JADA PINKETT TO HOST BET'S 'TEEN SUMMIT'
JADA PINKETT TO HOST BET'S 'TEEN SUMMIT' WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jada Pinkett, who portrays
Lena on the NBC hit comedy series "A Different World," will be the guest host on Black Entertainment Television's (BET) "Teen Summit" June 27 and July 4. Pinkett and the "Teen Summit" posse will discuss "Athletes in Education" (June 27) and "The Plight of the Black Male" (July 4). "Teen Summit" host Lisa Johnson and the NBA's Los Angeles Clipper Charles Smith will be wed Saturday, June 27, in Philadelphia.
In addition to her to her role on "A Different World," Pinkett has been featured in commercials and has appeared on "The Trials of Rosie O'Neill," "True Colors" and "Doogie Howser, M.D." "Teen Summit" is BET's award-winning, live one hour talk show where the focus is solely on African-American teens. Johnson and the "Teen Summit" posse discuss issues affecting young people such as peer pressure, drugs and decisions of future goals. BET is the nation's first and only cable television network providing a platform for quality programming targeted toward an African-American audience. BET represents the best in entertainment, music videos, news, public affairs, jazz, specials, off-network sitcoms, gospel and college sports. BET, currently available in 33.4 million households, is part-owned by Tele-Communications, Inc., and Home Box Office (HBO). -0- 6/22/92 /CONTACT: Olufunke Adebonojo of Black Entertainment Television, 703-875-0430, ext. 5464/ CO: Black Entertainment Television ST: District of Columbia IN: ENT SU:
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