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New Urban Entertainment Shuts Doors

attorney Willie Gary, the network’s chairman and CEO; retired Detroit Tiger slugger Cecil Fielder; boxer Evander Holyfield; and entertainer Marlon Jackson — is billed as the “only African American-owned and operated cable network in America.”

MBC Network reaches 11 million homes, but that pales in comparison to BET’s 74 million. And while it remains to be seen whether any other contender can remain in the ring with BET, with one less participant in the game, it’s the viewer who loses out.