TITLE

Townsend Joins MBC

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/3/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the appointment of producer and actor Robert Townsend as president of Major Broadcasting Corp. (MBC), in May 2004. Discussion on the role of Townsend in producing family-oriented reality and variety shows for the channel; Comment from Travis Mitchell, MBC executive vice president of operations, on the programming mission of the network in targeting African-American audiences; Details of films produced by Townsend, including the "Hollywood Shuffle."
ACCESSION #
13015696

 

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