Cozi TV will be using its library to commemorate June’s designation as Black Music Month by highlighting appearances by iconic black musicians on classic TV shows.
From June 19-23, the NBCUniversal-owned multicast network will air episodes of shows like Miami Vice, The A-Team and Baywatch that include cameos by musicians including James Brown, Isaac Hayes and Little Richard. The broadcasts will air in conjunction with original shorts featuring current hip-hop and pop artists discussing those individuals’ roles, as well as their musical and cultural influence.
The schedule is:
- June 19, 10 p.m.: The A-Team with Della Reese
- June 20, 11 p.m.: Miami Vice with El DeBarge
- June 22, 10 p.m.: The A-Team with Rick James & Isaac Hayes
- June 22, 12 a.m.: Baywatch with Little Richard
- June 23, 11 p.m.: Miami Vice with The Fat Boys