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 — its target audience — up from 80%. It also will be in all top 10 markets and 24 of the top 25 for African Americans. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the agreement. Univision Television Group President Kevin Cuddihy says that the collaboration will “create a powerful one-two combination for viewers and advertisers.” Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young helped to create Bounce.
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 …
ATLANTA (March 9, 2012) — Bounce TV (http://www.bouncetv.com), 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.
ATLANTA (Feb. 7, 2012) – Bounce TV (http://www.bouncetv.com), 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.
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.”
ATLANTA (August 8, 2011) – Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), 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.
ATLANTA (August 2, 2011) – Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), 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.
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 …