Retirement Living TV
|Retirement Living TV|
|Launched||September 5, 2006|
|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.
RLTV was launched on September 5, 2006. Its program hosts include Florence Henderson, 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.
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 will air on One: the Body, Mind & Spirit channel and VisionTV. In addition, the two broadcasters will co-produce original programming to be aired on S-VOX networks.
- "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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