Posts Categorized: Entertainment

BOUNCE TV TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “ONE LOVE” TUES. APRIL 8 @ 9:00 PM (ET) AS RATINGS CONTINUE TO SOAR

Mark Curry (“Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper”) and Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Moesha”) Star in New Family-Oriented Sitcom   Network Posts Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Growth in 1Q14   ATLANTA (April 4, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its newest original series One… Read more »

BOUNCE TV EXPANDS NATIONAL ADVERTISING SALES UNIT: ELVERAGE ALLEN NAMED AS EVP, AD SALES, WEST COAST SALES OFFICE CREATED, SALES VETS FROM BET, TV ONE HIRED

ATLANTA (March 20, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced a series of executive hirings and the opening of a west coast sales office as the network’s national advertising sales division continues to grow:   • Elverage Allen has been elevated to… Read more »

UNIVISION EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH BOUNCE TV: TO CARRY NETWORK IN NY, LA, DALLAS, ORLANDO AND PHOENIX; RENEWS IN SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON, MIAMI, DENVER, SACRAMENTO, RALEIGH AND TAMPA

ATLANTA/NEW YORK (MARCH 4, 2014) — Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico, will carry Bounce TV as a multicast channel on its stations in five major markets and has renewed Univision’s distribution of the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans as… Read more »

Bounce TV to Celebrate Black History Month Sunday Nights in February

Month-Long Tribute Includes The Color Purple, Miss Jane Pittman, Malcolm X, Glory, Raisin in the Sun, Documentaries and New Original Short-Form Series Featuring Andrew Young, Rep. John Lewis, Ludacris and Others ATLANTA (Jan. 29, 2014) — Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February… Read more »

Bounce TV Kicks-Off 2014 with Best Performance in its History, Reinforces Position as #2 African American TV Network

ATLANTA (Feb. 4, 2014) — Bounce TV began 2014 where it left off in 2013: Continuing to rapidly expand viewership.   For the fourth consecutive month, the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its history in January. Bounce TV also reinforced its position as… Read more »

Bounce TV Now #2 African American-Targeted Network Among Black Adults

Network Posts Best Month in its History in December, Beats TV One by Double-Digits in Prime and Total Day in both P18-49 & P25-54 ATLANTA (Jan. 6, 2014) — Bounce TV firmly established itself as the number two network for reaching African American adults among Black-targeted networks in the just-completed December 2013 ratings period, using… Read more »

Bounce TV Announces More Renewals & More New Markets

Bounce TV Announces More Renewals & More New Markets: Gannett Renews Network in Atlanta & Washington, D.C., Nexstar Renews in Nine Markets Through 2017 WSYR-TV (Syracuse, NY), WFFT-TV (Fort Wayne, IN), WTVW-TV (Evansville, IN) & WMDN-TV (Meridian, MS) Set to Launch ATLANTA — Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for… Read more »

Bounce TV Originals Fuel its Strongest Prime Performance!

Bounce TV Originals Fuel its Strongest Prime Performance to Date, Net Beats TV One in Prime and Total Day in Households and Adults ATLANTA — Bounce TV posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its history in the just-completed November 2013 ratings period, racking up gains in key dayparts and targeted demographics. The nation’s fast-growing… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Highest-Rated Month in its History in August:

  Beats TV One in Total Day Viewership Among all Adults, Tops AMC, Bravo, TruTV, TLC, Discovery, Other Nets in African American Delivery Ratings Growth in Line with Network’s Rapid Distribution Expansion ATLANTA (Sept. 3, 2013) — Bounce TV, has posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its short history, posting gains in key categories… Read more »

Bounce TV Expands: Felicia Hamilton as Sr. VP of Research, Damien West of Affiliate Relations

  ATLANTA (Sept. 16, 2013) – Bounce TV (www.BounceTV.com) the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, continues to expand its management team to keep up with its distribution and ratings growth. The network announced today that Felicia Hamilton has been named to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of Research… Read more »

BOUNCE TV TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON ON AUGUST 28

Tribute Includes Exclusive Television Premiere of  KING: A FILMED RECORD…MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS Documentary, New, Originally-Produced Short-Form Series Featuring Interviews with Martin Luther King III, Rep. John Lewis, Usher, Other Prominent African Americans     ATLANTA, GA (August 26, 2013) – In honor of the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington on August 28, Bounce… Read more »

KSDK, NewsChannel 5 to Launch Bounce TV in St. Louis!

  KSDK, NewsChannel 5, the Gannett-owned NBC affiliate in St. Louis announced this afternoon a distribution agreement as the exclusive provider of Bounce TV in the St. Louis market. The station will begin broadcasting Bounce TV on Wednesday, August 28th. The announcement was made by Bounce TV’s Executive Vice President of Distribution Jeffrey Wolf. Bounce… Read more »

Gannett’s KDSK-TV in St. Louis to launch Bounce TV on Aug. 28

  ATLANTA/ST. LOUIS (August 15, 2013) – Continuing its ongoing growth and expansion, Bounce TV (www.BounceTV.com) today announced a distribution agreement with Gannett Broadcasting’s KSDK-TV which will make the station the exclusive provider of Bounce TV in St. Louis, MO, it was announced today by Bounce TV Executive Vice President of Distribution Jeffrey Wolf. KSDK… Read more »

BOUNCE TV Begins Production on its First Original Scripted Sitcom: My Crazy Roommate

Created and Executive Produced by Bentley Kyle Evans Series Premieres Tuesday, October 15th at 10:00 P.M. (ET)   ATLANTA (August 13, 2013) – Bounce TV (www.BounceTV.com) has started production in Los Angeles on the network’s first original scripted sitcom, My Crazy Roommate. The series is created and produced by Bentley Kyle Evans (“Martin”, “The Jamie… Read more »

Bounce TV to Premiere New Original Series BRKDWN This Fall

Bounce TV to Premiere New Original Series BRKDWN This Fall, YouTube Channel Alchemy Networks and Bunim Murray to Produce New Episodes of the Popular Online Show Original Programming Pushes Cross-Platform from Online to Television ATLANTA (July 9, 2013) – Bounce TV (www.BounceTV.com), the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, will debut a… Read more »

Bounce TV Acquires Broadcast Network Rights To The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21

The Two Popular GSN Series to Debut This Summer, Join The Newlywed Game on Growing Bounce TV Schedule   ATLANTA (June 24, 2013) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation’s only broadcast television network for African Americans, has acquired broadcast television rights to The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21 game shows in a new agreement… Read more »

Bounce TV’s First Original Non-Scripted Series Set

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will premiere its first original non-scripted series, Forever Jones Presented by Walmart on Wednesday, June 5, at 9 p.m. ET. Coming on the heels of Bounce TV’s original special A Forever Jones Holiday, the new reality series will delve deeper into the daily lives and challenges of the close-knit,… Read more »

Bounce TV Unveils its First Upfront Programming Slate

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV today announced its first slate of upfront programming plans, including original new scripted and non-scripted series, series renewals, the return to broadcast television of one of the most-popular game shows in history, an exclusive new college sports rights deal and more theatrical motion pictures for its library. Click Here… Read more »

Bounce TV To Premiere THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY, 4/14

On April 15 every year, players across Major League Baseball wear the number 42 to honor the late Jackie Robinson, the man who broke baseball’s color barrier on that date in 1947. As part of that celebration, Bounce TV, the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the baseball legend by premiering… Read more »

Bounce TV Air Inauguration, MLK Specials

Bounce TV’s Martin Luther king Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, will include live coverage of the 57th Presidential Inauguration as President Barack Obama takes his second oath of office, starting at 11 a.m. E.T. Bounce TV will also honor MLK Day with two special primtetime documentaries… Read the full article here.

Bounce TV Set Black History Month Specials

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will honor Black History Month in February withOur History, a month-long programming tribute that includes documentaries, specials and a new original short-form series called Memories of My Father featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.   Read the… Read more »

Bounce TV Sets First Original Non-Scripted Series

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will begin production on the network’s first-ever original reality series which will center around the daily lives of the Grammy-nominated family gospel group foreverJONES, it was announced today by Billy Hall, EVP programming and production of Bounce TV.   Read the full article here.