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‘BMF’ Marks Series High In Ratings For Season 3 Premiere; Season 4 Production Starting Soon

Starz series BMF Season 3 continues on a roll, delivering 5.1 million multiplatform viewers on its premiere weekend.

The third season premiered on Friday, March 1, achieving a series high in audience and growing season over season by 25%. The new season of the family drama also launched as the highest-rated among Black households on cable across its premiere weekend.

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BMF continues the story of brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, who rose through the illegal drug trade from the depths of poverty in Detroit to the heights of fame and fortune across America.

In Season 3, Meech moves to Atlanta to expand their empire, facing rival crews and crossing paths with burgeoning hip-hop legends, while Terry holds down the fort in Detroit, facing formidable rivals, old and new.

Starz announced ahead of the Season 3 premiere that BMF has been renewed for a fourth season. Production on Season 4 is slated to begin this spring in Atlanta, Georgia.

In announcing the recent renewal, Starz President of Original Programming Kathryn Busby praised the series. “Fans can’t get enough of the history-in-the-making that is BMF. We’re thrilled to start working on a new season that will continue bold storytelling of the legend of the Flenory brothers that has proven to resonate so deeply with our viewers.”

BMF Season 3 stars returning actors Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr. (Euphoria) as Demetrius Flenory, Da’Vinchi (All American, Grown-ish) as Terry Flenory, Russell Hornsby (Fences, The Hate U Give) as Charles Flenory, Michole Briana White (Dead to Me, She Hate Me) as Lucille Flenory, Steve Harris (The Practice, Diary of a Mad Black Woman) as Detective Bryant, Kelly Hu (The Scorpion King, The Orville) as Detective Jin, La La Anthony (The Chi, Think Like a Man) as Markisha, Sydney Mitchell (First Wives Club) as LaWanda, and Laila D. Pruitt (Secret Headquarters) as Nicole Flenory.

Previously announced special guest stars include Grammy Award winners Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones, NE-YO, 2 Chainz, Grammy-nominated artist and actress Saweetie, and Cynthia Bailey.

BMF is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson through his G-Unit Film and Television production company (EP Power Universe, For Life, and Hip Hop Homicides), alongside creator, EP and Detroit native Randy Huggins (Star, Rebel, Power”) with showrunner and executive producer Heather Zuhlke (Power, Southland.) Anthony Wilson and Anne Clements also serve as executive producers on the series.

BMF is produced through Jackson’s G-Unit Film and Television production company in association with Lionsgate Television for Starz.

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