‘Being Mary Jane’ to End With 2-Hour Movie on BET

Gabrielle Union starred on drama series for four seasons

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BET’s “Being Mary Jane” will end its run with a two-hour movie in 2018, the network announced Wednesday.

The show, which has run for four seasons, hails from creator Mara Brock Akil and stars Gabrielle Union.

It launched as a 90-minute movie in July 2013 before returning as a series in January 2014.

“Being Mary Jane has been a landmark series not only for BET, but for African American women around the world who saw themselves in Mary Jane, her family, friends and coworkers,” said BET Networks head of programming Connie Orlando. “From the captivating storytelling, to the richly complex characters, to the powerful issues tackled on the series, we remain immensely proud.”

“We are grateful to the cast and creators of Being Mary Jane, who have worked tirelessly to bring this world to vivid life over the past 4 seasons,” Orlando continued. “We also thank the many loyal viewers whose hearts and minds were captured every week, and kept Mary Jane trending worldwide. We look forward to closing out Mary Jane’s journey with a series finale that is sure to blow fans away!”