Russell Simmons promises he’s going to change television for the better. According to the Hollywood Reporter. he’s looking to purchase a TV network.
Simmons is the latest superstar to get the network itch. Oprah, as we all know, is changing the game with her network, OWN. And a few weeks ago we learned that Tyler Perry was in talks to create his own network as well. But what kind of content would Simmons create for your viewing pleasure?
He’s looking to create diverse “integrated” television programing. “Networks are a little slow in how mainstream culture is shifting. There’s a lack of integration in Hollywood, and I want to address that,” he says.
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