Major Benefits Of Independent Minority-Owned Programming
Since 2011, Comcast has added 20 independent networks (including four independent networks with African American or Hispanic American ownership — ASPiRE, BabyFirst Americas, REVOLT, and El Rey) and has substantially expanded carriage of over 141 independent networks by 217 million subscribers.
"REVOLT is helping to shape the future of music and media. As a multi-genre, multi-platform network, REVOLT is expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging young people with breaking news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming.REVOLT is quickly growing and is positioned to lead as the music industry continues to evolve."
SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS
Founder and Chairman, REVOLT TV
"Two years in, BabyFirst Americas is making tremendous strides in bringing high quality content to families, helping their young children grow and develop. Our content is now in 52 million homes in both English and Spanish, and partner-produced series have since won Emmy awards. BabyFirst Americas has also partnered with the National Hispanic Media Coalition in a nationwide contest bringing a talented writer’s Latino-inspired children’s series to TV!"
CONSTANTINO "SAID" SCHWARZ
"ASPiRE is celebrating three years this June and we are very pleased with what we have achieved. Now in close to 20 million homes, we provide viewers with a real and authentic view of the African-American community. With original shows such as "exhale" and "ABFF Independent", we offer programming that is relatable, relevant and that provides positive images of African-Americans on television."
EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON
"After only 18 months, El Rey Network is in over 40 million homes, delivering top rated original content, and expanding our television audiences and viewership at an unprecedented rate."