January 8, 2014 |
"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.
January 3, 2014 |
"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...
December 30, 2013 |
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.
December 23, 2013 |
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
December 23, 2013 |
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.
April 2, 2013 |
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.