The Ticker: BET, TheBlaze, ID

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By Alex Weprin Comment

  • BET is airing a BET News special tonight at 7:30, focusing on the upcoming George Zimmerman trial. “Justice For Trayvon: Our Son is Your Son,” will feature interviews with attorney Mark O’Mara, actor Jamie Foxx and others.

  • TheBlaze, Glenn Beck’s TV network and media company, continues to expand. The company announced today that it struck carriage deals with RCN, MCTV and Sky Angel, giving it carriage with five of the top 25 MSOs.

  • A quick-turnaround documentary on the kidnapped women in Cleveland and the series premiere of “Southern Fried Homicide” gave Investigation Discovery its best night ever in the Nielsen ratings, averaging 1.08 million viewers from 8-11 PM.