Bounce TV, a broadcast network targeting African Americans, premiered with a special presentation of The Wiz, starring Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, and Richard Pryor on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011.
Bounce TV targets African Americans primarily between the ages of 25-54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sporting events, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-net series, original programming and more.
Bounce TV will air twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week as a digital network designed for carriage on the digital signals of local television stations.
The Founding Group is led by Martin Luther King III, Ambassador Andrew Young and Andrew "Bo" Young III, and Rob Hardy and Will Packer, co-founders of Rainforest Films, one of the top African American production companies in the world.
Movies are also a big part of Bounce TV's schedule.
In Charlotte, Bounce TV is carried on WBTV digital channel 3.2 and can be found on leading cable providers.
MORE ABOUT BOUNCE TV: http://www.bouncetv.com/
WBTV is part of Raycom Media, an employee-owned company and one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters. Raycom owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states.