BET Africa (DStv channel 129) has produced inspired specials to delight local viewers this Easter Weekend. Returning to BET Africa for the third consecutive year is the BET Gospel Cruise, a 30 minute gospel special that will feature soulful performances by notable gospel artists like Takie Ndau, Sbu Noah, Tebello Sukwane, Ntokozo Mbambo and Ayanda Ntanzi. The stars will come together on one stage to bring viewers uplifting music and inspirational messages as the nation locks down during COVID-19. 

The BET Gospel Cruise special hosted by Rorisang Thandekiso will premiere exclusively on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) on Easter Sunday 12 April at 13:00 CAT. The Easter special will be topped with a bespoke worship session by Dr Tumi where the good doctor will deliver a medley of gospel songs to inspire viewers this Easter weekend at 12:30 CAT on Sunday and 20:30 CAT on Monday respectively. 

Good Friday will also be a treat for the music lovers as the channel will be live streaming BET Jams Home Session featuring SA’s favourite house DJ’s Ralf Gum & Roco Rodamaal across BET Africa social sites from 17:00-19:00 CAT @BET_Africa. Our viewers have no reason to leave their homes this Easter weekend. #AloneTogether #Sisonke

Further, Easter Weekend entertainment includes a full movie line-up to keep viewers entertained with:

Bringing Down The House, a hilarious movie about a man and a woman who met on the Internet. She is a prisoner and escapes from prison, comes to his house then proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life, starring Queen Latifah and Steve Morris. This airs on Saturday 11 April at 20:00 CAT.

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins is a flick about a successful talk show host who visits his Southern family for his parents’ 50th anniversary. He is definitely not looking forward to revisiting his past where he was nothing more than an awkward little boy! Enjoy the movie on Sunday 12 April at 20:00 CAT

Mo‘ Better Blues is a 1990 American musical comedy drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee about a financially irresponsible Giant who manages a jazz group. His saxophone player, Shadow, wants to replace him with a better businessman however the band’s trumpeter, then tries to defend his close pal Giant, leading to a power struggle between the two musicians. This movie airs on Easter Sunday 12 April at 21:30 CAT.

Tune in to BET Africa (DStv channel 129) this Easter weekend for comedy, joyous praise and performances with riveting interviews from gospel’s most talented entertainers and evangelists.