BET+ is gearing up to bring holiday cheer, laughs, thrills, and Black stories front and center. Ahead of its star-studded holiday lineup, which kicks off on November 2nd, BET+ has released a sneak peek super trailer.
This season, BET+ continues to put Black culture and stories first with a slate that has something for everyone. From amazing performances by Tami Roman, Tichina Arnold, Vivica A. Fox, Serayah, Romeo Miller, Macy Gray, Kelly Price, MC Lyte and Tamar Braxton to the directors and writers of color behind the scenes including Robin Givens, Debbie Allen and Terri J. Vaughn BET+ is the go-to hub for authentic Black stories.
“A Wesley Christmas Wedding”
When the Wesley family gets back together for a glorious Christmas Wedding, they must overcome the shenanigans of a Momzilla, a few crazed exes and new family additions – some wanted, and others tolerated – before the betrothed couple says, “I do.”
Directed by Patricia Cuffie-Jones, the cast includes; Dorien Wilson, Jasmine Guy, Terrence “TC” Carson, Loren Lott, Terayle Hill, Valerie Pettiford, Judi Johnson. Kiki Haynes, Kevin Savage,, Mike Merrill, Aaron Spears, Rolonda Rochelle, Skylar Mitchell and Red Grant
“Heart for the Holidays”
Hardworking businesswoman Rachel travels to the small town of Cheverly for a life-saving heart transplant. Fate connects her with a heart donor, Ms. Sims, who tragically dies in a car accident. In Cheverly, Rachel crosses paths with Amy, who also received an organ from the same donor.
As Rachel attempts to leave the town, an inexplicable force keeps her bound to Cheverly, and she discovers a deep affection for the community. Amidst her journey, Rachel unexpectedly falls in love with Scott, Amy’s brother
Directed by David Mitch Parks, Cast includes Erica Peeples, Kyle Lowder, Starletta DuPois, Chuck Inglish, Lanelle Cooper, Leila Weisberg, and introducing Asia Harmony.
Writers: Erica Peeples, David C. Bernat and Lori Beth Bernat
Troubled R&B megastar Angel St. James is the face of every major magazine and news outlet. However, when her fake happiness peaks, she is forced to face her reality. While driving to get away for a few days, her car breaks down on a desolate road.
A simple stranger offers to help fix her car. She decides to step out on faith and enjoy Christmas with this random stranger and his 8-year-old daughter. She discovers the magic of Christmas, love, and the family she always wanted.
Directed and written by LazRael Lison, Cast includes; Skyh Black, DaniLeigh, Romeo Miller, Elise Neal, Tamar Braxton, Daniel O’Reilly, Iris Gasper.
“Sworn Justice: Taken Before Christmas”
On Christmas Eve, a hardened detective and her DA boyfriend are both informed that each other has been kidnapped. As the world closes for the holiday, they are locked out of their computers and phones and must follow the demands of the menacing voice giving them orders. This leads to a snowy night of cat and mouse thrills as the two fight for their survival.
Written by Jennifer Snow and Nicole G. Leier and directed by Nicole G. Leier. Cast includes; Mishael Morgan, Leland B. Martin, Vivica A. Fox , Melyssa Ford, Preacher Lawson.
“The Ms. Pat Show Holiday Episode – Father Christmas”
Pat tries to give Terry the perfect Christmas by finding his real father. When she can’t track him down, she and Denise embark on a wild Plan B involving a mall Santa.
Directed by Debbie Allen, the cast includes; Patricia “Ms. Pat” Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Tami Roman, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, and Brittany Inge
“So Fly Christmas”
After being stood up at the altar on Christmas Eve, Wyvetta loses her love on her favorite holiday. To show solidarity, Wyvetta’s best friend, Dione, suggests that the two of them renounce love. Things become complicated when Dione falls for a mild-mannered record store owner and tries to keep it under wraps.
Directed by Terri J Vaughn, Cast includes; Tichina Arnold, Tami Roman, Robert Christopher Riley, Laurissa Romain, Jackee Harry, Tommy Davidson, Michael Colyar
“A Royal Christmas Surprise”
Riley is planning the perfect Christmas for her soon to be husband, Mandla. As Riley’s family hosts Mandla’s South African royal parents in Kentucky, Riley receives a surprise from Mandla that will jeopardize her plans with her future husband.
Directed by Beautie Masvaure, cast includes; Jennifer Freeman, Thapelo Mokoena, Abena Ayivor , Sello Maake Ka- Bcube, Trisha Mann-Grant, Tony Grant, Andi Anderson, Andrae Bicy
“The Christmas Ringer”
After her career is derailed by her manager-fiancé, the reigning Princess of Christmas and defunct R&B singer retreats to her family’s home for the holidays where her mother convinces her to direct the family’s ragtag church choir so they can win a Christmas Choir Competition.
Directed by Patricia Cuffie Jones, all-star cast includes; Trenyce, Kelly Price, Tyler Lepley, Chrisette Michelle, Arischa Connor, Q Parker, Akbar V, Tamika Scott, Jarrett Michael Collins
“Never Alone for Christmas”
When Lauren gets cold feet and calls off her wedding to Miles, neither had dreamt they would be forced to spend Christmas alone. Unbeknownst to the other, each winds up at the same Cajun Christmas retreat for singles with someone new on their arms.
Cast includes; Mignon Von, Allen Maldonado, Macy Gray and writer and directed by Kenny Young.
A man abducts the love of his life from her holiday-themed wedding in a desperate last attempt to win her back.
Directed by Billy Givens-Jensen, Cast includes; Robin Givens, Raven Goodwin, Donny Carrington, Catfish Jean, Mario Van Peebles, Cameron Bailey, Samantha Neyland Trumbo
“Favorite Son Christmas”
After the death of their father, Blain has taken over the Graceway Church as Pastor, but their finances are in dire straits. Looking to the Jubilee to save the day, First Lady Rita suggests a SO GIFTED reunion to rouse the necessary ticket sales. Will the brothers and their wives overcome old gripes and truly reconcile for this Christmas reunion to be successful?
Directed by Robin Givens, Cast includes; Tank, Darrel Walls, Loren Lott, Serayah, Lisa Arrindell, MC Lyte, Jekalyn Carr, Anthony Evans
“Whatever It Takes”
It’s Thanksgiving weekend, snow is falling, Christmas is on the horizon and the promises of the New Year are near. Navigating careers, life and the nuances of friendship, five women bond over the imperfections in their love lives. The holidays bring some of them their greatest wishes and others their most profound losses.
Directed by Taliah Breon, Cast includes; Tami Roman, Kandi Burruss, Brely Evans, AJ Johnson, Rayan Lawrence, Kendrick Cross, Stevie Baggs Jr, Zuri James