It has been years since A Different World left our television screens, and with it a glimpse for many into HBCU life.

But BET is hoping its latest undertaking, The Quad, will fill in those shoes when it debuts early next year.

Led by Tony Award winners Anika Noni Rosenand Ruben Santiago-Hudson, The Quad takes viewers inside the unique, culture-filled world of a HBCU in today’s climate. Rose plays “Dr.”,  the newly elected President of the fictional Georgia A&M, who is juggling her new demanding job, a crumbling marriage, and a trouble making daughter.


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