Reed Between the Lines is an American television family sitcom created by Kellie R. Griffin. It premiered on BET on October 11, 2011. On April 12, 2011, BET announced that it picked up Reed Between The Lines for a fall 2011-2012 television schedule to pair with The Game and Let's Stay Together. On April 12, 2012, BET announced that Reed Between the Lines will return for a second season in 2012. On August 17, 2012, it was announced that Tracee Ellis Ross would depart from Reed Between the Lines, adding three new cast members for the upcoming second season.