‘The Game’ Comes to an End

You may want to start planning your finale parties now.

On Monday, BET announced that The Game will be would be ending with season nine, slated to air in 2015. The cable network released the following statement regarding the popular series:

All good things must come to an end and after celebrating four successful seasons of THE GAME on BET, the Network has announced production is underway on the show’s final two seasons. In January 2011 the cult following of The Game proved that the show was a fan favorite with 7.7 million viewers for its premiere debut on BET. With seasons eight and nine, we’re excited to end on a high note by giving Sabers fans a chance to bid farewell to their favorite players on and off the field.

Show creator Mara Brock Akil discussed the show’s legacy in an interview with

“I believe The Game and the richness of the characters, including building off of Girlfriendsback when, has contributed to the conversation of where we are today in media, both in television and film as it relates to what we demand and what we want from characters that look like us, and stories that look like us.”

Read the entire interview HERE and let us know your favorite moments from The Game in the comments!