BET has renewed The Game for a sixth season. The formerly cancelled TV series has been extremely successful for the cable channel since they resurrected it in 2011. It’s currently averaging a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.77 million viewers.
In addition to announcing new shows like Don’t Sleep, House Husbands, The Mathis Project and Second Generation Wayans, BET has renewed Let’s Stay Together and Reed Between the Lines for third seasons. The latter’s second season is expected later this year. Let’s Stay Together and The Game are expected to wrap their respective seasons on June 5th.
The gospel competition series, Sunday Best, has been renewed for season five.
Here’s the BET press release with additional information about their new shows and movies:
BET Networks Unveils New Programming at 2012 Upfront Presentation
Coming off of its #1 Year With Record-Breaking Programming in 2011, BET Announces New Scripted Series SECOND GENERATION WAYANS and HOUSE HUSBANDS, as well as New Reality Series THE MATHIS PROJECT