EXCLUSIVE: James DuBose, the previous Fox Soul Normal Supervisor, is launching his personal AVOD platform, In The Black Community, a streaming service that highlights Black voices and unique tales.

The platform will launch on October 2.

In The Black Community will home an extended listing of leisure from the vault of Fox Tv Stations, a lot of which had been developed by DuBose whereas main Fox Soul. The brand new community will stream an intensive assortment of free leisure content material on a devoted app out there on iOS, Android units, Apple TV, YouTube and Samsung media gamers with extra distribution companions to comply with.

As a long-time tv producer, filmmaker, and veteran of the leisure trade, DuBose was impressed to construct his black owned streaming platform that lifts Black storytellers and symbolizes Black delight. The service will embrace multi-genre content material together with sports activities, music, scripted, drama, speak, youngsters/household and have movies.

“I love everything about our culture: our faith, our resilience, our rhythm, our minds, our love. These pillars are the focus of our curated content which honors and elevates black culture and cultivates pride within our community,” mentioned DuBose. “Throughout my career, I’ve always aimed to uplift Black voices, so bringing this new network to fruition is extremely personal and important to me. We want viewers to feel connected to authentic stories that speak to our culture, and gain a shared sense of self from enjoying our entertainingly inspiring content.”

On the programming aspect, DuBose has partnered with quite a few content material corporations together with pocket.watch, a digital-first youngsters and household studio, Black Waterhorse, a veteran distributor of Black indie movies, Maverick Leisure, a number one distributor and producer of area of interest, impartial and Black Cinema content material, together with a few of Fox Soul’s licensed library reveals. Content material out there at launch consists of:

POCKET.WATCH (Children/Household Leisure)

  • Ryan’s World Specials — Starring Ryan from Ryan’s World with over 77 billion views on his content material, the sequence options Ryan, Gus the Gummy Gator, Combo Panda, and the entire Ryan’s World gang. Get pleasure from adventures, as they discover the world by play, enjoyable challenges, and carry out kid-friendly science experiments.
  • Onyx Household Final Mishmash — Finest recognized on YouTube for his or her scary-fun sequence, follows the proficient and hilarious Onyx youngsters and their fun-loving dad and mom as they sing, compete in challenges, and examine mysterious occurrences.
  • Onyx Monster Mysteries — With nice compassion and tremendous cool devices, the courageous Onyx Household works to save lots of the planet’s most endangered species — monsters. This animated comedy-adventure, loaded with unique Onyx songs, proves how a household that works, performs, and lives collectively can be taught to like each other a bit of extra too.
  • Onyx Household Dinner — Sit on the desk with YouTube’s #1 African-American household and dive into matters like politics in sports activities, and psychological well being. Particular friends, together with Jemele Hill and Emmanuel Acho, pull up a chair so as to add extra perception.
  • Kamdenboy & Kyraboo Final Mishmash — The dynamic sibling duo makes use of creativeness and play to beat the world! With a bit of assist from KB Mother and KB Dad, Kamdenboy and Kyraboo discover the enjoyable in challenges, skits, faux play, and extra.

Fox Soul’s Licensed Library

  • Brutally Trustworthy with Jasmine Model — An award profitable journalist, host, and character Jasmine Model takes middle stage with the most important names in Hollywood. Brutally Trustworthy options interviews along with your favourite celebrities sharing their sincere truths on life, profession and their journey.
  • Price a Dialog with Jeezy — Hosted by Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins, the sequence offers the viewers an up shut and private viewpoint into the life and minds of a number of the most iconic individuals to advance the tradition.
  • The Rating — Malik Davis, the “Gordon Ramsey” of credit score, is right here to even the rating financially, as he talks and walks his friends by their monetary & private woes. The Rating is a brand new, provocative podcast coping with the uncomfortable matter of cash within the African American neighborhood.
  • Cheministry — CheMinistry is a relationship platform created to bridge the hole between purpose-driven women and men who want to progressively transfer their love life to the subsequent degree.
  • Kitchen Speak with Maino — Kitchen Speak is Maino’s approach of offering a vibe for his buddies’ whereas having intriguing and thought-provoking conversations about on a regular basis life. It isn’t a Love Present or a Cooking Present; it’s simply Maino’s kitchen.
  • Crockett’s Nook with Ray Crockett — Hosted by Former NFL participant and sports activities commentator Ray Crockett and on-air tv character, sports activities host and emcee Ro Parish, the speak present will dive deep right into a world of elitism, competitors, sports activities historical past, and cash making strikes in an unmatched interview type. From huge named gamers to underrated CEOs, Ray and Ro will deal with matters like psychological well being and mind with featured friends.