Comcast Corp. struck an agreement to distribute two African-American majority owned independent networks on its Comcast Cable systems in January 2019.
Afrotainment (US)'s Afro and Urban One Inc.-owned TV One LLC's Cleo TV, both of which offer TV and movie content about African American and black communities, will join 100 diverse networks across Comcast's Xfinity platforms.
Afro is a 24-hour polycultural black network that primarily broadcasts top-rated Nollywood and black movies, dramas, sitcoms, music, talk and late night comedy shows. It offers live content and over 300 hours of original programming on its on-demand catalog.
Cleo TV is a lifestyle and entertainment network that targets Millennial and Gen X women of color. It offers content that defies negative and cultural stereotypes of today's modern women. Cleo TV has a diverse offering that include short-form and long-form content including travel, home design, cooking, talk shows, movies, docuseries and sitcoms.