Is It True?? Derwin and Melanie Not Returning To The Game?

May 15, 2012  |  

According to Hip Hollywood, Pooch Hall and Tia Mowery will not be returning to The Game next season. Considering that their characters Melanie and Derwin are the central figures in the show, we have no idea how BET will create a narrative to explain their departure.  It was somewhat easier to write off Kelly Pitts (Brittany Daniel) out of the show when she had contract issues, but The Game without Melanie and Derwin is a whole ‘other beast, which leads me to believe that this particular rumor may be fueled by contract disputes. Hopefully, the stars’ demands will be met and they can return to the beloved show next season.

Stay tuned to see if this rumor is true…

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  • Renee

    I actually like the show but if those two are cut then its not much at all

  • Casey

    I loved the game but I felt like they dragged it out too much. This season Melanie shoul have had a baby. They need to get rid of “Brit brat” and bring that little mixed girl back. I don’t think they should try to continue the show without Derwin and Melanie but at the same time I think tia and pooch should stick around to end the show the way the fans have been waiting to see it end.

  • Mystique

    I like the show.  Hope BET can keep it running for a while.

  • They might as well cancel it if they do, cuz i won’t stick around to watch. I love that show, but without them its kinda pointless

  • NikkitaMichelle

    BET has done well with creating new shows such as Let’s Stay Together.  Unfortunately they’re budget friendly version of the Game has left the fans feeling a little ripped off.  I still love the cast and the show despite some of the writing.  I keep waiting for it to turn around. The Game without Melanie and Derwin won’t make it.

    • Netdandri

      Let’s Stay Together is a descent show. I enjoy watching it.

  • PBE

    I really didn’t like her this season I hope Derwin stays and gets with Janae

  • Netdandri

    The only reason I watched most of the episodes this season was to catch Brandy. I still like Malik’s character even though he went through issues last season.

    But what happened to Tasha Mack? She used to be classy. Hood, but classy. And a boss. They now have her throwing chicken wings and sleeping with prostitutes.

    That show is a mess now.

    • Koiceloman

      when was she every classy?

      • Netdandri

        The first 3 seasons she was kinda “hood classy“ in my definition. I used to love her whole wardrobe back then and the way she would just stroll into this male only football world like she was the boss.

  • IllyPhilly

    Cancel BBW’s please.

  • Jonescc1980

    Tia Mowry just tweeted she won’t return

    • Netdandri

      Wow. It’s true, then.

  • NP

    If this is true I’m done with this show. All the fans did to get them back on and then they going to leave…..hated it!!!!!!

  • Hope so; only a matter of time that the show will end if thats true! Yeah Yeah im hating; but so what?

  • The horrible direction BET took the show in over the past few seasons have already done the show in. While I actually do still support the show because thats the only way to keep black shows on air, I certainly hope that if they are leaving the show, it is to move on to better projects.

    • roo08

      yeah keep supporting crap instead of demanding something better…i guess we have to just take the scraps we can get.


        if you don’t like the show just don’t watch it…… it’s so stupid to spend all our time writing about something you hate you have mostly all the comments on here get a life….. THE GAME ROCKS

  • It wouldn’t matter because the show would still be horrible.  I can’t believe I fought to have it come back. I can’t even watch anymore.

  • Dangelia18

    Omg So pissssssssss I love this show it want be the same.

  • GDA!!

    Just end this crapastic show!! Bad acting, Dialog and just borderline raciest! see ya Game!

  • Yeah….OK

    This show is…. I haven’t watched nan episode since it hit BET… Not even the weekend marathons…. Please y’all move on to another show ALL Y’ALL before u get type cast and can’t find another job in Hollywood… Gon find yalself in low budget movie hell y’all keep playin round..cept for tee tee, hey get in where u can brotha

  • Myssjackson

    I really like Jason and Chardonnay’s relationship and I think Tasha and Malik bring a lot to the show as well. I think they can do it w/out them! I mainly watch for Jason and Brandy anyway… 

    • Truthhurtz

      I can’t stand the Jason and Chardonnay relationship. It just looks so forced and not realistic at all. Not to mention boring.

  • Treacle123

    Oh well, if the network didn’t cancel the show because of the whack story-lines, the various change in cast members would do it

  • Bluekissess

    That show is WACK ever since BET picked it up… but I love me some Jason he’s hilarious it’s sad that Jason shows up every other show

    • Mls2698

      BET talks out of the side of their necks. They will screen a video to death, and not play it. But try to catch ratings with this wackness (is that a word? well,  it is now).

  • Sassynhot

    The show has lost its oomph.  Maybe they should cancel it after all, since Mel is looking like she’s gonna end up looking like Tasha M., a bitter, lonely plus barren woman at that.

  • emily

    hope not……..

  • Just cancel it and be done with it

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  • Msnaimah1985

    This is one show that I won’t be mad at for disappearing! I hope Tia and Pooch are walking away due to the hot ratchett mess this show has become…..

    • Mls2698

      Hope so, too. Tia has said she was from a Christian household, maybe the ignorance is getting to be too much to save face.

  • Eb

    I love the GAME and Melanie and Derwin!!!!!!!!!! i hope there contracts can be agreed upon. and let Melanie have a miracle baby lik they do on soap stories all my children young and restless (etc). And now that Tasha “Im rich b**” Mack has a man!!!! yes yes yes 

  • Smacks_hoes

    For god sakes just turn that mess off. I hate melani and derwins character dynamic since they bought the show back. Especially this season they didnt even seen happy. Derwin was still a very likable character but most of this season I hated Melanie’s character. The show just isn’t good anymore I only watched to see Jason and chardonay.

    • Netdandri

      I agree with everything you just said. I haven’t liked Melanie since they brought the show back. After the way they had her treat Kelly and then Tasha and Malik it was hard to like her, and she one of the main characters.

      Everything they’re doing with Tasha Mack’s character this season I’d wrong, too.

      It’s sad to say, but part of me kind of hopes this rumor is true, so the show will be over and maybe they can replace it with something better.