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List of United States pay television channels

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following is a list of pay television networks broadcasting or receivable in the United States, organized by broadcast area and genre.

Some television providers use one or more channel slots for east/west feeds, high definition services, secondary audio programming and access to video on demand.

Not all channels are available on all providers and some are also available on free-to-air stations.

This list may be incomplete and uses limited sources relative to the 2,675[1] TV providers in the United States.[2][3][4]

National channels

The following channels are available on pay TV systems across the United States.

Key Description
Launch Date The date the channel first started broadcasting, not necessarily the date its founding company was created.
OTA If Yes, this channel has affiliations with free-to-air terrestrial networks.

See also; List of United States over-the-air television networks.

East/West If Yes, this channel offers time-shifted feeds of its network.
HD If Yes, this channel offers a High Definition feed.

See also; High-definition television in the United States.

VOD If Yes this channel offers video on demand content to providers.
SAP[5] If Yes, this channel offers secondary audio programming to providers, this usually contains either audio description or a Spanish language dub.
Households[6] The total number of households with viewing access to the channel (Not including households where the channel is available but not subscribed to).

English language

Genre Name Owner (Subsidiary) Launch

Date

OTA East/

West

HD VOD SAP Households Notes
Variety A&E The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 1984 - Yes Yes Yes - 90,343,000 Launched as Arts & Entertainment Network / 1995 as A&E Network. Formed by merger of 'ARTS' and 'The Entertainment Channel' in 1984
ABC The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1948 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 114,848,000 Major commercial network
Aspire Magic Johnson Enterprises 2012 - - Yes - -
AWE Herring Networks inc. 2004 - - Yes - - Launched as Wealth TV
AXS TV Anthem Sports & Entertainment [majority stake] / 2929 Entertainment / AEG (AXS TV, LLC) 2001 - Yes Yes Yes - Launched as HDNet
BBC America AMC Networks (49.99%) / BBC Studios (50.01%) 1998 - Yes Yes Yes - 71,343,000
BET ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1980 - Yes Yes Yes - 83,897,000
Bounce E.W. Scripps Company (Bounce Media LLC) 2011 - - - - -
Bravo NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 1980 - Yes Yes - - 87,213,000
CBS ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1929 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 114,848,000 Major commercial network. Launched as Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., and CBS, Inc.;
Cleo TV Urban One 2019 - - Yes - -
CMT ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1983 - Yes Yes Yes - 75,182,000 Originally Country Music Television, Launched as CMTV
Discovery Channel Discovery Inc. 1985 - Yes Yes Yes - 91,388,000 Launched as The Discovery Channel
E! NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 1987 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,488,000 Launched as Movie Time
ES.TV Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - Yes - -
Fox Fox Corporation (Fox Entertainment Media) 1986 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 114,848,000 Major commercial network. Launched as FBC
Fuse Fuse Media, LLC 1994 - - Yes Yes - Merged with NuvoTV in 2015
Game Show Network (GSN) Sony Pictures Television 1994 - Yes Yes Yes -
getTV Sony Pictures Television 2013 Yes - - - - 78,144,000 Classic movies & shows
Ion Plus Ion Media 2007 Yes Yes - - - 75,595,000 Commercial. Launched as Ion Life;
Ion Television Ion Media 1998 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 85,248,000 Commercial/syndication service. Launched as Pax TV and i: Independent Television;
MeTV Weigel Broadcasting 2005 Yes - Yes - - 99,456,000 Classic TV series
MTV ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1981 - Yes Yes Yes - 87,573,000 Originally Music Television
MTV2 ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1996 - Yes Yes Yes - 75,412,000 Launched as M2 / The Box
MyNetworkTV Fox Corporation (Fox Entertainment Media) 2006 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 100,640,000 Commercial/syndication service
NBC NBCUniversal (NBC Entertainment) 1939 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 114,848,000 Major commercial network
Ovation Hubbard Broadcasting 1996 - - Yes Yes - Called Ovation TV from 2007-2010
Oxygen NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 2000 - Yes Yes Yes - 75,298,000
PBS Nonprofit organization 1969 Yes - Yes - - 113,664,000 Public. Replaced National Educational Television;
Pop ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1981 - Yes Yes - - 72,820,000 Launched as Electronic Program Guide, Prevue Guide, Prevue Channel, TV Guide Channel, TV Guide Network and TVGN
RFD-TV Rural Media Group 2000 - - Yes - -
TBS WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia Entertainment) 1967 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 91,671,000 Launched as WJRJ-TV, WTCG-TV, SuperStation WTBS and TBS Superstation
The CW WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia Entertainment) [50%] / ViacomCBS [50%] 2006 Yes Yes Yes - Yes 114,848,000 Major commercial network. Replaced UPN and The WB;
truTV WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia Entertainment) 1991 - Yes Yes Yes - 86,832,000 Launched as Court TV from 1991 to December 31, 2007
TV One Urban One 2004 - - Yes - -
USA Network NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 1977 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 91,429,000 Launched as Madison Square Garden Sports Network
VH1 ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1985 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 87,568,000 Launched as VH-1/VH-1: Video Hits One and VH1: Music First
WGN America Nexstar Media Group 1978 - Yes Yes Yes - Launched as WGN, WGN Superstation and Superstation WGN
Lifestyle Beauty Channel United Global Media Group, Inc. 2012 - - - - - Launched as Salon TV
Cooking Channel Discovery, Inc. 2010 - - Yes Yes - 63,756,000 Replaced Fine Living Network;
Create American Public Television 2006 Yes - - - - 87,616,000 Public TV/instructional
Destination America Discovery, Inc. 2012 - Yes Yes Yes - 52,687,000 Launched as Discovery Travel and Living, Discovery Home and Leisure, Discovery Home and Planet Green
Discovery Life Discovery, Inc. 2011 - - - Yes - 46,508,000 Replaced FitTV on February 1, 2011; a product of the merger of Discovery Health and FitTV. Launched as known as Discovery Fit & Health
DIY Network Discovery, Inc. 1999 - - Yes Yes - 58,368,000 Do-It-Yourself Network; To be rebranded as Magnolia Network in Summer 2020
Dog TV PTV Media 2012 - - - - -
Food Network Discovery, Inc. 1993 - Yes Yes Yes - 92,873,000 Launched as Television Food Network
FYI The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 1999 - Yes Yes Yes - 63,338,000 Launched as The Biography Channel
HGTV Discovery, Inc. 1994 - Yes Yes Yes - 90,949,000 Launched as known as Home & Garden Television
Lifetime The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 1984 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 90,296,000
Lifetime Movie Network The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 1998 - Yes Yes Yes - 75,338,000 Launched as Lifetime Movie Network and Lifetime Movies
Lifetime Real Women The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 2001 - - - - - 75,338,000
Logo TV ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2005 - Yes Yes Yes - 48,270,000
MyDestination.TV Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - - - -
Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Discovery, Inc. [70%] / Harpo Productions [Minority] 2011 - Yes Yes Yes - 77,705,000
Pets.TV Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - - - -
Recipe.TV Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - - - -
TLC Discovery, Inc. 1972 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,764,000 Launched as Appalachian Community Service Network and The Learning Channel
Travel Channel Discovery, Inc. 1987 - Yes Yes Yes - 84,215,000 Launched as The Travel Channel
We TV AMC Networks 1997 - Yes Yes Yes - 86,094,000 Launched as Romance Classics and WE: Women's Entertainment
Z Living Essel Group 2007 - - Yes - - Launched as Veria Living
Factual American Heroes Channel Discovery Inc. 1998 - - Yes - - 53,890,000 Launched as Discovery Wings and Military Channel
Animal Planet Discovery Inc. 1996 - Yes Yes Yes - 88,859,000
Crime & Investigation The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 2005 - - Yes Yes -
History The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 1995 - Yes Yes Yes - 90,888,000 Launched as The History Channel
Investigation Discovery Discovery Inc. 1996 - Yes Yes Yes - 84,732,000 Launched as Discovery Civilization Network: The World History and Geography Channel, Discovery Civilization Channel and Discovery Times
Justice Network Tegna Inc. 2014 Yes - - - - 92,936,000 True Crime/Investigation
Military History The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 2005 - - - - - Launched as Military History Channel
Motor Trend Discovery, Inc. / Source Interlink (Motor Trend Group) 2002 - - Yes - - 71,436,000 Launched as Discovery HD Theater, HD Theater, and Velocity
NASA TV NASA 1982 - - - - -
Nat Geo Wild The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) [73%] / National Geographic Society [27%] 2010 - - Yes Yes - 58,124,000
National Geographic The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) [73%] / National Geographic Society [27%] 2001 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,348,000 Launched as National Geographic Channel
Science Channel Discovery, Inc. 1996 - - Yes Yes - 68,258,000 Launched as Discovery Science, Discovery Science Channel, The Science Channel and Science
Smithsonian Channel ViacomCBS (ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks) [50%] / Smithsonian Institution [50%] 2007 - Yes Yes Yes - 36,830,000
Vice on TV The Walt Disney Company [25%] / Hearst Communications [25%] (A&E Networks) / Vice Media [50%] 2016 - Yes Yes Yes - 71,909,000 Launched as History International, H2 and Viceland
Scripted AMC AMC Networks 1984 - Yes Yes Yes - 90,552,000 Launched as American Movie Classics
Comedy Central ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1991 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,538,000 Launched as CTV: The Comedy Network; A product of the merger of Viacom's HA! TV Comedy Network and The Comedy Channel
Comedy.TV Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - Yes - -
Comet Sinclair Broadcast Group 2015 Yes - - - - 78,144,000 Science Fiction
Freeform The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1977 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,117,000 Launched as CBN Satellite Service, CBN Cable Network, The CBN Family Channel / 1990 - The Family Channel / 1998 - Fox Family Channel / 2001 - ABC Family / 2016 - Current Name
FX The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1994 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 90,060,000 Launched as fX
FXX The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 2013 - Yes Yes Yes - 85,573,000
Grit E.W. Scripps Company (Katz Broadcasting) 2014 Yes - Yes - - 88,800,000 Action/westerns/men's Interest
Hallmark Channel Hallmark Cards, Inc. (Crown Media Holdings) 2001 - Yes Yes Yes - Launched as VISN/ACTS, Faith and Values, and Odyssey
Hallmark Drama Hallmark Cards, Inc. (Crown Media Holdings) 2017 - - - - -
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Hallmark Cards, Inc? (Crown Media Holdings) 2004 - - Yes Yes - Launched as known as Hallmark Movie Channel
IFC AMC Networks 1994 - Yes Yes Yes - 71,343,000 Launched as Independent Film Channel
Laff E.W. Scripps Company (Katz Broadcasting) 2015 - - - - -
Paramount Network ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1983 - Yes Yes Yes - 83,416,000 Launched as The Nashville Network, The National Network, and Spike
Reelz Channel Hubbard Broadcasting 2006 - - Yes Yes Yes Launched as ReelzChannel
Syfy NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 1992 - Yes Yes Yes - 89,742,000 Launched as Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi
TNT WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia Entertainment) 1988 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 90,332,000 Launched as Turner Network Television. Shows mostly drama
TOKU Olympusat, Inc. 2005 - - - - - Launched as FUNimation Channel; Asian-Pacific programming. Anime, movies and series.
TV Land ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1996 - - Yes Yes - 87,617,000
Movies Audience AT&T (DirecTV) 1999 - - Yes Yes - Launched as Freeview, The 101 Network and Audience Network. Plans to close down in 2020
Cinémoi Cinemoi North America 2009 - - - - - Shows French movies; DirecTV ceased transmission July 1, 2013. Airs on Verizon FiOS.
FX Movie Channel The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1994 - - Yes Yes - 55,729,000 Launched as fXM – Movies from Fox; rebranded as Fox Movie Channel in 2000 and FXM on January 1, 2012.
HDNet Movies Anthem Sports & Entertainment [majority stake] + 2929 Entertainment + AEG (AXS TV, LLC) 2003 - - Yes Yes -
MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 2007 - - Yes Yes -
PixL PixL Inc. 2010 - - Yes - Yes
ShortsHD AMC Networks International (25%) / Shorts International (75%) 2010 - - Yes Yes -
Sony Movie Channel Sony Pictures Television 2010 - - Yes Yes -
Sundance TV AMC Networks 1996 - Yes Yes Yes - 65,505,000 Launched as Sundance Channel
Turner Classic Movies WarnerMedia (Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics) 1994 - - Yes - Yes Also referred to as TCM.
Music BET Gospel ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2002 - - Yes - -
BET Her ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1996 - - Yes - - Launched as BET on Jazz, BET Jazz, BET J, and Centric.
BET Hip-Hop ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2005 - - - - -
BET Jams ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2002 - - - - - Launched as MTVX and MTV Jams
BET Soul ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1998 - - - - - Launched as VH1 Soul
CMT Music ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1998 - - - - - Launched as VH1 Country and CMT Pure Country
FM Fuse Media, LLC. 2015 - - Yes - -
Great American Country Discovery, Inc. 1995 - - Yes - - 56,352,000
MTV Classic ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1998 - - - Yes - 52,266,000 Launched as VH1 Smooth, VH1 Classic Rock and VH1 Classic
MTV Live ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2006 - - Yes Yes - Launched as MHD and Palladia
MTVU ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2000 - - - - - Launched as College Television Network
Revolt Revolt Media & TV 2013 - - Yes - - Features live concerts, documentaries, music videos and hip-hop themed feature films.
Kids 3ABN Kids Network Three Angels Broadcasting Network - - - - - - SonBeam Channel
BabyFirst First Media 2006 - - - - Yes
BabyTV The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 2003 - Yes - - Yes
Boomerang WarnerMedia (Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics) 2000 - - - Yes Yes 42,585,000
Cartoon Network / Adult Swim WarnerMedia (Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics) 1992 [CN]
2001 [AS]
- Yes Yes Yes Yes 90,788,000 As Cartoon Network from 6am to 9pm. Eastern/Pacific Time; As Adult Swim from 9pm. to 6am. ET/PT
Discovery Family Discovery, Inc. [60%] / Hasbro [40%] 1996 - - Yes Yes - 62,169,000 Launched as Discovery Kids Channel, Discovery Channel Kids, Discovery Kids, The Hub and Hub Network
Disney Channel The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1983 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 91,312,000 Launched as The Disney Channel
Disney Junior The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 2012 - Yes - Yes - 72,167,000 Programming and branding also included in morning preschool block aired on Disney Channel;
Disney XD The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 1998 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 74,710,000 Launched as Toon Disney / Jetix until February 13, 2009
INSP The Inspiration Networks 1978 - - - - - Launched as known as PTL Network, PTL Satellite Network, PTL – The Inspirational Network and The Inspiration Network.
Nick Jr. ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1999 - Yes - Yes - 71,946,000 Noggin. Became a 24-hour channel on December 31, 2007
Nickelodeon / Nick at Nite ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1977 - Yes Yes Yes Yes 89,108,000 Launched as Pinwheel. Shows Nick at Nite - The primary nighttime programming block on Nickelodeon
NickMusic ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2002 - - - - - Launched as MTV Hits
Nicktoons ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2002 - Yes - - - 62,095,000 Launched as Nicktoons TV and Nicktoons Network.
PBS Kids PBS 1996 Yes Yes - - - 98,272,000 Children's programming
Primo TV V-me Media 2017 - - - - -
Qubo Ion Media 2006 Yes - - - - 75,595,000 Commercial (Children's)
TeenNick ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 2007 - Yes - Yes - 68,472,000 Became a 24-hour channel on December 31, 2007, after Nick GAS was shut down; Launched as The N from April 2002 to September 2009; Network carries vintage programming block Nick Rewind nightly from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Universal Kids NBCUniversal (Cable Entertainment Group) 2005 - - Yes - - 58,266,000 Launched as PBS Kids Sprout and Sprout.
Up InterMedia Partners 2004 - - - Yes - Uplifting, family-friendly entertainment; Launched as Gospel Music Channel and GMC TV
V-me Kids V-Me Media inc. 2010 - - - - -
ZooMoo Blue Ant Media 2013 - - - - -
News AccuWeather Network AccuWeather 2015 - - Yes - -
BBC World News BBC Studios 1991 - - Yes Yes - Launched as BBC World Service Television / 1995 - BBC World / 2008 - BBC World News
Bloomberg TV Bloomberg L.P. 1994 - - Yes - - Launched as Bloomberg Information TV
CGTN China Media Group 1997 - - - - -
CGTN Espanol China Media Group 2007 - - - - -
Cheddar Business Altice USA 2016 - - Yes - -
CNBC NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal News Group) 1989 - - Yes Yes - 87,947,000 Launched as Consumer News and Business Channel
CNBC World NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal News Group) 2001 - - - - -
CNN WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia News & Sports) 1980 - - Yes Yes Yes 91,567,000 National news and opinion
CNN International WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia News & Sports) 1985 - - - - -
Court TV E.W. Scripps Company (Katz Broadcasting) 1990 [as pay television network]
2019 [as OTA multicast network]
Yes - - - - 95,300,160 True crime/court news
C-SPAN National Cable Satellite Corporation 1979 - - Yes - Yes Covers the United States House of Representatives
C-SPAN 2 National Cable Satellite Corporation 1986 - - Yes - - Covers the United States Senate and airs Book TV on weekends
C-SPAN 3 National Cable Satellite Corporation 2001 - - - - - Covers other live events and airs archived historical programming
Fox Business Network Fox Corporation (Fox News Media) 2007 - - Yes - - 83,791,000
Fox News Channel Fox Corporation (Fox News Media) 1996 - - Yes - - 89,433,000 National news and opinion
Free Speech TV Public Communicators Inc. 1995 - - - - - Public, non-profit channel
Fusion TV Univision Communications (Fusion Media Group) 2013 - - - - - Launched as ABC News Now
HLN WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia News & Sports) 1982 - - Yes Yes - 90,651,000 Launched as CNN2, and later known as Headline News, CNN Headline News and HLN: Headline News.
i24NEWS Altice USA 2017 - - Yes - - United States cut in channel of i24NEWS; an International news channel based in New York City.
Justice Central Entertainment Studios Networks 2009 - - Yes - -
Link TV Public Media Group of Southern California 1999 - - - - - Launched as World Link TV
Local Now Entertainment Studios Networks 2016 - - Yes - - Local news and weather, national news and sports (available through 207 localized feeds; localized content varies depending on market); distributed via over-the-top MVPD services
MSNBC NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal News Group) 1996 - Yes Yes Yes - 85,317,000 National news and opinion
MSNBC World NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal News Group) 1996 - Yes - - -
Newsmax TV Newsmax Media 2014 Yes - - - - 14,208,000 News/Documentaries/Conservative Talk
Newsy E.W. Scripps Company 2008 - - - - -
NHK World Japan NHK (Japanese Government) 1998 - - Yes - -
One America News Network Herring Networks inc. 2013 - - Yes - - In cooperation with The Washington Times.
RT America (ANO) TV-Novosti 2010 - - - - - United States cut in channel of RT; an international news channel based in Washington, D.C.
TheBlaze Blaze Media Inc. 2018 - - - - -
Weather Channel Entertainment Studios Networks 1982 - - Yes Yes - IntelliStar 2
WeatherNation TV WeatherNation TV Inc. 2011 Yes - Yes - - 19,788,000 Weather network
Weatherscan Entertainment Studios Networks 1999 - - - - - Local and regional weather forecasts; national feed available on Dish Network
Sports ACC Network The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 2019 - - Yes - -
beIN Sports beIN Media Group 2012 - - Yes - Yes
Big Ten Network (BTN) Fox Corporation (Fox Sports Media Group) [51%] / Big Ten Conference [49%] 2007 - - Yes Yes - Multiplex Channels
Cars.TV Entertainment Studios Networks - - - - - -
CBS Sports Network ViacomCBS (ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks) 2002 - - Yes - - Launched as National College Sports Network, CSTV and CBS College Sports Network
Cowboy Channel Rural Media Group 1979 - - - - - Launched as National Christian Network and FamilyNet
Eleven Sports Network Eleven Sports Network 2017 - - Yes - - replaced ONE World Sports
ESPN The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 1979 - - Yes Yes - 87,437,000 2 Overflow Channels
ESPN Classic The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 1995 - - - - - Launched as Classic Sports Network, Plans to become a Video on Demand channel
ESPN College Extra The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 2015 - - Yes - - 8 Multiplex channels
ESPN2 The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 1993 - - Yes - - 87,349,000 2 Overflow Channels
ESPNews The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 1996 - - Yes - -
ESPNU The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 2005 - - Yes Yes - 68,574,000
Fox College Sports Atlantic Sinclair Broadcast Group 2004 - - - - - Launched as Fox Sports Atlantic
Fox College Sports Central Sinclair Broadcast Group 2004 - - - - - Launched as Fox Sports Central
Fox College Sports Pacific Sinclair Broadcast Group 2004 - - - - - Launched as Fox Sports Pacific
Fox Soccer Plus Fox Corporation (Fox Sports Media Group) 2005 - - Yes - - Launched as Fox Sports Digital Networks, Replaced Setanta Sports USA on March 1, 2010.
FS1 Fox Corporation (Fox Sports Media Group) 2013 - - Yes Yes - 84,159,000 Replaced Speed
FS2 Fox Corporation (Fox Sports Media Group) 2013 - - Yes Yes - 50,164,000 Launched as Fuel TV
Golf Channel NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Sports Group) 1995 - - Yes Yes - 75,678,000 Launched as The Golf Channel
Longhorn Network The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) / University of Texas at Austin 2011 - - Yes Yes -
MAVTV Lucas Oil 2004 - - Yes - - Launched as Maverick Television
MLB Extra Innings Major League Baseball 1996 - - Yes - -
MLB Network Major League Baseball 2009 - - Yes - - 2 Overflow Channels
MLB Strike Zone Major League Baseball 2012 - - Yes - -
MLS Direct Kick Major League Soccer 2005 - - Yes - - 10 Multiplex Channels
NBA League Pass National Basketball Association 1995 - - Yes - - 19 Multiplex Channels
NBA TV National Basketball Association 1999 - - Yes - Yes Launched as NBA.com TV; Turner Sports operates the channel in association with the NBA.
NBCSN NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Sports Group) 1995 - - Yes Yes - 83,790,00 2 Overflow channels. Launched as Outdoor Life Network, Versus, and NBC Sports Network
NFL Network National Football League 2003 - - Yes - -
NFL RedZone National Football League 2009 - - Yes - - NFL Football (airs 1-8PM Sundays only) NFL Network Version of red zone
NFL Sunday Ticket National Football League 1994 - - Yes Yes - Exclusive to DirecTV; 14 Multiplex channels
NFL Sunday Ticket Fantasy Zone National Football League 2005 - - Yes - - Exclusive to DirecTV
NFL Sunday Ticket Multiview Fan National Football League 2005 - - Yes - - Exclusive to DirecTV; 2 Multiplex channels
NFL Sunday Ticket RedZone National Football League 2005 - - Yes - - Exclusive to DirecTV
NHL Center Ice National Hockey League 2009 - - - Yes - 19 Multiplex Channels
NHL Network NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Sports Group) [15.6%] / National Hockey League [84.4%] 2007 - - Yes - -
Olympic Channel NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Sports Group) 2003 - - Yes - - Launched as Bravo HD+ and Universal HD
Outdoor Channel Kroenke Sports & Entertainment 1994 - - Yes Yes - Launched as The Outdoor Channel
Outside TV Mariah Media 1994 - - - - - Launched as RSN Television
Pac-12 Network Pac-12 Conference 2012 - - Yes - -
Pursuit Channel Anthem Media Group 2008 Yes - - - - 716,644 Hunting and fishing adventure programming
Ride TV Ride Television Network, Inc. 2014 - - - - - Equestrian programming
SEC Network The Walt Disney Company [80%] / Hearst Communications [20%] (ESPN Inc.) 2014 - - Yes Yes - 1 overflow channel
Sportsman Channel Kroenke Sports & Entertainment 2003 - - Yes Yes -
Tennis Channel Sinclair Broadcast Group 2003 - - Yes - -
TUDN Univision Communications 2019 - - Yes Yes Yes Launched as Univision Deportes
TVG Betfair 1999 - - - - - The Interactive Horse Racing Network
TVG2 Betfair 2003 - - - - - Launched as HRTV
Untamed Sports TV Olympusat, Inc. 2008 Yes - - - - 4,021,177 Sports/outdoors
World Fishing Network Keywest Marketing (80.1%) / Altitude Sports and Entertainment (19.9%) 2007 - - - - -
Premium Epix Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 2009 - Yes Yes Yes -
Epix 2 2010 - Yes Yes Yes -
Epix Drive-in 2011 - Yes - Yes -
Epix Hits 2012 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO WarnerMedia (Home Box Office, Inc.) 1972 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO2 1991 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO Comedy 1999 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO Family 1996 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO Latino 2000 - Yes Yes Yes - Spanish Language Movies
HBO Signature 1991 - Yes Yes Yes -
HBO Zone 1999 - Yes Yes Yes -
5StarMax 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
ActionMax 1995 - Yes Yes Yes -
Cinemax 1980 - Yes Yes Yes -
Cinemáx 2001 - Yes Yes Yes - Spanish Language Movies
MoreMax 1991 - Yes Yes Yes -
MovieMax 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
OuterMax 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
ThrillerMax 1998 - Yes Yes Yes -
Flix ViacomCBS (Showtime Networks) 1992 - Yes - Yes -
Showtime 1976 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Showtime 2 1991 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Showtime Beyond 1999 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Showtime Extreme 1998 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Showtime Family Zone 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
Showtime Next 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
Showtime Showcase 2001 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Showtime Women 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
The Movie Channel 1973 - Yes Yes Yes Yes Launched as Warner Star Channel, and later known as Star Channel
The Movie Channel Xtra 1997 - Yes Yes Yes Yes Launched as The Movie Channel 2
Starz Lionsgate (Starz Inc.) 1994 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz Cinema 1999 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz Comedy 2005 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz Edge 1996 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz in Black 1997 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz Kids & Family 1999 - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starz Encore 1991 - Yes Yes Yes Yes Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Action 1994 - Yes Yes Yes Yes Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Black 2005 - Yes - Yes - Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Classic 2013 - Yes - Yes - Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Español 2013 - Yes Yes Yes - Spanish Language Movies, Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Family 1994 - Yes - Yes - Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Suspense 1994 - Yes Yes Yes - Launched as Encore
Starz Encore Westerns 1994 - Yes Yes Yes - Launched as Encore
IndiePlex 2006 - Yes Yes Yes -
MoviePlex 1997 - Yes Yes Yes - Formerly Plex
RetroPlex 2006 - Yes Yes Yes -
Shopping America's Auction Channel Jeremiah Hartman 2002 - - - - -
Gem Shopping Network Gem Shopping Network - - - - - -
Home Shopping Network (HSN) Qurate Retail Group 1977 - - Yes Yes - Launched as Home Shopping Club
HSN2 Qurate Retail Group 1982 - - - - -
Jewelry Television Multimedia Commerce Group 1993 - - - - - Launched as America's Collectibles Network / 1993 - Current Name
QVC Qurate Retail Group 1986 Yes - Yes - Yes 68,204,000
QVC2 Qurate Retail Group 2013 Yes - - - - 36,704,000 Launched as QVC Plus
QVC3 Qurate Retail Group 2016 Yes - - - - 5,920,000
Shop LC Vaibhav Global 2007 Yes - - - - 9,472,000 Launched as The Jewelry Channel and Liquidation Channel
ShopHQ Evine Inc. 1991 Yes - - - - 13,024,000 Launched as ValueVision, ShopNBC, Evine and Evine Live
Faith 3ABN Three Angels Broadcasting Network 1986 - - - - -
3ABN International Three Angels Broadcasting Network - - - - - - Programming as seen on 3ABN including other programming produced by 3ABN Australia
3ABN Praise Him Music Network Three Angels Broadcasting Network - - - - - -
3ABN Proclaim! Three Angels Broadcasting Network - Yes - - - - 15,392,000
Believer's Voice of Victory Network Kenneth Copeland Ministries 2015 - - - - -
BYUtv Brigham Young University 2000 - - - - - Latter-day Saint audience.
Catholic Faith Network Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre 2018 - - - - - Launched as known as Telecare
CatholicTV CatholicTV.com 1955 - - - - - 24/7 faith-based entertainment
CTN Christian Television Network 1979 Yes - - - - 5,780,000
Dare to Dream Network Three Angels Broadcasting Network - - - - - -
Daystar Word of God Fellowship 1993 - - - - -
EWTN Eternal Word Television Network 1981 Yes - - - - 10,928,781 Catholic
FETV LeSEA Broadcasting 2013 - - - - -
GEB America Oral Roberts University 1996 - - - - -
God TV The Angel Foundation 1995 Yes - - - - 5,780,000 worldwide Broadcast Licence is held by Angel Christian Television Trust Inc.
God's Learning Channel Prime Time Christian Broadcasting 1982 - - - - -
Hillsong Channel Trinity Broadcasting Network 2002 - - - - - Launched as The Church Channel (2002–16)
Hope Channel Seventh-day Adventist Church 2003 Yes - - - - 21,058,587
Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS) Mark S. Golub 2006 - - Yes - -
Jewish Life Television Jewish Life Television 2007 - - - - -
LeSEA LeSEA Broadcasting 1972 - - - - - Also known as World Harvest Television
Loveworld USA Believers Love World Inc 2017 - - - - -
NRB Network National Religious Broadcasters 2005 - - - - -
Positiv Trinity Broadcasting Network 2002 - - - - - Launched as JCTV & JUCE TV.
Scientology Network Church of Scientology 2018 - - Yes - -
Smile Trinity Broadcasting Network 2005 - - - - - 24/7 religious-based children's television network Launched as Smile of a Child TV
Sonlife Broadcasting Neetwork (SBN) Jimmy Swaggart Ministries 2010 - - Yes - Yes
TBN Trinity Broadcasting Network 1973 Yes - - - - 47,360,000
TCT TCT Ministries 1977 Yes - - - - 27,992,924
The Word Network Adell Broadcasting 2000 Yes - - - - 1,734,000
The Worship Network Christian Network, Inc. 1982 - - - - -
Uplifting Entertainmet Greg Robbins 1999 - - - - -
Adult Climax MindGeek 2007 - - - - - PPV - 3 Multiplex Channels
Hot Choice In Demand 1988 - - - - - PPV
Hustler TV Pramer International Group 1995 - - - Yes - PPV
Penthouse TV Penthouse Media 2007 - - - Yes - PPV
Playboy TV MindGeek 1982 - - - Yes - PPV. Launched as The Playboy Channel
Spice Networks MindGeek 1994 - - - - - PPV - 6 Multiplex channels
The Erotic Network New Frontier Media 2007 - - - - - PPV - 6 Multiplex channels

Spanish language

Genre Name Owner (Subsidiary) Launch

Date

OTA East/

West

HD VOD SAP Households Notes
Variety Atreseries Atresmedia 2015 - - - - -
Azteca América Azteca International Corporation 2000 Yes - - - -
El Rey Network Starvision Direct Cable / Univision Communications 2013 - - - - Yes
Estrella TV Estrella Media (Liberman Broadcasting) 2009 Yes - Yes - -
Galavisión Univision Communications 1979 - Yes Yes Yes -
HTV WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia Entertainment) 1995 - - - - -
Universo NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises) 1993 - Yes Yes Yes - 42,378,000 Launched as mun2, and later known as NBC Universo
Ritmoson Latino Televisa 2006 - - - - -
UniMás Univision Communications 2002 Yes Yes Yes Yes - 59,600,000 Spanish commercial. Launched as TeleFutura
Univision Univision Communications 1962 Yes Yes Yes Yes - 94,100,000 Spanish commercial. Launched as Spanish International Network
Lifestyle Fox Life The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) 2004 - - - - -
Factual Discovery en Español Discovery Inc. 1998 - - - - - 6,278,000
History en Español The Walt Disney Company [50%] / Hearst Communications [50%] (A&E Networks) 2004 - - - - -
HITN Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network Inc. 1981 - - - - -
Nat Geo Mundo The Walt Disney Company (Walt Disney Television) [73%] / National Geographic Society [27%] 2011 - - - - -
Scripted TeleHit Televisa Networks 1993 - - - - -
Telemundo NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises) 1984 Yes Yes - Yes - 92,476,422 Spanish commercial. Launched as NetSpan
Univision tlnovelas Univision Communications 2012 - - Yes - -
Movies Cine Mexicano Olympusat, Inc. - - - Yes - -
Cine Sony Television Sony Pictures Television - - - - Yes -
Cinelatino MVS Comunicaciones 1993 - - - - -
De Película Televisa 1991 - - - - -
De Película Clásico Televisa 1991 - - - - -
Gran Cine Olympusat, Inc. - - - Yes - -
TeleXitos NBCUniversal (NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises) 2012 Yes - - - - 32,661,468 Spanish commercial
ViendoMovies SomosTV 2006 - - Yes - -
Music MTV Tres ViacomCBS (Domestic Media Networks) 1998 - Yes - Yes - Launched as MTV en Español.
Kids CBeebies BBC Studios 2011 - - - - -
Discovery Familia Discovery, Inc. [60%] / Hasbro [40%] 2007 - - - - - 5,515,000 Launched as Discovery Kids en Español
News CNN en Español WarnerMedia (WarnerMedia News & Sports) 1997 - - - - -
FOROtv Televisa 2010 - - - - -
Sports beIN Sports en Español beIN Media Group 2012 - - Yes - Yes
ESPN Deportes ESPN Inc. 2004 - - Yes Yes - Spanish-language sports network
Fox Deportes Fox Corporation 2010 - - Yes Yes - 21,282,000 Launched as Fox en Español from until 2010, Fox Sports Américas
GOL TV Gol TV Inc. 2003 - - Yes - -
TUDN Univision Communications 2012 - - - - -
TyC Sports Torneos y Competencias / Clarín Group 1994 - - - - -
Premium HBO Latino WarnerMedia (Home Box Office, Inc.) 2000 - Yes Yes Yes -
Cinemáx WarnerMedia (Home Box Office, Inc.) 2001 - Yes Yes Yes -
Starz Encore Español Lionsgate (Starz Inc.) 2013 - Yes - Yes - Launched as Encore
Ultra Banda Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Cine Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Clasico Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Docu Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Familia Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Fiesta Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Film Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Kidz Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Luna Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Macho Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultra Mex Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Ultratainment Olympusat, Inc. - - - Ultra HD Yes -
Faith 3ABN Latino Three Angels Broadcasting Network - Yes - - - - 23,680,000 Spanish and Portuguese TV channel based in West Frankfort, Illinois
Enlace Trinity Broadcasting Network 1988 - - - - -
Esperanza TV Seventh-day Adventist Church - - - - - -
EWTN Español Eternal Word Television Network 1992 - - - - -
World ¡Sorpresa! Olympusat, Inc. - - Yes - - Available at VEMOX
Antena 3 Internacional - - - - - Spanish TV channel from Spain
Bandamax Televisa - - - - -
Canal 22 Internacional Secretariat of Culture - - - - - Only Available at Directv on Channel 446 and cable providers like Spectrum on 841 in HD
Canal Once Instituto Politécnico Nacional - - - - - Only Available at Directv on Channel 447 and cable providers like Spectrum on Channel 844
Caracol TV Julio Mario Santo Domingo - - - - - Available at VIVOPlay
Centroamérica TV - - - - -
CubaMAX Available at Dish Network
CubaPlay+ Olympusat, Inc. - - Yes - - Available at VEMOX
Ecuador TV - - - - - Only Available at Directv on Channel 457
Ecuavisa Internacional - - - - - Only Available at Directv on Channel 438
Hola! TV - - - - - Only Available at Directv on Channel 430
LATV LATV Networks 2001 Yes 37,248,000 Bilingual (English/Spanish) entertainment
Mega TV Spanish Broadcasting System 2006 Yes - Yes Yes - 6,984,000 Spanish commercial
Mexicanal Castalia Communications & Cablecom
Multimedios 1968 Yes - - - - 6,942,039 Spanish commercial
Pasiones - - - - -
PXTV Available at VEMOX
RCN Nuestra Tele RCN Group - - - - - Launched as TV Colombia until October 8, 2012
TELE N Olympusat, Inc. - - Yes - - Launched as Latele Novela.
Telefe Internacional Telefe - - - - - Available at Directv on Channel 411
TV Chile Televisión Nacional de Chile - - - - - Available at Directv on Channel 437 Also available at VEMOX and VIVOPlay
TV Venezuela Globovisión / Canal Sur - - - - - Available at Directv on Channel 409 Also available at VIVOPlay
TVE Internacional Televisión Española - - - - -
VePlus - - - - -
Adult Playboy TV en Español MindGeek 1997 - - - Yes - PPV

Regional channels

The following channels are only available in certain regions as noted; they are all primarily broadcast in English;

Genre Name Location Owner (Subsidiary) HD Notes
News News 12 Long Island New York metropolitan area Altice USA (News 12 Networks)
News 12 New Jersey
News 12 Westchester
News 12 Connecticut
News 12 The Bronx
News 12 Brooklyn
News 12 Hudson Valley
Arizona Capitol Television Phoenix, Arizona Arizona State Legislature Also called ACP
Cable 11 Northern Lancaster County Eastern Pennsylvania Blue Ridge Communications
TV 13 The Poconos Eastern Pennsylvania
Bay News 9 Tampa, Florida Charter Communications
News 13 Orlando, Florida formerly Central Florida News 13
NY1 New York City
Spectrum News Austin Austin, Texas Formerly known as News 8 Austin, YNN Austin, and Time Warner Cable News Austin
Spectrum News Buffalo Buffalo, New York Formerly known as YNN Buffalo and Time Warner Cable News Buffalo
Spectrum News Capital Region Upstate New York Formerly known as Capital News 9, YNN Capital Region, and Time Warner Cable News Capital Region
Spectrum News Central New York Syracuse, New York Formerly known as News 10 Now, YNN Central New York, and Time Warner Cable News Central New York
Spectrum News North Carolina RaleighDurham

Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point and Charlotte, North Carolina

Formerly known as News 14 Carolina and Time Warner Cable News North Carolina
Spectrum News Rochester Rochester, New York Original station of the Spectrum News system;

formerly known as WGRC-TV, GRC9News, R News, YNN Rochester, and Time Warner Cable News Rochester

WSNN-LD Sarasota, Florida Citadel Communications

(managed by LDB Media, LLC)

branded as Suncoast News Network (SNN)

Formerly branded as SNN Local News, SNN Local News 6, SNN News 6, and Six News Now

Pittsburgh Cable News Channel Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Cox Communications Also called PCNC; Uses resources from co-owned WPXI
News Channel Nebraska Norfolk, South Sioux City, Columbus,

Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha and Beatrice, Nebraska

Flood Communications, LLC
News 9 NowNews on 6 Now Oklahoma City and

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Cox Communications / Griffin Communications
New England Cable News New England NBCUniversal also called NECN
WJLA 24/7 News Washington, D.C. regional,

Virginia and Maryland

Sinclair Broadcast Group Formerly known as NewsChannel 8 and TBD TV
Arizona NewsChannel Phoenix, Arizona Tegna
Idaho's Very Own 24/7 Boise, Idaho
NewsWatch 15 New Orleans, Louisiana Tegna /

Cox Communications

Sports Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) Baltimore Orioles /

Washington Nationals

Yes English and Spanish audio feed
Big Ten Network Fox Corporation (Fox Sports Media Group) / Big Ten Conference Yes Big Ten Conference sports

English and Spanish audio feed

New England Sports Network Boston Red Sox /

Boston Bruins

Yes
Oc 16 Charter Communications Yes University of Hawaii Athletic programs
Spectrum Sports (Florida) Yes formerly Catch 47 and Bright House Sports Network
Spectrum Sports (Kansas City) Yes formerly Metro Sports and Time Warner Cable SportsChannel
Spectrum Sports (Ohio) Yes formerly TWTV (Cincinnati and Dayton), Time Warner Cable Connections, Time Warner NE Ohio Network (NEON) (Cleveland, Akron and Canton), Central Ohio Sport! TV (Columbus) and Time Warner Cable SportsChannel
Spectrum Sports (Wisconsin) Yes formerly Time Warner Sports Milwaukee, Time Warner Cable Sports 32, and Time Warner Cable SportsChannel
Spectrum SportsNet Yes formerly TWC SportsNet
Spectrum SportsNet LA Yes
Cox Sports Television Cox Communications Yes
ACC Network ESPN Inc. Yes
SEC Network Yes
Altitude Sports and Entertainment Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Yes Sports channel covering Denver sports teams
Marquee Sports Network Chicago, Illinois Sinclair Broadcast Group / Chicago Cubs Yes Covers Chicago Cubs Games
MSG MSG Networks Yes Formerly UA-Columbia/MSG and Madison Square Garden Network

English and Spanish audio feed

MSG Plus Yes formerly Cablevision Sports 3, SportsChannel New York and FSN New York

English and Spanish audio feed

MSG Western New York Yes subfeed of MSG, programmed by Pegula Sports and Entertainment, formerly MSG Zone 3 or MSG Sabres

English and Spanish audio feed

NBC Sports Bay Area Comcast (NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Group, NBCUniversal) Yes formerly Pacific Sports Network, SportsChannel Bay Area, SportsChannel Pacific, FSN Bay Area and CSN Bay Area, sister channel of NBC Sports California
NBC Sports Chicago formerly CSN Chicago
NBC Sports Washington formerly HTS: Home Team Sports and CSN Mid-Atlantic
NBC Sports Boston formerly PRISM New England, SportsChannel New England, FSN New England and CSN New England
NBC Sports Northwest formerly CSN Northwest
NBC Sports Philadelphia formerly PRISM and CSN Philadelphia
NBC Sports California formerly CSN West, sister channel of NBC Sports Bay Area
SportsNet New York New York Mets /

Charter Communications / NBCUniversal

Yes English and Spanish audio feed
Pac-12 Network Pac-12 Conference Yes Pac-12 Conference sports, consists of a national feed plus 6 regional feeds
Fox Sports Arizona Sinclair Broadcast Group Yes formerly Prime Sports Arizona
Fox Sports Carolinas Fox Sports Detroit
Fox Sports Florida formerly SportsChannel Florida – sister channel of Fox Sports Sun
Fox Sports Midwest (formerly Prime Sports Midwest) – sister channel of Fox Sports Kansas City and Fox Sports Indiana
Fox Sports Indiana sister channel of Fox Sports Indiana and Fox Sports Kansas City
Fox Sports Kansas City sister channel of Fox Sports Midwest and Fox Sports Indiana.
Fox Sports North formerly WCCO II and Midwest Sports Channel – MSC) – Sister channel of Fox Sports Wisconsin
Fox Sports Wisconsin Formerly Wisconsin Sports Network, MSC WI feed and Fox Sports North WI feed) sister channel of Fox Sports North
Fox Sports Ohio (Cleveland feed) formerly SportsChannel Ohio
Fox Sports Ohio (Cincinnati feed) formerly SportsChannel Cincinnati
Prime Ticket formerly FSN West 2) – sister channel of Fox Sports West
Fox Sports South formerly the first SportSouth) – sister channel of current Fox Sports Southeast, formerly the second SportSouth.
Fox Sports Southwest (originally Home Sports Entertainment – HSE, then Prime Sports Southwest)
  • Fox Sports Houston – subfeed of Fox Sports Southwest
  • Fox Sports Oklahoma – subfeed of Fox Sports Southwest
  • Fox Sports New Orleans – subfeed of Fox Sports Southwest
Fox Sports West originally Prime Ticket, then Prime Sports West) – sister channel of Prime Ticket
Fox Sports San Diego Fox Sports San Diego – subfeed of Fox Prime Ticket
Fox Sports Southeast formerly Turner South and SportsSouth and sister channel of FSN South

English and Spanish audio feed

Fox Sports Sun formerly Sunshine Network and Sun Sports;

Sister channel of FSN Florida English and Spanish audio feed

SportsTime Ohio English and Spanish audio feed
Longhorn Network University of Texas at Austin /

ESPN Inc. / IMG College

Yes
AT&T SportsNet Southwest AT&T Inc. (WarnerMedia) Yes formerly CSN Houston and Root Sports Southwest
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh formerly Pirates Cable Network, KBL Entertainment Network, Prime Sports KBL, FSN Pittsburgh and Root Sports Pittsburgh
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain formerly Prime Sports Network, Prime Sports Rocky Mountain, FSN Rocky Mountain and Root Sports Rocky Mountain
Root Sports Northwest formerly Northwest Cable Sports, Prime Sports Northwest and FSN Northwest
YES Network Sinclair Broadcast Group / Yankee Global Enterprises / Amazon Yes English and Spanish audio feed

Distant locals

The following channels are distant locals, sold out-of-market to areas without a relevant affiliate:

Affiliate Call Sign Location Owner (Subsidiary) Notes
ABC KABC-TV Los Angeles The Walt Disney Company (ABC Owned Television Stations)
KGO-TV 7 San Francisco The Walt Disney Company (ABC Owned Television Stations)
KMGH-TV 7 Denver E.W. Scripps Company
KSTP-TV 5 Minneapolis–St. Paul Hubbard Broadcasting
WABC-TV 7 New York City The Walt Disney Company (ABC Owned Television Stations)
WCVB-TV 5 Boston Hearst Communications (Hearst Television)
WHAM-TV 13 Rochester, New York Deerfield Media
WHTM-TV 27 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
WLS-TV 7 Chicago The Walt Disney Company (ABC Owned Television Stations)
WPVI-TV 6 Philadelphia The Walt Disney Company (ABC Owned Television Stations)
WXYZ-TV 7 Detroit E.W. Scripps Company
CBS KCBS-TV 2 Los Angeles ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
KCNC-TV 4 Denver ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
KPIX-TV 5 San Francisco ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
KTVT 11 Dallas ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
KYW-TV 3 Philadelphia ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WBBM-TV 2 Chicago ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WBZ-TV 4 Boston ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WCBS-TV 2 New York City ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WCCO-TV 4 MinneapolisSt. Paul ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WHP-TV 21 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Sinclair Broadcast Group
WWJ-TV 62 Detroit ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
The CW WCIU-TV 26 Chicago Weigel Broadcasting
WLVI 56 Boston Sunbeam Television
KBCW 44 San Francisco ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
KTLA 5 Los Angeles Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
KWGN-TV 2 Denver Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
WKBD-TV 50 Detroit ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WPIX 11 New York City E.W. Scripps Company
WPSG 57 Philadelphia ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
Fox KDVR 31 Denver Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
WFLD 32 Chicago Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WJBK 2 Detroit Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WFXT 25 Boston Cox Media Group
WPMT 43 York, Pennsylvania Tegna Inc.
WUHF 31 Rochester, New York Sinclair Broadcast Group
KMSP-TV 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
KTTV 11 Los Angeles Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
KTVU 2 San Francisco Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WNYW 5 New York Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WTXF-TV 29 Philadelphia Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
Independent KAUT-TV 43 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
KICU-TV 36 San Francisco Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
KOFY-TV 20 San Francisco CNZ Communications INC.
KTSF 26 San Francisco
WADL (TV) 38 Detroit
WMCN-TV 44 Princeton, New Jersey
WRNN-TV 48 Kingston, New York WRNN-TV Associates (WRNN License Company, LLC)
WTVE 51 Reading, Pennsylvania
WXBU 15 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
WPPT 35 Philadelphia Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation
KCAL-TV 9 Los Angeles ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
WFMZ-TV 69 Allentown, Pennsylvania Maranatha Broadcasting Company, Inc.
KDOC-TV 56 Anaheim, California Ellis Communications Inc.
WHDH (TV) 7 Boston Sunbeam Television
WNYE-TV 25 New York City NYC Media New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications
WGTW-TV 48 Millville, New Jersey Trinity Broadcasting Network
WPCH-TV 17 Atlanta Meredith Corporation Formerly WTBS; re-branded as PeachtreeTV
WLNY-TV 55 New York City ViacomCBS (CBS Television Stations)
MeTV WDPN-TV 2 Philadelphia Maranatha Broadcasting Company Inc.
MyNetworkTV KRON-TV 4 San Francisco Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
WPHL-TV 17 Philadelphia Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
KCOP-TV 13 Los Angeles Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WMYD 20 Detroit E.W. Scripps Company
WFTC 29 Minneapolis-St. Paul Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WPWR-TV 50 Chicago Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
WSBK-TV 38 Boston CBS Television Stations(ViacomCBS)
WWOR-TV 9 Secaucus, New Jersey (New York City) Fox Corporation (Fox Television Stations)
NBC KARE 11 Minneapolis–St. Paul Tegna
KFOR-TV 4 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting)
KNBC 4 Los Angeles Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
KNTV 11 San Francisco Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
KUSA 9 Denver Tegna
KXAS-TV 5 Dallas Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
WBTS-CD 15 Boston
WCAU 10 Philadelphia Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
WDIV-TV 4 Detroit Graham Media Group
WGAL 8 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
WMAQ-TV 5 Chicago Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
WNBC 4 New York City Comcast (NBC Owned Television Stations)
PBS KCET 28 Los Angeles Public Media Group of Southern California Non-commercial educational station
KOCE-TV 50 Los Angeles
KQED (TV) 9 San Francisco
KQEH 54 San Jose
NJTV New Jersey WNET.org
WGBH-TV 2 Boston WGBH Educational Foundation
WHYY-TV 12 Wilmington, Delaware WHYY, Inc.
WITF-TV 33 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania WITF Inc.
WLIW 21 Long Island, New York WNET.org
WLVT-TV 39 Allentown, Pennsylvania Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation
WNET 13 New York City WNET.org
WTTW 11 Chicago
WTVS 56 Detroit
Telemundo WKAQ-TV 2 San Juan, Puerto Rico Comcast (Telemundo Station Group) Spanish Language
WGN WGN-TV 9 Chicago Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Broadcasting) Superstation feed for markets without an independent station

International

Name Owner Description
3ABN Français Three Angels Broadcasting Network French TV channel based in West Frankfort, Illinois
3ABN International Three Angels Broadcasting Network Programming as seen on 3ABN including other programming produced by 3ABN Australia
3ABN Russia Three Angels Broadcasting Network Russian TV channel based in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The Africa Channel Various Investors African TV channel based in North Hollywood, California
The Arabic Channel Allied Media Arabic TV channel based in New York City, New York
Afrotainment Soundview Africa African TV channel based in New York City, New York
Afrotainment Music Soundview Africa African music channel based in New York City, New York
Armenian American Broadcasting Corporation Armenian TV channel based in Glendale, California
ARTN Armenian-Russian Television Network Armenian TV channel based in Glendale, California
Bonjour America Bonjour America Media Group TV channel in French based in Miami, Florida
Bostel RTV Bostel Bosnian TV channel based in Chicago
DFH Network DFH Network Inc. Turkish Pay-TV service based in Santa Ana, California comprising 7 channels
Eleven Sports Network Eleven Sports International sports channel based in Stamford, Connecticut
German Kino Plus FennFamLLC German TV channel based in Marietta, Georgia
ITV Gold International Broadcasting Network South Asian TV channel based in Long Island City, New York
Impact Television Impact Television Network Russian TV channel based in Sacramento, California
Jewish Broadcasting Service English news and cultural Jewish TV channel Jewish TV channel based in Fort Lee, New Jersey
Jewish Life Television Jewish Life Television Jewish TV channel based in Los Angeles, California
JUS One JUS Broadcasting Punjabi TV channel based in Long Island City, New York
JUS Punjabi JUS Broadcasting Punjabi TV channel based in Long Island City, New York
KO-AM TV KO_AM TV Inc. Korean TV channel based in Seattle
The Korean Channel The Korean Channel Inc. Korean TV channel based in College Point, New York
MKTV Media Korea Inc. Korean TV channel based in Fort Lee, New Jersey
Myx TV ABS-CBN Corporation Asian-American TV channel based in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
New Greek TV New Greek TV Inc. Greek TV channel based in Astoria NY
RSC Romanian Satellite Network Romanian Pay-TV service based in Rockville, Maryland, comprising 5 channels
RT (ANO) "TV-Novosti" Russian TV channel based in Moscow, Russia
TV503 Crossing TV Lincoln Square Media Russian TV channel based in New York City
Saigon Broadcasting Television Network SBTN Inc. Vietnamese TV channel based in Garden Grove, California
Sino TV Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc. Chinese channel based in New York City, New York
Sky Link TV Sky Link TV Inc. Chinese TV channel based in Rosemead, California
SPT TV Seabra Portuguese Television Portuguese TV channel based in Newark, New Jersey
Tai Seng Sat TV Tai Seng Entertainment Chinese TV channel based in San Francisco, California
Tapesh TV Persian Broadcasting Company Persian TV channel based in Los Angeles, California
Jadeworld TVB USA Inc. Chinese TV channel based in Norwalk, California
TV Asia Asia Star Broadcasting Inc South Asian TV channel, based in Edison, New Jersey
TV Japan NHK Cosmomedia America Japanese channel based in New York City, New York
tvK Television Korea24 Inc. Korean TV channel based in Los Angeles, California
Viên Thao TV Vien Thao Media Vietnamese TV channel based in San Jose, California

Radio channels

The following are audio-only channels available to pay TV users; some channels use freeze frame television to display information on screen:

Genre Name Number of Channels Owner Notes
Music DMX (SongTap) 84 Mood Media Digital audio service available to commercial establishments
Mediamplify Music EGLA Communications Digital audio service available to commercial establishments / Digital audio service available.
Music Choice 50 Comcast, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, Microsoft, Arris International and Verizon Communications Digital audio service available through digital cable and Metal Choice on channel 822.
Muzak 60 Muzak Holdings Digital audio service available to commercial establishments. Available on Dish Network channels 920–979, and 981.
Stingray Music 400 Stingray Digital Available on AT&T U-Verse channels 5100–5174.
Variety Sirius Satellite Radio / XM Satellite Radio 134 Sirius XM Holdings Available on Dish Network channels 6002-6099/Hopper 99

Former channels

Defunct networks

Network rebrands

Name Owner Notes
ARTS Hearst Communications/ABC Replaced by A&E in 1984, through a merger with NBC-owned arts network The Entertainment Channel.
America's Collectibles Network Multimedia Commerce Group Inc. Replaced by Jewelry Television by October 15, 1993.
America's Talking NBCUniversal Replaced by MSNBC in 1996.
BET Jazz BET Networks Renamed as BET J, Centric, and now BET Her.
The Biography Channel A&E Networks Renamed Bio in July 2007 and then rebranded to FYI on July 7, 2014.
Cable Health Club Discovery Inc. Rebranded America's Health Network in 1996, The Health Network in 1999, switched to FitTV in 2004, then Discovery Fit & Health on February 1, 2011.
CBN Walt Disney Television Relaunched to The Family Channel in 1990, Fox Family Channel in 1998, ABC Family on November 10, 2001, then Freeform on January 12, 2016.
Classic Sports Network ESPN Inc. Purchased by ESPN and renamed ESPN Classic.
The Church Channel Trinity Broadcasting Network Replaced by Hillsong Channel on June 1, 2016.
CNN 2 WarnerMedia News & Sports (WarnerMedia) Rebranded as CNN Headline News in January 1983, and then simply HLN on June 17, 2007.
Court TV Rebranded as TruTV on January 1, 2008.
Discovery Civilization Network Discovery Inc. Became Discovery Civilization Channel first, next Discovery Times, and now Investigation Discovery.
Discovery Health Channel Merged with FitTV to create Discovery Fit & Health on February 1, 2011, and got replaced with OWN on January 1, 2011.
Discovery HD Theater Renamed HD Theater on September 22, 2007, then rebranded Velocity on October 4, 2011.
Discovery Kids Relaunched The Hub on October 10, 2010, renamed Hub Network in 2013, and then rebranded Discovery Family on October 13, 2014.
Discovery Travel and Living Rebranded Discovery Home and Leisure in 1998, and then Discovery Home in 2004, Planet Green in 2008, and then Destination America on May 26, 2012.
Discovery Wings Rebranded Military Channel on January 10, 2005, then American Heroes Channel on March 3, 2014.
Encore Starz Inc. Renamed Starz Encore on April 5, 2016.
Fine Living Network Discovery Inc. Shut down on May 31, 2010, replaced by Cooking Channel.
Fox Movie Channel Walt Disney Television Rebranded FXM on January 1, 2012.
Fox Reality Channel Shut down on March 29, 2010, replaced by Nat Geo Wild.
Fox Sports en Español Fox Corporation Relaunched Fox Deportes on October 1, 2010.
Fox Sports World Relaunched as Fox Soccer Channel in 2005, then renamed Fox Soccer in 2011, then it was replaced by FXX on September 2, 2013.
Freeview AT&T Rebranded to The 101 Network in 2005, and then got rebranded to the Audience Network on June 1, 2011.
Fuel TV Fox Corporation Replaced by Fox Sports 2 on August 17, 2013.
Gospel Music Channel InterMedia Partners Renamed GMC TV in fall 2010 and then Up on June 1, 2013.
Ha! ViacomCBS Domestic Networks Merged with The Comedy Channel to form Comedy Central in 1991.
Hallmark Movie Channel Crown Media Holdings (Hallmark Cards) Rebranded Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on September 29, 2014.
HDNet HDNet Inc. Rebranded AXS TV on July 2, 2012.
HRTV Betfair Rebranded TVG2 on October 28, 2015.
The Inspiration Network The Inspiration Networks Renamed INSP in October 2010.
INTRO Television Liberty Starz originally called TV!; renamed INTRO Television, carrying the same programming format. Replaced by Encore PLEX (eventually changed to MoviePlex) in 1995.
JCTV Trinity Broadcasting Network Renamed JUCE TV on January 1, 2014.
The Jewelry Channel Rebranded Liquidation Channel in 2009 and then renamed to Shop LC on January 9, 2017.
Movietime NBCUniversal Rebranded as E! in 1991.
MHD ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks Rebranded Palladia on September 1, 2008, and then renamed MTV Live on February 1, 2016.
MTV Hits Renamed NickMusic on September 9, 2016.
MTVX Relaunched MTV Jams on May 1, 2002 and then renamed BET Jams on October 5, 2015.
MuchUSA CHUM Limited and Rainbow Media Rebranded fuse on May 19, 2003.
Mun2 NBCUniversal Rebranded NBC Universo on February 1, 2015.
National College Sports Network ViacomCBS Rebranded to CSTV in 2003, and then CBS College Sports Network in 2008, and then finally CBS Sports Network on April 4, 2011.
The 90's Channel Public Communicators, Inc. Relaunched Free Speech TV in 1995
Nick GaS ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks Replaced by The N on December 31, 2007, and then TeenNick on September 28, 2009.
Noggin Rebranded Nick Jr. on September 28, 2009.
Odyssey Crown Media Holdings (Hallmark Cards) Originally Launched as two separate networks: ACTS (a Christian teaching channel) and VISN (interfaith programming). VISN and ACTS merged and became Faith & Values Channel. The network was renamed again in 1996 as Odyssey. Hallmark Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company purchased the network, which was relaunched as Hallmark Channel in 2001.
Outdoor Life Network NBCUniversal Relaunched as Versus on September 25, 2006. Rebranded NBC Sports Network on January 2, 2012, and then shorted down to the NBCSN on August 18, 2013.
PAX TV Ion Media Networks Relaunched i: Independent Television on July 1, 2005, and then Ion Television on January 29, 2007.
PBS Kids PBS Relaunched as PBS Kids Sprout on September 26, 2005, then NBCUniversal bought full ownership of the network and renamed to Sprout in 2013, and then Universal Kids on September 9, 2017.
Pinwheel ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks Rebranded on April 1, 1979, to Nickelodeon.
Prevue Channel Lions Gate Entertainment Launched in 1981 as the Electronic Program Guide, then became the Prevue Guide, then modified slightly into Prevue Channel. Purchased by TV Guide in 1999 and renamed TV Guide Channel and then became the TV Guide Network in 2007, and then shortened to TVGN in 2013, as of January 14, 2015, it is now Pop.
Sci Fi Channel NBCUniversal Renamed Syfy on July 7, 2009.
Smile of a Child TBN Renamed Smile on January 1, 2017.
SpeedVision SPEED Channel Inc. (Fox Corporation) Renamed Speed, replaced by Fox Sports 1 on August 17, 2013.
Star Channel Showtime Networks (ViacomCBS) Relaunched to become The Movie Channel in 1979.
Sundance Channel AMC Networks Renamed SundanceTV on February 1, 2014.
Telefutura Univision Communications Rebranded UniMás on January 7, 2013.
Tempo Television Formerly Satellite Program Network and then replaced by CNBC on April 17, 1989.
TNN ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks Originally The Nashville Network later renamed The National Network. Purchased by Viacom and relaunched Spike on August 11, 2003. It was then renamed The Paramount Network on January 18, 2018.
Toon Disney Disney Replaced by Disney XD on February 13, 2009.
FUNimation Channel Funimation/Olympusat Inc. Rebranded TOKU on December 31, 2015.
ValueVision ValueVision Media Relaunched in 2001 to ShopNBC, then ShopHQ on May 22, 2013, and then EVINE Live on February 13, 2015.
VH1 Smooth ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks Renamed VH1 Classic in 1999 and then became MTV Classic on August 1, 2016.
VH1 Country renamed CMT Pure Country on May 27, 2006, and then CMT Music on January 4, 2016.
VH1 MegaHits Replaced by Logo TV on June 30, 2005.
VH1 Soul Renamed BET Soul on December 28, 2015.
WealthTV Herring Broadcasting Rebranded AWE on October 1, 2013.

See also

Lists

References

  1. ^ "Live list of TV providers in the United States". January 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "Comcast Xfinity Lineup" (PDF). January 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "AT&T U-verse Channel Lineup" (PDF). January 28, 2020.
  4. ^ "Verizon Fios Lineup" (PDF). January 28, 2020.
  5. ^ "Dish Channel Guide".
  6. ^ "Variety - PDF halfway down the page entitled Net Worth".
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