Posts By: Bounce TV

Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Primetime Viewership Gains Among HHs, A18-49 & A25-54 in October

Family Time Becomes Network’s Most-Watched Original Series, Reaches Nearly Two Million Viewers Across First Two Episodes   ATLANTA (Oct. 30, 2014) – Bounce TV viewership continued to grow in the just-completed October 2014 ratings period and the second season of the network’s original sitcom Family Time has proven to be a hit.   In primetime… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Viewership Gains in Third Quarter, September Becomes Net’s Best Month Ever in Primetime HH and A25-54 Delivery

ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2014) – Bounce TV viewership continued to soar in the just-completed third quarter ratings period – which the network ended with a bang in posting its most-watched month ever.   In primetime viewership for the quarter, Bounce TV posted tremendous gains in households and key sales demos compared to 3Q13, delivering: •… Read more »

Expansion Continues for Bounce TV as Fast-Growing Net:

Adds WMAR-TV in Baltimore & WSYM-TV in Lansing, Passes 90% of African American TV Homes;   Doubles Number of Upfront Advertisers;   Posts Double-Digit Ratings Gains Across the Board;   Acquires More Movie Titles in Deal With Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution   ATLANTA (Sept. 24, 2014) – Bounce TV, launched Sept. 26, 2011 as… Read more »

Bounce TV Sets Second Season Premiere Date for Family Time: Tues. Oct. 14 @ 10:00 p.m. ET

Lynn Whitfield, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs & Jackee among Guest Stars   Network to Encore Season One Tues. Nights 10-11:00 p.m. Starting Sept. 23, Marathon on Sun. Oct. 12 Builds to Premiere of New Season   ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) announced today that the new, 10-episode second season of the network’s popular… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Growth, Grows Viewership by 50% in Prime

ATLANTA (July 7, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – continued its ratings surge racking up its fifth consecutive quarter of viewership growth in the just-completed second quarter of 2014.   In 2Q14, Bounce TV: • Increased Primetime P18-49 delivery by 48%… Read more »

Bounce TV Grows Primetime A25-54 Delivery by +74%, A18-49 +67% in May, Only African American Network to Post YTY Growth

ATLANTA (June 2, 2014) – Bounce TV, — the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, continued to rack up massive ratings and viewership gains in all key demographics across all dayparts in the just-completed May ratings period.   Highlights include: • Primetime viewership increases of +67% in delivery of P18-49 and… Read more »

T.I. (DISCUSSING STEVIE WONDER), TANK (ON MUDDY WATERS) AMONG POPULAR ARTISTS TO HONOR BLACK MUSIC MONTH ON BOUNCE TV

ATLANTA (May 29, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – will celebrate Black Music Month in June with a new, originally-produced short form series featuring top contemporary recording artists talking about the music and contributions of some of the most iconic black… Read more »

BOUNCE TV #1 NETWORK IN TIME SPENT VIEWING AMONG ADULTS 18-49 IN APRIL

ATLANTA (May 14, 2014) Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – was the #1 television network in Time Spent Viewing (TSV) among Persons 18-49 according to Nielsen in the recently completed month of April ratings period, it was announced today.   This means that… Read more »

Bounce TV Unveils New Original Series & Renewals for 2014-15 Upfront Season, Grows Viewership by Nearly 50% in Prime and Total Day After First Year of Nielsen Measurement

Ri-Karlo Handy Named VP, Original Programing   ATLANTA (May 5, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its original programming plans for the current upfront season as well as revealed massive ratings and viewership gains in Households and all key… Read more »

Debut of “One Love” Reaches Nearly 1.1 Million Viewers, Becomes Bounce TV’s Most-Watched Original Series Ever

ATLANTA (April 21, 2014) – Bounce TV‘s newest original series One Love reached nearly 1.1 million persons across its series premiere week runs to become the most-watched original in Bounce TV’s history.   Bounce TV’s ratings and viewership continues to grow across the board. Since first beginning to receive Nielsen ratings one year ago this… Read more »

BOUNCE TV TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “ONE LOVE” TUES. APRIL 8 @ 9:00 PM (ET) AS RATINGS CONTINUE TO SOAR

Mark Curry (“Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper”) and Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Moesha”) Star in New Family-Oriented Sitcom   Network Posts Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Growth in 1Q14   ATLANTA (April 4, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its newest original series One… Read more »

BOUNCE TV EXPANDS NATIONAL ADVERTISING SALES UNIT: ELVERAGE ALLEN NAMED AS EVP, AD SALES, WEST COAST SALES OFFICE CREATED, SALES VETS FROM BET, TV ONE HIRED

ATLANTA (March 20, 2014) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) — the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced a series of executive hirings and the opening of a west coast sales office as the network’s national advertising sales division continues to grow:   • Elverage Allen has been elevated to… Read more »

UNIVISION EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH BOUNCE TV: TO CARRY NETWORK IN NY, LA, DALLAS, ORLANDO AND PHOENIX; RENEWS IN SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON, MIAMI, DENVER, SACRAMENTO, RALEIGH AND TAMPA

ATLANTA/NEW YORK (MARCH 4, 2014) — Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico, will carry Bounce TV as a multicast channel on its stations in five major markets and has renewed Univision’s distribution of the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans as… Read more »

Bounce TV to Celebrate Black History Month Sunday Nights in February

Month-Long Tribute Includes The Color Purple, Miss Jane Pittman, Malcolm X, Glory, Raisin in the Sun, Documentaries and New Original Short-Form Series Featuring Andrew Young, Rep. John Lewis, Ludacris and Others ATLANTA (Jan. 29, 2014) — Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com), the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February… Read more »

Bounce TV Kicks-Off 2014 with Best Performance in its History, Reinforces Position as #2 African American TV Network

ATLANTA (Feb. 4, 2014) — Bounce TV began 2014 where it left off in 2013: Continuing to rapidly expand viewership.   For the fourth consecutive month, the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its history in January. Bounce TV also reinforced its position as… Read more »

Bounce TV Now #2 African American-Targeted Network Among Black Adults

Network Posts Best Month in its History in December, Beats TV One by Double-Digits in Prime and Total Day in both P18-49 & P25-54 ATLANTA (Jan. 6, 2014) — Bounce TV firmly established itself as the number two network for reaching African American adults among Black-targeted networks in the just-completed December 2013 ratings period, using… Read more »

Bounce TV Announces More Renewals & More New Markets

Bounce TV Announces More Renewals & More New Markets: Gannett Renews Network in Atlanta & Washington, D.C., Nexstar Renews in Nine Markets Through 2017 WSYR-TV (Syracuse, NY), WFFT-TV (Fort Wayne, IN), WTVW-TV (Evansville, IN) & WMDN-TV (Meridian, MS) Set to Launch ATLANTA — Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com), the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for… Read more »

Bounce TV Originals Fuel its Strongest Prime Performance!

Bounce TV Originals Fuel its Strongest Prime Performance to Date, Net Beats TV One in Prime and Total Day in Households and Adults ATLANTA — Bounce TV posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its history in the just-completed November 2013 ratings period, racking up gains in key dayparts and targeted demographics. The nation’s fast-growing… Read more »

SIAC Week 5 Football Players of the Week Announced

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fifth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett and Stillman College sophomore quarterback Josh Straughan were selected as Co-Offensive Players of the Week…. Read more »

SIAC Football Week 5 Recaps

COLUMBIA, SC-Miles College gained 261 yards rushing and took advantage of three turnovers to pull Miles Football way from a close game and defeat Benedict 27-13 on Saturday afternoon at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium.   In a game that was tied 7-7 at the half, the Golden Bears , (2-2, 2-0 SIAC) scored 20 second… Read more »

Benedict’s Martin Epps Named Semifinalist For Scholar-Athlete Award

DALLAS – Benedict College senior safety Martin Epps has been selected as one of 170 national semifinalists for the 2013 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments.®   The NFF Awards Committee will select up to 16 recipients, and the results will be announced via a national press release on Thursday, October 31…. Read more »

SIAC Week 5 Football Players of the Week Announced

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fifth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett and Stillman College sophomore quarterback Josh Straughan were selected as Co-Offensive Players of the Week…. Read more »

SIAC Football Week 4 Recaps

Special Teams, Defense Propels Fort Valley State Victory Over Benedict Fort Valley State 34, Benedict 30   AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fort Valley State University scored 20 points off a pair of blocked punts and an interception return, and then held off a late Benedict rally to defeat the Tigers 35-30 in the annual Augusta City… Read more »

SIAC Week 4 Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fourth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   After leading his team to a come-from-behind victory against Kentucky State over the weekend, Stillman College sophomore Josh Straughan was named SIAC… Read more »

SIAC Announces Week 3 Players of the Week

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the third installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   After leading his team to a victory over Elizabeth City State University over the weekend, Albany State University junior running back Adrian Alexander… Read more »

BOUNCE TV CELEBRATES 2ND BIRTHDAY WITH RECORD …

DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISER AND RATINGS GROWTH AND ACCELERATED ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING PRODUCTION ATLANTA (Sept. 25, 2013) – Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young are among the Founding Group and Board of Directors of Bounce TV, the nation’s first and only over-the-air broadcast television network designed for African Americans. The two legendary figures in American history… Read more »

SIAC Week 2 Football Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the second installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett was named SIAC Offensive Player of the Week, while SIAC Defensive Player of the… Read more »

Bounce TV Posts Highest-Rated Month in its History in August:

  Beats TV One in Total Day Viewership Among all Adults, Tops AMC, Bravo, TruTV, TLC, Discovery, Other Nets in African American Delivery Ratings Growth in Line with Network’s Rapid Distribution Expansion ATLANTA (Sept. 3, 2013) — Bounce TV, has posted its highest-rated and most-watched month in its short history, posting gains in key categories… Read more »

Bounce TV Expands: Felicia Hamilton as Sr. VP of Research, Damien West of Affiliate Relations

  ATLANTA (Sept. 16, 2013) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, continues to expand its management team to keep up with its distribution and ratings growth. The network announced today that Felicia Hamilton has been named to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of Research… Read more »

SIAC Week 1 Football Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the first installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Benedict College’s sophomore quarterback Marcus Graham was named SIAC Offensive Player of the Week and Stillman College junior defensive back was named… Read more »

CIAA Boasts Five Football Players Ranked in D2Football.com’s Top 100

HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 5, 2013) – Five Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (CIAA) student-athletes were named among the Top 100 football players in Division II by D2Football.com, a news website for fans of Division II football. The Top 100 football players list was released last week and includes Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Carlos Fields and Donnie… Read more »

Tuskegee ranked No. 24 in AFCA Preseason Top 25 Poll

WACO, TX–Tuskegee University, the defending SIAC Football Champions, will open up the season as the 24th ranked team in the nation, as the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Preseason Top 25 poll was released today.   The Golden Tigers received 124 votes to earn the ranking and will open its 2013 season on… Read more »

11 SIAC Teams in 11 Days: Miles College Golden Bears

Miles was in the driver’s seat of the SIAC for the first nine weeks of the season, until hopes of defending the SIAC championships were diminished by Tuskegee in the final week of the season resulting from a 27-17 loss to the eventual SIAC Champions. As a consolation prize, the Golden Bears earned its first… Read more »

Paine To Play Home Games at Lucy Laney Stadium

AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a 51-year hiatus from football, Lions fans and the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) will again get the chance to witness Paine College football starting in October. The Paine College Athletics Department has announced that the team will play each of their four club games this season at nearby Lucy C…. Read more »

BOUNCE TV TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON ON AUGUST 28

Tribute Includes Exclusive Television Premiere of  KING: A FILMED RECORD…MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS Documentary, New, Originally-Produced Short-Form Series Featuring Interviews with Martin Luther King III, Rep. John Lewis, Usher, Other Prominent African Americans     ATLANTA, GA (August 26, 2013) – In honor of the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington on August 28, Bounce… Read more »

KSDK, NewsChannel 5 to Launch Bounce TV in St. Louis!

  KSDK, NewsChannel 5, the Gannett-owned NBC affiliate in St. Louis announced this afternoon a distribution agreement as the exclusive provider of Bounce TV in the St. Louis market. The station will begin broadcasting Bounce TV on Wednesday, August 28th. The announcement was made by Bounce TV’s Executive Vice President of Distribution Jeffrey Wolf. Bounce… Read more »

Gannett’s KDSK-TV in St. Louis to launch Bounce TV on Aug. 28

  ATLANTA/ST. LOUIS (August 15, 2013) – Continuing its ongoing growth and expansion, Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) today announced a distribution agreement with Gannett Broadcasting’s KSDK-TV which will make the station the exclusive provider of Bounce TV in St. Louis, MO, it was announced today by Bounce TV Executive Vice President of Distribution Jeffrey Wolf. KSDK… Read more »

BOUNCE TV Begins Production on its First Original Scripted Sitcom: My Crazy Roommate

Created and Executive Produced by Bentley Kyle Evans Series Premieres Tuesday, October 15th at 10:00 P.M. (ET)   ATLANTA (August 13, 2013) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com) has started production in Los Angeles on the network’s first original scripted sitcom, My Crazy Roommate. The series is created and produced by Bentley Kyle Evans (“Martin”, “The Jamie… Read more »

Bounce TV Announces First-Ever Renewals and More Launches

Bounce TV Announces First-Ever Renewals and More Launches: Raycom Renews 26 DMAs, Adds Network in Knoxville & Panama City; LIN Media Renews Four Markets, Launches in Buffalo, Providence & Grand Rapids; Belo Renews in Houston; WVUE Renews in New Orleans; WBDT Television, LLC Renews in Dayton; WYTV Television, LLC Launches in Youngstown   Most Deals… Read more »

Bounce TV to Premiere New Original Series BRKDWN This Fall

Bounce TV to Premiere New Original Series BRKDWN This Fall, YouTube Channel Alchemy Networks and Bunim Murray to Produce New Episodes of the Popular Online Show Original Programming Pushes Cross-Platform from Online to Television ATLANTA (July 9, 2013) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com), the nation’s fast-growing and only broadcast television network for African Americans, will debut a… Read more »

Bounce TV Acquires Broadcast Network Rights To The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21

The Two Popular GSN Series to Debut This Summer, Join The Newlywed Game on Growing Bounce TV Schedule   ATLANTA (June 24, 2013) – Bounce TV (wpdev.bouncetv.com), the nation’s only broadcast television network for African Americans, has acquired broadcast television rights to The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21 game shows in a new agreement… Read more »

Bounce TV’s First Original Non-Scripted Series Set

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will premiere its first original non-scripted series, Forever Jones Presented by Walmart on Wednesday, June 5, at 9 p.m. ET. Coming on the heels of Bounce TV’s original special A Forever Jones Holiday, the new reality series will delve deeper into the daily lives and challenges of the close-knit,… Read more »

Bounce TV Unveils its First Upfront Programming Slate

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV today announced its first slate of upfront programming plans, including original new scripted and non-scripted series, series renewals, the return to broadcast television of one of the most-popular game shows in history, an exclusive new college sports rights deal and more theatrical motion pictures for its library. Click Here… Read more »

Bounce TV Expands Digital, Interactive Efforts

Bounce TV today announced the hiring of Paul Campbell as vice president of digital and interactive.  Campbell will be based in Atlanta and report to Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz. Campbell has been working with digital technologies for more than 16 years. He joins Bounce TV from Turner Broadcasting System, where he directed… Read more »

Bounce TV To Premiere THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY, 4/14

On April 15 every year, players across Major League Baseball wear the number 42 to honor the late Jackie Robinson, the man who broke baseball’s color barrier on that date in 1947. As part of that celebration, Bounce TV, the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the baseball legend by premiering… Read more »

Bounce TV Air Inauguration, MLK Specials

Bounce TV’s Martin Luther king Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, will include live coverage of the 57th Presidential Inauguration as President Barack Obama takes his second oath of office, starting at 11 a.m. E.T. Bounce TV will also honor MLK Day with two special primtetime documentaries… Read the full article here.

Bounce TV Set Black History Month Specials

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will honor Black History Month in February withOur History, a month-long programming tribute that includes documentaries, specials and a new original short-form series called Memories of My Father featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.   Read the… Read more »

Bounce TV Sets First Original Non-Scripted Series

The African American-focused diginet Bounce TV will begin production on the network’s first-ever original reality series which will center around the daily lives of the Grammy-nominated family gospel group foreverJONES, it was announced today by Billy Hall, EVP programming and production of Bounce TV.   Read the full article here.

A Channel Reflects the Reshaping of TV Demographics

A TELEVISION network that offers programming aimed at African-Americans is stepping up advertising sales operations as it attracts a growing roster of blue-chip marketers. The network, Bounce TV, part of Bounce Media, has hired Dennis Ray for the new post of executive vice president for advertising sales. Mr. Ray…   Read the full article here.

Bounce TV Expands Digital, Interactive Efforts

Bounce TV today announced the hiring of Paul Campbell as vice president of digital and interactive. Campbell will be based in Atlanta and report to Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz. Campbell has been working with digital technologies for more than 16 years. Read the full article here.