Reginald Hudlin, BET’s Director of Programming, will step down after a tumultuous history with the network. Hudlin left voluntarily, per reports from the network but had his feet to the flames after pushing some questionable shows to the foreground.
Hudlin’s announced departure comes on the heels of critical acclaim that greeted the network’s new comedy “Somebodies,” which premiered Tuesday as the first scripted series in BET’s 29-year history.
It was not immediately announced when Hudlin would leave the network. Stephen Hill, BET’s executive vice president of programming and talent, will serve as interim entertainment chief.
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