The new network targeted to African American audiences will appear on a subchannel of Fox’s New York MNT affiliate.
Bounce TV, the new broadcast TV network for African Americans, can now be seen in New York on Fox-owned MNT affiliate WWOR’s ch. 9.3.
Bounce TV targets African Americans primarily between 25 and 54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sports, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-net series, original programming and more. Bounce TV airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Bounce TV’s movie lineup features such titles as: Jamie Foxx’s 2004 Academy Award-winning performance as Ray Charles in Ray; Denzel Washington’s Academy Award-nominated role in The Hurricane; Washington in the Civil War epic Glory; Tom Hanks’ Oscar-winning performance opposite Washington in Philadelphia; Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing, Jungle Fever and Mo’ Better Blues; Diana Ross in Mahogany, The Wiz as well as her classic 1972 performance as Jazz great Billie Holiday in Lady Sings The Blues; The Nutty Professor I and II, starring Eddie Murphy; Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder in Stir Crazy; Pryor in The Toy; The Academy Award-winning Bird; the original Shaft (1971); Sidney Poitier’s classic A Raisin in the Sun and more.
Live sports and events are also a part of the Bounce TV schedule and the network will be airing quarter- and semi- final action from this week’s Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball tournament live from Charlotte, N.C.