TV Programs Celebrate Black History Month


In honor of Black History Month, several networks have scheduled special television programming. Unique episodes, specials and movies will play throughout February.

TV One will air the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. CT, to celebrate the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts. The network will also feature original TV movie “White Water” on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., the Trumpet Awards on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m., and special episodes of “Unsung Hollywood” and “R&B Divas LA” on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Revolt will also celebrate throughout February. The network has scheduled a series of documentaries, shorts and other themed programming. 

PBS will air special commemorative programming throughout the month, featuring films, stories and discussions across the network.

Available On Demand, ESPN will offer films, features and highlight reels of African American athletes.

Additional programs to celebrate Black History Month will air on Investigation Discovery, History and Lifetime.

These networks are available to most Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic or Digital Tier TV service.