BET Moves Into 'Daily Show' Territory

This fall BET will launch “Don’t Sleep With T.J. Holmes,” a satirical news commentary show that has Holmes, the former CNN newscaster, "speaking through a unique and smart African-American filter," according to Noam Cohen (with quotes coming directly from a company release).

"The announcement shows the continued interest in the late-night time period among cable channels, which are encroaching on the audience of the late-night shows on ABC, CBS and NBC," writes Cohen.

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