Beauty TV

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Beauty TV is a broadband television, OTT [1] and mobile TV network that delivers beauty products, information, and beauty TV programming 24 hours a day 7 days a week around the world via multi-platform video content delivery.[2][3][4][5][6]

Beauty TV is the brainchild of Rob E. Angelino.[7][8] Rob is the founder and CEO of United Global Media Group, Inc (UGMG).[9] UGMG owns all IP intellectual property trademarks and licenses trademarks for Beauty TV®, The Beauty Network®, The Beauty Channel®, BeautyMD® and HAIRLAB.[10][11]

Beauty TV is part of the Beauty Network, which operates as the world's first beauty TV network / channel.[12] The company produces content, operates a beauty brand think tank and product development-execution group.[13]

History[edit]

Beauty TV began gathering content in 1996 for the Internet and began mobile distribution in 2006. The first shows were seen on Thai Mobile and the Manning's in-store TV network. John Paul DeJoria founder of Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron tequila joined the Beauty TV advisory board in April 2008.[14][15]

Technology and availability[edit]

The network operates as a content programming & licensing service. It provides traditional television: cable/satellite, in-flight entertainment, broadband video, IPTV, Mobile phones, and on Apple iTunes with iPods & iPhones.

Beauty TV programming became available for download on mobile phones via in Thailand Thai Mobile via Rok-TV in late 2006.

In 2007 Beauty TV content became available on the Manning's in-store TV alongside channels “E!” Entertainment Television, National Geographic Channel, MTV Networks, and Discovery Channel. The main underwriter advertiser on the Manning’s network is Garnier-L'Oréal.

The Manning's TV DairyFarm International Holdings network comprises over 240 drug stores and is a joint venture with Focus Media Holdings in Hong Kong.

Beauty TV began broadcasting April 2007 over the new broadband TV network Joost.[16] (Joost like "juiced") is a system for distributing TV shows and other forms of video over the Web using TV technology which was created by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype and Kazaa.

Beauty TV began podcasting on the Apple iTunes Store in April 2008. It became available on Tivo in December 2008.[17]

Beauty TV is now available on Roku set top boxes and to over 3 million viewers in 2011.[18]

In February 2012, Beauty TV became available on the Samsung connected TV.[15]

Financing[edit]

The company is currently privately funded.

Programming content[edit]

BEAUTY TV content is focused on beauty tips, hair styles, hair restoration, skin, nails, cosmetic surgery, spas, health, fitness, insider interviews, beauty news, product reviews and trends. Programming consists of The Beauty TV Minute, an on-going beauty news cast produced in English, Spanish and Chinese languages. 9021 Oh No, In the Chair, Behind the Beauty and Teen Beauty TV.[19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beauty TV | InteractiveTV Today". Itvt.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  2. ^ RoseSheet
  3. ^ "Beauty TV :: Home". Beautytv.me. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  4. ^ "Watch Beauty TV Videos at blinkx". Blinkx.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  5. ^ Wiki
  6. ^ Beauty TV for TIVO
  7. ^ "Rob E. Angelino". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  8. ^ IMDb - Rob E. Angelino
  9. ^ :: United Global Media ::
  10. ^ "Interview with Rob E. Angelino, Founder & CEO Beauty TV : IpTV EVANGELIST: Interviews". Iptv Evangelist. 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  11. ^ Saludos spotlight on Rob Angelino
  12. ^ "SF Beauty Network, Inc". Beautynetwork.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  13. ^ Rose Sheet
  14. ^ "John Paul DeJoria". Beautytv.me. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  15. ^ a b "Samsung". Samsung. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  16. ^ "Beauty TV launches on Joost(TM) - Television News - Send2Press Jun 25, 2007". Send2press.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  17. ^ "Connecting to the iTunes Store". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  18. ^ "Roku Channel Store | Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, Hulu Plus & More on Roku Streaming Player". Roku.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  19. ^ "BeautyTV". YouTube. 2006-09-22. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  20. ^ "Program Info". TiVo. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 

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