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CES Unveiled

CES Unveiled

CES Unveiled gave us a peek of what is to come in the big show in January 2017. CES has been the show that has led the way in what’s hot in technology and what the big NEXT will be.  As we see technology is not only about our phone anymore. It has evolved and has become a part of our daily lives. We are now living a ‘connected life’ so to speak.  With all of this connectivity comes  great opportunities for new and emerging companies to disrupt and to take things to another level.

CES Unveiled happens to also be right before the holiday buying season and gives us all the excitement we need to get out there and get our electronic gadgets.

The show featured over 25 companies, many who have won CES Innovation Awards for 2017.  Some were Picobrew; a really great home brewing beer device that gives you several choices of beer to brew in under an hour or less. Bosch keeps innovating. Go Plug Bags were a great product- its the worlds first smart powerbank that charges anything. Bot Factory was a cool company and dont forget the VR camera company Sphericam.   The Internet of Things is growing as we consumers have less time and more to do.

If you are interested in attending the big show, its January 5th to the 8th in wonderful Las Vegas!!

More on CES and the tech world coming soon as there is lots of things going on. If you have any questions please email me or leave me a comment.

Peggy D


Hello Everyone! I am excited about 2016, lots of great things happening all around us. It is definitely time for change and we are getting it on all fronts.  Economic change is one of the most important things I see needed in our communities. Rev. Jesse Jackson is about economic empowerment and is bringing the Wall Street Summit to New York City beginning February 16th, 17th and 18th. Check out the press release and get your tickets today. I will be there covering the events and am looking to have a sit down with the legendary Jesse Jackson.

Have a great one!

Rev Jackson brings the Wall Street Summit to New York!

Rev Jackson brings the Wall Street Summit to New York!

WSP NY press release

My New Radio Show!

Hey Everyone! I know its been awhile but its all good! I have been a busy bee this year pulling together the last pieces that I have needed to pull together to go on the air globally. Yes, I said globally. UBC-TV is a global company and will be expanding it reach via cable the end of this year. Stay tuned to see all of the exciting programming we are going to broadcast. There are some other components that have been developed along the way.

My next move into getting back into the the microphone and camera is the launching of my new radio show; The Peggy Dodson Show.  Its me talking to people and companies in tech, entertainment, fashion, community and other interesting people, places and things.  I am doing a series of interviews on location so you will get the opportunity to experience the flava of the scene. I will probably go from here to a studio but I am having way too much fun on location right now!!  Go to the UBC website; http://www.ubctvnetwork.com, click on the UBC Originals and then click on the Peggy Dodson Show and take a listen. We are adding more content to the site and we are in the process of launching our new Club UBC. So go and sign up and come back for weekly updates! We are on the move so get ready!!

Peggy D

Time For Pivot Con and UBC-TV Launches Its Live Stream and On Demand Channels

There is a lot of great things going on in this last quarter of the year. Heating up in the tech world. Pivot Con is starting Tuesday October 15th and 16th in NYC at the Altman Building at 135 west 18th street. Its a part of Social Week in New York City and about the new revolution of social, technology and brands.

Some of the best and brightest minds and companies will be in attendance. This is the place where the evolution of social media, social TV and all things that revolve around social and how it effects our day to day lives and brands have to now evolve in the social sphere in order to be relevant and make money.

So get there!!  for more info go to http://www.pivotcon.com

Now, for some more big UBC news!  I am including our press release on our announcement about the launch of our live stream and on demand channels.  We are now in our official roll-out mode. We have a lot of big announcements coming out this fall and will be getting our cable channel numbers very soon also. Lots of work this summer and it is paying off for us. So take a look at our new and improved site and drop us a line and let us know what you think. We are beginning to add more original content and will have soon begin to broadcast some of our half our shows that will also appear on our cable network.  Check out our site at :  http://www.ubctvnetwork.com

UBC-TV Announces UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels

Urban Broadcasting Company News

Harlem, NY— UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand ChannelsToday UBC-TV officially announced the availability of UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels, which allows everyone to see an event as the action is happening LIVE on their computer, tablet or smartphone through the UBC portal of ubctvnetwork.com.

“It is important for us to tell our own stories….it is important we balance out what is out here in media landscape…by offering the ability to see things as they happen,” said Peggy Dodson, CEO of UBC-TV.

Positive Customer Impact

Many customers have already enjoyed watching programing on UBC On-Demand. UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels. Subscriber Tray Lover, a small business owner, stated he loves having the ability to see UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels on his smartphone since he is always on the go. UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels will enable Subscriber Tray Lover to see events that would normally not get the media coverage from other major networks.

“It’s like being right there, just like with live television,” said Quentin Cockrell, business partner of Subscriber Tray Lover. “The best part is that I can watch it anywhere on any device.”

UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels Availability

UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels is the next step in the evolution of programing delivery driven by the change and growth in VOD and digital streaming market and is part of UBC-TV’s commitment to deliver the latest in original programing and the way it is delivered to you, the subscriber. UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels is available for you to view at http://www.ubctvnetwork.com.

Founded in 2001, UBC-TV is an “Urban Lifestyle” television network. The network produces and showcases original multicultural programing designed to provide relevant, diverse, exciting and uplifting programming geared towards underserved Multi-Cultural market.


UBC-TV and UBC GLOBAL LIVE STREAM and UBC ON-Demand Channels are either registered trademarks or trademarks of UBC-TV in the United States and/or other countries.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, press and  UBC Channels:

            212-479-7837 Office




Stay tuned!!

Peggy D

AD Week Hits New York!

One of the most exciting and important weeks in the media industry is coming up! Ad Week begins Monday September 23rd and runs until September 27th.  It is the week where advertisers, technology, media, television, corporations, brands, brand makers and cutting edge creative, marketing and of course the advertising world; gathers together and decide where all of this content is going and how much do we pay for it.

It is definitely the wild west  in the media world. There are so many platforms now as the consumer has many choices to view and engage content on. Lets throw in mobile! Its gets more and more interesting. The big question is how do we monetize all of these platforms? There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel but we still have a ways to go.

Monday opens up with, ‘How Mobile Is Turning Marketing on Its Head’.  Then you have ‘Beyond Mobile, The Media Platforms of the Future.’ One of the high lights will be the Tech Showcase. I loved this last year. Ad Week began to bring in technology. This is the most exciting move as it brings things front and center.

Ad Week is a must for professionals in almost any industry. If you are serious about being ahead of the curve, then Ad Week is a must.  For more info go to http://www.advertisingweek.com   to register. I will be back with more updates during the week. You can check out my adventures at Ad Week by following me on Twitter @PeggyDodson or my blog.

Peggy D

My Dream Has Come ALIVE!! I Am Finally Launching My Cable Network!!

Well everyone, it has taken me a little while to get another post up. I have been a busy bee!  My vision of launching a national cable network has come into being. My venture, UBC-TV Network has obtained national cable and satellite distribution deals to launch this fall!!  I have been working on this for some time now. It has been years in the making. I did not want to just launch a network that broadcast the regular boring programs, I wanted to be original. I now that people are tired of the same old boring stereotypes that we have been put into.

We are so much more!!!  We need a platform to tell our own stories by us!  I have turned down money because it would not allow me to have control over my company. It has not been easy for me. This road is not for the weak of heart or the weak of mind. I have been tested time and time again. I must admit there were times I wanted to give up and throw in the towel. I have lost money, been talked about, cheated, thrown road blocks, accused of being a fraud; now that really pissed me off, but I picked myself up and kept going. Why because GOD always stood by me, no matter who was with me or not. Once I really got that, my fears left me. I knew I must do this.

We have over a $960 Billion Dollar yearly buying power, yet we own .5 of cable networks, our ownership in radio is down among all the other media. Basically we do not own our images, but are being dictated to by others on who we are and what we are. That is not fair and it is not an even playing field.  So I had to keep it going for that sake alone. Now I am happy to say that there are more networks and media companies owned by African-American and people of color springing up!!  We have officially become the mainstream!  We always were the mainstream it’s just now it cannot be denied!

So here I am at the best time I could be in launching UBC-TV Network!! Why? Because it is in GOD’s time, not the time I wanted it to be!  So I promise you all that this network is dedicated to ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING!  I do not plan on re-runs of old, out dated programs that are not relevant to us NOW!!  We are a mighty and great people!  The world needs to know our achievements and that we have built this country!!  We continue to build it.  UBC-TV is an inclusive network. My goal is to bring people together.  We have a new site http://www.ubctvnetwork.com   .  We currently have deals with Dish Network, Time Warner and Comcast. We will begin with our VOD channels and our prime time programming which will be from an independent distributor. Channels, cities, times and programs will be on our site, our blogs and soon our Facebook and twitter pages that will be forth coming.

We have promos and teasers playing now on our Dish Network VOD channel at http://simplyme.tv/aptv/ubc-tv

Check it out as there is more to come!!! Some really big surprises I have in store for all of our viewers. I am putting the press release in this post so that everyone can see and get as excited as I am!!!  If you have any additional questions you can go to info@ubctvnetwork.com


UBC-TV Network








New York, April 2012- Urban Broadcasting Company, a Harlem, New York based broadcast multi-media company has signed national cable and satellite  distribution deals to launch a new ‘Urban Lifestyle’ cable network.

UBC-TV Network will produce original urban lifestyle content that will be distributed over multiple platforms which will include cable, VOD, set –top- boxes, mobile, wireless devices, social media and other platforms.  UBC-TV Network will be a producing network that will have its’ own ‘UBC Originals’ that include news, entertainment, business, fashion, health and fitness, sports, cooking, live concerts, talk shows and UBC-TV specials. Phase II of the programming rollout will include film, comedy, music, history, dramas and a different approach to the reality show format.  UBC-TV’s goal is to provide relevant, diverse, exciting and uplifting programming geared towards the underserved Urban Multi-Cultural market.

UBC-TV has teamed up with ‘Simply Me’ to solidify distribution through Dish Network, Time Warner and Comcast.  UBC-TV has additionally secured distribution through independent distributors that will give it the prime time television presence; combining this with its video on demand and mobile presence with a social media tie-in.  This combination gives the viewers the opportunity to watch and engage with UBC-TV programming on multiple platforms whenever they choose. UBC-TV will launch with its signature programming August of this year into over 50 + million households with more distribution in the works.

CEO, President and Executive Producer Peggy Dodson says, “The Urban Multicultural market is now mainstream and it is time our voices be heard and our stories be told by us. This is a dream come true that’s been years in the making but I also knew UBC’s day would come.”

The visionary business, marketing and network creator pledges, “ I am a big supporter of diversity and programming that reflects the real America and all of the diverse cultures that make up this great country. UBC-TV will be making some bold moves in the market place. Social media will be an integral part of all of our programming. I am big on technology and the future of television and technology is just in its beginning stages, there is so much more to come and UBC-TV will no doubt be a part of that revolution.”

Ms. Dodson’s name is to thrive synonymously with media. She has paved her way to the leader’s chair having been in the entertainment industry for over 17 years as a recording artist, writer, producer, casting agent and entrepreneur. Peggy has a proven work ethic considered a joy to work with due to her personality and talent. She’s motivates those in her presence. She’s a female powerhouse.

Krys Cameron, CEO of Simply Me says, “It gives me great pleasure to finally have the opportunity to work with Peggy and her media entourage. I think the public is going to be in for a well thought out approach to entertaining media with an edge on speaking to consumer needs. Advertisers are always looking for places to advertise and UBC-TV is one of them where they could finally place one of their hats. For both consumer and advertiser, UBC-TV intends to provide the repeat traffic without repeating shows nationally.”

UBC-TV & Community

UBC-TV has plans to create a technology multi-media training school that will teach youth and adults in the inner cities how to get into the broadcasting and technology industries. The goal is to help educate and open doors to jobs and careers that will fuel the new economy.

For more information on UBC-TV Network, go to http://www.ubctvnetwork.com  or info@ubctvnetwork.com


South By Southwest and The Armory Show!

One of the hottest events happening right now in the creative world is SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST!  It’s the annual show featuring independent film, original music and emerging technologies. Its held in Austin, Texas; one of my favorite cities and one of most creative places in America.  Some of my associates from the Digital Hollywood show stated they were off to South By Southwest right after the show.  The show is a magnet for creativity and some of the most innovative new shows, film, music and artist have come from this very conference.

The interactive conference is March 9th to 13th, the independent film conference is March 9th to 17th and the music is from the 13th to the 18th.  Please go if you can. I am so bummed out that I cannot attend this year but I am in the midst of launching my new cable channel and preparing for my big announcement! Next year I am there but you can still attend. You can go to the website and still check out the exhibitors, connect with them and still do business from a distance!  For more info go to http://www.sxsw.com

For all of us here in New York City, there is a wonderful gallery and art show taking place at 12 Avenue and Pier 92 and 94. It’s called THE ARMORY SHOW.  It is one of the most important annual arts show and event in New York City. The show is filled with international and national galleries, museums featuring contemporary art and some very cutting edge art also.  It is well worth, lots of fun.  I am a big lover of art and cannot wait to get there.  Two more days still left. Today from 12 noon to 8pm and Sunday 12 noon to 7pm. For more info go to http://www.thearmoryshow.com

Peggy D