TV One adds 500,000 new households


The joint venture owned by Radio One and Comcast which showcases and celebrates African American culture has added these new households across the south. Carriage additions this spring include Time Warner Cable, Knology, Charter and OneSource Communications systems.

Earlier this month, Time Warner Cable launched TV One on its systems in Austin and Waco, TX and systems in Beaumont and Port Arthur, TX. TV One also recently completed a distribution deal with Knology, which has launched the network for African American adults on its cable systems in Augusta, GA, Columbus, GA, Dothan, AL, Huntsville, AL, Selma, AL and Panama City, FL. Charter has recently launched TV One on its cable systems in Thibodaux, LA and Jackson, TN, as has OneSource Communications in Northeast Tarrant County, TX.
TV One has also garnered a number of new launches of its HD simulcast channel, TV One High Def, including WOW in Cleveland and Columbus, OH; Mid-Continent in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, SD; and Comcast in Charleston, SC.
TV One High Def mirrors linear network TV One’s programming lineup, which features popular sitcoms, critically acclaimed dramas, hit movies and a unique array of originals featuring reality, relationships, entertainment, lifestyle, and public affairs. The network produces all of its original programming in HD, including its original series LisaRaye: The Real McCoy, Unsung, Life After, and The Ultimate Merger.