Entertainment

Diddy Launching a Music-Themed Cable Channel

Tue., Jan. 24, 2012 8:29 AM EST
by Nicholas Robinson

Earlier this year, Diddy shared that he had major plans in store for the year 2012. And now, the mutlitalented hip-hop mogul has revealed that one of those plans is to launch a new music-themed cable channel by the end of the year.

According to Broadcasting Cable, the channel will be called Revolt and will launch on Dec. 12, 2012. Sources say that Revolt will be inspired by the early days of MTV and has even tapped former MTV programming chief Andy Schuon. However, the network’s programming will be geared towards a more urban audience with a focus on music and music news.

Details are still scarce about the distribution for Revolt, but the network will reportedly be distributed by Comcast and Time Warner Cable service providers.

Stay tuned as more news is sure to surface about Diddy’s latest business venture. In the meantime, check out a list of other celebrities making a splash in the television industry. –nicholas robinson

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  • sherrietienne

    Revolt???? To rebel, defy or feel disgust… As creative as Diddy can be, Revolt was the best he could come up with? Turning the TV and not just the channel, but the whole damn television. Its now facing the wall…