(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 Brown; Coffy; Sheba, 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.
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 Brown, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Foxy Brown, Cooley High, Blacula, Pride, A Soldier’s Story, Black Caesar, Which Way Is Up?, Hammer, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, Car Wash and The Original Gangstas. It also offers such documentaries as More Than a Game, chronicling the early days of LeBron James.
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.
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