NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks brings stories filled with LOLs coupled with scandal and shocking revelations to spotlight the intricacies of relationships with the return of its two hit series: THE GAME and LET'S STAY TOGETHER. The #1 sitcom debut in the history of cable TV, THE GAME, returns with season six on Tuesday, March 26 with a special one hour-long premiere from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT. The series is followed by returning favorite LET'S STAY TOGETHER immediately after at 11 p.m. ET/PT and then airing at its regularly scheduled time of Tuesdays 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The new season of THE GAME introduces new characters to the show. Fans will see the "dysfunctional" football family through the fresh eyes of its newest cast members Keira Michelle Whitaker (Lauren London) and Bryce "Blue" Westbrook (Jay Ellis). They join fellow cast members Wendy Raquel Robinson, Hosea Chanchez, Coby Bell, Brandy Norwood and Barry Floyd. Fans will be taken on a roller coaster ride filled with plenty of twists and turns for the Sabers and Sunbeams beginning with the excitement of the NFL's Premiere Draft Day that ends in the draft trade of longtime Saber Derwin Davis. Guest stars this season include: Rick Fox, Rockmond Dunbar, Ciara, John Singleton, Navid Negahban, Bumper Robinson, Tae Heckard, Greg Jennings and LaMonica Garrett.
The season five finale ended with Tasha Mack in love, but will this love last forever when former flame Rick Fox returns to her life? Meanwhile, newlyweds Jason and Chardonnay are very much in love, but will Jason's job get in the way of their honeymoon bliss? Tempted by his past demons, Malik is Malik 2.0 this year, but will he stay on track and maintain his sobriety? All this and more will be revealed in the new season of THE GAME.
Viewers will see that the third time's the charm for BET's hit series, LET'S STAY TOGETHER. Picking up where season two left off, the cast continues to push the envelope and highlight what it really takes to keep a relationship together. Stacy (Nadine Ellis) and Charles (Bert Belasco) fight to keep their marriage strong in the wake of Charles' perceived indiscretion with Connie on the TV show "Sneakerz." Meanwhile, as Jamal (Ronreaco Lee) deals with reinventing himself through his career, Tasha (Joyful Drake) learns to handle success as an entrepreneur. Kita (Erica Hubbard) gears up for training at the police academy and ends up finding an unexpected new love. And while Crystal (Kyla Pratt), continues to move forward with college, her relationship with an NFL player does not pan out the way she expected. Through all of the laughs and drama, the group keeps the love alive and remains committed to staying together. Additionally, the new season features guest appearances by Christian Keyes, Jackie Long, T'Keyah Crystal Keymah, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs and Jackée Harry.
THE GAME is executive produced by Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil, Kenny Smith, Erica Montolfo-Buro and Kelsey Grammer.
LET'S STAY TOGETHER was created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. Jacque is also the show's Executive producer along with, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah) and Shakim Compere. LET'S STAY TOGETHER is a BET Studios Original Production.
For video sneak peeks and first looks of the new season of THE GAME and LET'S STAY TOGETHER, visit their official pages respectively at BET.com/TheGame and BET.com/Letsstaytogether. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan pages at facebook.com/BETthegame and facebook.com/LetsStayTogether. Also, join the conversation about the shows on Twitter by using hashtags: #thegameBET and #letsstay2gether; follow the shows for all updates & special surprises @thegameBET & @letsstay2gether. For more information about these series visit www.BET.com.
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BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
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