News

Black History Programming

2/02/2007 7:00 PM Eastern


Feb. 4


AmericanLife TV:
Moments That Changed Us: Diahann Carroll (special)
VH1 Soul:
One Planet. One Soul (music series)
TV One:
In Conversation ... With Rev. Al Sharpton (special)

Feb. 5


Black Family Channel:
Milestones: Black Inventors (special)
Fine Living:
Windshield America: Dwayne Hargo (series)

Feb. 7


BET:
Celebration of Gospel (special)

Feb. 8


Black Family Channel:
Get Your Money Right (special)
VH1 Classic:
BBC Crown Jewels: Stevie Wonder: A Night of Wonder (special)

Feb. 10


History Channel:
USS Constellation: Battling for Freedom (special)
Gospel Music Channel:
Front Row Live — Fred Hammond (concert)

Feb. 11


ESPN:
Third and a Mile: The History of the Black Quarterback (special)
Gospel Music Channel:
Hometown Gospel: Detroit (special)

Feb. 12


Black Family Channel:
Who Killed Emmett Till? (special)
Fine Living:
Windshield America — Dwight Parker (series)

Feb. 15


ESPN Classic:
Top 5 Reasons You Can’t Blame John Carlos and Tommie Smith for the Black Power Salute (special)

Feb. 17


Gospel Music Channel:
Front Row Live — Byron Cage (special)

Feb. 18


TV One:
The Color Purple: The Color of Success (special)
TV One on One — Interview With Harry Belafonte
Gospel Music Channel:
Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan (special)

Feb. 19


Black Family Channel:
Seeking Salvation (special)

Feb. 20


BET:
The Top 25 Events That (Mis)Shaped Black America (special)
BET J:
History Makers: Success (special)

Feb. 22


BET J:
History Makers: Faith (special)
The Biography Channel:
Crucibles of Courage, hosted by Barack Obama (special)

Feb. 23


BET:
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel (special)

Feb. 24


BET:
The MC: This Is Why We Do It (special)
Gospel Music Channel:
Front Row Live — Smokie Norful (concert)
History Channel:
A Distant Shore: African-Americans of D-Day (documentary)
Inspiration Network:
Gospel Goes Classical (concert)

Feb. 25


ESPN:
Zo and Magic’s 8-Ball Challenge (special)
Gospel Music Channel:
Mahalia Jackson: Give God the Glory (special)
BET:
Black & Blue: Legends of the Hip Hop Cop (special)
The Art of 16 Bars (special)

Feb. 26


Black Family Channel:
A Foot Soldier For Justice (special)
HBO On Demand:
Life Support (movie)
StarzInBlack:
Conversations (series)

Feb. 27


BET J:
History Makers: Courage (special)

Feb. 28


BET J:
Lyric Café (special)

Interstitials:


Nickelodeon will run vignettes all month, featuring kids from across the country and Nick star Lil’ J.J. sharing personal stories about family, friends and traditions. Nick Jr. will run profiles of great figures in African-American history, and Nick News specials highlighting Black History Month will run on Cable in the Classroom. Gospel Music Channel will run vignettes, featuring such gospel legends as Mahalia Jackson, The Staples Singers, Andre Crouch and Albertina Walker.

NOTE: These programs slated for Black History Month have already appeared:

Showtime:

Black Filmmakers Showcase: Among Thieves; Saturday Night Life; Secrets Kept; Hit Me: Pants In the Family; Pride Against Predjudice: The Larry Doby Story (documentary)

Gospel Music Channel:

Front Row Live: Kirk Franklin (concert)

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