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New Movie Streaming Service Brown Sugar Available Free During Bounce TV Marathon on Dec. 10

article via eurweb.com

To celebrate the launch of Brown Sugar – the new subscription-video-on-demand streaming service that airs 70s-era Blaxploitation films – cable network Bounce TV will present a 14-hour, seven-movie marathon of titles featured on the service. The back-to-back features will air on Sat. Dec. 10 beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Here’s the schedule of films (all times Eastern):

• The Take (4:00 p.m.) – Billy Dee Williams stars as a “Brother with a Badge” who is on the take but battles the mob.
• The Mack (6:00 p.m.) – An ex-con returns from five years in prison and winds up king of the pimping game, but two corrupt cops and a crime lord want him to return to their sinister ways; Max Julien stars.
• Hit Man (8:00 p.m.) – Pam Grier and Bernie Casey star in the story of a lawyer who gets involved with gangsters after his brother is murdered.
• Hammer (10:00 p.m.) – Fred “The Hammer” Williamson stars as a dock worker who becomes a successful boxer but gets mixed up with a crooked manager.
• Mean Mother (12 Mid) – Two Vietnam deserters go their separate ways, turn into criminals and eventually reunite.
• Sheba, Baby (2:00 a.m.) – Pam Grier is back as a big city private detective who goes home to Kentucky to help her father fight mobsters.
• Brothers (4:00 a.m.) – The story of a relationship between a radical black activist woman and a Black Panther who’s in prison.

Brown Sugar is now available for mobile phones and tablets in the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store and for computers at www.BrownSugar.com.

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Muhammad Ali TV Tributes & Special Reports Planned: Here is a List

Image (1) TrialsOfMuhammadAli__130724210042.jpg for post 548293article by Greg Evans via deadline.com

UPDATE with I Am The Greatest marathon:  Television specials and special programming for the late Muhammad Ali are being put together quickly on both broadcast and cable networks, with ABC’s 20/20CBS’s 48 Hours and Spike TV airing tributes to The Greatest on Saturday night and 60 Minutes re-airing its 1996 interview with Ali. We will update this post as more specials are announced, so keep checking back:

WEDNESDAY

I Am The Greatest:  The Adventures Of Muhammad Ali
El Rey Network, June 8 beginning at 10 PM ET
The network will pay tribute to with a marathon of all 13 half-hour episodes of the 1977 animated series which is making its cable premiere. The series aired on Saturday mornings on NBC in 1977 with voices provided by Ali and his real-life publicist Frank Bannister and featured the pair traveling  the country fighting crime and solving mysteries both real and supernatural.

MONDAY

The Greatest
Bounce TV, 10 PM ET/9 PM CT
Bounce TV will air a special presentation of The Greatest, the 1977 motion picture in which Ali appeared as himself. The dramatization of Ali’s life starts with his winning the heavyweight gold medal at the 1960 Olympic Games and continues through his defeat of George Foreman at the legendary Rumble in the Jungle.

SUNDAY

60 Minutes: The Greatest
CBS, 7 PM
60 Minutes revisits this classic 1996 segment on Muhammad Ali. Ed Bradley’s touching profile shows a former athlete still adored by fans, who won’t let Parkinson’s syndrome prevent him from helping others or affect his sharp wit. John Hamlin is the producer.
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Bounce TV Celebrates 1st Birthday, Grows to 80% Of African-American Homes

 Bounce TV Celebrates First Birthday; Nation’s First-Ever Broadcast Television Network for African Americans Founded By Martin Luther King III, Ambassador Andrew Young

ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) — The nation’s first-ever broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences — will turn one on Sept. 26 and its first year on-the-air has been overwhelmingly successful, with accelerated growth and expansion among station groups and distribution, advertisers and viewers alike. Continue reading “Bounce TV Celebrates 1st Birthday, Grows to 80% Of African-American Homes”

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