Retirement Living TV
|Retirement Living TV|
|Launched||September 5, 2006|
|Owned by||Retirement Living TV, LLC|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Headquarters||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Available on select cable systems||Check local listings for channels|
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.
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. 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".
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.
- "Company Overview of Retirement Living TV, LLC". Bloomberg Businessweek. New York City: Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
- "Cable network RLTV goes after the over-50 crowd"
- "Retirement Living TV Extends Its Reach Beyond 26 Million U.S. Homes", Retirement Living TV press release, April 16, 2007
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