Bounce TV had the most-watched original program in its history with the premiere of the new comedy series “Mann & Wife.”
The broadcast channel, which bills itself as the country’s “first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences,” reported that the show delivered 461,000 viewers 2+, nearly doubling the average of the previous four weeks. The series premiered Tuesday, April 7, at 9 p.m. ET.
The broadcast pulled 260,000 households (up 41%) and 142,000 adults 18-49 (up 67%), Bounce reported.
Across its two premiere night timeslots, “Mann & Wife” reached almost 800m000 viewers 2+ and 540,000 households, according to the announcement.
The comedy features real-life husband and wife David Mann and Tamela Mann, who star in and executive produce the show.
Bounce airs on the digital signals of local television stations and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, documentaries, specials, live sports and more.