February 22, 2012

Comcast Launches New Channels with Backing from Magic Johnson and P. Diddy

Aspire and Revolt are the names of the two new African American oriented channels 

Comcast Corp. announced Tuesday that it will start carrying four new minority-owned networks - in partial fulfillment of a deal with regulators and minority groups that paved the way for the Philadelphia company to take over NBCUniversal last year.

The channels, backed by NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, superstar entertainer Sean "Diddy" Combs and others, are scheduled to launch broadly on Comcast Cable systems between April and January 2014, Comcast said.

"I salute them for keeping their word," said Rev. Al Sharpton, one of three African American leaders to sign an agreement on a wide range of minority issues with Comcast in December 2010. "I think they are living up to the memorandum of understanding," Sharpton said in an interview Tuesday.

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