NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last season’s #1 new original drama series on all cable among adults 18-49 & women 18-49 returns to television early next year. BET Networks "BEING MARY JANE" season two starring Gabrielle Union will premiere on Tuesday, February 3 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT. The new season will feature twelve (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.
The second season of "BEING MARY JANE" will find Mary Jane (played by Gabrielle Union) once again juggling more than she can handle. On the home front, while both of her brothers seem to be getting their lives on the right track, her mother and niece are at war, causing everyone in the family to choose sides. Mary Jane’s career at her cable network takes an interesting turn when she decides to feature more and more stories about the “Black experience.” All the while, she makes a brave decision to try every way possible to conceive a child, just as she is opening her heart to a new man.
"BEING MARY JANE" is created and executive produced by Mara Brock Akil (creator of “Girlfriends” and “The Game;” writer of “Sparkle”); executive produced and directed by Salim Akil (director and producer of “Sparkle” and “Jumping the Broom”). Union is accompanied by veteran actors Richard Roundtree and Margaret Avery and a supporting cast that includes Lisa Vidal, Richard Brooks, Raven Goodwin, B.J. Britt, Aaron D. Spears, Latarsha Rose and Stephen Bishop. This season also features guest stars Gary Dourdan, Chris Spencer, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Christina Vidal, Kyle Massey, Thomas Q. Jones and S. Epatha Merkerson.
For video sneak peeks and first looks from the new season of "BEING MARY JANE," visit the official pages at BET.com/beingmaryjane. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan pages at Facebook: Facebook.com/BeingMaryJane. Also, join the conversation about the show on Twitter by using hashtag: #BeingMaryJane; follow the show for all updates & special surprises: @BeingMaryJane. For more information about these series visit BET.com.
About BET Networks
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA, VIAB), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.