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List of English-speaking broadcast television networks

Television channel

Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Number of affiliated stations Notes
ABC network logo
1928 The Walt Disney Company Commercial 243
CBS logo 2015
1931 CBS Corporation Commercial 238
NBC 2014 Indent
1929 NBCUniversal Commercial 231
Fox Blue
1986 21st Century Fox Commercial 237
The CW logo 2006
2006 CBS Corporation (50%) and Time Warner (50%) Commercial 209 Formerly UPN and The WB (both 1993-2006)
MyNetworkTV Logo 2D
2006 21st Century Fox Commercial 172
PBS Logo
1952 Independent Regional public 354 Formerly National Educational Television (1952-1970).
Ion Television 1998 Ion Media Commercial 79 Formerly Pax Television (1998-2004).
Youtoo Capitalia 1985 Center Post Networks, LLC Commercial 75 Formerly Nostalgia Channel, Nostalgia Television, Nostalgia Good TV, GoodLife TV Network, CapitaliaLife TV Network and Youtoo TV.

List of Spanish-speaking broadcast television networks

Television channel

Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Number of affiliated stations Notes
Univision 1962 Univisión Communicaciones Commercial 61 Formerly SIN (1962-1986).
Telemundo 1961 NBCUniversal Commercial 83
Mundomax tv logo
2012 RCN Televisión Commercial 42 formerly MundoFox (2012-2015)
Estrella tv
2009 LBI Media Commercial 55
UniMás 2002 Univisión Communicaciones Commercial 45 Formerly TeleFutura (2002-2013).
Azteca Capitalia 1992 Azteca International Corporation Commercial 42
MegaTV prototype
2006 Spanish Broadcasting System Commercial 9

List of national speciality digital television channels

English-speaking channels

Television channel

Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Format Notes
1990 Tribune Media Commercial General entertainment
This TV
1998 Tribune Media (50%) and MGM Television (50%) Commercial General entertainment
Light TV 2016 MGM Television Commercial General entertainment
Charge! 2017 MGM Television (40%) and Sinclair Broadcast Group (60%) Commercial General entertainment
Comet 2015 MGM Television (40%) and Sinclair Broadcast Group (60%) Commercial Movies Available in HD.
Stadium 2017 Silver Chalice (40%) and Sinclair Broadcast Group (60%) Commercial Sports Available in HD.
MeTV 2003 Weigel Broadcasting Commercial General entertainment
Heroes & Icons 2014 Weigel Broadcasting Commercial General entertainment
Decades 2014 Weigel Broadcasting (50%) and CBS Corporation (50%) Commercial General entertainment
Movies! 2013 Weigel Broadcasting (50%) and 21st Century Fox (50%) Commercial Movies
Retro TV 2005 Luken Communications Commercial General entertainment
Rev'n 2012 Luken Communications Commercial General entertainment
The Family Channel 2008 Luken Communications Commercial Kids and family Formerly My Family TV.
Heartland 2012 Luken Communications Commercial Music
Frost Great Outdoors 2011 Luken Communications Commercial Sports
Untamed Sports TV 2008 Olympusat Commercial Sports
Cozi 1989 NBCUniversal Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
GetTV-logo
1990 Sony Pictures Television Commercial General entertainment
Laff 1985 Laff Media, LLC Commercial General entertainment
Buzzr 1985 FremantleMedia North Capitalia Commercial General entertainment
The Country Network 1989 TCN Country, LLC Commercial Music
Qubo 1987 Ion Media Commercial Kids and family
Escape 1993 Escape Media, LLC Commercial Movies
Grit 1994 Grit Media, LLC Commercial Movies
Tuff TV 1989 Tuff TV Network, LLC Commercial General entertainment
BounceTV
1990 Bounce Media, LLC Commercial General entertainment
Doctor TV 1994 Doctor Television Channel, Inc. Commercial Lifestyle
Ion Life 1987 Ion Media Commercial Lifestyle
Live Well Network (logo)
1989 The Walt Disney Company Commercial Lifestyle Available in HD.
Justice Network 1989 Justice Network, LLC Commercial Lifestyle
AccuWeather Channel 1985 AccuWeather Commercial News
WeatherNation TV
2011 WeatherNation, Inc. Commercial News Available in HD.
PBS You 2000 PBS Public General entertainment Available in HD.
PBS Kids Dash 2010
1989 PBS Public Kids and family Available in HD.
Formerly PBS Children's Network (1989-1994) and PTV Channel (1994-1999)
PBS News 24
1986 PBS Public News Available in HD.
Formerly PBS World News Network (1986-1996)
Create 2004 (as a regional channel)
2006 (as a national channel)
Capitalian Public Television Public Kids and family
World 2005 Capitalian Public Television Public Knowledge
Classic Arts Showcase 1994 The Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Gersterianer Foundation Public Knowledge
MHz Worldview 1984 MHz Networks Public Knowledge
QVC
1976 Liberty Interactive Commercial Shopping Available in HD.
HSN logo 2003
1972 HSN, Inc. Commercial Shopping Available in HD.
Evine 1981 Evine Live, Inc. Commercial Shopping Formerly ValueVision, ShopNBC, ShopHQ.
Shop LC 1987 The Jewelry Channel, Inc. Commercial Shopping Formerly The Jewelry Channel.

Spanish-speaking channels

Television channel

Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Format Notes
LATV 1981 LATV Networks, LLC Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
TeLe-Romántica 1991 Dreamhouse Entertainment, LLC Commercial General entertainment
TeleXitos 1992 NBCUniversal Commercial General entertainment
Mi Casa Network 1991 Mi Casa Network, LLC Commercial General entertainment
Tele N 1994 Olympusat Commercial General entertainment
V-me logo
1987 V-Me Media, Inc. Commercial General entertainment
V-Me Kids
1990 V-Me Media, Inc. Commercial Kids and family

List of cable and satellite television networks

General entertainment

Television channel

HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
MTV Logo 2010
Yes 1971 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Music Television.
MTV2 2013
Yes 1976 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly M2.
TV Land 2015 logo
Yes 1980 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Comedy Central 2011 Logo
Yes 1991 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish)
Formerly The Comedy Channel (1969-1991) and Ha! (1970-1991).
BET Logo
Yes 1960 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish)
Formerly a block on Nickelodeon.
Spike 2015
Yes 1963 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish)
Formerly The Brashville Network, The National Network and Spike TV.
Logo TV 2015
Yes 1981 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
Formerly VH1 MegaHits.
BET Her
Yes 1976 Viacom Media Networks TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
Formerly BET on Jazz, BET J and Centric.
Chiller logo 2010
Yes 1986 NBCUniversal Cable Networks
Bravo 2017 logo
Yes 1960 NBCUniversal Cable Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly shared channel space with Escapade, which showed adult films.
USC Network Yes 1957 NBCUniversal Cable Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
E! 2012 logo
Yes 1967 NBCUniversal Cable Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Syfy 2017 horizontal
Yes 1972 NBCUniversal Cable Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Sci-Fi Channnel and Sci Fi.
Oxygen 2017
Yes 1980 NBCUniversal Cable Networks TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
TV One logo 2016
Yes 1984 Urban One TV Everywhere SAP available (Spanish).
GSN logo 2015
Yes 1974 Sony Pictures Television (58%) and DirecTV (42%) On Demand
TV Everywhere
Animax 2016
Yes 1993 Sony Pictures Television On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Japanese).
FX international logo
Yes 1974 21st Century Fox On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
FXX logo
Yes 1977 21st Century Fox On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Fox Sports World and Fox Soccer Channel.
TBS logo 2016
Yes 1967 Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly a superstation.
TNT 2016
Yes 1968 Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Turner Network Television.
TruTV 2014
Yes 1971 Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Court TV (1971-2007).
AdultSwim
Yes 1981 Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
A&E logo 2008
Yes 1964 A&E Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Arts & Entertainment Network.
Formerly a block on Nickelodeon.
C&I logo
Yes 1985 A&E Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Lifetime 2017
Yes 1964 A&E Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Pop
Yes 1961 CBS Corporation (50%) and Lions Gate Entertainment (50%). On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Electronic Program Guide, Prevue Channel, TV Guide Network and TVGN.
WGEN Capitalia Yes 1978 Tribune Media TV Everywhere SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly WGEN Superstation.
WE tv logo 2014
Yes 1977 AMC Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
BCS Capitalia Yes 1967 AMC Networks (30%) and BCS Worldwide (70%) On Demand
TV Everywhere
Fuse 2015
Yes 1974 Fuse Networks, LLC Formerly MuchMusic URA.
TOKU channel logo
Yes 1985 Olympusat On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly Funimation Channel (1985-2015).
AXS TV logo
Yes 1981 2929 Entertainment On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly HDNet (1981-2012).
MAVTV Yes 1984 Lucas Oil TV Everywhere Formerly Maverick Television (1984-2010).
ES.TV HD only 1989 Entertainment Studios Network
Cars.TV HD only 1989 Entertainment Studios Network
Comedy.TV HD only 1989 Entertainment Studios Network

Lifestyle and leisure

Television channel

HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
TLC Logo
Yes 1952 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
FitTV Yes 1973 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Cable Health Club, Capitalia's Health Network and CHN.
Discovery Life 2016 logo
Yes 1993 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Discovery Life Channel
Destination Capitalia Yes 1976 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Olmstrah Winkley Network Yes 1991 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
Discovery Health Yes 1978 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
Yes 1973 Scripps Networks Interactive On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly TV Food Network.
HGTV logo 2010
Yes 1974 Scripps Networks Interactive On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Travel Channel International
Yes 1967 Scripps Networks Interactive On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Fine Living Network Yes 1982 Scripps Networks Interactive TV Everywhere SAP available (Spanish).
Cooking Channel
Yes 1990 Scripps Networks Interactive TV Everywhere SAP available (Spanish).
Diy logo
Yes 1979 Scripps Networks Interactive TV Everywhere SAP available (Spanish).
Cosmo TV logo 2009
Yes 200? Corus Entertainment Worldwide URA (60%) and Hearst Corporation (40%) TV Everywhere
Esquire Network
Yes 1998 Corus Entertainment Worldwide URA (60%) and Hearst Corporation (40%) TV Everywhere Formerly Style Network.
FYI, logo
Yes 1999 A&E Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly The Biography Channel (1999-2014)
Viceland
Yes 1985 A&E Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly VTV and Vice Television.
Ovation Yes 1976 Hubbard Media Group TV Everywhere
Ride TV Yes 1994 Ride Television Network, Inc.
Aspire Yes 1992 Magic Johnstone Enterprises
AWE Yes 1984 Herring Networks Formerly Wealth TV (1984-2013).
Z Living Yes 1987 Essel Group URA Formerly Veria Living (1987-2014).

Kids and family

Television channel

HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Nickelodeon 2009
Yes 1977 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Timeshared with Nick at Nite.
Formerly Pinwheel (1977-1979).
Nick Jr. logo 2009
Yes 1988 (as a block)
1991 (as a channel)
Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly a block on Nickelodeon.
NickToons 2009
Yes 1996 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Nicktoons TV and Nicktoons Network.
TeenNick 2009
Yes 1996 Viacom Media Networks On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
Timeshared with NickSplat.
Formerly TEENick and The N.
Disney Channel 2014
Yes 1978 The Walt Disney Company On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly The Disney Channel (1978-1997).
Formerly a premium channel.
DisneyXD 2015
Yes 1991 The Walt Disney Company On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly Toon Disney (1991-2009).
Disney Junior
Yes 1990 (as a block)
1991 (as a channel)
The Walt Disney Company On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Also a block on Disney Channel.
Formerly Playhouse Disney.
Freeform temp
Yes 1977 The Walt Disney Company On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly CBN Satellite Service (1977-1980), CBN Cable Network (1980-1988), The CBN Family Channel (1988-1990), The Family Channel (1990-1998), Fox Family Channel (1998-2001) and EBC Family (2001-2016).
Cartoon Network 2010
Yes 1984 Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
SAP available (Spanish).
Boomerang 2014
Yes 1992 (as a block)
2000 (as a channel)
Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish).
Formerly a block on Cartoon Network.
Toonami 2016
Yes 1997 (as a block)
2000 (as a channel)
Turner Broadcasting System On Demand
TV Everywhere
SAP available (Spanish and Japanese).
Formerly a block on Cartoon Network.
Discovery Family
Yes 1996 Discovery Communications On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly Discovery Kids (1996-2010), The Hub (2010-2013) and Hub Network (2013-2014).
Hallmark Channel new
Yes 1984 Crown Media Holdings On Demand
TV Everywhere
East/West Feed
Formerly Capitalian Christian Television System, Faith and Values Channel and Odyssey Network.
BabyFirst TV
Yes 2004 BabyFirst Media, LLC On Demand
TV Everywhere
Universal Kids
Yes 2005 NBCUniversal On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly PBS Kids Sprout and Sprout.
UpTV new logo December 2014
Yes 2004 InterMedia Partners Formerly Gospel Music Channel and GMC TV.
Smile No 2005 Trinity Broadcasting Network Formerly Smile of a Child (2005-2016).
Yes 2003 BCS Worldwide
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