Bounce TV’s freshman primetime news magazine show “Ed Gordon” returns for an all-new episode on Tues. Dec. 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Award-winning journalist Ed Gordon serves as executive producer and host of the new Bounce TV original series, sitting down for revealing interviews with top headline makers, entertainers and pop cultural figures. “Ed Gordon” also includes investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, current event segments and human-interest feature stories.
Stories featured in the upcoming Ed Gordon:
— “Goodbye Obama, Hello Trump”
With uncertainty and fear growing, how will Black America fare in the age of President Donald Trump and will it suffer “Post Obama Blues?” A look at what the last eight years of having a black president has meant to African Americans, the impact the new president may have and what’s in store for the future of blacks in politics. Interviews include Congressional Black Caucus members Maxine Waters (D-CA), G.K Butterfield (D-NC), former RNC chairman Michael Steele and others.
— “Social Change…or Social Stardom?” (First of Two Parts)
Are we seeing the next generation of protesters leading a contemporary form of activism, or are they just acting like it to become famous on social media? Gordon explores if these new black protesters are the real deal or pretenders as he gathers several new-school and old-school activists to talk about what activism means in 2016. Gordon’s guests for this interesting discussion include: Tommie Smith, 1968 Olympic Gold Medalist, Attorney Ben Crump, author and daughter of Malcolm X Ilyasah Shabazz, and Johnetta Elzie, a Ferguson protester.
— “‘Tis The Season”
A fun look at Christmas music and why we love it. Will Downing, Kenny Latimore, Dave Koz and Shanice perform several beloved Christmas songs.
— “Iconic Ebony”
Gordon explores what Ebony has meant to Black America over the years and what the future may holds for the publication. The segment takes an historic look at the iconic magazine and celebrities discuss its importance.
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