Bounce TV To Switch To Univision Stations From Fox In NYC, LA, Dallas, Orlando, And Phoenix

By | Tuesday March 4, 2014 @ 12:16pm PST

Bounce_logoThe change will take place in 2015 and will help to solidify the relationship between Univision and Bounce, which describes itself as the first broadcast TV network for African Americans. In addition to the new carriage arrangement, Bounce renewed its deal … Read More »

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Univision Stations To Carry Bounce TV

By | Monday December 10, 2012 @ 7:08am PST

The deal will make Bounce TV a multicast channel on seven Univision-owned stations in markets including San Francisco, Boston, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Raleigh and Tampa. When complete, Bounce will reach 86% of African American TV households — … Read More »

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Bounce TV To License Lionsgate Movies; Says Nielsen Ratings Coming Soon

By | Monday September 24, 2012 @ 1:10pm PDT

The TV channel that targets black audiences celebrated its first anniversary today by disclosing the agreement — along with other pacts designed to boost its appeal to viewers and advertisers. The arrangement with Lionsgate will enable Bounce TVRead More »

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Bounce TV To Launch First Original Series ‘Family Time’ On June 18

By | Monday April 30, 2012 @ 11:11am PDT

Bounce TV, the over-the-air broadcast network targeting black audiences, said it will launch its first original series June 18 — nine months after the station’s launch. The sitcom Family Time stars Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell and centers on … Read More »

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Bounce TV Launches In LA On KCOP

By | Friday March 9, 2012 @ 7:25am PST

ATLANTA (March 9, 2012) — Bounce TV (, the nation’s first and only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, was launched in Los Angeles this week by KCOP-TV as part of an agreement between Bounce TV and FOX Television Stations. Bounce TV can now be seen in LA on channel 13.2.

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Bounce TV Licenses Paramount And Warner Bros Films

By | Tuesday February 7, 2012 @ 7:21am PST

ATLANTA (Feb. 7, 2012) – Bounce TV (, the nation’s first and only over-the-air broadcast television network for African-American audiences, has acquired the television rights to more African American-skewing motion pictures in two individual, multi-year licensing agreements with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Among the titles Bounce TV lands in their agreement with Warner Bros Domestic Television Distribution: The Academy Award® winning Bird, directed by Clint Eastwood; the original Shaft (1971); Richard Pryor starring in Greased Lightning and The Mack with Max Julien; Bill Cosby & Sidney Poitier in Let’s Do It Again and 1997’s Rosewood.

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Fox’s MyNetworkTV Stations To Offer Bounce TV, Including NYC And LA

By | Thursday November 3, 2011 @ 11:45am PDT

NEW YORK – FOX Television Stations, in partnership with Bounce TV, to premiere FTS’ first digital over the air network on FOX-owned MyNetworkTV sub channels, including stations in New York and Los Angeles, announced Jack Abernethy, CEO, FOX Television Stations.

In making the announcement, Abernethy stated, “We are pleased to allocate our airwaves to provide focused and unique content with an accomplished partner that has a solid business model.”

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Bounce TV To Launch With ‘The Wiz’

By | Wednesday August 24, 2011 @ 2:47pm PDT

Bounce TV said today that the first show to air on the network will be the Diana Ross-Michael Jackson musical The Wiz when the over-the-air African American-targeted channel launches at noon ET on Monday, Sept. 26. That will be followed … Read More »

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Bounce TV Adds 2 Cities Ahead Of Launch

By | Monday August 22, 2011 @ 10:07am PDT

Bounce TV, the first over-the-air TV network for African American viewers, has added Philadelphia and Kansas City to its list of markets as it nears its Sept. 26 launch. In Philadelphia, the network will be seen on Lenfest Broadcastings’ WMCN-TV; … Read More »

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Bounce TV Goes To Weigel Broadcasting in Chicago And Milwaukee

By | Monday August 8, 2011 @ 8:25am PDT

ATLANTA (August 8, 2011) – Bounce TV (, the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African-Americans launching September 26, has seen unprecedented growth since being announced on April 4. That rapid expansion continued today as the network announced the additions of Chicago (WWME) and Milwaukee (WBME) in a new affiliation agreement with Weigel Broadcasting Co. In just the past seven days, Bounce TV has added the Weigel stations in Chicago and Milwaukee, Gannett Broadcasting’s WATL-TV in Atlanta, the number two African American television market in the country, as well as signed Toyota USA as the network’s first national advertiser.

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Bounce TV Plays Ball With Gannett, Adds Atlanta To Roll Out

By | Tuesday August 2, 2011 @ 7:05am PDT

ATLANTA (August 2, 2011) – Bounce TV (, the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African-Americans launching September 26, will be seen on Gannett Broadcasting’s WATL-TV in Atlanta, the second largest African-American television market in the country, it was announced today by Bounce TV Executive Vice President of Distribution Jeffrey Wolf. The agreement is Bounce TV’s first with Gannett. Bounce TV now has affiliation agreements with Gannett, Belo Corp., Nexstar Communications, LIN TV Corp. and Raycom Media. The Atlanta-based network expects to be available in at least 50% of the country by its launch.

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Will FCC Chief’s Broadband Fight Pit Him Against The 1st Broadcast Network For African Americans?

Raycom Media did its part today to help the broadcast industry in its fight to hang on to airwave spectrum — the over-the-air signals that many stations consider to be their life blood. The TV station owner was the first to unveil … Read More »

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Bounce TV Unveiled, Will Target African-American Audiences

By | Monday April 4, 2011 @ 11:48am PDT

Bounce TV, which bills itself as the nation’s first over-the-air broadcast TV network designed exclusively for African-American audiences, announced today that it will launch in the fall via carriage on the digital signals of local stations. The 24/7 digital network plans to target the 25-54 demographic with a “mix of … Read More »

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