingly accept Ms. Pat's verdict as binding. Each case traverses the fine line between intense drama and uproarious comedy, mirroring Ms. Pat's own life experiences. The "Jury of Her Peers" will preside over a wide array of cases, encompassing financial disputes, romantic entanglements, roommate quarrels, neighborly conflicts, and a myriad of other issues. Ms. Pat and her jury are on a mission to set things right. Although real cash settlements are at stake, the core of every case is an underlying issue that has driven the litigants to their breaking points. "Ms. Pat Settles It" airs Wednesdays starting at 10 PM ET/PT on BET.

Episode #103 "Girls Trip, No Dudes Allowed" airs Wednesday, October 25 at 10:00 PM ET/PT - Judge Ms. Pat settles cases that include a disagreement between besties over limo rides & tamale lies, a broken girls trip NDA and taking one for the team and a busted-up family heirloom. View a clip here.

Episode #104 "Trippin' Over Trippin" airs Wednesday, October 25 at 10:30 PM ET/PT - Judge Ms. Pat settles cases that features cousins whose cruise plans sunk, former friends fighting over a missing monkey... finger monkey and a mother & daughter's dispute over a phone bill way past due. View a clip here.

*Source: Nielsen | CY2023 thru 10/18/23; Prior season rankings based on respective season time span from Oct 2020: Live+SD (Sistas ranking claims based on Blk P18-49); 3+ t/c min, >15 min avg dur; Excludes News, Sports, Kids, Syndication; Rankings based on Premieres, 7p-12m | Simulcast imps based on sum of avg imps on respective telecasts/networks; simulcast rating calculated by dividing over BET coverage universe

About BET Media group

The BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), is the world's largest media company dedicated to entertaining, engaging, and empowering the Black community and championing Black culture. Connecting Black audiences through a portfolio of brands including BET, BET+, BET Gospel, BET HER, BET International, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET Studios, and VH1, the BET Media Group is a thriving media ecosystem of leading interconnected platforms across cable TV, streaming, digital, studios, live events and international.

For more information about BET, visit www.bet.com and follow @BET on social platforms. For more BET news announcements, follow us on social @BET_PR.





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