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February 26, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane," BET's first original scripted drama, ended its freshman season with a victory: It's been officially been renewed for a second season. The drama, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality who has a messy family and love life, has connected with a loyal core of female viewers and has become one of BET's most consistent performers. BEST TV OF 2013: Lloyd | McNamara More than 5.8 million viewers tuned in for Tuesday's two-hour conclusion of the first season.
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February 26, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane," BET's first original scripted drama, ended its freshman season with a victory: It's been officially been renewed for a second season. The drama, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality who has a messy family and love life, has connected with a loyal core of female viewers and has become one of BET's most consistent performers. BEST TV OF 2013: Lloyd | McNamara More than 5.8 million viewers tuned in for Tuesday's two-hour conclusion of the first season.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
BET unveiled several upcoming projects during its upfront presentation, including new series featuring Gabrielle Union and T.D. Jakes. Union will star in "Being Mary Jane," about a successful TV news anchor juggling relationships, work and comittments to her family. The series is the first original project developed for the network by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the husband-and-wife team behind BET's signature series "The Game" who have a deal with the network. The cast of "Being Mary Jane," which will premiere early next year, includes Omari Hardwick, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Richard Brooks and Margaret Avery.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
BET's first original scripted drama, "Being Mary Jane," may be a solid performer for the network, but its initial ratings have not been encouraging. The second episode of the series, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality with a messy personal and family life, attracted 2.8 million viewers Tuesday, according to Nielsen -- a drop of more than 15% from the premiere episode, which drew 3.3 million viewers. The debut installment had already dropped from the more than 4 million viewers who tuned in to the show's movie-length pilot, which aired last May. The series was created by Mara Brock Akil ("The Game")
ENTERTAINMENT
December 23, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Gabrielle Union said yes! The actress is engaged and will soon be Mrs. Dwyane Wade! The "Being Mary Jane" actress and Miami Heat basketball champ shared the news in a handful of Instagram photos over the weekend.  "Sooooo this happened... #Yessss," the 41-year-old actress wrote, captioning a photo of an enormous cushion-cut sparkler settled snugly on her ring finger.  Her fiance echoed the sentiment, sharing the same photo
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2003 | Mark Olsen, Special to The Times
These are busy days for actress Gabrielle Union. The next few months will see the release of her first above-the-title lead role in the romantic comedy "Deliver Us From Eva," as well as two more movies in which she has the female lead -- the Jet Li-DMX martial arts gangster film "Cradle 2 the Grave" and the Will Smith-Martin Lawrence sequel "Bad Boys II."
ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
BET's first original scripted drama, "Being Mary Jane," may be a solid performer for the network, but its initial ratings have not been encouraging. The second episode of the series, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality with a messy personal and family life, attracted 2.8 million viewers Tuesday, according to Nielsen -- a drop of more than 15% from the premiere episode, which drew 3.3 million viewers. The debut installment had already dropped from the more than 4 million viewers who tuned in to the show's movie-length pilot, which aired last May. The series was created by Mara Brock Akil ("The Game")
ENTERTAINMENT
January 8, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane," BET's first original scripted drama, scored impressively when its movie-length pilot aired last July, attracting more than 4 million viewers. But Tuesday's offical debut of the series fell off considerably from that initial outing. The launch of "Being Mary Jane" drew 3.3 million viewers in the first of two airings. An encore airing brought it 1.8 million viewers. "Being Mary Jane" stars Gabrielle Union as a successful TV personality at a cable news station whose personal and family life is somewhat of a mess.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 19, 2012
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday night. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Hugo" and "Moneyball" were among the best sounding films of last year, according to the Cinema Audio Society. ( Los Angeles Times ) Meanwhile, "Albert Nobbs," "J. Edgar" and "Dancing With the Stars" earned GLAAD Media Award nominations. ( Los Angeles Times ) For the third year in a row, Edgar Allan Poe's mysterious admirer has failed to make a birthday appearance at his grave site, so fans are giving up. ( New York Times )
ENTERTAINMENT
December 9, 2007 | Choire Sicha, Special to The Times
Gabrielle Union has been cast as a cheerleader (in "Bring it On") and a doctor (in the CBS series "City of Angels"). She moves into the "seasonal" genre in "The Perfect Holiday," which has her dating Santa. Or someone who plays him in a department store. It's a Christmas spectacular! That's the first time I've heard it referred to that way, and I'll use that too! It's sort of weird that they say this is an "urban" Christmas movie. No one calls "Fred Claus" the white Christmas movie.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 8, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane," BET's first original scripted drama, scored impressively when its movie-length pilot aired last July, attracting more than 4 million viewers. But Tuesday's offical debut of the series fell off considerably from that initial outing. The launch of "Being Mary Jane" drew 3.3 million viewers in the first of two airings. An encore airing brought it 1.8 million viewers. "Being Mary Jane" stars Gabrielle Union as a successful TV personality at a cable news station whose personal and family life is somewhat of a mess.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 3, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane" is much more than just the latest entry on BET's prime-time lineup. It's a milestone. Debuting six months after its movie-length pilot attracted more than 4 million viewers, "Being Mary Jane," which premieres Tuesday starring Gabrielle Union as the popular host on a national cable news network, is the first original scripted drama developed for BET. Executives are calling "Being Mary Jane" a game changer for the network, which...
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December 30, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Basketball star Dwyane Wade is a three-time father, according to several reports, but the newest child's mother is not his fiancee, actress Gabrielle Union. The Miami Heat champ, 31, recently welcomed a baby boy with an unnamed woman, Gossip Cop reports , and allegedly fathered the love child while he and Union were "on a break. " Wade had reportedly known the woman "for many years," a source told "Entertainment Tonight," which first reported the news. PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom Union, 41, of "Being Mary Jane," reportedly knew about the child before Wade proposed, the site said.
NEWS
December 23, 2013 | By Susan Denley
Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade got engaged on Saturday. And Union is showing off an 8.5-carat cushion-cut diamond ring from Jason of Beverly Hills. [People] Rachel Zoe and husband Rodger Berman welcomed a baby, their second son, on Sunday. [People] Beyonce dropped into a Walmart in Tewksbury, Mass., over the weekend, and paid the first $50 of each shopper in the store's tab. [Racked] Charges have been filed against the owners and some managers in connection with the fire that killed 112 workers at a Bangladesh garment factory in November 2012.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 23, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Gabrielle Union said yes! The actress is engaged and will soon be Mrs. Dwyane Wade! The "Being Mary Jane" actress and Miami Heat basketball champ shared the news in a handful of Instagram photos over the weekend.  "Sooooo this happened... #Yessss," the 41-year-old actress wrote, captioning a photo of an enormous cushion-cut sparkler settled snugly on her ring finger.  Her fiance echoed the sentiment, sharing the same photo
ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
BET unveiled several upcoming projects during its upfront presentation, including new series featuring Gabrielle Union and T.D. Jakes. Union will star in "Being Mary Jane," about a successful TV news anchor juggling relationships, work and comittments to her family. The series is the first original project developed for the network by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the husband-and-wife team behind BET's signature series "The Game" who have a deal with the network. The cast of "Being Mary Jane," which will premiere early next year, includes Omari Hardwick, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Richard Brooks and Margaret Avery.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 3, 2014 | By Greg Braxton
"Being Mary Jane" is much more than just the latest entry on BET's prime-time lineup. It's a milestone. Debuting six months after its movie-length pilot attracted more than 4 million viewers, "Being Mary Jane," which premieres Tuesday starring Gabrielle Union as the popular host on a national cable news network, is the first original scripted drama developed for BET. Executives are calling "Being Mary Jane" a game changer for the network, which...
SPORTS
May 5, 2010 | Staff and wire reports
Christian Tupou , USC's starting nose tackle, will "likely" sit out the 2010 season because of a knee injury suffered in last week's scrimmage at the Coliseum, the school announced. Tupou, a senior, will have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee. Tupou was injured in the second half of the scrimmage when he made a cut and his knee buckled without being touched, the school said. "It's unfortunate that it happened, but I'm OK," Tupou said in a statement. "I'll deal with it. It's part of the game.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 19, 2012
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday night. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Hugo" and "Moneyball" were among the best sounding films of last year, according to the Cinema Audio Society. ( Los Angeles Times ) Meanwhile, "Albert Nobbs," "J. Edgar" and "Dancing With the Stars" earned GLAAD Media Award nominations. ( Los Angeles Times ) For the third year in a row, Edgar Allan Poe's mysterious admirer has failed to make a birthday appearance at his grave site, so fans are giving up. ( New York Times )
SPORTS
May 5, 2010 | Staff and wire reports
Christian Tupou , USC's starting nose tackle, will "likely" sit out the 2010 season because of a knee injury suffered in last week's scrimmage at the Coliseum, the school announced. Tupou, a senior, will have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee. Tupou was injured in the second half of the scrimmage when he made a cut and his knee buckled without being touched, the school said. "It's unfortunate that it happened, but I'm OK," Tupou said in a statement. "I'll deal with it. It's part of the game.
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