BET’s Being Mary Jane will end with a 2-hour movie in 2018. “Being Mary Jane has been a landmark series not only for BET, but for African American women around the world who saw themselves in Mary Jane, her family, friends and coworkers,” said Connie Orlando, EVP and head of programming, BET Networks. “We look forward to closing out Mary Jane’s journey with a series finale that is sure to blow fans away!” Season 4 finale aired September 19.
Suspense thriller Salvation earned a second season renewal from CBS. The net issued a 13-episode order; season will launch during summer 2018.
Good news, bad news for Casual. The series was renewed for a fourth season, but it will be its final one on Hulu. The streamer ordered an abbreviated 8-episode of the comedy, which will air in 2018.
Facebook advertisers have access to some new real estate. The company has been testing interstitial ads – along with “rewarded video” ads – within Instant Games. The service, which lets users play games with their friends within News Feed and Messenger, is now testing ads with select game developers. According to a new blog […]
Cord-cutting is hitting the pay-TV industry hard. The latest evidence is Verizon’s Q3 progress report: The telco lost a net 18,000 Fios Video subs in the corner, compared to a net gain of 36,000 during last year’s Q3. By the end of the third quarter, the company had 4.6 million Fios Video subs. In a […]
SiriusXM and Formula 1 locked in a multi-year agreement that makes SiriusXM the exclusive North American radio broadcaster of all Formula 1 races, beginning with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix. Coverage of the race in Austin will air live on Sunday at 3p, exclusively on Sirius channel 132, XM channel 203 and channel 963 […]