Posts Categorized: Entertainment

In Largest Multicast Network Distribution Launch in History, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., Mission Broadcasting, Inc. And White Knight Broadcasting, Inc. to Roll Out Escape, Grit, Laff and Bounce TV

130 Launches Across 81 Stations in 54 Markets Will Drive Escape to 85% of U.S. and 99 Million Households (HHs), Grit to 93%/108 Million HHs, Laff to 85%/99 Million HHs, Bounce TV to 92% of African-American Homes/94 Million Total HHs   ATLANTA (June 15, 2016) — In the largest multicast distribution launch in the history… Read more »

Bounce TV to Air Muhammad Ali Procession and Memorial Service Live, Uninterrupted and Commercial-Free on Friday

Farewell to The Greatest

The Greatest (1977), Starring Ali as Himself, To Be Seen Between Events   Special Ali Tributes Also Featured Sunday Night In Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round   ATLANTA (June 8, 2016) — Bounce TV will carry Muhammad Ali’s farewell procession through the streets of Louisville and his memorial service live, uninterrupted and commercial-free… Read more »

Bounce TV to Pay Tribute to Muhammad Ali with The Greatest (1977) Monday, June 6 at 10:00 P.M. (ET), 9:00 P.M. (CT)

The Greatest

ATLANTA (June 4, 2016) — Bounce TV will celebrate the incredible life of Muhammad Ali, the global icon who passed away Friday at the age of 74, with a special presentation of The Greatest, the 1977 motion picture in which Ali stars as himself, on Monday night, June 6 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 9:00… Read more »

Bounce TV Doubles Original Programming Production, Plans Weekly Original Premieres Year-Round

Network Orders Second Season of Hit Drama Saints & Sinners, Renews Top Comedies Mann & Wife, Family Time, In The Cut, Off The Chain   2016-17 Upfront Programming Slate Also Includes New Season of Premiere Boxing Champions: The Next Round, First News Magazine Show Ed Gordon And Exclusive Premiere of The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards… Read more »

Saints & Sinners Reaches 1.5 Million Viewers in Fifth Episode Premiere Telecasts, Ties Bounce TV Record for Viewership, Sets Mark for Highest P25-54 Delivery

ATLANTA (April 5, 2016) – The fifth episode premiere telecasts of Bounce TV’s new original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sunday, April 3 reached 1.5 million unduplicated viewers which ties it with the series’ second episode as the most-watched program in the network’s history.   The 9:00 p.m. ET telecast of Saints & Sinners… Read more »

Saints & Sinners Viewership Continues in Strength, Episode Three Reaches 1.3 Million Viewers

ATLANTA (March 23, 2016) – Despite going up against such major television events as The Passion on FOX and NCAA March Madness Basketball on TNT, TBS and TruTV, the third episode premiere telecasts of Bounce TV’s new original drama series Saints & Sinners reached 1.3 million unduplicated viewers on Sunday, March 20, tying the show’s… Read more »

Bounce TV Launches Free Mobile App Featuring Original Series, Theatrical Films, Premier Boxing Champions & More

Now Available in the Apple-App Store and Google Play Store   ATLANTA (March 21, 2016) — Bounce TV, the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television, today announced the launch of a free mobile app which will allow access to a wide variety of its popular programming anywhere, anytime.   The Bounce TV app features full… Read more »

Saints & Sinners Reaches 1.5 Million Viewers in Second Episode Premiere Telecasts, 15% Increase over Series Debut Sets New Bounce TV Record for Viewership

Bounce TV to World Premiere “Sinners (Saved By Grace)” Music Video By Superstars Deitrick Haddon and Big Boi Sunday, March 20 at 8:55 p.m. (ET), Haddon Guest Stars in All New Saints & Sinners at 9:00 p.m.   ATLANTA (March 16, 2016) – The second episode premiere telecasts of Bounce TV’s new original drama series… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Huge Double-Digit Delivery Gains in February As Viewership Continues to Surge, Median Age Continues to Drop

ATLANTA (March 3, 2016) – Bounce TV, the nation’s fastest-growing television network designed for African-American audiences, continued its strong and consistent viewership growth in the just-completed February 2016 ratings period, racking up tremendous gains in all key demographics in all dayparts yet again.   In Total Day delivery for the month, Bounce TV posted strong… Read more »

Bounce TV Offers HD Series Premiere Episode of Saints & Sinners To Affiliates for Primary Channel Airing

ATLANTA (Feb. 29, 2016) – On Sunday, March 6, the evolution of emerging broadcast networks takes a significant step forward when Bounce TV world premieres its first-ever original drama series Saints & Sinners at 9:00 p.m. ET.   In an unprecedented move, Bounce TV is offering the HD series premiere episode of Saints & Sinners to… Read more »

Bounce TV Viewership Soars, Median Age Falls to 39 to Start New Year

ATLANTA (Feb. 5, 2016) – Bounce TV, the nation’s fastest-growing television network designed for African-American audiences, continued to be that and more in the just-completed January 2016 ratings period, expanding its audience at breakneck speed while skewing significantly younger.   Bounce TV posted strong double-digit demo growth in Total Day delivery during January, racking up… Read more »

Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round on Jan. 31 Scores Ratings KO, Posts Tremendous Viewership Increases Across the Board

ATLANTA (Feb. 3, 2016) – Bounce TV’s latest installment of Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round on Sunday, Jan. 31 racked up huge viewership gains while becoming the series’ most-watched telecast to date among young male audiences.    Driven by three exciting bouts, PBC – The Next Round posted tremendous double-and-triple digit increases among… Read more »

Celebrated Actors, Singers, Politicians & Humanitarians Headline the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards World Premiering Fri. Jan. 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Bounce TV

ATLANTA (Jan. 28, 2016) – The Trumpet Awards Foundation and title sponsor American Family Insurance presented the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards, celebrating and honoring history-making entertainment, humanitarian, political and philanthropic individuals, which will world premiere on Bounce TV on Friday, Jan. 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET).   “The Best Man” and ABC sitcom “Uncle Buck”… Read more »

Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, Gloria Reuben, Keith Robinson, Christian Keyes, Richard Lawson, Jasmine Burke and More Cast in Bounce TV’s First Original Dramatic Series Saints & Sinners

Production Underway in Atlanta, Series Premiere Set for Sun. March 6 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)   ATLANTA (Jan. 12, 2016) – Following the success of scripted comedy series, Bounce TV — the nation’s first and only broadcast television network designed for African-American (AA) audiences and TV’s fastest-growing AA network — is expanding into hour-long drama… Read more »

Family Time Season Three Delivers Over 4.5 Million Viewers & 3.3 Million Homes, Becomes Bounce TV’s #1 Original Series to Date

ATLANTA (Dec. 11, 2015) – Season three of the Bounce TV original series Family Time delivered more than 4.5 million viewers and 3.3 million homes across all plays and the popular sitcom has become the network’s most-watched original series ever.   Across the 10-episode premiere telecasts, Family Time season three delivered impressive double-digit increases vs…. Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Strongest Year in its History, Remains the Fastest-Growing African-American Network on Television

ATLANTA (Jan. 5, 2016) – Bounce TV viewership continued to soar in 2015 as the nation’s first-and-only broadcast television network for African Americans (AA) posted the most-watched year in its history while remaining the fastest-growing AA network on television.   In Primetime viewership for the year, Bounce TV racked up tremendous gains in Households and… Read more »

Newest Family Time Episode Becomes Bounce TV’s Most-Watched Original Series Telecast Ever Among Key Demos

ATLANTA (Nov. 19, 2015) – The latest episode of the Bounce TV original series Family Time has become the network’s most-watched original series telecast ever among key demographic audiences.   The Family Time season three, episode seven premiere telecast on Tues. Nov. 17 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) delivered 261K Persons 25-54, an increase of +48%… Read more »

October Becomes Most-Watched Month in Bounce TV’s History

ATLANTA (Nov. 3, 2015) – Bounce TV — the nation’s fastest-growing television network designed for African-American audiences – continued its ratings surge in the just-completed October ratings period with the month becoming the network’s most-watched ever among Persons 25-54.   Bounce TV posted significant double-digit increases in both Primetime and Total Day vs. a year… Read more »

Family Time Viewership Grows for Fourth Consecutive Week, Season Three Episode Four Premiere Becomes Show’s Most-Watched Episode to Date

ATLANTA (Oct. 29, 2015) – A network show growing in viewership week over week in its third season is extremely rare in television. Bounce TV — the fastest-growing African-American network on television which airs on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage – is seeing that happen as the first four… Read more »

Family Time Viewership Grows for Third Consecutive Week, Season Three Episode Three Premiere Telecast Becomes Show’s Most-Watched Episode to Date

ATLANTA (Oct. 22, 2015) – New season three episodes of the Bounce TV Original Series Family Time have grown audience for third consecutive week.   The season three third episode premiere telecast on Tues. Oct. 20 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) delivered the show’s most-watched telecast ever among Households (264K) and total viewers (445K) as well… Read more »

Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder To Serve as Guest Analyst for Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round On Bounce TV This Fri. Oct. 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET

Rocky & Rocky II Double-Feature Leads into Exciting Night of Fights     ATLANTA (October 28, 2015) – Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed will be on the undercard of the next Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) – The Next Round on Bounce TV this Friday night, October 30 and current WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The… Read more »

Family Time Viewership Grows Again in Week Two

ATLANTA (Oct. 15, 2015) – A television series increasing viewership season-over-season and episode-over-episode is rare. The Bounce TV Original Series Family Time has done just that – again. The second episode of the show’s new season three premiered on Tues. Oct. 13 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) and delivered 258K Households, an increase of +9% over… Read more »

Season Three Premiere of Family Time Doubles Delivery of Season Two Premiere

ATLANTA (Oct. 8. 2015) – A television series increasing viewership season-over-season is rare.   For the third consecutive season, the Bounce TV Original Series Family Time has done just that.   The third season premiere of Family Time more than doubled the Households and increased all key demographic delivery over its season two premiere last… Read more »

HEAVYWEIGHTS TONY THOMPSON & MALIK SCOTT COLLIDE AS PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS – THE NEXT ROUND ON BOUNCE TV RETURNS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 AT 9 P.M. ET FROM THE VENUE AT UCF IN ORLANDO

  Plus Two Contests Between Undefeated Prospects: Lydell Rhodes Battles Sergey Lipinets and Javontae Starks Takes On Samuel Figueroa    ATLANTA (October 8, 2015) – A heavyweight clash between Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-5, 27 KOs) and Malik “King” Scott (37-2-1, 13 KOs) will headline Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) – The Next Round on Bounce… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts its Best Quarter Ever, September Becomes Most-Watched Month in its History, Newest Original Sitcom In The Cut Becomes #1 Series

Season Three of Family Time Premieres Tues. Oct. 6 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)   ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2015) – Bounce TV — the nation’s fastest-growing television network designed for African-American audiences — continued its ratings climb in the third quarter of 2015, setting network records for viewership and the delivery of key targeted demographic audiences… Read more »

Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round Returns to Bounce TV Delivering A Knockout Reaching 1.6 Million Viewers And Increasing Friday Adults 25-54 In Primetime By Over 80%

ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2015) – Bounce TV’s Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round on Sept. 18 was a knockout success.   The live event and encore reached 1.6 million unique viewers. The premiere telecast averaged 248,000 Households and 335,000 total viewers between 9:00 p.m.-11:45 p.m., with a peak audience of 309,000 Households and 433,000… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts its Best Week Ever, Again Beats BET on Multiple Days

ATLANTA (Sept. 16, 2015) – Last week was the most-watched week in Bounce TV history during both Prime and Total Day, with the nation’s fastest-growing television network for African Americans again beating BET several days within the week.   During the week of 9/7/15-9/13/15 in Prime*, Bounce TV delivered network records of 246K Households, 336K… Read more »

In The Cut Viewership Explodes in Week Two, Second Episode & Series Become Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV’s History

ATLANTA (Sept. 3, 2015) – Joining Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, the second episode of the new Bounce TV Original Series In The Cut increased viewership tremendously over its series premiere episode to become Bounce TV’s most-watched original series telecast to date. The… Read more »

In The Cut Becomes Bounce TV’s #1 Series Premiere Ever in A18-49

ATLANTA (Aug. 27, 2015) – The premiere of the new Bounce TV Original Series In The Cut has become the network’s number one series premiere in the delivery of Adults 18-49 to date while also posting strong numbers and increases across the board.   In The Cut’s series premiere telecast on Tues. Aug. 25 at…

PBC – The Next Round Returns To Bounce TV and BounceTV.com Fri. Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET From Full Sail Live At Full Sail University In Winter Park, Fla.

Main Event Features Middleweight Brawlers Fernando Guerrero and Caleb Truax   Co-Main is Exciting Welterweights Jamal James & Juan Carlos Abreu Plus Undefeated Rising Star Erickson Lubin Takes On Mexico’s Orlando Lora   Fred Hickman (CNN Sports, ESPN) Hosts Live Telecast, Fran Charles (MLB Network, NFL Network) Calls Blow-by-Blow, Austin Trout Provides Analysis   ATLANTA… Read more »

Bounce TV to Launch New Original Series In The Cut Tues. Aug. 25 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)

New Sitcom Stars Dorien Wilson (The Parkers, Dream On) and Ken Lawson (The Parkers), Features Jackee Harry (Sister, Sister), Bentley Kyle Evans (Family Time, The Jamie Foxx Show) Executive Produces   Family Time Season Three Takes Over Time Slot Oct. 6   ATLANTA (Aug. 19, 2015) – Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the nation’s fastest-growing television network…

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Andrew Young and Bounce TV Announce Support of Charter Communications’ Pending Transactions With Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks

ATLANTA (June 25, 2015) -– Ambassador Andrew Young, co-founder of Bounce TV – the first and only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans – today gave the network’s support to the pending merger between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable and Charter’s pending acquisition of Bright House Networks.   “We support Charter Communications’ pending… Read more »

Bounce TV Acquires Rights to The Bernie Mac Show, To Air Series Weeknights 8:00-9:00 pm (ET) Starting June 1

ATLANTA (May 28, 2015) – Bouncetv.com — the nation’s first and only broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — has licensed the broadcast television rights to all five seasons and 104 episodes of the Peabody and EMMY award-winning sitcom The Bernie Mac Show in a multi-year agreement with Twentieth Television announced today.  … Read more »

Bounce TV Unveils 2015-16 Upfront Programming Slate:

Renews Hit Comedy Mann & Wife for Second Season,   Announces Plans to Produce its First Drama Series,   Orders More Family Time and Off The Chain,   Readies to Enter the Ring with Premiere Boxing Champions   ATLANTA (May 7, 2015) – Bounce TV — the nation’s first and only broadcast television network designed… Read more »

Bounce TV Announces 17-City “Off The Chain Live!” Comedy Tour Based on the Network’s Popular Stand-Up Comedy Series

OTC Series Host Rodney Perry to Headline All Performances, Tour Kicks-off April 29 in Charlotte   ATLANTA (April 28, 2015) – Bounce TV — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced a 17-city comedy tour called Off The Chain! which is based on its’ popular stand-up… Read more »

Mann & Wife Viewership Grows in Week Two,

Bounce TV Our Way

Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV’s History   ATLANTA (April 16, 2015) – Joining Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, the second episode of the new Bounce TV Original Series Mann & Wife increased viewership over its series premiere episode to become…

Bounce TV Continues to Rack up Double-Digit Gains, Posts its Strongest Quarter Ever in 1Q15

Bounce TV Furthers Lead as #2 Most-Watched African-American Network, To Premiere its Biggest Original Series to date – Mann & Wife – on Tues. April 7   ATLANTA (April. 2, 2015) — Bounce TV — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences – continued its ratings surge in the just-completed… Read more »

Bounce TV to Broadcast Live Boxing In New Multi-Year Agreement for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC)

PBC The Next Round to Showcase Boxing’s Future Stars, Debuts on Bounce TV in July   ATLANTA (Feb. 2, 2015) — Bounce TV has signed a multi-year deal to televise live boxing events of the new Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) series, joining an impressive line-up of television networks with long-term agreements to air the PBC… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Strongest Month in its History, Racks up Double-Digit Viewership Gains in January

ATLANTA (Feb. 2, 2015) — Bounce TV roared into the new year as the nation’s first-ever and rapidly-expanding broadcast television network for African Americans delivered its most-watched month in network history for January 2015.   For the month, Primetime viewership for Bounce TV grew significantly in Households and targeted sales demos with increases of +17%… Read more »

Off The Chain Presents: Rodney Perry Becomes Bounce TV’s Most-Watched Original Ever

Bounce TV Our Way

Network’s New Off-Net Series Acquisitions Start Strong, Help Fuel Primetime Gains   ATLANTA (Jan. 15, 2015) — The premiere telecast of Off The Chain Presents: Rodney Perry on Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 9:00 p.m. ET has become Bounce TV’s most-watched original to date. The telecast delivered 256K Households (+64%*), 138K A18-49 (+42%) and 162K A25-54… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Strongest Year in its History, Racks Up Impressive Double-Digit Viewership Gains In Prime and Total Day Households & Key Demos

Original Series Family Time is a Hit   ATLANTA (Jan. 2, 2015) – Bounce TV viewership continued to grow in 2014 as the nation’s first-ever and rapidly-expanding broadcast television network for African Americans posted the most-watched year in its history.   In Primetime viewership for the year, Bounce TV racked up tremendous gains in households… Read more »

Bounce TV Acquires First Off-Net Series: Roc and The Parent ‘Hood from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, A Different World from Carsey-Werner, The Hughleys from Twentieth Television

Popular Shows to Form New Programming Block Starting Mon. Jan. 5   ATLANTA (Dec. 16, 2014) – In its first foray into off-network series acquisition, Bounce TV has landed the television rights to four shows in individual, multi-year licensing agreements announced today. In the deals, the nation’s first-ever and rapidly-expanding broadcast television network for African… Read more »

Off The Chain: Michael Colyar Premieres Weds. Dec. 10 @ 10:00 PM (ET) On Bounce TV

ATLANTA (Dec. 3, 2014) – Comedian Michael Colyar will headline his very own one-hour special as the third season of Bounce TV’s popular, family-friendly original comedy series Off The Chain continues with Off The Chain: Michael Colyar premiering on Wednesday, December 10 at 10:00 p.m. (ET).   Off The Chain features some of the most… Read more »

Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV’s Off The Chain Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers

ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2014) –- More than 1.7 million people tuned into the third season premiere of the Bounce TV Original Series Off The Chain during its premiere week. Off The Chain showcases some of the most hilarious African American comedians on the stand-up scene. The first episode of the season featured actress/comedienne Kim Coles… Read more »

Kim Coles (Living Single, In Living Color) Kicks-off Third Season Of Bounce TV’s Stand-up Comedy Series Off The Chain

Off The Chain: Kim Coles Premieres Weds. Nov. 12 @ 10:00 PM (ET)   Rodney Perry, Cocoa Brown, Michael Colyar Among the Comics Featured in Special New Season of Hour-Long Solo Performances   ATLANTA (Nov. 6 , 2014) –- The third season premiere of Bounce TV’s popular, family-friendly original comedy series Off The Chain will… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Primetime Viewership Gains Among HHs, A18-49 & A25-54 in October

Family Time Becomes Network’s Most-Watched Original Series, Reaches Nearly Two Million Viewers Across First Two Episodes   ATLANTA (Oct. 30, 2014) – Bounce TV viewership continued to grow in the just-completed October 2014 ratings period and the second season of the network’s original sitcom Family Time has proven to be a hit.   In primetime… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Viewership Gains in Third Quarter, September Becomes Net’s Best Month Ever in Primetime HH and A25-54 Delivery

ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2014) – Bounce TV viewership continued to soar in the just-completed third quarter ratings period – which the network ended with a bang in posting its most-watched month ever.   In primetime viewership for the quarter, Bounce TV posted tremendous gains in households and key sales demos compared to 3Q13, delivering: •… Read more »

Expansion Continues for Bounce TV as Fast-Growing Net:

Adds WMAR-TV in Baltimore & WSYM-TV in Lansing, Passes 90% of African American TV Homes;   Doubles Number of Upfront Advertisers;   Posts Double-Digit Ratings Gains Across the Board;   Acquires More Movie Titles in Deal With Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution   ATLANTA (Sept. 24, 2014) – Bounce TV, launched Sept. 26, 2011 as… Read more »

Bounce TV Sets Second Season Premiere Date for Family Time: Tues. Oct. 14 @ 10:00 p.m. ET

Lynn Whitfield, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs & Jackee among Guest Stars   Network to Encore Season One Tues. Nights 10-11:00 p.m. Starting Sept. 23, Marathon on Sun. Oct. 12 Builds to Premiere of New Season   ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) announced today that the new, 10-episode second season of the network’s popular… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Growth, Grows Viewership by 50% in Prime

ATLANTA (July 7, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – continued its ratings surge racking up its fifth consecutive quarter of viewership growth in the just-completed second quarter of 2014.   In 2Q14, Bounce TV: • Increased Primetime P18-49 delivery by 48%… Read more »

Bounce TV Grows Primetime A25-54 Delivery by +74%, A18-49 +67% in May, Only African American Network to Post YTY Growth

ATLANTA (June 2, 2014) – Bounce TV, — the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, continued to rack up massive ratings and viewership gains in all key demographics across all dayparts in the just-completed May ratings period.   Highlights include: • Primetime viewership increases of +67% in delivery of P18-49 and… Read more »

T.I. (DISCUSSING STEVIE WONDER), TANK (ON MUDDY WATERS) AMONG POPULAR ARTISTS TO HONOR BLACK MUSIC MONTH ON BOUNCE TV

ATLANTA (May 29, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – will celebrate Black Music Month in June with a new, originally-produced short form series featuring top contemporary recording artists talking about the music and contributions of some of the most iconic black… Read more »

BOUNCE TV #1 NETWORK IN TIME SPENT VIEWING AMONG ADULTS 18-49 IN APRIL

ATLANTA (May 14, 2014) Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – was the #1 television network in Time Spent Viewing (TSV) among Persons 18-49 according to Nielsen in the recently completed month of April ratings period, it was announced today.   This means that… Read more »

Bounce TV Unveils New Original Series & Renewals for 2014-15 Upfront Season, Grows Viewership by Nearly 50% in Prime and Total Day After First Year of Nielsen Measurement

Ri-Karlo Handy Named VP, Original Programing   ATLANTA (May 5, 2014) – Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its original programming plans for the current upfront season as well as revealed massive ratings and viewership gains in Households and all key… Read more »

Debut of “One Love” Reaches Nearly 1.1 Million Viewers, Becomes Bounce TV’s Most-Watched Original Series Ever

ATLANTA (April 21, 2014) – Bounce TV‘s newest original series One Love reached nearly 1.1 million persons across its series premiere week runs to become the most-watched original in Bounce TV’s history.   Bounce TV’s ratings and viewership continues to grow across the board. Since first beginning to receive Nielsen ratings one year ago this… Read more »

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 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 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.