BET has cancelled Being Mary Jane after four seasons, Deadline reveals. The cabler has set a 2-hour movie to serve as a series finale, in place of a fifth season.
Connie Orlando, EVP and Head of Programming, BET Networks, said:
“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. 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. 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!”
The 2-hour series finale of Being Mary Jane will air in 2018.
It remains to be seen how much closure the final two hours will bring to the series.