Bounce TV remembers Soul Train host with marathon

Source: CNN
Source: CNN

From Bounce TV

ATLANTA, GA Bounce TV, the nation's first and only broadcast television network for African Americans, will pay tribute to the life of the legendary Don Cornelius with "Bounce TV Remembers Don Cornelius," a seven-hour marathon of Soul Train episodes, this Saturday Feb. 4 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time.

"Bounce TV Remembers Don Cornelius" will feature memorable and star-studded episodes from the 1970s, '80s, and '90s – all hosted by Cornelius, including the very first syndicated episode of Soul Train (1971) which kicks off the marathon (7:00 p.m.) as well as the last episode Cornelius hosted (1993) as the marathon's finale at 1:00 a.m. ET.

Chilli from TLC, one of the most successful female groups in music history, will host "Bounce TV Remembers Don Cornelius." TLC appeared on Soul Train in 1992.

Bounce TV, which airs Soul Train weekdays at 6:00 p.m., is also adding the series to its primetime line-up beginning Monday, Feb. 6. Monday Night Soul will feature four classic episodes of Soul Train back-to-back from 8:00 p.m. to 12 Midnight ET every week.

The schedule is as follow:

7:00 p.m The very first episode of Soul Train and featuring Gladys Knight & The Pips, 1971
8:00 p.m. Al Green is the showcase artist, 1972
9:00 p.m. The Commodores are featured in their prime, 1977
10:00 p.m. Kool and the Gang highlight the show from 1983
11:00 p.m. Janet Jackson in her first big music year, 1986
12:00 Mid. En Vogue's stars in their debut year of 1990
1:00 a.m. Cornelius' last show as host, 1993

For more channel locations and listings, visit (http://www.bouncetv.com) or Bounce TV's facebook page.

Bounce TV airs twenty four hours a day, seven days a week on the digital signals of local television stations. The network targets African Americans primarily between the ages of 25-54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sports, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-net series, original programming, sports and more.