After 28 consecutive years of the "Know Your Heritage" quiz show series on local television in Chicago, Central City Productions announced the national syndication launch of the Black College Quiz Show" series for "Black History Month" in February, 2007. The quiz show series features HBCU College students from around the country showcasing their knowledge and skill of African-American history. This weekly, half-hour series has featured over 50 HBCU schools since its inception and awarded over $500,000 dollars in scholarships.
With over 40 plus years of successful and innovative television production and marketing experience, Central City Productions (CCP) is a leader in minority- targeted television. CCP is a full service television production company that produces, syndicates, and manages advertising sales for all of its programs. CCP's programs reflect the widespread diversity of talent, the one-time specials and the annual and/or weekly programs that have achieved tremendous mass audience appeal. Some of Central City's most popular programs include: Stellar Gospel Music Awards, Black College Quiz, Black Enterprise Business Report, Our World with Black Enterprise, Bud Billiken Back-to-School Parade, Stellar Awards Tribute to the Holidays, Know Your Heritage and the Trumpet Awards.