T.J. Holmes Signs Contract With BET

12/07/2011 05:34 pm ET | Updated Dec 07, 2011

Former CNN host T.J. Holmes signed a multi-platform contract with BET Networks. Deadline Hollywood reported on Wednesday that the former CNN anchor will host a new program and contribute to BET's website.

BET did not confirm details of the show but Deadline Hollywood wrote that the program was expected to "feature Holmes’ prospective on current events as well as human interest stories."

Holmes announced his departure from CNN on Tuesday. He had been with the network since 2006. He hosted the network's weekend shows, CNN Saturday Morning and CNN Sunday morning. Holmes was based out of the network's headquarters in Atlanta.

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