Premieres Tonight, Oct. 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET
ATLANTA (Sept. 27, 2016) — Bounce TV the fastest-growing African-American network on television, announced today that the fourth season of the popular comedy series Family Time will premiere Tues. Oct. 4, 2016 with new episodes every Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Family Time comedically chronicles the lives of the Stallworth family, headed by the dad Tony, a struggling general contractor played by Omar Gooding, and his wife Lisa, an unfulfilled stay-at-home mom portrayed by Angell Conwell. When they are not battling each other, they are contending with a host of family, friends, and neighbors including their mischievous children Devin (Bentley Kyle Evans, Jr.) and Ebony (Jayla Calhoun), Tony’s financially-challenged best friend Donnie (Clayton Thomas) and Lisa’s feisty sisters Rachel (Tanjareen Thomas) and Lori (Paula Jai Parker).
The first episode of the new season finds Lisa giving relationship advice to Tony’s friends when he lets her visit the barbershop; Rodney Perry guest stars. Other notable guest stars this season include A.J. Johnson (House Party), Glenn Plummer (Speed, South Central), Gloria Govan (Basketball Wives) Michael Colyar (Black-ish), award-winning singer Chante Moore, Nicholas Turturro (NYPD Blue) and Laurence Fishburne’s son Langston Fishburne making his acting debut. The new 13-episode season will also feature Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas-themed episodes.
The half-hour situation comedy was created by Bentley Kyle Evans (The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin) and is produced by Evans and partner Trenten Gumbs (Love That Girl), both of whom produce the successful Bounce TV original series In The Cut which is currently wrapping up its second season in the Tuesday 9:00 p.m. ET time slot.
Series stars Gooding and Conwell also serve as producers of the show. Gooding is best known for appearing in television shows such as Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Smart Guy, Deadwood, Barbershop: The Series and Playmakers. He has also starred in feature films Baby Boy and Ghost Dad. A two-time NAACP nominee, Conwell’s television credits include The Young and the Restless, The Real Husbands of Hollywood, NYPD Blue, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Moesha and 3rd Rock from the Sun. She also appeared in MGM’s Soul Plane alongside Kevin Hart, Sofia Vergara and Mo’Nique, in the comedy The Wash as well as in Baby Boy with Gooding.
Bounce TV is the only emerging broadcast network, also known as a “multicast” network, producing original scripted series. Family Time has seen viewership soar every season and season three last fall delivered more than 4.5 million viewers and 3.3 million homes across all plays making the show the network’s most-watched original series to date.