LOS ANGELES, CA – November 26, 2014 – BET Networks’ new docu-series, “NELLYVILLE,” starring hip-hop artist, Nelly, delivered 1 million total viewers (P2+ impressions)* during its initial airing on Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. EST. The hour-long docu-series following the life of the artist became the #1 non-scripted series debut among Adults 18 – 49 on the network in nearly 2 years.
“NELLYVILLE” is a one-hour docu-series following Nelly as he navigates his busy career as a hip-hop icon, successful entrepreneur, and loving father to his two biological children (daughter “Nana” and son “Tre”) and his deceased sister’s two children (nephew “Lil Shawn” and niece “Stink”) – all while nurturing a blossoming friendship with Shantel “Miss” Jackson. “NELLYVILLE” is produced by Entertainment One, with Executive Producers Tara Long, Shanta Conic, Kim McKoy, Howie Miller, David Shaye and John Morayniss. Nelly also serves as Executive Producer, along with co-Executive Producer J Erving.
A special airing of the second episode of “NELLYVILLE” premieres Sunday, November 30, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. ET/PT on BET Networks with simulcast on Centric, following the “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014.” New episodes of “NELLYVILLE” will premiere Tuesday nights 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET/PT on BET Networks beginning Tuesday, December 2nd.
For video sneak peeks and first looks of “NELLYVILLE” visit the official pages at bet.com/shows/nellyville.html. Also, join the conversation about the shows on Twitter by using hashtag: #Nellyville. For more information about this series visit BET.com and BETPressroom.com/shows/Nellyville.