CentricTuesday became the latest network to drop a series starring beleaguered actor Bill Cosby from its programming lineup.
A spokesperson for the African-American targeted network confirmed Tuesday that the popular 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show will no longer appear on the network. Centric was running the series four hours daily on weekdays and ran monthly marathons of the series on weekends.
The network will air reruns of Family Matters in its place, according to Centric officials.
Earlier today Bounce TV said it has pulled another Cosby sitcom,Cosby, from its lineup effective immediately.
The decisions follow revelations that Bill Cosby had admitted in 2005 court papers to obtaining drugs to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
Weekly digest of streaming and OTT industry news
Thank you for signing up to Multichannel News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.