*Bounce TV will pay tribute to Donna Summer tonight with the programming block “Bounce TV Remembers Donna Summer,” featuring an episode of “Soul Train” beginning at 8 p.m. EST and followed by her film “Thank God It’s Friday.”
“Bounce TV Remembers Donna Summer” will feature her memorable ‘Soul Train’ episode from 1976 in which she performs “Winter Melody” and “Spring Affair,” as well as her role in the classic disco film Thank God It’s Friday, which features the songs “Love to Love You Baby,” “Try with Your Love,” “Je T’aime,” and “Last Dance.”
Bounce TV launched Sept. 26, 2011 as the nation’s first and only broadcast television network for African Americans. It’s already available in 75% of African American households and 60 million homes nationally. Bounce TV airs twenty four hours a day, seven days a week on the digital signals of local television stations.
Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young are among the Founding Group and Board of Directors.
Below, Donna Summer performs “Spring Affair” on “Soul Train.”