BET Goes Back in the Day


Ving Rhames and Ja Rule are going Back in the Day with Black Entertainment Television.

The Emmy Award- and Golden Globe-winner and the platinum-selling rapper star in the drama, which will debut on BET Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. (EST/PST).

Back in the Day -- which the network described as a “new-school classic depicting a young man at life's crossroads” -- also features Pam Grier (The L Word), Frank Langella (Unscripted), Tatyana Ali (The Brothers), Giancarlo Esposito (Law & Order), Tia Carrere (Supernova), Debi Morgan (Eve's Bayou) and Joe Morton (Ali).

The DVD for Back in the Day will debut in stores May 24, BET said.