BET has given the green light to Single Black Female, a drama from The Game creators Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, Deadline reports.
The project is about the personal and professional life of an Atlanta-based talk show host. The series, written by Brock Akil, is part of the Akils' deal with the network that includes a series and several pilot commitments.
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Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) and Maya (Golden Brooks) discover that Lynn (Persia White) is singing for money on the street and at a Kararoke bar. They try to suggesting other ways to help launch her music career, but Lynn tells them to stop meddling. Later, Lynn receives several calls from Big Boi of Outkast who wants to work with her after listening to her demo, but Lynn assumes it is Maya and Joan playing a joke on her. Meanwhile, Monica (Keesha Sharp) becomes jealous of William (Reggie Hayes) and Joan’s playful relationship. watch
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When Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) complains about the dating scene and her social life, Maya (Golden Brooks) challenges her to empower herself, accept her singleness and go out to a trendy restaurant alone. Meanwhile, William (Reggie Hayes) must figure out how to keep Monica (Keesha Sharp) from learning he was once married to Lynn (Persia White). watch