Bounce Affils Slot ‘Ed Gordon’ On Primary Channels
Nearly 30 stations and counting will run the HD series premiere episode of diginet Bounce TV’s first news magazine, Ed Gordon, on their primary channels starting this week.
The opportunity allows stations to promote their carriage of Bounce while encouraging sampling of the series. WUAB Cleveland, WMYD Detroit, WVUE New Orleans, WMC Memphis, WXIX Cincinnati, WFLX West Palm Beach and WBRC Birmingham, Ala., are among the stations participating.
Bounce TV’s premiere of Ed Gordon on Tuesday, Sept. 13 was seen by nearly one million viewers 2-plus, according to the network. The inaugural episode featured Gordon’s interview from Ferguson, Mo., with five mothers of The Movement, African-American women whose children have been shot, with four killed, in acts of violence.
Gordon also visited with Nate Parker and the cast of The Birth of a Nation, the high-profile motion picture dramatizing the life of Nat Turner, the slave who lead a rebellion in Virginia in 1831. In addition, Gordon sat down with singer-songwriter, record producer and actor Maxwell.
Gordon is executive producer and host of the new series, interviewing headline-makers, entertainers and pop cultural figures. Ed Gordon will also include investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, current event segments and human-interest feature stories.