Multicast digital channel Bounce TV, which targets African-American viewers, has unveiled two new original series for the upcoming season and handed renewals to two others. David Mann (“Madea’s Big…
Sunday’s telecast of the “MTV Video Music Awards” drew more than 10 million viewers in its first airing, as Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars helped show bounced back from its low…
The duo behind BET's "The Game" and "Being Mary Jane" is shepherding another project for the cabler, this time an unscripted series involving mind and body makeovers of everyday people. "Back to Me…
In the latest display of Kickstarter's potential pitfalls for stars, "Criminal Minds" actor Shemar Moore's $1.5 million campaign to produce the film “The Bounce Back” has collected less than $75,000…
ABC Entertainment Group has upped Kelly Luegenbiehl to veep of domestic and international comedy development. She was veep of network comedy.
Bounce TV will launch "Uptown Comic," a half-hour program featuring stage and skit performances, as its second original laffer. The African-American-focused network will launch the show on June 18.
Bounce TV will launch the half-hour laffer "Family Time," produced by Bentley Kyle Evans and Trenten Gumbs, as its first-ever original series, the network announced Monday. Created by Evans, skein is…
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
Startup digital multicast channel Bounce TV is getting a big distribution boost through a carriage agreement with Fox-owned WWOR-TV New York.
On the heels of U.S. Census reports underscoring the growing diversity of the American viewing public, major media players are starting to zero in on the potential in programming to ethnic niches.