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TCA: TV One Sets New Fall Shows

Beverly Hills, Calif. -- TV One will take a close look at unsolved civil-rights cases from the 1950s as part of its fall programming lineup.

Opening the three-week summer Television Critics Association summer press tour, the African-American network also announced during its morning presentation here that it will provide full coverage of the Democratic National Convention next month in Denver -- including a late-night recap show after each night of the convention -- in anticipation of the historic presidential run by Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.), according to TV One president Johnathan Rodgers.

For more on TV One's fall lineup, click here.

For the latest news and video from the TCA press tour, click here.

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.