When they’re good, original BET TV series develop a small but devoted fanbase and earn a second season. The cable network’s newest entry in the Nielsen ratings race is the Games People Play TV series. Does this thriller know how to play this game and land a return engagement? Will Games People Play be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A BET drama based on the novel, Games Divas Play by Angela Burt-Murray, Games People Play stars Lauren London, Sarunas J. Jackson, Karen Obilom, Parker McKenna Posey and Jackie Long. The thriller centers on Vanessa King (London). Vanessa married her sweetheart, Marques (Jackson), when he was on the cusp of becoming a professional basketball player. Although he’s now a big star and Vanessa is a loyal wife, she has her doubts sometimes, and Marques isn’t immune to temptation. They’re surrounded by journalists, celebrities, groupies, and jealous old friends, playing a game where staying on top can be murder.
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What do you think? Do you like the Games People Play TV series on BET? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
11/14/19 update: BET has renewed Games People Play for a second season.