Halogen TV

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Halogen TV
Halogen TV Logo.png
Launched October 24, 2009
Closed August 1, 2013
Owned by The Inspiration Networks (2009-2012)
Participant Media (2012-2013)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
Slogan Be the Change
Country United States
Language English
Headquarters Charlotte, North Carolina
Replaced i-Lifetv
Replaced by Pivot

Halogen TV was an American digital cable and satellite television channel that aired feature-length films, documentaries, short films, and original reality programs that centered on making positive social changes and making the world a better place. The channel (along with the Documentary Channel) was replaced by Pivot, a channel aimed at young adults between 18- and 34-years-old, that debuted on August 1, 2013.[1]

History[edit]

Halogen TV was an American cable network that launched at midnight on October 24, 2009, replacing i-Lifetv. The channel had over 14 million households[2] nationwide with a mixture of original and exclusively licensed content including comedies, dramas, documentaries and magazine shows.

Halogen was available in both standard-definition and high-definition. The channel launched in HD on June 21, 2010.[3] AT&T Uverse added the channel in HD on August 2, 2010.[4]

Halogen had also launched a Video on Demand platform in over 7 million homes on January 1, 2010. This service was acquired by Participant Media in 2012 and continued with Pivot TV.[5]

Former Programming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wake Up, Kids: Disruptive TV Is Here Via Participant Media’s Pivot Cabler, Variety, March 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Inspiration Lights Up Halogen Network Multichannel News October 26, 2009
  3. ^ Halogen Goes High Def Multichannel News June 21, 2010
  4. ^ Halogen Launches on AT&T U-verse TV Multichannel News August 2, 2010
  5. ^ Stelter, Brian. "Pivot TV Pitches to Young Viewers". New York Times. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 

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