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@BounceTV Posts its Most-Watched Quarter Ever in Second Quarter 2015.....

ATLANTA, July 1, 2015  -- Bounce TV -- the nation's first-ever and fast-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences – continued its ratings surge in the just-completed second quarter of 2015, setting network records for viewership and the delivery of key targeted demographic audiences in both Primetime and Total Day with June becoming the network's most-watched month ever.

In the new record-setting quarter, Bounce TV posted double-digit Primetime gains of:

  • +17% in Households (179K vs. 153K) 
  • +14% in A18-49 (90K vs. 79K) 
  • +11% in A25-54 (98K vs. 88K) 
  • +14% in Persons 2+ (246K vs. 216K)

The network also racked up increases in Total Day among HHs (+12%, 140K vs. 125K) and P2+ (+8%, 192K vs. 178K.)

June 2015 is now the network's most-watched ever, with Prime increases of +32% in HHs (208K vs. 158K), 38% in A18-49 (106K vs. 77K), +39% in A25-54 (117K vs. 84K) and 34% in P2+ (294K vs. 220K.) Double-digit Total Day increases for June 2015 were led by +24% in HHs (157K vs. 127K) and +26% in P2 (223K vs. 177K.) 

Helping fuel the network's strong performance was the first season of the original series Mann & Wife starring David and Tamela Mann. The show was a smash hit, delivering more than 6.2 million viewers and 4.0 million homes across all plays in its first season on the air.

Bounce TV is the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and has become the #2 most-watched among all AA networks.  The network airs on the digital broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more.  Bounce TV has grown to be available in more than 85 million homes across 90 markets, 90% of African American television homes -- including all of the top AA television markets -- and three quarters of the total television homes in the United States.

BOUNCE TV SERIES "MANN & WIFE" RENEWED FOR SECOND SEASON, RETURNING IN 2016...

BOUNCE TV SERIES "MANN & WIFE" RENEWED FOR SECOND SEASON, RETURNING IN 2016...

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Following a record breaking season on Bounce TV, the new and original series Mann & Wife has been renewed for a second season. The show will return spring 2016. 

David Mann, Tamela Mann

David Mann, Tamela Mann

Starring David and Tamela Mann, the series follows the newlywed, second-chance sweethearts as they laugh and love their way through the ups and downs of life as a blended family, each with two children from previous marriages. Mann & Wife features a vibrant supporting cast: Vivica A. Fox, portraying Daniel's ex-wife; Tony Rock, playing Daniel's new partner on the police force and JoMarie Payton as Lorraine, Daniel's overbearing mother. Series co-creator Roger Bobb (The Rickey Smiley Show, House of Payne) serves as executive producer and director. 

Mann & Wife Cast

Mann & Wife Cast

The series premiere of Mann & Wife bowed on April 7and quickly became the network's most-watched original series ever.  The following week, Mann & Wife joined Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two when the second episode increased viewership over the series premiere episode to become Bounce TV's most-watched original to date. 

Real-life husband and wife team David Mann (House of Payne, Meet The Browns) and Tamela Mann (Madea's Big Happy Family, Sparkle) star and serve as executive producers of Mann & Wife.

About Bounce TV

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Bounce TV is the nation's first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences.  It airs on the digital signals of local television stations with corresponding cable carriage and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, documentaries, specials, live sports and more. The rapidly-expanding Bounce TV is the number two most-watched African-American network on television.