The Weather Channel
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|The Weather Channel|
|The Weather Channel logo (2005-present)|
|Launched||May 2, 1982|
|Owned by||The Weather Company (TWCC Holdings: consortium owned by NBCUniversal (25%), The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital, exact Bain and Blackstone percentages unknown)|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV, letterboxed with weather information)
|Slogan||It's Amazing Out There|
|Broadcast area||United States, Puerto Rico and The Bahamas|
|Headquarters||300 Interstate North Parkway SE, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Selective TV, Inc.
|Dish Network||214 (HD/SD)|
|Available on most U.S. cable systems||Consult your local cable provider or channel guide for channel availability|
|Verizon FiOS||619 (HD)
|AT&T U-verse||1225 (HD)
The Weather Channel is a cable and satellite television channel that is shown in the United States. The Weather Channel shows television shows about the weather and weather-related news all day. The Weather Channel is most often filmed inside a studio near Atlanta, but some people working there sometimes go out to the place where the storm or weather is happening to film it. The Weather Channel also has radio stations, newspapers, websites, as well as mobile applications for smartphones and tablet computers. The Weather Channel is similar to a channel called The Weather Network in Canada.
References[change | change source]
- Blackstone Group (July 6, 2008). "NBC Universal, Bain Capital, and The Blackstone Group Sign Agreement to Acquire The Weather Channel Properties from Landmark Communications" (PDF). Press release. http://www.blackstone.com/news/press_releases/7-6-2008.pdf. Retrieved July 8, 2008.
- "Nassau (Bahamas) Intellistar I: 8/5/11 1:48 A.M.". YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w4O3gCg0nI. Retrieved September 22, 2012.