BET+ hosted the cast of “Martin,” including Martin Lawrence (“Martin”), Tisha Campbell (“Gina”), Carl Anthony Payne II (“Cole”), and executive producers Stan Lathan, Bentley Evans, Martin Lawrence, Robert Lawrence, Rae Proctor and Stacy Lyles for a celebrity-filled evening that honored the iconic, impactful 90s sitcom, 30 years after it debuted on screens. Opening remarks were given by BET CEO Scott Mills.
The special guest include Devin Griffin (EVP & GM, BET+), Affion Crockett (Comedian, Reunion Host), Reginald Ballard (Actor), Earthquake (Comedian), DeRay Davis (Comedian, Actor), Garcelle Beauvais (RHOBH), Flex and Shanice Alexander (Actors), Benji Brown (Actor), Tommy Davidson (Actor), Marla Gibbs (Actor), Beverly Johnson (Model) and Matt Barnes (NBA), among ot
Guests were able to experience a curated exhibit by Philadelphia artist Chuck Styles, which included activation rooms and replicas of some of the show’s most memorable moments and iconic staples like Nipsey’s
The sounds and music of the evening were provided by DJ Brian Henry (B-Hen) and a local saxophonist.
Carl, Martin, Tisha, and Tommy’s children hosted the “WZUP” Booth, where they interviewed fans and special guests about what the series and reunion meant to them. (Children included: Jasmin Lawrence, Tommy Ford Jr., Kaleb Payne, Ezekiel Czar Martin, and Xen Martin).
Fans can enjoy all five seasons of “Martin” now on BET+ AND check out “MARTIN: THE REUNION,” exclusively on BET+.
This 90-minute reunion special takes fans back to the iconic “Martin” living room set and reunites the original cast – Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold, and Carl Anthony Payne, II – for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the show’s five-season-long histories. Hosted by Affion Crockett, the cast will look back on the show’s most hilarious moments, revisit the iconic characters “Martin” made famous and pay an emotional tribute to the late, great Tommy Ford. Complete with musical performances and drop-ins by celebrity super fans, “MARTIN: THE REUNION” brings back the wazzup wazzup wazzup passion fans have been waiting for.