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2010-06-28 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition of African American Owned Media (NCAAOM) filed an opposition to the Comcast-NBCU merger for its non-existent carriage of 100% African American owned channels widely distributed on its platform to approximately 24 million homes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100628/LA27343LOGO) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100628/LA27343LOGO) Stanley E. Washington, NCAAOM President & CEO stated, "The time has...

2010-06-07 11:03:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition of African-American Owned Media (NCAAOM) further denounced Comcast for its non-existent carriage of 100% African-American owned channels on its nationwide platforms (approximately 24 million homes) and underscored its opposition to the Comcast-NBCU merger unless specific ownership conditions are enforced by the FCC and DOJ. In a recent LA Times article dated April 27, 2010, Stanley E. Washington, NCAAOM President & CEO...

2008-07-24 09:00:47

ION Television today announced a station affiliation agreement with WRCX-TV in Dayton, the nation's 62nd largest TV market, which represents approximately 511,000 television households. WRCX-TV is currently carried in the Dayton area by Time Warner Cable on Channel 22. Over-the-air viewers can receive the station on Channel 40. "We are delighted to announce our new affiliation with WRCX-TV, and pleased that we will be extending our programming lineup to the Dayton market," said Steve...

2004-11-25 00:00:03

LOS ANGELES - Robert Townsend first caught the film industry's eye with 1987's "Hollywood Shuffle," a clever satire about black actors trapped in demeaning roles. Now he wants the country to pay attention to what he calls a new kind of television, entertaining but with a sense of responsibility, especially toward young black Americans. Black Family Channel, which Townsend joined as president and chief executive officer of production five months ago, is starting an ambitious slate of eight...

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