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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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Mara Brock Akil
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabrielle Union ...  Mary Jane Paul 52 episodes, 2013-2018
Lisa Vidal ...  Kara / ... 51 episodes, 2013-2018
Raven Goodwin ...  Niecy 35 episodes, 2013-2018
Margaret Avery ...  Helen Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2018
Richard Brooks ...  Patrick Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2018
Richard Roundtree ...  Paul Patterson, Sr. 33 episodes, 2013-2018
B.J. Britt ...  Paul Patterson, Jr. 24 episodes, 2013-2018
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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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Certificate:

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

Aspect Ratio:

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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Bright & Beautiful female who appears to be very broken....or maybe a master game player....
28 September 2015 | by cddgmmSee all my reviews

I think she is an amazing actress....having said that....and I know it is the script and the role she is playing....but she is NOT a sympathetic character to me.....she messes with the men in her life....she plays games...one minute taunting them.....and one minute pushing them away....all the time with NO regard for the feelings of the other women in their life....sorry.....but to me....she is a game player....maybe they are as well....but would like to see her be "higher"....to rise above and act with some integrity...and that "ain't happening"....not to mention....killing her fish....how sick is that....sorry.... her game playing ....well, I just lost interest....will not be watching any more episodes.....so long Mary Jane....


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