BET Renews ‘Being Mary Jane’ for Season 2

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Gabrielle Union and friends will be on-hand when production begins this spring

Gabrielle Union is going to continue being Mary Jane.

BET has renewed the No. 1 new cable drama series for a second season.

Production on Season 2 will begins this spring, when star Gabrielle Union will be joined by fellow cast members Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, Lisa Vidal, Raven Goodwin, B.J. Britt, Aaron Spears, Latarsha Rose and Stephen Bishop.

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Tuesday’s two-hour season finale of “Mary Jane” delivered more than 5.8 million total viewers — the most in the short series’ history.

“Jane” was also a social media hit. The finale brought in more than 210,000 tweets during the final episode, a 179 percent increase over the previous episode per Nielsen SocialGuide.

The official hashtag #BMJFinale trended No. 1 in the U.S. and worldwide during the premiere telecast (source: Trendinalia) and reached a unique audience of 1.5 million people while generating 10.8 million impressions.

“Being Mary Jane” is created and executive produced by Mara Brock Akil (creator of “The Game“) and executive produced and directed by Salim Akil (executive producer and director of “Sparkle”).