WE tv next month will launch the sixth and final season of its reality documentary series Mary Mary.
The series, which chronicles the lives of sisters Erica and Tina Campbell of the gospel music group Mary Mary, will debut its sixth season Sept. 28, said network officials.
The fifth season of Mary Mary reached 12.7 million total viewers and was the top cable program in its time slot among African-American Women 25-54, according to WE tv.
Mary Mary is produced by Entertainment One and executive produced by the Campbell sisters along with Tara Long, John Morayniss, Mark Herwick, Lauren Gellert, Kate Farrell, Lauren Lazin, Laura Halperin, and Mitchell Solarek.
“It’s been a privilege to chronicle the lives of gospel superstars Erica and Tina Campbell, better known as Mary Mary – who are truly rocks stars who rock everything they do, from family life to their wildly successful music careers,” said Lauren Gellert, executive vice president, development & programming for WE tv. “Mary Mary is a big part of why WE tv is a #1 cable network for African-American adults and women on Thursday nights and we are proud to have been the television home to these inspirational women for six amazing seasons.”
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