Tiny & Toya Return to BET for Another Season of Growth, Determination and Heart Premiering Tuesday, April 13

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April 12th, 2010

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Tiny & Toya Return to BET for Another Season of Growth, Determination and Heart on 'TINY & TOYA' Premiering Tuesday, April 13 at 10:00 P.M.*

Season Two Delves Deeper Into the Lives of Two Best Friends Coming into Their Own and Creating Success Their Way

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fan favorite TINY & TOYA returns for a second season packed with drama, laughter and self-discovery on Tuesday, April 13 at 10:00 p.m.* This season Tameka "Tiny" Cottle and best friend Antonia "Toya" Carter continue on the road to self-improvement while balancing motherhood, family, fame and creating business empires on their own.A journey familiar to many women, viewers will watch Tiny as she raises her children, expands her businesses and takes the next steps in helping her family deal with her father's Alzheimer's disease. For Toya, family remains at the center of her life as she continues to build a solid foundation for her rambunctious eleven year-old daughter, Reginae, confront her drug-addicted mother with "tough love" all while entertaining a love life of her own.

The premiere episode finds Tiny and her Mom, Dianne, struggling with her father Charles' Alzheimer's disease. Tiny comes to really understand just how much of a toll her Dad's illness is also taking on her Mom. Meanwhile, Toya finally has her family in Atlanta -- her 17-year-old brother, Rudy, is going back to school in the 9th grade, and her drug-addicted mother, Anita, is also here to stay, and Toya is determined to get her the help she needs. What Toya hadn't counted on, however, was a visit from her estranged brother, Walter, who's now readjusting to life, after 10 years in prison

Last season garnered 3 million viewers, taking the number one spot for Original Series "premiere" in BET history. TINY & TOYA gave viewers a peek behind all the glitz and glamour and highlighted their personal strength and commitment to staying true to oneself.

TINY & TOYA is executive produced by James DuBose of DuBose Entertainment and BET Networks.

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For up-to-the-minute information, footage and photos on TINY & TOYA, please visit www.bet.com/tinyandtoya.

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE:VIA) (NYSE:VIA.B) , is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 98 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

 
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