|[09/09/20 - 10:04 AM]
Netflix Partners with Mara Brock Akil for a Multi-Year Deal to Write and Produce All-New, Original Scripted Content
Plus: in honor of the 20th anniversary of "Girlfriends," Mara will be hosting a special celebration this Friday, September 11.
|[03/29/19 - 09:58 AM]
As One Saga Ends, Another Begins During a Monumental Tuesday Night on BET
Look for the two-hour series finale of "Being Mary Jane" on Tuesday, April 23 followed by the launch of "Games People Play."
|[02/07/18 - 12:00 PM]
Production Has Begun on the "Being Mary Jane" Two-Hour Series Finale Starring Gabrielle Union in Atlanta, GA
Morris Chestnut joins the all-star cast including Michael Ealy, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, BJ Britt, Raven Goodwin and Nicholas Gonzalez.
|[10/11/17 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 11
Updates include: BET gives "Being Mary Jane" two-hour swan song; Victor Garber to depart "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Michael Irby cast in revamped "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.
|[09/19/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 19
Updates include: Jamie Lee Curtis to star in "Quality of Life" for CBS; Bryant Tardy joins TNT's "Deadlier Than the Male"; and Jim Piddock brings "Faces" to FOX.
|[07/10/17 - 11:08 AM]
"Being Mary Jane" Season Four Returns Tuesday, July 18 at 10 PM
Look for 10 more episodes giving viewers their fix of the drama in the world of Mary Jane Paul.
|[03/23/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 23
Updates include: Cinemax formally cancels "The Knick"; FOX shifts "Lucifer" episode order; and Amazon preps a trio of comedy pilots.
|[12/30/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 26-30
Updates include: Matt Angel to play George Lucas on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Gabrielle Union settles lawsuit with BET over "Being Mary Jane"; and Burke Ramsey opens a new one against CBS over "The Case Of."
|[12/21/16 - 12:33 PM]
Season Four Premiere of "Being Mary Jane" Airs Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM ET on BET Networks
In season four, when Kara helps her land a gig as correspondent on Great Day USA, a national morning news show in New York City, Mary Jane Paul makes the move to achieve her lifetime career goal of becoming a national lead anchor.
|[11/02/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: Bruce Helford exits "Kevin Can Wait" as showrunner; Neil LaBute to bring "American Gigolo" to Showtime; and John Singleton, Dallas Jackson are "Straight Outta Heaven" for The CW.
|[10/24/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 24
Updates include: Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, Justine Simmons to star in ABC comedy; Kwame Patterson tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God"; and Josh Stolberg to pen latest take on "Weaveworld" for The CW.
|[10/12/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 12
Updates include: Aubrey Plaza brings "Nightmare Time" to TBS; Jimmy Smits to drop by FOX's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; and Stacy Rukeyser tapped as new showrunner of "UnReal."
|[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."
|[09/23/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 23
Updates include: Benjamin Percy's "Red Moon" eyed as TV series at FOX; Poorna Jagannathan, Brenda Vaccaro board Netflix's "Gypsy"; and Phoebe Dynevor cast in Crackle's "Snatch."
|[09/01/16 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 1
Updates include: Lifetime pulls the plug on "Devious Maids"; Jeremy Davies boards "American Gods" at Starz; and Marque Richardson among latest cast in Netflix's "Dear White People."
|[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.
|[04/20/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Networks is Harnessing the Power of More to Deliver More Premium Original Programming and Unforgettable Moments across More Platforms in 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
Telecasting for more than 35 years, and currently available in over 85 million U.S. households, and over 35 million homes across the globe, BET Networks prevails as the #1 cable network for African American viewers.
|[01/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: "Being Mary Jane" lands fourth season at BET; "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch lands a new animated project at FOX; and Elizabeth Strout's "The Burgess Boys" eyed as a mini-series at HBO.
|[04/23/15 - 12:50 PM]
BET Networks Delivers More African Americans Each Week Than Any Other Cable Network
Upcoming originals include "Zoe Moon," a romantic sitcom starring Brandy Norwood.
|[02/11/15 - 12:01 PM]
R&B Diva Keyshia Cole Sets the Record Straight in Brand New Docu-Series on BET Networks "Keyshia Cole: All In" Premieres Tuesday, February 24th at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT
Over eight 30-minute episodes, Keyshia continues to confront the real-life issues that face all of us including career complications, marital strife, motherhood challenges, and sibling rivalry.
||[02/05/15 - 05:36 AM]
"Being Mary Jane" Returning for Season Three
Series lead Gabrielle Union shared the news with Matt Lauer on the "Today" show on Thursday morning, giving fans an early Valentine's Day gift.
||[11/03/14 - 06:54 AM]
Get Your Fix of BET's "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Returning Tuesday, February 3 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The new season will feature 12 one-hour episodes that will air consecutively every Tuesday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT with its season finale airing on Tuesday, April 21.
|[09/22/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 22
Updates include: The CW gives "The Flash," "Jane the Virgin" three additional scripts; Jacki Weaver, Adrian Scarborough join Starz's "Blunt Talk"; and Salim and Mara Brock Akil ink overall deal with BET.
|[07/17/14 - 12:45 PM]
"Choice Movie Liplock" and "Choice Summer Song" Among Second Wave of Nominations to Hit "Teen Choice 2014" Airing Sunday, August 10, Live on FOX
"22 Jump Street" leads the second wave of nominees with seven nominations and Iggy Azalea received five.
||[04/24/14 - 03:30 PM]
BET Networks Announces New Programming and Partnerships at Annual Upfront Presentation
Returning series include "Being Mary Jane," "The Game" and "Real Husbands of Hollywood."
|[04/16/14 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 16
Updates include: NBC passes on David Koechner sketch comedy project; MTV's "Finding Carter" adds quartet; and Geno Segers, Afton Williamson upped to regulars on Cinemax's "Banshee."
|[04/08/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 8
Updates include: Ernie Hudson, Mario Van Peebles board CBS pilots; MacKenzie Porter joins AMC's "Hell on Wheels"; and Shirley MacLaine to recur on FOX's "Glee."
|[03/27/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 27
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" to end after 13 episodes; Toks Olagundoye cast in NBC's "Feed Me"; and Ana Nogueira reports for "Good Session" at CBS.
||[02/26/14 - 02:17 PM]
BET Networks' Original Drama Series "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Delivers an Explosive Season Finale Night Captivating More Than 5.8 Million Viewers
Plus: the cable net has decided to renew the series for a second season with new episodes starring award winning actress Gabrielle Union.
|[02/20/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 20
Updates include: Elisha Cuthbert tapped as lead in NBC's "One Big Happy"; Morena Baccarin to star in ABC's "Warriors"; Krysten Ritter boards "Mission Control" at NBC.
|[01/14/14 - 11:34 AM]
BET Networks' Black History Month Programming Highlights
Highlights include the "BET Honors" and "BET Takes Hollywood" on Monday, February 24 starting at 9:00/8:00c.
|[01/09/14 - 12:59 PM]
The "45th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced
BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by ABC with 15 nominations and HBO with 13 nominations.
||[01/08/14 - 03:35 PM]
The Series Debut of "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Attracts Over Five Million Viewers for Its Premiere Night on BET Networks
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 7.
||[10/24/13 - 12:23 PM]
BET Networks' First Original Scripted Series "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Premieres on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Over four million viewers tuned into the movie premiere of "Being Mary Jane" in July.
|[09/12/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: MTV greenlights two drama pilots; BET to renew "Being Mary Jane," end "Reed Between the Lines"; and Cameron Diaz joins CBS's "Bad Teacher" as a producer.
|[07/29/13 - 11:44 AM]
BET Networks Announces World Television Debut of "LUV" Starring Common and Introducing Michael Rainey Jr. Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9 PM ET/PT
Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haysbert, Lonette McKee and Meagan Good also star in the project.
||[06/11/13 - 12:09 PM]
BET Networks Original Programming Dominates with the Top Four Sitcoms on Television Among African Americans
Plus: four new projects are currently in development at the network.
||[05/28/13 - 10:44 AM]
"Being Mary Jane" Starring Award-Winning Actress Gabrielle Union Premieres Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on BET Networks
Said premiere follows the return of "The Game" at 10:00/9:00c.
||[05/23/13 - 08:05 AM]
Over Six Million Viewers Tuned in for the Mid-Season Finale of "The Game" and the Season Finale of "Let's Stay Together"
Plus: "The Game" will kick off the remainder of season six on Tuesday, July 2 followed by the premiere of "Being Mary Jane."
|[04/02/13 - 03:39 PM]
BET Networks Announces New Programming at Annual Upfront Presentation
New originals include "Being Mary Jane," "Burns BBQ," "Comic View" and "T.D Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul."
|[09/07/12 - 07:57 AM]
BET Original Movie "Being Mary Jane" to Open 16th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival
The backdoor pilot was created and written by Mara Brock Akil and directed by Salim Akil.
|[08/08/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 8
Updates include: Jay Mohr, Ben Falcone land leads on TV Land pilots; "Being Mary Jane" nears series order at BET; and Warren Ellis's "Gun Machine" eyed as series at FOX.
||[04/12/12 - 01:00 PM]
BET Networks Unveils New Programming at 2012 Upfront Presentation
Returning series include "The Game," "Let's Stay Together," "Reed Between the Lines" and "Sunday Best."
|[04/10/12 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Danny Glover, Barry Levinson among latest to "Ali's Greatest Fight" at HBO; Freya Tingley joins Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"; and Lauren Cohan upped to series regular on AMC's "The Walking Dead."
|[04/04/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 4
Updates include: Martha MacIsaac to replace Brittany Snow on NBC's "1600 Penn"; Ryan Hansen boards second pilot at CBS; and Jeffrey Nordling is bound for ABC's "Malibu Country."
|[03/21/12 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Syfy passes on "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome"; Meagan Good to topline NBC's "Notorious"; and Jack Coleman reports to The CW's "First Cut."
|[03/02/12 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: ABC finds its "Beauty," The CW its "Beast"; Jesse Spencer reports to NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and Dan Byrd to star in CBS sitcom pilot.
|[02/13/12 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Zachary Levi to star in FOX's "Let It Go"; J.K. Simmons cast in ABC's "White Van Man"; and Alana De La Garza bound for NBC's "Do No Harm."