TV Land preps black special

Cabler pacts with On Screen, Lewis for 'Talkin' About'

TV Land will produce a three-part special celebrating the influence of famous African-Americans on pop culture in support of Black History Month.

Cabler has pacted with On Screen Entertainment and Tonya Lee Lewis (The N’s “Miracle’s Boys”) for “That’s What I’m Talkin’ About,” set to air in February.

Programs will feature a variety of showbiz personalities as they discuss the contributions of notable African-Americans to the world of entertainment.

“Our goal is to create innovative programming about the black experience on television that viewers will find fun and entertaining,” TV Land/Nick at Nite senior VP Mitch Semel said.

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