Kick-Ass ‘Ladies’

(Above: Pam Grier)

Saturday, January 6, is “women-kicking-butt” night on over-the-air channel Bounce TV.

Actress Pam Grier, known for such films as Foxy BrownCoffySheba, Baby; Friday Foster; and Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, will host an evening of action-oriented movies featuring women as the leads.

Bounce’s “Leading Ladies Takeover” starts at 9 pm ET with Baby Boy, starring Taraji P. Henson in her big screen debut. Out of Sight, starring Jennifer Lopez as a US Marshall, follows at 11:30 pm. The trilogy concludes with Grier  in Sheba, Baby at 2 am.

Visit Bounce TV’s “Find Us” page to locate where you can watch the channel.

“Leading Ladies Takeover” is part of a promotion for Proud Mary, Henson’s new film which opens in theaters Friday, January 12.

(PRNewsFoto/Bounce TV)

The promotion also includes “new and exclusive pieces” on Bounce’s subscription streaming service, Brown Sugar.

Brown Sugar offers the “baddest African-American movies of all-time.” Its movie catalog includes Dolemite, Jackie BrownCotton Comes to HarlemFoxy BrownCooley HighBlaculaPrideA Soldier’s StoryBlack CaesarWhich Way Is Up?HammerRichard Pryor: Live on the Sunset StripCar Wash and The Original Gangstas. It also offers such documentaries as More Than a Game, chronicling the early days of LeBron James.

In addition, Brown Sugar features complete seasons of Bounce TV series like Saints & SinnersMann & WifeFamily Time, In The Cut and Ed Gordon, as well as Bounce’s Premier Boxing Champions.

Programming is shown uncut and commercial free. Brown Sugar offers a free seven-day trial, after which you will be billed $3.99 a month.

You can stream Brown Sugar on Amazon Kindle, as well as Android and Apple devices. You can also watch online at

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A former local beat reporter and film critic, co-founder Lawrence Greenberg has more than 25 years’ experience as a writer and public relations executive.

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