Black Cable TV

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of April 30 – May 6
Black viewers 42% of NBA Playoffs’ total audience in first round games

(May 9, 2012) Conventional wisdom and injuries to key players haven’t dampened black fans from delivering record-setting ratings for the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Black households were 42% of the total viewership for the first round of games across the cable TV schedule. Even late starting west coast games benefited from black viewers back east staying up late make the No.1 spot on the Top 25 the match-up between…
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Bounce TV announces original comedy series from ‘Think Like A Man’ producers

(May 10, 2012) Bounce TV, the nation’s only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will launch a second new original comedy series, Uptown Comic, on June 18 immediately after the series premiere of the just-announced sitcom Family Time, it was announced today. The series is being produced by Rainforest Films, producers of the current hit theatrical release, “Think Like a Man,” one of the top-grossing films of 2012 to date.
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