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Being Mary Jane 

The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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After learning she has a say in who replaces Garrett,Kara or Justin, Mary Jane questions whether Justin's overtures are motivated....


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabrielle Union ...  Mary Jane Paul 52 episodes, 2013-2019
Lisa Vidal ...  Kara / ... 51 episodes, 2013-2019
Raven Goodwin ...  Niecy 35 episodes, 2013-2019
Margaret Avery ...  Helen Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2019
Richard Brooks ...  Patrick Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2019
Richard Roundtree ...  Paul Patterson, Sr. 33 episodes, 2013-2019
B.J. Britt ...  Paul Patterson, Jr. 24 episodes, 2013-2019
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The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Быть Мэри Джейн See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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When the network informed the actors that the 20-episode season 4 was going to be shot in a row, Gabrielle Union sued BET because her contract stipulates that she won't film more than 13 episodes in a row without a proper break. Two months after the law suit, an agreement was reached between the parties. See more »

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Union is at Her Best!!
15 January 2014 | by tmccaskiSee all my reviews

First off, I must commend the show's producers for having an entire ensemble of people of color. The story line may bit off of Scandal just a tad bit, however like Kerry Washington. Gabrielle Union does an awesome job as she fearlessly leads this cast to television success. Not to mention the supporting cast does a wonderful job of making up for the show's comedic reliefs. The men on show are extremely attractive and talented actors in their own right like Omari Hardwick. I also love the emotion behind each scene that is accompanied by an array of music that fits each scene perfectly leaving the viewer to feel exactly how it was intended for them to fee. Being Mary Jane is a 2014 must see, although if they plan to take home any Golden Globes or Emmy's then the writers had better turn up the heat.


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