TCA: Sean Combs Wants Revolt To Be The CNN Of Millennial Music

CNN got a ringing endorsement this morning from the unlikeliest of places — Sean Combs. Talking to TV critics at the TCA Summer TV Press Tour 2013 about the fall launch of his new cable network Revolt, Combs said that if cable networks were unbundled and viewers got to decide what channels they’d hang on to, “You’d keep CNN – or you’d keep Fox if you were a Republican — you would keep ESPN and probably keep The Weather Channel. Why would you keep those four? Because they are focused, live…they give you what you want. If it’s news you wanted, you went to CNN. If it’s sports, you went to ESPN. If it’s music you want, and you are a millennial, you are homeless. You have nowhere to go. You are out there all alone…But that is no more. I’m here to be the new No. 1 name in music. I would love to be humbled one day to be come compared to ESPN or CNN.” (more…)

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