TV One And Time Warner Cable Announce Affiliation Agreement

TV One, the new network targeting African American adults, and Time Warner Cable have signed a long-term distribution agreement.

As a result of the agreement, TV One is slated to launch by the end of July in Time Warner Cable’s Houston, Charlotte and Southwest Ohio divisions, which includes Cincinnati and Dayton, and is expected to launch by year end in several other Time Warner Cable systems.

“TV One’s lifestyle and entertainment programming, which targets an underserved adult African American audience, is a welcome addition as we continue to increase the diversity of the networks on our channel lineups,” said Time Warner Cable Senior VP of Programming, Lynne Costantini.

“We thank Time Warner for its support of TV One and look forward to working with Time Warner systems so they can take advantage of TV One’s unique marketing opportunities that can help them connect with their adult African American customer base,” said TV One Executive Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing Brad Samuels.

Launched in January 2004, TV On(http://www.tvoneonline.com) serves more than 21 million households, offering a broad range of lifestyle and entertainment-oriented original programming, classic series, movies, fashion and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult African American viewers. TV One’s investors include Radio One (Nasdaq: ROIA; ROIAK) (http://www.radio-one.com), the largest radio company that primarily targets African American and urban listeners; Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA; CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com), the leading cable television company in the country; The DirecTV Group; Constellation Ventures; Syndicated Communications; Pacesetter Capital Group; and Opportunity Capital Partners.

Via PRNewswire

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