Cablevision adds TV One


TV One has filled one of its major distribution gaps, finally striking a carriage agreement with Cablevision. The MSO is primarily in the tri-state area around New York City.

Cablevision’s announcement hailed TV One as offering “an expansive array of programming aimed at African American adult viewers.  TV One showcases and celebrates African American culture and achievement with popular sitcoms, critically-acclaimed dramas, hit movies and original TV shows.”
“TV One’s broad range of programming entertains, informs and inspires African American adult viewers.  Audiences can enjoy unique reality TV, fun entertainment, music performances and public affairs shows,” it added.
“We continue to add high-quality programming to iO TV that reflects the diversity of our customers,” said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management.  “TV One is a great addition to iO TV and a perfect example of our ability to serve a broad array of interests in the programming we deliver.”

“We are excited that Cablevision’s customers will now have access to TV One,” said Michelle Rice, TV One executive vice president of affiliate sales and marketing.  “We thank Cablevision for its commitment to add more diverse programming to its product offerings by launching TV One.  The network offers a wide array of compelling programming targeted to the African American adult audience that all Cablevision customers will enjoy.”