TVN Focus | The Time Has Come For Black News Channel

Former cable lobbyist/executive Bob Brillante (right) and former Oklahoma congressman J.C. Watts are sure it has. Their Black News Channel is slated to go live to at least 33 million MVPD homes on Nov. 15, hoping to attract black viewers and steal ratings from CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and others. In a TVN Tech feature tomorrow, we’ll look at the $26 million facility the network is building in Tallahassee, Fla., and the major roles that Bitcentral, Vizrt, Sony and others are playing.