TheBlaze, a 24/7 news, opinion and entertainment network, announced today that it has been added to RCN, MCTV and Sky Angel’s FAVE TV, making it available on 5 of the top 25 television providers nationwide.
The exclusive provider of “The Glenn Beck Program,” TheBlaze offers a full slate of original news and opinion shows like “Real News,” “Wilkow!” and “For the Record,” late night comedy like “The Wonderful World of Stu” and “B.S. of A.,” family-friendly programming like “Liberty Treehouse” as well as thought-provoking documentaries and original specials.
TheBlaze first launched on September 12, 2011 as GBTV, and quickly grew into one of the world’s largest online streaming networks with over 300,000 subscribers. One year later, TheBlaze became a television network and is in active negotiations with other providers throughout the country.
“RCN in the Lehigh Valley is pleased to add TheBlaze to our channel lineup. We know many customers will welcome Glenn Beck back on their TVs, along with the other first-quality programming that TheBlaze offers,” said Sanford Ames Jr., Vice President and General Manager. The network is carried on channel 356 and 1356 in HD.
Robert Gessner, President of MCTV, commented: “We are pleased to offer TheBlaze to our Basic Plus customers. One of the strengths of cable TV service has always been variety. And, while we now need more flexibility and consumer choice along with that variety, TheBlaze definitely adds to the broad range of news and opinions available to MCTV consumers.”
And Tom Scott, COO of Sky Angel U.S., LLC, remarked: “We are excited to welcome TheBlaze network to our line-up…Our customers have long asked for TheBlaze and we are happy to be able to provide them this informative and popular channel.”
RCN Telecom Services, LLC (www.rcn.com) provides industry-leading High-Speed Internet, all-Digital TV and Phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. RCN’s affordably-priced advanced digital services are delivered through their proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN’s primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.
MCTV is a family owned, broadband telecommunications provider serving customers in Stark and Wayne counties in Ohio.
About Sky Angel’s FAVE TV:
FAVE TV utilizes your high-speed Internet connection to deliver popular programming to your television and is owned and operated by Sky Angel US LLC®. With nationwide coverage, FAVE makes it easy for one to consider an alternative to traditional cable and satellite. For a fun, alternative solution to home entertainment, visit FAVETV.com or call (855)-4FAVETV / (855) 432-8388. For the latest news, follow @FAVETV on Twitter and ‘like’ “FAVE TV” on Facebook.
TheBlaze’s President of Business Development Lynne Costantini said of the announcement: “TheBlaze is the rare emerging network with a built-in passionate audience and original programming that is in high demand by underserved consumers across the country. TheBlaze and its audience appreciate that RCN, MCTV and Sky Angel have responded to consumer demand and joined our growing list of early partners bringing our unique programming to their line-ups.”
This post has been updated. A version of it appeared in a Cablefax press release.