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Bounce TV Catches BET in Viewership

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Bounce TV has been the #1 African-American targeted television network in the delivery of overall viewers and key demos a dozen times in recent weeks, overtaking BET.

The young emerging broadcast television network beat BET in the Total Day delivery of total viewers (12 times*), Adults 25-54 (13 times**) and Adults 18-49 (Six times***) over the past nine weeks.

"Bounce TV is firing on all cylinders, as proven by our soaring ratings this summer," said Jonathan Katz, Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer.  "We've made significant investments in successful new original series like Mann & Wife and Family Time, proven hit sitcoms like The Bernie Mac Show and an ever-growing library of iconic theatricals that resonate with our audience.  And this Sunday, we are proud to add championship-level live sports to our schedule with the debut of Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round. We expect Bounce TV's incredible growth trajectory to continue."

Premier Boxing Champions comes to Bounce TV this Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of the new monthly series PBC - The Next Round, which will showcase the sport's future stars and potential champions. The network will also stream the telecast live on

The main event for the series premiere of PBC - The Next Round will be a 12-round World Bantamweight Championship fight between Juan Carlos "Baby Pacquiao" Payano (16-0, 8 KOs) and Rau'shee "Nuke" Warren (13-0, 4 KOs).  Fred Hickman (CNN Sports, ESPN) will host PBC - The Next Round, Fran Charles (NFL Network, MLB Network) calls the blow-by-blow action and former Super Welterweight World Champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout provides insight and analysis.

Bounce TV is carried on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage.  For local channel location, visit  Bounce TV features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more.

(*June 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, July 4, 5, 11, 16, 17)
(**May 24, June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, July 5, 11, 19)
(***May 24, June 7, 21, July 5, 11, 19)

Research Source: Nielsen L+SD


Jim Weiss

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