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Cozi TV Celebrates Black Music Month

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    COZI TV announced its commemoration of June’s Black music month with a debut of new, original short-form vignettes featuring cameo appearances from some of the black music’s most iconic names.

    The celebration runs from June 19 through June 23 on the national multicast network.

    Iconic artists such as James Brown, Isaac Hayes and Little Richard made memorable appearances on episodes of COZI TV shows such as "Miami Vice," "The A-Team" and Baywatch over the course of those show's run. The original vignettes feature hip-hop and pop culture influencers discussing their TV performances, as well as their musical and societal contributions.

    Commentators in the segments include Angela Yee, host of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club; Janine Rubenstein, music reporter for PEOPLE; music producer DJ Clark Kent and news journalist Alicia Quarles.

    ‘Tonight’: Jimmy Fallon and Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Holiday Parodies

    [NATL] ‘Tonight’: Jimmy Fallon and Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Holiday Parodies

    Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon sing a medley of popular songs from 2018, like Migos' "Stir Fry," Ariana Grande's "No Tears Left to Cry" and Cardi B's "I Like It," and change the lyrics to make them about the holiday season.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018)

    The vignettes will be showcased within COZI TV’s curated episodes and will also live on COZITV.com with additional and extended versions that discuss the evolution of black music and its mark on pop culture.  

    The curated episodes will air at the following times:

    June 19, 10:00PM: The A-Team, “A Lease With An Option” featuring Della Reese

    June 20, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Missing Hours” featuring James Brown

    June 21, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Bought and Paid For” featuring El DeBarge

    June 22, 10:00PM: The A-Team, “The Heart of Rock N’ Roll” featuring Rick James & Isaac Hayes

    'Late Night’: Ronan's 'Mary Queen of Scots' Costume Altered Her

    [NATL] 'Late Night’: Ronan's 'Mary Queen of Scots' Costume Altered Her

    Saoirse Ronan talks about the physically altering effects of the costumes for "Mary Queen of Scots," acting with Margot Robbie and orchestrating dramatic plots for her childhood dolls.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018)

    June 22, 12:00AM: Baywatch, “The Runaways” Short featuring Little Richard

    June 23, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Florence, Italy” featuring The Fat Boys