Content Tide Rises At TV One


TV One has acquired carriage rights to such theatricals as Sister Act 2, Distinguished Gentlemen and Crimson Tide as part of a multi-year content deal with Disney ABC Domestic Television.

Under the deal, TV One will begin airing several movies and series beginning this fall, including episodes of the former Fox and WB Network, clay animation skein The PJs  -- two episodes of which have never aired on U.S. television. Also part of the deal is the 2006 series Day Break starring Taye Diggs – TV One will premiere seven new episodes that never aired on ABC -- and the‘90s sitcom Where I Live starring Doug E. Doug.

Other movies in the deal include Glory Road, Shoot to Kill, Down in the Delta, Bringing Down the House, A Low Down Dirty Shame, Sounder, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, said the network.

“We know that TV One viewers appreciate great comedy and well-crafted drama,” said TV One Executive Vice President of Programming and Production Rose Catherine Pinkney in a statement. “We are delighted to cement this deal with Disney to help ensure we continue to have a strong lineup of acquired scripted programming to complement our original programming as we work toward making TV One the premier viewing destination for African American adults.”