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Black News Channel to launch Monday as first to target African-American audience
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The nation's first news channel that focuses on the black community is scheduled to launch Monday.
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Black News Channel will offer original programming "created by people of color for people of color," its website says.
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Black News Channel is spearheaded by J.C. Watts, a former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma. It's a project that Watts has been working on for more than a decade, with several false starts. It was previously slated to launch on Nov. 15 and then Jan. 6.
But now BNC, as the channel is already calling itself, is set to reach viewers through Spectrum, Xfinity X1 and Dish, with plans to add Sling, Vizio Smart TVs, Xumo and Roku Channel. Comcast and Dish describe their offering of BNC as a "subscription video-on-demand service," according to USA Today.