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Bounce TV Acquires African-American Awards Event.

M2 EQUITYBITES-December 28, 2016-Bounce TV Acquires African-American Awards Event


28 December 2016 - US-based African-American network Bounce TV has acquired all assets of African-American achievement award event The Trumpet Awards in an agreement with The Trumpet Awards Foundation, the company said.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bounce TV will now own, produce and world premiere the star-studded event annually.

The network will also syndicate The Trumpet Awards to television stations around the country as well as internationally for broadcast after the Bounce premiere.

Set to celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2017, The Trumpet Awards will world premiere on Bounce TV on 29 January.

Xernona Clayton, founder and executive producer of the Trumpet Awards, will become chairman Emeritus of the awards and continue to play an active role in the event. Clayton will remain president and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc.

Originally presented by Turner Broadcasting in 1993, The Trumpet Awards were created to herald the accomplishments of Black Americans who have succeeded against immense odds.

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