Family Time, to debut Monday, June 18, is executive produced by Bentley Kyle Evans and stars Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell.
Bounce TV, the broadcast TV network for African Americans, today announced that it will launch its first original series this summer. Family Time, a half-hour situation comedy created by Bentley Kyle Evans (The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin, Love That Girl) and produced by Evans and partner Trenten Gumbs. Family Time will be seen Monday nights at 8 p.m. with the series premiere set for Monday, June 18.
Family Time centers around the life and times of The Stallworths, a working class African-American family who scratches off a lottery ticket and jumps to middle class overnight. They move to a middle-class community in southern California.
“Bounce TV’s original series development has been accelerated by the network’s skyrocketing distribution growth,” said Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz.
Evans and Gumbs are the producers of Love That Girl currently running on the TV One network. Evans executive produced two shows simultaneously, serving as the show-runner of Fox’s Martin and The Jamie Foxx Show for The WB.
Bounce TV targets African Americans primarily between the ages of 25-54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sporting events, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-net series