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[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."

[01/31/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 31
Updates include: CBS orders four pilots, including comedy "To Whom It May Concern"; ABC gives "New York Undercover" revival, two others pilot orders; and Showtime pushes final season of "Homeland" to the fall.

[12/06/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 6
Updates include: BET's "Games Divas Play" sets leads; Richard Gere in talks to star in Apple's "Bastards"; and Jeff Davis lands reboot of "The Night Gallery" at Syfy.

[04/17/18 - 02:04 PM]
BET Networks Powers Black Influence with a Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Culture-Defining Specials and All-Star Talent
From Dwayne Johnson, T.I., Will Packer, En Vogue, SWV, Salt, Pepa, Spinderella, Swizz Beatz, Tracey Edmonds and more, BET is raising the bar on premium programming content and will deliver 21% more original programming than last year.







GAMES PEOPLE PLAY (BET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/23/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 6/25/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, March 2019) After four riveting seasons, "BEING MARY JANE" fans will find out if Mary Jane Paul can truly "have it all" in an epic, two-hour series finale film airing on BET Tuesday, April 23 at 8 PM ET/PT. Starring Gabrielle Union, the movie event boasts an all-star cast including Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, BJ Britt, Raven Goodwin and Nicholas Gonzalez. As this chapter draws to a close, "BEING MARY JANE" will bow out with the same authentic voice that resonated with fans and made them fall in love with Mary Jane. Following Mary Jane's final sign-off, viewers will be introduced to their newest guilty pleasure, "GAMES PEOPLE PLAY" premiering at a special time on Tuesday, April 23 at 10 PM ET/PT. Starting Tuesday, April 30, the series will resume at its regular time at 9 PM ET/PT. Starring Lauren London, Sarunas J. Jackson, Parker McKenna Posey, Karen Obilom and Jackie Long, "GAMES PEOPLE PLAY" is a sexy, stylized drama about the L.A. high life, where everyone plays to win. Based on the popular book by Angela Burt-Murray "Games Divas Play," "GAMES PEOPLE PLAY" follows a desperate basketball wife trying to protect her family, a tenacious journalist struggling to rebuild a tarnished career, and a scandalous groupie looking to become a star, who all find it is murder trying to stay on top.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barry Brewer as Eric Rowland
· Jackie Long as Kareem Johnson
· Karen Obilom as Nia Bullock
· Kendall Kyndall as Marquis Vaughn Jackson
· Lauren London as Vanessa King
· Parker McKenna Posey as Laila James
· Sarunas J. Jackson as Marques King
CREW INFORMATION:
· Angela Burt-Murray as BOOK/EP
· Kim Newton as EP
· Tracey Edmonds as EP
· Vanessa Middleton as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Edmonds Entertainment