TV One and Verizon today announced that the companies have entered into a multi-year distribution agreement. The renewal means Verizon “will continue to deliver content from TV One and introduce the launch of the network’s HD Channel,” the announcement notes.
The release adds: “As part of the agreement, Verizon subscribers will continue to receive a robust offering of programming including award-winning original series such as ‘Unsung’ and ‘Unsung Hollywood,’ popular reality series ‘R&B Divas LA’ and ‘Hollywood Divas,’ exclusive original specials such as the prestigious NAACP Image Awards, monthly original movies, and via News One Now, the only live daily news program targeting Black viewers.”
Said Michelle L. Rice, executive vice president of Content Distribution and Marketing for TV One: “TV One delivers a high-quality product that is valued and sought after by viewers resulting in continued ratings and distribution growth of the network. The extension of our agreement is a testament to Verizon’s support of our partnership and commitment to the audience we serve. We are excited to continue our partnership with Verizon in serving this highly desired audience with our diverse content offering and pleased to enhance the viewing experience with the addition of a HD feed.”