View Full Version : Looks like BET is finally getting some competition...

Dec 24th, 2003, 04:42 AM
Black Cable Channel Nabs Sitcom Pair
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - TV One, a new cable venture targeting black viewers, has acquired the rights to the sitcoms "Good Times" and "227."

Both series, which ran for five seasons each, will appear on TV One's schedule in primetime when the channel launches Jan. 19. Financial terms of the deal with Sony Pictures Television were not disclosed.

TV One, a joint venture between Comcast Corp. and Radio One, is aimed at black viewers ages 25-49.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

Dec 24th, 2003, 04:43 AM
I think this is good since the owner sold out to the man the programming has gone to shit. :sad:

Hot 92 Jamz
Dec 24th, 2003, 11:03 AM
It's about time! Just like VH1 counters MTV, BET should've had an alternative a long time ago.

Miss Thang
Dec 26th, 2003, 08:43 PM
Bout Time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!