|Type of business||Private Subsidiary of BTV247, Inc.|
Type of site
|Headquarters||Los Angeles, U.S.|
|Alexa rank||21,390,854 (April 2014[update])|
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BlackTV247 is an Internet-based video website which features Black inspired programming.[further explanation needed] The site has over 16 different channels and claims to have the world's largest library of Black inspired programming.
BlackTV247 employs a two-pronged programming strategy whereby it both hosts programming on its own network and links to programming hosted on external networks. Although the majority of the programming on BlackTV247 is produced by third parties, the site also broadcasts its own original programs including, The Best of BlackTV247.com and BlackTV247 News.
As of February 2010[update], BlackTV247 has over 16 different channels including TV. Film, Comedy, Sports, Shorts, Music Video, Critic's Choice, Faith Based, Politics, Dance, Business, International, Education, Music Programming, Lifestyle and Haiti Relief.
BlackTV247's sister company, BTV Productions, provides the network and its affiliates with original programming. Examples of the type of original programming that appears on BlackTV247 includes The Trial of Huey Newton, developed in partnership with the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation, BlackTV247 News and the Best of BlackTV247.com, which features Miss Brittany Bell, Miss Arizona USA 2010.
Over 75% of BlackTV247's content is viewable from anywhere in the world.
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