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Bounce TV in licensing deal with Disney, Sony, MGM

MUMBAI: US over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, Bounce TV, has acquired the television rights to four packages of African American-skewing motion pictures in individual, multi-year licensing agreements with The Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony Pictures Television and MGM Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced by Bounce TV COO Jonathan Katz.


Among the titles Bounce TV acquired from The Walt Disney Studios are ‘What‘s Love Got to Do with It‘, ‘The Preacher‘s Wife‘ ; ‘He Got Game‘; the Eddie Murphy comedies ‘The Distinguished Gentlemen‘ and ‘The Haunted Mansion‘; ‘Mr. 3000‘ starring Bernie Mac and Whoopi Goldberg in ‘Sister Act‘ and ‘Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit‘.


From Miramax, Bounce TV lands such titles as ‘Chicago‘, ‘Passion Fish‘ , ‘An Unfinished Life‘ and ‘Senseless‘.


Among the Sony titles are ‘Cadillac Records‘; ‘Stealth‘; ‘Daddy Day Camp‘ and ‘To Sir, With Love‘.


MGM titles include ‘Lilies of The Field‘, ‘They Call Me Mr. Tibbs‘, ‘She‘s Gotta Have It‘ and ‘Cooley High‘.


"As research consistently points to movies driving demand for our consumers, African American theatricals will remain the backbone of Bounce TV‘s schedule. We continue to add to our wide-ranging library with attractive titles featuring the most popular stars of our day from the top studios in Hollywood," commented Katz.


Bounce TV launched on 26 September 2011.

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