This Day in Black History: Oct. 28, 1992

This Day in Black History: Oct. 28, 1992

Bill Cosby attempts to purchase NBC.

Published October 28, 2011

Bill Cosby made a bid to buy the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). NBC parent company General Election would later decline, arguing the network was not for sale. Cosby would make a second bid the following year. His landmark sitcom, “The Cosby Show” ran on the network from 1984 until 1992.

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Written by Britt Middleton

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