World Bantamweight Championship Fight Headlines Debut of Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round on Bounce TV Sun. Aug. 2 at 9:00 pm (ET)

World Bantamweight Championship Fight Headlines Debut of Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round on Bounce TV Sun. Aug. 2 at 9:00 pm (ET)

 

PBC – The Next Round Live from Orlando Features World Title Fight Between Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao” Payano (16-0) and Rau’shee “Nuke” Warren (13-0)

 

Plus Junior Middleweight WBC Four-Man Tournament: Olympic Silver Medalist Yudel Jhonson (17-1, 9 KOs) vs Jorge Cota (24-1, 22 KOs) & Olympian John Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) vs Dennis Laurente (49-5, 30 KOs)

 

ATLANTA (July 2, 2015) -– Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of the new monthly series, PBC – The Next Round, which will showcase the sport’s future stars and potential champions.

 

The main event for the series premiere of PBC – The Next Round will be a 12-round World Bantamweight Championship fight between Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao” Payano (16-0, 8 KOs) and Rau’shee “Nuke” Warren (13-0, 4 KOs). Both fighters are Olympians – Payano for the Dominican Republic and Cincinnati southpaw Warren, a three-time Olympian for the United States. Each fighter brings an undefeated record to the battle for the title.

 

The co-feature is a two-fight, WBC Tournament in the Junior Middleweight division: A 10-round match of Olympic Silver Medalist Yudel Johnson (17-1, 9 KOs) taking on the knockout machine Jorge Cota (24-1, 22 KOs), plus 10 rounds of Olympian John Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) battling Dennis Laurente (49-5, 30 KOs). The winners of the two bouts will face-off on a date to be announced soon.

 

PBC – The Next Round, promoted by Warriors Boxing, will take place at Full Sail Live, the state-of-the-art performance venue on the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida.

 

Bounce TV is free on the digital broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage. For local channel location, visit BounceTV.com.

 

Ambassador Young and Martin Luther King III are among the founders of Bounce TV, the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and the #2 most-watched AA network. Bounce TV features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more. Bounce TV has grown to be available in more than 85 million homes across 90 markets, 90% of African American television homes — including all of the top AA television markets — and three quarters of the total television homes in the United States.

 

Contact: Jim Weiss  (770)722-2142  JWeiss@BounceTV.com
Michael Donahue, Premier Boxing Champions:  (630) 441-8080
Swanson Communications:  (202) 783-5500

 

Bounce TV Posts its Most-Watched Quarter Ever in Second Quarter 2015

June Becomes Network’s Strongest Month to Date, Season One of Original Series Mann & Wife Helps Fuel Growth

 

ATLANTA (July 1, 2015) – Bounce TV — the nation’s first-ever and fast-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – continued its ratings surge in the just-completed second quarter of 2015, setting network records for viewership and the delivery of key targeted demographic audiences in both Primetime and Total Day with June becoming the network’s most-watched month ever.

 

In the new record-setting quarter, Bounce TV posted double-digit Primetime gains of:

• +17% in Households (179K vs. 153K)

• +14% in A18-49 (90K vs. 79K)

• +11% in A25-54 (98K vs. 88K)

• +14% in Persons 2+ (246K vs. 216K)

 

The network also racked up increases in Total Day among HHs (+12%, 140K vs. 125K) and P2+ (+8%, 192K vs. 178K.)

 

June 2015 is now the network’s most-watched ever, with Prime increases of +32% in HHs (208K vs. 158K), 38% in A18-49 (106K vs. 77K), +39% in A25-54 (117K vs. 84K) and 34% in P2+ (294K vs. 220K.) Double-digit Total Day increases for June 2015 were led by +24% in HHs (157K vs. 127K) and +26% in P2 (223K vs. 177K.)

 

Helping fuel the network’s strong quarterly performance was the first season of the original series Mann & Wife starring David and Tamela Mann. The show was a smash hit, delivering more than 6.2 million viewers and 4.0 million homes across all plays in its first season on the air.

 

Mann & Wife was very successful in delivering Bounce TV’s targeted audience of African Americans (AA), with premiere episodes outperforming the previous four-week time period average by +77% in AA HHs, +102% in P2+, +98% A25-54 and +158% A18-49. Each of the ten premiere episodes of Mann & Wife were in the top 10 among AA Adults 18-49 when included among all ad-supported cable networks Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m.

 

Bounce TV is the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and has become the #2 most-watched among all AA networks. The network airs on the digital broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more. Bounce TV has grown to be available in more than 85 million homes across 90 markets, 90% of African American television homes — including all of the top AA television markets — and three quarters of the total television homes in the United States. Among the founders of Bounce TV are iconic American figures Mr. King III and Ambassador Young.

 

Source: Nielsen, Live + Same Day Data, Total Day (Mon-Su 6a-6a & Mon-Su 7p-11p), 2Q15: 03/30/15-06/28/15 vs. 2Q14: 03/31/14-06/29/14.

Source: Nielsen, Live + Same Day Data, Total Day (Mon-Su 6a-6a & Mon-Su 7p-11p), June 2015: 06/01/15-06/28/15 vs. June 2014: 05/26/14-06/29/14.

Contact: Jim Weiss – (770)722-2142  JWeiss@BounceTV.com