Westcountry Television, is the ITV franchise holder in the South West of England, replacing its predecessor, TSW (Television South West), from the 1 January 1993. The station is owned and operated by ITV plc under the licensee of ITV Broadcasting Limited (formerly Westcountry Television Limited). Covering Devon, Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and areas of Somerset and Dorset, Westcountry forms part of the non-franchise ITV South West region, alongside ITV West (previously HTV West).
Carlton Television (now part of the non-franchise ITV London region) was the ITV franchisee for London and parts of the surrounding counties from 9:25am every Monday to 5:15pm every Friday . The company is now managed with London Weekend Television as a single entity, but the two companies are still separately licensed. The station is owned and operated by ITV plc under the licensee of ITV Broadcasting Limited. Carlton has been branded on air as 'ITV1' since 9:25am on 28 October 2002.
Euronews is a multilingual and pan-European television news channel launched on January 1, 1993 in Lyon. It covers world news from a European perspective, in many languages. In 2009 Euronews was distributed to 300 million households in 151 countries worldwide. It reached more than 179 million European households by cable, satellite and terrestrial. This compared with 147 million European households for CNN International, 88 million for BBC World News and 76 million for CNBC Europe.
MTV3 is a Finnish commercial television station owned by Bonnier. Until recently it had the biggest audience share of all Finnish TV channels when Finnish Broadcasting Company's YLE1 took the lead. The letters MTV stand for Mainos-TV (advertisement television), due to the channel getting its revenue from running commercials.
Star Channel is a Greek television network that broadcasts a mix of foreign and Greek programming. It launched in December 1993 and is owned by Nea Tileorasi A.E.. The main news bulletin is called Star Eidiseis, which used to be hosted by Ellie Stai (1996–2001), Terence Quick and is currently hosted by Aimilios Liatsos. The Star Channel logo, which is similar to the NBC logo, is a row of 6 rhomboid-shapes which form part of a stylized star.
The Prime Time Entertainment Network (also known as PTEN) was a United States television network launched in 1993 by the Prime Time Consortium, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Domestic Television and the Chris-Craft group of independent stations. Originally, the station groups in the consortium helped finance the shows on PTEN, but that deal was restructured at the beginning of the network's second year. At its peak, PTEN had 177 stations covering 93% of the country.
CHWI-TV (branded on-air as A Windsor) is a Canadian television station owned by CTVglobemedia. It is part of the A system. The station is licensed to Wheatley, Ontario, but operates out of (and focuses on) Windsor. CHWI also has offices in Chatham. On cable, CHWI can be seen on Cogeco Windsor channel 6. It is not seen on Comcast Detroit or Bright House Livonia.
Food Network is a television specialty channel that airs both one-time and recurring (episodic) programs about food and cooking. Scripps Networks Interactive owns roughly two thirds of the network, and Tribune Company owns the rest. The network is seen in more than ninety million households. In addition to New York City, it has offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit and Knoxville, TN.
ESPN2 is a American sports cable television network owned by ESPN. The channel debuted on October 1, 1993. Originally nicknamed "the deuce," ESPN2 was initially branded as a network for a younger generation of sports fans featuring edgier graphics as well as extreme sports like motocross, snowboarding, and BMX racing. This mandate was phased out by the late 1990s, as the channel increasingly served as a second outlet for ESPN's mainstream sports coverage.
Meridian Broadcasting (now legally known as ITV Meridian) is the holder of the ITV franchise for the South and South East of England. The station is owned and operated by ITV plc, under the licensee of ITV Broadcasting Limited. It has been broadcasting since 1 January 1993, when it replaced TVS.
Living is a television channel owned by Virgin Media Television broadcasting in the UK, Malta and the Republic of Ireland. Originally launched as UK Living in 1993, the channel changed its name to Living in 1997, to LivingTV in 2001 and back to LIVING in 2007. The channel's programming is aimed mainly at women and young adults. With new shows such as ', Close to Home and Boston Legal, the channel is now broadening its audience reach to a wider range of demographics including men aged 18–45.
Challenge is a United Kingdom digital TV channel owned by Virgin Media Television. It was originally called The Family Channel from 1 September 1993 to 31 January 1997, which aired a mixture of genre shows mainly including sitcoms, game shows, dramas and entertainment. It was later re-branded as Challenge TV from 1 February 1997 and it mainly focuses on gameshows taken from a variety of terrestrial and digital channel archives (among the few non-gameshows it has aired the shortlived U.S.
NTV is a Russian television channel. As a subsidiary of Vladimir Gusinsky's company Media-Most, it was a pioneer in the post-Soviet independent television media, but was later taken over by state-owned Gazprom.
TVBS is a satellite television channel and nationwide cable TV network in Taiwan, Republic of China, launched on September 28, 1993. It was established by TVBI Company Limited (TVBI), a subsidiary of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) in Hong Kong, and ERA Group of Taiwan, and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Television Broadcasts Limited of Hong Kong in early 2005.
VIVA is a 24 hour music and entertainment channel launched in 1993 in Germany. The channel was previously owned by a private German media group "VIVA Fernsehen GmbH". Since 2004, MTV Networks Europe has acquired the brand. Today, MTV Networks Europe continue to operate the original German speaking VIVA channel along with specific channels for Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
KNWS-TV (digital channel 47, virtual channel 51) is an independent television station licensed to Katy, Texas, and with studios in Houston, Texas, serving Houston metropolitan area. KNWS is owned by Johnson Broadcasting and is not currently affiliated with any broadcast network.
Kanal D (short form of Kanal Doğan) is a nation-wide television channel in Turkey and part of Doğan Holding which is owned by the Turkish media tycoon Aydın Doğan. Kanal D also runs an international channel, Euro D which is available online. Kanal D has the first High Definition Television channel in Turkey, DHDTV. On 18 February 2007, Kanal D has launched in Romania a television channel under the same name.
WMBC-TV is an independent television station broadcasting on digital channel 18 (virtual channel 63) in Newton, New Jersey, serving the New York City metropolitan area. Founded and still owned by the Mountain Broadcasting Corporation (whose initials serve as the station's call letters), WMBC-TV's studios are located in West Caldwell, New Jersey, with transmitter located in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey.
RJTV 29 (DZRJ-TV) is a UHF, free to air television channel, owned and operated by Rajah Broadcasting Network, Inc. owned by Ramon "RJ" Jacinto. RJTV 29 broadcast in the greater Metro Manila area, and is on a ‘must carry basis’ on cable service providers. This station studios are located at Ventures I Bldg. , Makati Ave. cor. Gen. Luna St. , Makati City. With transmitters at Brgy. San Roque Purok 19, San Lorenzo Ruiz St. , Antipolo City. RJTV operates 24 hours a day.
TeleHit is a Mexican cable/satellite television network. Its main programing is music and music videos. It is a network of Televisa and is also available in various countries in Latin America, United States and Spain. Is part of Televisa Networks, an affiliate of Televisa. Telehit (launched August 27, 1993) became the second Spanish language music video network under MTV.