Tag Archives: cable

  • BET Founder Robert Johnson Launching Urban Movie Channel

    Nov 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *RLJ Entertainment, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is launching the Urban Movie Channel, it was announced Wednesday morning. The channel’s library will include live stand-up performances by Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx and Charlie Murphy; documentaries Dark Girls and I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac; features All Things Fall Apart […]

  • Steven Ivory: When TV Went Off

    Aug 26, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *During his 1978 soul classic, “’Cause I Love You,” singer Lenny Williams, narrating one of the most dramatic R&B monologues known to man, wearily says that to take his mind off the woman with whom he is desperately in love, he busied himself at home with all sorts of activities, including watching television “until TV […]

  • ‘The Game’, ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Premieres Set Cable Records

    Mar 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Tuesday’s return of BET’s “The Game” delivered more viewers and adults 18-49 compared to all other returning cable sitcom telecasts this season, making it the No. 1 returning sitcom telecast on cable, the network announced in a statement. Returning for a sixth season and marking its 100th episode, “The Game” premiered at 10 p.m. to […]

  • Magic Johnson Speaks on His and Diddy’s New Comcast Black Networks

    Mar 12, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *NBC Universal and has promised to launch 10 minority-owned independent networks over a period of eight years. That’s a huge commitment. But right off the top, two well-known African American will take on the task of introducing two new channels as majority owners. Diddy and Magic will be making the dream work as majority owners […]

  • Rival Black Network to Compete with Bounce TV

    Oct 10, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *The competition has already begun for new African American owned television network Bounce TV which just opened its doors this past Monday. Another network is about to make its debut soon. KIN TV, rumored to possibly be backed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor Studios, is expected to launch some time before the year is up, if not then, […]

  • FCC May Crack Down on Internet Use

    Dec 22, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The Federal Communications Commission is trying to get the attention of cable companies and application developers. They are going to try and pass a ruling that will help them break the Internet down into “two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net.” According to the New York Times, […]