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UNIFY, a Black-targeted premium online video streaming service set to launch Feb. 1st

(January 18, 2016) On February 1st, UNIFY will launch itself as the only premium online video streaming service providing TV and film entertainment geared towards the African-American audience. With TV shows and movies spanning from the 1960s to the 2000s and original documentaries, sitcoms and dramas, UNIFY provides audiences with a variety of programming. For a subscription fee of $5.99 a month, viewers can choose from hundreds of TV shows and movies to watch such as In Living Color, New York Undercover, The Flip Wilson Show and The Best Man to name a few.

"African Americans have made significant contributions to the world of entertainment for nearly three-quarters of a century, and with the launch of UNIFY, viewers can watch all of these trailblazing moments in one place," says Dr. Donahue Tuitt, CEO and Founder of UNIFY. "No longer do people have to wait for their favorite TV show and movie to come on TV or become available on other video subscription services. Now they can watch their favorite African-American programs anytime they choose."
 
Customers can pre-subscribe for UNIFY now and in preparation for the service's official launch, those who sign up for a one-year subscription at $70.00 before February 1st will receive an additional three months free.
 
"While Hollywood has really only began to dabble in embracing diversity on a more consistent basis when it comes to TV shows and movies, UNIFY will provide immediate access to programming as it relates to the African-American experience," says Derrin Woodhouse, UNIFY advisory board member and head of Experiential Marketing for Samsung. "As more original programming becomes readily available on UNIFY, audiences will no longer have to wait for mainstream video streaming services, TV networks or motion picture studios to give the greenlight to the next 'big' AA TV show or movie. UNIFY will be the 'go to' destination."
 
The burgeoning company is working closely with prominent African-American owned businesses and corporate executives who are supporting the new service. With initial financial backing from New Jersey-based and black-owned bank, City National Bank, UNIFY has board members from major entertainment and technology entities such as Samsung, FOX and Warner Brothers who are helping to  lead the strategy in this growing company.
 
UNIFY's first original series is a 24 episode docu-series celebrating the 75 year journey of Blacks on television. With the first four episodes now available on UNIFYME.TV, THE LEGACY: CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF BLACKS ON TELEVISION docu-series looks at how Black images on television have had an impact on the Black community and America as a whole.
 
For additional information and to pre-subscribe to UNIFY, please visit www.UNIFYme.tv


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