Mara Brock Akil

Mara Brock Akil and her husband Salim Akil are still going strong in their marriage. The couple just crossed the 21-year threshold according to an Instagram post made by Mara. The television show creator shouted out her Executive Producer husband, referencing “Love Is ____”, their canceled television project together from 2018. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW […]

It was recently reported that Mara Brock Akil would be resurrecting her 2006 series “The Game” on its home network, the CW. But unfortunately, that reboot process isn’t going as smoothly as she and her co-creator Devon Greggory has hoped. For the second comeback, Akil and Greggory had a different vision for the series. They wanted […]

Rumor has it The Game is set for a second revival at The CW, thirteen years after it originally helped launch the network. According to Deadline, the network is developing a one-hour followup series to the 2006 half-hour comedy from original series creator Mara Brock Akil and Devon Greggory, co-creator of BET’s American Soul. The new version of The Game is moving out […]

Days after OWN’s drama “Love Is_” was cancelled, Salim Akil’s accuser and former mistress Amber Dixon Brenner is finally speaking out. And it gets real. Brenner, a screenwriter and actress, recently told Deadline that Mara Brock-Akil, Salim’s wife and show co-creator, was fully aware of her husband’s 10-year affair with Brenner. Also, Brenner admitted that what prompted her to […]

Amber Dixon Brenner also told Deadline that she believes OWN did the "right thing" by cancelling "Love Is_."

After a successful debut, the Oprah Winfrey Network announced that they were renewing their new show “Love Is ___” for a second season, just a month after it first aired.

Salim Akil and his wife Mara Brock Akil have been one of television’s most successful writing and directing teams working on everything from Girlfriends to The Game to Being Mary Jane to their two current hit shows Black Lightning and Love Is…on OWN. That personal and professional partnership is now in jeopardy as Salim has been […]

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil have been behind some of our favorite television shows but finally we’re getting a look at their story on screen. Mara called into the Tom Joyner Morning Show to share her excitement about the new series Love Is_ which details their relationship from courtship to becoming a powerhouse team in […]

DC comics superhero “Black Lightning” is a step closer to becoming a TV series. As previously reported, the project from executive producer Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”) and writer-producers Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil (“The Game,” “Being Mary Jane”) has landed a pilot production commitment at Fox, according to Should the pilot […]

Mara Brock Akil is one of Hollywood’s most powerful TV showrunners, and while her name may not be mentioned in the same sentence with Lee Daniels or Shonda Rhimes, the L.A. native says that just remaining gainfully employed is far more important than receiving industry accolades. “There was a time in my career when I […]

Pooch Hall is so ready for tonight’s series finale of The Game, the show that got its start on The CW as a spinoff of Girlfriends and found new life on BET. After nine seasons, though, the Game must end. And although Pooch Hall as Derwin and Tia Mowry as Melanie one of the show’s […]

BET’s hit sports-comedy series – The Game – will come to an end next month, and will see the return of two of its original cast members, fan favs Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Pooch Hall.  Greg Braxton of the LA Times reports that the actors, who were the key leads of the show before departing in 2012, will return for […]