For Immediate Release
September 26, 2011
Contact Information

Jessica L.A. Pipkins
Burrell Communications Group

Sona Iliffe-Moon
Toyota Public Relations

Jim Weiss
Bounce TV Public Relations

(BPRW) The First Free Digital TV Network for and About African Americans Set to Launch with a National Tweet-A-Long for #NationalToyotaBounceDay

- Charter Sponsor Toyota Launches National Toyota Bounce Day in an Effort to Engage and Celebrate History on September 26, 2011 at 12 Noon EST -

(BLACK PR WIRE) -- WHO: Toyota alongside network founders Martin Luther King III, Ambassador Andrew Young, Andrew “Bo” Young III, and Rob Hardy and Will Packer, co-founders of Rainforest Films are set to launch Bounce TV, the first free digital television network for and about African Americans.

WHAT: On September 26, 2011 at 12 noon EST, Bounce TV will launch nationwide in top US African American markets. Toyota, Charter Sponsor of Bounce TV will host a national Tweet-A-Long featuring fast facts about the network and its programming via the #NationalToyotaBounceDay hashtag.

Viewers can join the Tweet-A-Long by following @BounceTV on Twitter ( from 12 noon – 10 pm EST on launch day as feature films such as The Wiz, A Raisin in the Sun and Do The Right Thing are highlighted and discussed.

WHERE: Nationwide

WHEN: September 26, 2011, 12 noon – 10 pm EST

WHY: Bounce TV is the first free African American broadcast network, featuring a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, top sporting events, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-network series, original programming and more. Operated 24/7, Bounce TV plans to air re-runs of top shows like Judge Hatchett and Soul Train alongside programming for children like Animal Atlas and Teen Kids News.

We encourage you to participate in National Toyota Bounce Day and witness history as a new entertainment and educational outlet for African Americans is unveiled.

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