The 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards reached 1.8 Million Total Viewers and 1.4 Million Households across premiere and encore telecasts.
The premiere telecast on Sunday night, Feb. 17 delivered 552K Total Viewers, with viewership peaking at 708K, an increase of +12% over last year’s premiere telecast. The 9:00 p.m. (ET) premiere increased time-period averages significantly, including gains of +58% in Households, +64% in Adults 18-49, +46% in A25-54 and +71% in Total Viewers versus the prior 4-weeks.
The premiere’s strong performance helped drive Bounce to be a Top 30 network in Primetime in the delivery of P18-49 (#25) and P25-54 (#26) among all ad-supported cable on Sunday night.
The 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards is currently streaming on Brown Sugar, Bounce’s popular subscription video on demand service.
NAACP Image® Award-winning actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B singer Tank host the 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards. Honorees are GRAMMY® Award-winning rapper, actor, entrepreneur and activist Tip “T.I.” Harris; actor, comedian, film director and writer Robert Townsend; GRAMMY® Award-nominated rapper and one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists MC Lyte; GRAMMY® Award-winning record producer, rapper and songwriter Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins; fashion designer and haberdasher Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day; rising star JD McCrary and educator Tim King. GRAMMY® Award Platinum recording artist Ashanti, GRAMMY® Award-winner India.Arie, rappers Da Brat, Lil’ Mama and YoYo, and R&B singer Keyshia Cole are among the performers.