The return of the BET hit drama series Being Mary Jane season 3, premieres this week, on Tuesday Oct. 20, 2015. Gabrielle Union and the men of the show ready the new episodes with a Twitter countdown.
The Being Mary Jane Twitter account has been keeping fans on the edge of their seats with the countdown that has been happening for the past few weeks. Each tweet has presented more and more excitement by featuring still shots from scenes of prior seasons. The anticipation has grown so much that it has developed its own hashtag: #BMJReturns
At one point, there were 11 days remaining.
— BET (@BET) October 9, 2015
Then there were 5 days,
The excitement is REAL! Only 5 days till #BMJreturns! pic.twitter.com/PUQRZWIcOG — #BeingMaryJane (@beingmaryjane) October 15, 2015
Now, with only one day left, #BMJreturns is reliving moments from last season's finale and asking fans if the friendship between Mary Jane and Lisa should continue, after secrets and lies were exposed last season?
— #BeingMaryJane (@beingmaryjane) October 16, 2015
As reported by Entertainment Weekly, actress Loretta Devine will join the season 3 cast as the woman struck by Mary Jane's vehicle in the crash. Mercury News described the scene as "a horrific car crash that occurred right after learning that on-again, off-again lover David and best friend Lisa have hooked up in the past."
The new season also comes with a new time slot. The show will now air at 9 p.m. instead of the former 10 p.m. time slot; and will lead with a 2-hour season premiere.
Watch the trailer below: