The first season of the Bounce TV original series “Mann & Wife” starring David and Tamela Mann was a huge hit for the network, delivering more than 5.7 million total viewers across all platforms, in its first season on the air.
The series premiere of “Mann & Wife” bowed on April 7 and quickly became the network’s most-watched original series ever. The following week, “Mann & Wife” joined “Empire” in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, when the second episode increased viewership over the series premiere episode to become Bounce TV’s most-watched original to date.
Bounce TV – the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – has announced that it has renewed “Mann & Wife” for a second season, which will debut in the spring of 2016.
Real-life husband and wife team David Mann (“House of Payne,” “Meet The Browns”) and Tamela Mann (“Madea’s Big Happy Family,” “Sparkle”) star and serve as executive producers of “Mann & Wife.” The half-hour situation comedy follows the newlywed, second-chance sweethearts as they laugh and love their way through the ups and downs of life as a blended family, each with two children from previous marriages.
“Mann & Wife” features a supporting cast that includes: Vivica A. Fox, portraying Daniel’s ex-wife; Tony Rock, playing Daniel’s new partner on the police force, and JoMarie Payton as Lorraine, Daniel’s overbearing mother.
Series co-creator Roger Bobb (“The Rickey Smiley Show,” “House of Payne”) serves as executive producer and director.
Source: Shadow & Act