BET Finally Launches Jazz Cable Channel

Simonson, Robert
February 1996
Back Stage;02/09/96, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that BET Holdings Inc. launched BET on Jazz, a Cable Jazz Channel, on January 15, 1996. Reason for the delay of the channel's debut party; Features of the channel.


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