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Buying Power report: Blacks spend as economy grows
New 16th edition shows $507 bil in spending



The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America" report. In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product and services categories. ...

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Bounce TV to produce its first reality series starring gospel group foreverJones

(March 10, 2013) Bounce TV said it will begin production on the networkís first-ever original reality series which will center around the daily lives of the GRAMMY-nominated family gospel group foreverJONES, it was announced today by Billy Hall, EVP Programming and Production of Bounce TV.

Bounce TV has ordered an initial six episodes of foreverJONES with production beginning later this month in Shreveport, LA, the bandís hometown. Bounce TV will debut foreverJONES this summer.

On the heels of Bounce TVís original holiday special ďA foreverJONES Holiday,Ē the new non-scripted series will delve deeper into the daily lives and challenges of this close-knit, faith-based family. Viewers will follow along as the seven family members balance personal dreams with their daily lives and the groupís professional success and continued growth.

foreverJONES has won Stellar Awards, been nominated for a GRAMMY and is also up for three Dove Awards in April. The band is led by parents Dewitt and Kim Jones and includes their five children, DíJenieleí, Dominique, Dewitt IV, Judah and Mya. As musical artists, their mission is to continue the spirit of worship, the message of the Gospel and the essence of family through their artistry.

Bounce TV targets African Americans primarily between the ages of 25-54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sports, original and off-net series, documentaries, specials, and inspirational faith-based programs. Bounce TV airs twenty four hours a day, seven days a week on the signals of local television stations.

In December, the network announced a groundbreaking distribution agreement with Univision Communications, Inc., in which Univision will carry Bounce TV in seven markets to include San Francisco, Boston, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Raleigh and Tampa. Bounce TVís additional recent launches include WXYZ-TV, one of the leading ABC affiliates in the country and Detroitís #1 rated television station, and FOX-owned channels in Phoenix, Minneapolis and Orlando. Bounce TV is also seen in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington. D.C., Houston, Cleveland/Akron, Baltimore, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Hartford/New Haven and other cities.


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