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The Bill Cosby Show is an American situation comedy that aired for two seasons on NBC's Sunday night schedule from 1969 until 1971, under the sponsorship of Procter & Gamble. There were 52 episodes made in the series. It marked Cosby's first solo foray in television, after his co-starring role with Robert Culp in I Spy. The series also marked the first time an African American starred in his or her own eponymous comedy series. - Source: Wikipedia
"We have a big platform for African-American work," Magic Johnson declared at the launch party for Aspire, his new cable network. "Family-driven content, positive images of African-Americans — that's what we want that platform for!"