5 Reasons to Watch 'Being Mary Jane' Starring Gabrielle Union
BET is ready to bring the drama to Tuesday night television with the return of The Game and it's newest show, Being Mary Jane. The show will highlight Gabrielle Union’s character (Mary Jane Paul) as she balances family issues, work as a news anchor, and her hot-and-cold relationship. The two-hour event will leave viewers with a little taste before the series returns in January 2014, but in the meantime, check out these reasons why you should tune in to Being Mary Jane tonight (July 2) at 10:30 p.m. on BET.
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Gabrielle Union’s Return To The Screen
Since appearing in Think Like A Man, Gabrielle Union has graced our television screens at awards shows and the red carpet. Now with her new lead role, the Omaha native will return to her commanding position.
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Omari Hardwick is Prime Eye-candy
No one can deny Omari Hardwick’s physique. He's very handsome and his role on Being Mary Jane will become must-see TV. What more could we ask for?
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Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil Might Hit Series Gold Again
As producers of The Game and Girlfriends, Salim and Mara Brock Akil are known for bringing characters to life. It’ll be interesting to see Union’s supporting cast (Oscar-nominee Margaret Avery, Lisa Vidal and Richard Roundtree) depict their new roles.
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She's Someone We Can Relate To
Will Mary Jane Paul identify with our personal lives? Executive producer Mara Brock Akil believes so. "She's human. That's what I wanted to show, (that) this woman is a person that we all can relate to,” she commented on the series that will highlight issues in our everyday lives.
African-American Female Lead Roles Are Slowly Becoming Dominant
The light keeps shining bright for women of color actresses in prime time TV.
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