BET Announces Premiere Dates For 'Husbands,' 'Wayans'

Scripted Comedy Series To Air In January

BET Wednesday announced January debut dates for its two newest scripted comedy series Real Husbands Of Hollywood and Second Generation Wayans.

The half-hour,Kevin Hart starrer Real Husbands of Hollywood -- a comedy takeoff on Bravo’s Real Housewives reality series -- will debut on Jan. 15, according to network officials. The series, which is based on comedy sketches that initially appeared during  the network’s June BET Awards telecast, also stars Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin,  J.B. Smoove and Robin Thicke.

The network’s Second Generation Wayans will debut immediately after Husbands. The series, which stars Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans George O. Gore II and Tatyana Ali, follows the younger Wayans as they attempt to carve out a career separate from their famous uncles, said the network.