Retirement Living TV

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Retirement Living TV
Retirement Living TV logo.jpg
Launched September 5, 2006 (2006-09-05)
Owned by Retirement Living TV, LLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Slogan Experience matters.
Country United States
Language American English
Headquarters Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Available on select cable systems Check local listings for channels
AT&T U-verse 175
Verizon FiOS 245

RLTV (known as Retirement Living TV) is an American cable television network targeted at a demographic aged 50 years and older. Its topics and programs include health care, finance, travel, lifestyle, comedy, and drama. The network is owned by Retirement Living TV, LLC.[1]

RLTV was launched on September 5, 2006. Its program hosts include Jean Chatzky, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Lea Thompson and Dr. Kevin Soden. RLTV is now available in 15 million homes in the US.[2] John Palmer was a host until he died in 2013. Florence Henderson was also a host until she died in 2016.

RLTV documented the last on-air footage of Walter Cronkite in the form of a series of editorials known as the "Cronkite Chronicles".


John C. Erickson, CEO and Chairman of Erickson Retirement Communities, a privately held company based in Baltimore, Maryland, and founded in 1983, created RLTV.


On April 16, 2007, RLTV signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Canadian media company S-VOX. Under the terms of the deal, content from RLTV airs on One and VisionTV. In addition, the two broadcasters co-produced original programming that aired on S-VOX networks.[3]


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