Action to Offer PPV Sweepstakes


Washington -- BET Holdings Inc.'s Action Pay-Per-View will
offer a grand-prize trip to the Bahamas as part of its "Summer Blowout 99" PPV

Action PPV subscribers ordering any movie or event through
Aug. 31 will automatically be entered in the sweepstakes, network executives said.

Along with the grand prize, 10 viewers will win dinners for
four delivered to their homes and 25 viewers will receive Sony "Discman"
compact-disc players and BET on Jazz compilation CDs, the network said.

BET will provide operators with 30-second video spots and
60-second radio spots, as well as print-ad slicks.