michael-jacksonWhile thousands of fans celebrate the life of Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in LA, BET has their own celebration in store.  It’s no secret that so many artists have been influenced by the King of Pop.  As well as their own tribute, BET will broadcast the memorial service at the Staples Center.

The schedule for MICHAEL JACKSON: IN REMEMBRANCE is as follows:
  TUESDAY, JULY 7
  —  106 & PARK  (encore):
      —  9:00-10:30 a.m.*
      —  BET hosts Terrence and Rocsi honor Jackson through videos, viewer
          reaction and celebrity interviews.
  —  FOREVER THE KING: A TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON (encore):
      —  10:30-11:00 a.m.*
      —  Through the recollections of fans, celebrities, and some of the
          people who knew him best, this BET News special explores the
          career, life and legacy of this pop icon. From his early days with
          the Jackson 5, to his rise as the King of Pop, to the controversy
          that plagued his later life, to the legacy he’s left behind,
          Forever The King will pay tribute to one of the greatest
          entertainers of all time.
  —  “DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH: MICHAEL JACKSON SPECIAL” video
      tribute (encore)
      —  11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.*
      —  This encore presentation of the BET special features Jackson’s top
          videos, including “Thriller,” “You Are Not Alone” and “Man In The
          Mirror.”
      —  Encore presentation: Wednesday, July 8 from 12:00 to 4:00 a.m.
  —  FOREVER THE KING: MEMORIAL TO MICHAEL JACKSON
      —  12:00 -4:00 p.m.*
      —  Guest reporters Lola Ogunnaike and April Woodard join the BET News
          team with correspondent Jina Johnson to provide pre and post LIVE
          coverage of Jackson’s memorial in both LA and NYC.  Coverage will
          include celebrity guests, tributes, and special reports.  BET
          Networks will also air the LIVE feed of Jackson’s public memorial.
      —  Encore presentation:  8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.*
  —  “DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH: MICHAEL JACKSON SPECIAL” video
      tribute (encore cont’d)
      —  4:00 -6:00 p.m.*
      —  This encore presentation of the BET special features Jackson’s top
          videos, including “Thriller,” “You Are Not Alone” and “Man In The
          Mirror.”
  —  106 & PARK
      —  6:00-8:00 p.m.*

      —  Host Terrence and Rocsi along with guests, R&B singers Maxwell and
          Trey Songz will honor Jackson through video, footage from the
          memorial, and celebrity interviews.
  *All times ET/PT

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