By Amanda Michelle Steiner
July 07, 2015 at 10:33 PM EDT
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One day after court documents revealed that Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he had drugged women with the intent of having sex with them, two more networks have parted ways with the embattled comedian.

Bounce TV confirms in a statement to EW that it has ceased airing reruns of Cosby, and BET’s Centric Network — a competitor of Bounce — has pulled reruns of The Cosby Show.

Upwards of 40 women have stepped forward with allegations of sexual assault following the flood of accusations that emerged following a stand-up set performed by Hannibal Buress back in October, in which he called Cosby a “rapist.”

When asked by EW why the networks chose to pull the reruns now — TVLand pulled reruns back in November — Bounce TV replied that the network had only been airing Cosby for a few weeks. Centric had no comment.

Bounce TV is a digital multicast network founded in 2011 and is the No. 2 most-watched African-American network, according to a press release, and is carried by local television stations. Centric, launched in 1996, is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel under the umbrella of the BET Network geared toward African-American women. 

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