Launched on Martin Luther King’s birthday in January 2004, TV One is a fast growing cable network that now serves 57 million households. Combining hit sitcoms, big studio movies, irreverent reality television and newsworthy specials, TV One delivers real life and entertainment programming from the African American point of view. TV One represents a connection to the authentic, rich, and diverse experience of African American life, history, and culture.
TV One is best known for its signature programming brand, Unsung. Launched in November 2008 the music biography series, that tells the untold stories of the greatest R&B and soul artists of our time, was an instant hit and helped define TV One as a trusted storyteller and voice of black culture. The 2010 debut of LisaRaye: The Real McCoy and Love That Girl, TV One’s first scripted series, established TV One as a home for black hollywood stars and put the network on a new programming trajectory. TV One continues to be a unique partner for institutional African American brands such as Essence with our exclusive broadcast of TV One Night Only: Live from Essence Music Festival.
In December 2008, TV One launched TV One High Def, which now serves more than 10.3 million households. TV One is a joint venture owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets African American and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK); www.comcast.com], one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.
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