TV One adds Disney/ABC TV series, movies


TV One, a cable network targeting black viewers, has acquired rights to several series and movies from Disney-ABC Domestic Television as part of a multiyear deal. The series include the clay animation comedy "The PJs"; the action drama "Day Break," starring Taye Diggs; and the sitcom "Where I Live ," starring Doug E. Doug. Also included in the deal are such theatrical titles as "Glory Road," "Tsotsi," "Shoot to Kill," "Crimson Tide," "Down in the Delta," "Sister Act 2," "Bringing Down the House," "The Distinguished Gentleman" and "A Low Down Dirty Shame" along with the telefilms "Sounder" and "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella." Under the deal, TV One will begin airing some of the programs this fall, including the 43-episode series "The PJs." TV One expects to begin airing the other two series later this season.