Deon Cole's Black Box

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Deon Cole's Black Box
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Genre
Starring Deon Cole
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time 20 to 23 minutes
Production company(s) Conaco
Warner Horizon Television
Broadcast
Original channel TBS
Picture format 1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original run June 10, 2013 (2013-06-10) – July 15, 2013 (2013-07-15)

Deon Cole's Black Box is an American comedy television series that premiered on June 10, 2013,[1] on TBS. The series features Deon Cole (stand-up comic and comedy writer) as he provides his commentary on videos found via the internet and television.[2][3][4] On October 25, 2013, Deon Cole announced via Twitter that Black Box would not be returning to TBS. Cole stated, "Black Box WILL NOT b coming back 2 TBS. We r looking 4 a new home now that will have more love for us and a better understanding of what... we do. Thank you to EVERYONE who loved the show, supported it and got it! Thank you and we will be back."[5][6]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 6 June 10, 2013 (2013-06-10) July 15, 2013 (2013-07-15)

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "Deon Tries to Reach Out to White People" June 10, 2013 (2013-06-10) 101 0.78[7]
2 "Deon vs. Doogie" June 17, 2013 (2013-06-17) 102 0.87[8]
3 "Deon Takes on Paula Deen, and Watermelon Oreos" June 24, 2013 (2013-06-24) 103 1.05[9]
4 "Deon Discovers the Wettest in the Building" July 1, 2013 (2013-07-01) 104 0.91[10]
5 "Bert and Ernie and the N Word" July 8, 2013 (2013-07-08) 105 0.78[11]
6 "Sweet Home Chicago" July 15, 2013 (2013-07-15) 106 0.75[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exclusive: TBS Books "Deon Cole's Black Box" Premiere, "Sullivan & Son" Return for June". The Futon Critic. April 9, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 10, 2012). "TBS Greenligts 'Deon Cole's Black Box' and 'Who Gets the Last Laugh?'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 10, 2012). "TBS Greenlights Alternative Comedy Series From Conan O’Brien And Ashton Kutcher". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 10, 2012). "TBS Orders Unscripted Comedies From Ashton Kutcher, 'Conan's' Deon Cole". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ https://twitter.com/deoncole/status/393761233867788288
  6. ^ https://twitter.com/deoncole/status/393761377254252544
  7. ^ "Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Top Viewers, Demos". The Futon Critic. June 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 18, 2013). "Monday Cable Ratings: 'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' Wins Night + NHL Stanley Cup, 'WWE Raw', 'Fast N Loud', 'Hit The Floor' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  9. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 25, 2013). "Monday Cable Ratings: 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' Wins Night, 'WWE Raw', 'Teen Wolf', 'Major Crimes', 'Longmire', 'Switched at Birth', 'Warehouse 13' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  10. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 2, 2013). "Monday Cable Ratings:'Love and Hip Hop' Wins Night + 'Monday Night RAW', 'Hit the Floor', 'Fast N Loud', 'Real Housewives of OC' + More". TV by the Numbers. 
  11. ^ "Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Once Again Top Charts". The Futon Critic. July 10, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's Home Run Derby Coverage Takes the Night". The Futon Critic. July 16, 2013. 

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