BET will announce Wednesday (April 20th) at their annual upfront event, that they have officially renewed their hit shows The Game & Let’s Stay Together for brand new seasons on the network.
This is a victory not only for the dedicated “Game” fans but also for Akil Productions, the company that produces the show. The season premiere posted record numbers (7.7 million viewers), and while they did dip a little as the season progressed, the show averaged a respectable 5.3 Million viewers per episode. Let’s Stay Together averaged about 2.9 million viewers, helping BET create it’s highest viewed quarter ever. Both shows will return with 22 episodes in their new seasons.
BET will also announce plans to premiere a scripted show entitled “Reed Between The Lines” a family sitcom starring Tracee Ellis Ross as a psychologist and mother of three. Malcolm Jamal Warner will take on the role of Ellis Ross’ English Professor husband. Expect to see that on your TV screens in the fall.