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Bounce Gets Queen Latifah Comedy Series ‘Living Single’

Bounce, the digital broadcast network serving African-American viewers, has acquired rights to Living Single, the sitcom starring Queen Latifah.

Living Single will have its debut on Bounce on Oct. 2, a night the network plans to premiere some of its original shows, including the new comedy Grown Folks.

Oct. 2 will also mark the season 5 premiere of the sitcom Family Time and finish up with a new installment of the Ed Gordon newsmagazine show.

Living Single ran on Fox for 5 seasons. It will air weeknights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET.

Family Time will air from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. followed by Grown Folks, a new show about two blue-collar couples who share a duplex.

Grown Folks stars Gary “G Thang' Johnson, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Jay Phillips and Caryn Ward Ross.

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