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Children of the ’80s and the ’90s should know all about “Clarissa Explains It All,” the show that was centered-around Clarissa Darling and all of her life happenings, including school, puberty, boys, and so on.. The show first aired on March 23, 1991 and ran until December 3, 1994, airing a total of 65 episodes. With the show having been off the air for almost 20 years, it’s definitely time for an update on the cast.
(Media News International) — TBS has ordered 10 episodes of the new series Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse from Tyler Perry Studios. The dramedy, based on Perry’s hit Why Did I Get Married? films, marks the third Tyler Perry series to come to TBS, which is also home to Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Meet the Browns. As with House of Payne and Meet the Browns, syndication will be sold by Debmar Mercury.Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse follows the ups-and-downs of married life for Marcus and Angela, two characters who originated in the feature films Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married Too? Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight) and Tasha Smith (Couples Retreat) are set to reprise the roles of television anchor Marcus and salon owner Angela. Additional cast members to be announced.
(World Screen) –Continuing its focus on original content, BET has added a new sitcom to its roster, Reed Between the Lines, along with a host of other scripted fare, in addition to fresh music programming.Reed Between the Lines stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner. The series, slated for a Q4 premiere, centers on a contemporary blended African American family. BET is also set for another season of The Game and a second run of Let’s Stay Together.
(Contactmusic.com) — In three seasons on the low-rated CW broadcast network, the sitcom The Game never averaged more than 2.3 million viewers, and in its final season, it averaged a measly 1.68 million, but in its debut on the BET cable network on Tuesday, the show attracted 7.7 million, putting it ahead of much of its broadcast competition. It was the biggest audience ever to tune in to a program on the Viacom-owned network. Moreover, it offered some appealing coattails to Let’s Stay Together , which debuted with 4.4 million viewers.
(Huffington Post) — In an unprecedented move, BET has resurrected the popular and formerly canceled sitcom, The Game, and debuts its fourth season. Creator and executive producer Mara Brock Akil, and husband Salim Akil, who also directs and writes for the show owe it all to the fans. ”We’re extremely excited… Mara always says how our other partner is the fans,” states Akil. He also pointed out that the black community’s been criticized for not using their voice to affect change in the media and states, “This time, they did.” When it comes to the responsibility of BET to provide programming that viewers are asking for Akil adds, “They have.”