Bounce TV Slots CIAA Football, New Series
Bounce TV, the broadcast TV network for African Americans,, will kick-off its 2012-13 college football coverage of the nation’s largest African American athletic conference, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), on Sat., Oct. 6, as Elizabeth City State takes on Virginia State live from Rogers Stadium in Ettrick, Va., at 1 p.m. ET.
Bounce TV just announced a sports rights renewal agreement with Urban Sports Entertainment Group (USEG) to televise both CIAA football and basketball games. Bounce TV will air the CIAA Championship football game and select quarter- and semi- final CIAA tournament basketball games as part of the agreement.
Bounce TV will also premiere its newest original series, Off the Chain, on Monday, Oct. 22, at 9 p.m. ET. The new half-hour stand-up comedy series will feature a roster of African-American comics. Rodney Perry (Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family, Mo’Nique Show) hosts Off The Chain.
Perry was the co-host of The Mo’Nique Show on BET as well as a host of TV One’s Who’s Got Jokes. He has been the opening act for such top comedians as George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey and Mo’Nique. Perry also starred in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family.