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  1. BET Taps Will Packer, Erica Shelton Kodish to Take Over 'Being Mary Jane'

    9:58 am 5/23/2016

    The pair take over the network's flagship drama from departing Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. Read more

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  2. 'New Girl,''Fresh Off the Boat' Showrunners Discuss How to Be "Culturally Bilingual" for TV Work

    12:36 pm 4/20/2016

    "Men are afraid to write female characters, but as a woman, I do and I'm expected to write male characters all the time," said Liz Meriwether at a Tribeca panel.Read more

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  3. BET Renews 'Being Mary Jane' for Season 4

    9:07 am 1/6/2016

    The series is one of the network's top-rated projects.Read more

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  4. 'Being Mary Jane' Ratings Still Going Strong With Renewal In the Air

    9:57 am 12/17/2015

    Creator Mara Brock Akil recently signed a deal with WBTV, which would diminish her role on the drama if it goes to a fourth season. Read more

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  5. BET's 'Being Mary Jane' Renewed for Third Season

    6:00 am 2/5/2015

    The Gabrielle Union series earns a quick pickup after just one episode of its sophomore run. Read more

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  6. Gabrielle Union Speaks on Nude Photo Hack: Apple and Google Should "Realize This Is a Crime"

    11:16 am 11/9/2014

    "You'd hope they'd care as much about you as you do about the new iPhone 6. … If these women weren’t celebrities, there would be much more outrage"Read more

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  7. 'Being Mary Jane' Showrunners Weigh in on the N.Y. Times Piece on Shonda Rhimes

    10:00 am 10/8/2014

    Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil give us their take on the controversial article by Alessandra Stanley. Read more

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  8. Gabrielle Union Grills Her 'Being Mary Jane' Bosses

    10:00 am 10/8/2014

    The actress finds out what inspired the show creator to write the show Read more

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  9. 'Being Mary Jane's' Gabrielle Union Grills Her Bosses About Writing for a Black Audience: "We Actually Do Black on Purpose"

    10:00 am 10/8/2014

    "It's a popular thing now in TV to say, 'This character happens to be black,' " says Salim AkilRead more

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  10. 26 Productions Qualify for California Tax Incentives

    12:18 pm 6/30/2014

    The California Film Commission has vetted and approved 11 features, 13 TV series and two telepics, which share $100 million in annual financial incentives.Read more

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