Thursday, December 19, 2019

BET+ Renews 'The Family Business' for Season 2

BET+ has today ordered a second season of the original drama series The Family Business - which aired its first season on linear channel BET. Production on the 12-episode has recently begun in Los Angeles.

Season 2 will pick up with the Duncan family recovering in the aftermath of a rival faction's assault on their home, new rivals, family drama and of course, getting back to business.

Returning series regulars include Ernie Hudson, Valarie Pettiford, Darrin DeWitt Henson, Javicia Leslie, Sean Ringgold, Tami Roman, Miguel A. Nunez, Arrington Foster, KJ Smith, Dylan Weber, Yadi Valerio and Emilio Rivera.

Guest stars include Michael Jai White, Christian Keyes, Eva La Rue, Robert Picardo, Anthony Montgomery and Franky G.

Carl Weber and Nikaya D. Brown Jones serve as co-showrunners for the new season. They executive produce with Hudson. Trey Haley acts as director and co-executive producer. Urban Books Media produces.

"We couldn't be more excited to welcome Carl Weber's The Family Business back for season two," said Devin Griffin, General Manager, BET+. "We are thrilled to dig even deeper with Carl Weber and continue our amazing partnership to bring his best-selling book series to life for his fans. BET+ is committed to providing creators the freedom to tell unique black stories that will resonate and entertain audiences; and this next season further demonstrates that commitment."