BET News and Centric to broadcast live coverage of Whitney Houston’s funeral services

Tomorrow, Feb. 18, beginning at 11:30am ET/8:30am PT, BET and Centric will air Live: The Homegoing of Whitney Houston, a BET News special. On-air correspondents April Woodard and Lola Oguinake will bring complete live, in-depth coverage of the legendary pop star’s funeral from her childhood church, New Hope Baptist Church, in Newark, New Jersey.

Later that day, on BET at 7pm ET/PT, in the one-hour special BET Remembers Whitney, BET News correspondent Bevy Smith sits down with confidants and colleagues of the Queen of Pop, including Kim Burrell, Kelley Price, Faith Evans, Ledisi, India.Arie, Tisha Martin Campbell and Tichina Arnold to share memories of the superstar’s greatest qualities as a vocalist, mentor, mother and friend. The program takes a personal and heartfelt look at Houston (pictured here in her last televised performance, at the 2011 BET Celebration of Gospel) and recalls her meteoric rise to superstardom and her uncanny ability to inspire others.

Live: The Homegoing of Whitney Houston will also air internationally on Feb. 18 at 4:30pm GMT, and BET Remembers Whitney will air internationally Feb. 19 at 7pm GMT.


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