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Encyclopedia > America's Store
America's Store
Image:Americas_Store.jpg
Type cable, shopping television network, satellite television network, broadcast television network
Country United States
Availability National
Founder Spun off from the Home Shopping Network
Owner IAC/InterActiveCorp
Launch date 1988
Website www.americasstore.com

America's Store is a US shopping television network. It is the spin-off channel to the Home Shopping Network (HSN). Image File history File links Americas_Store. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... Shopping channels are television specialty channels that present shopping related content. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) is a term used to refer to satellite television broadcasts intended for home reception, also refered to as direct-to-home signals. ... Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA, or broadcast television) is the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery, by radio waves transmitted through open space, usually carrying unencrypted signals. ... The Home Shopping Network (HSN) is a mostly 24-hour shopping network that is seen on cable, satellite, and some terrestrial channels in the United States. ... IAC/InterActiveCorp NASDAQ: IACI is an American conglomerate with interests in electronic retailing, Internet and interactive media, local media services, online personals, real estate and financial services. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Shopping channels are television specialty channels that present shopping related content. ... The Home Shopping Network (HSN) is a mostly 24-hour shopping network that is seen on cable, satellite, and some terrestrial channels in the United States. ...


America's Store (AS) began in 1988 as the Home Shopping Club Overnight Service, which aired on broadcast stations around the USA from midnight to 9am and, in particular, on WWOR-TV from 3am to 6am in the New York City metro area. In 1989, HSN purchased a number of low-power TV stations and began operating the service 24 hours a day as Home Shopping SPREE. In 1997, the name was changed again to America's Jewelry Store to reflect a switch to selling exclusively jewelry. This incarnation met with limited success, so in 1998, the selection was expanded to include all of HSN's inventory categories, and the word jewelry was removed from the network's name. In 2003, AS was added to the DirecTV lineup. Dish Network, however, will not pick up the channel at any time soon. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WWOR-TV, channel nine, is currently the New York City affiliate station of the UPN television network. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Low-power broadcasting is the concept of broadcasting at very low power and low cost, to a small community area. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... DirecTV is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States of America. ... Dish Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that broadcasts digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH). ...


The low-power TV stations owned by HSN with partners and affiliated companies were located in every major metropolitan market - including a transmitter atop the World Trade Center until September 11, 2001. World trade centers or world trade centres (usually abbreviated WTC) arose in the United States and Japan in the 1970s, spearheaded by New York Citys World Trade Center. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ...


Much of the merchandise presented by AS is "distressed" inventory from HSN, so the prices are usually dropped until liquidated or removed from air.


Interestingly, competitor QVC had a spin-off channel called "Q2", which only lasted during the mid-1990s. Following Barry Diller's exit from QVC and purchase of HSN many former Q2 employees followed him to HSN and America's Store. QVC is a West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, based multinational corporation, specialising in televised home shopping. ... Q2 can refer to: The second quarter of a fiscal year The second quartile in descriptive statistics The episode Q2 in the Star Trek: Voyager television series The character Q2 in the Star Trek: Voyager episode of the same name The video game Quake II This is a disambiguation page... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ...


Current hosts

Current hosts appearing on America's Store include (in alphabetical order; names in bold denote hosts also appearing on HSN):

  • Liz Benbrook
  • Tina Berry
  • Alyce Caron
  • Bill Green
  • Angela Gustafsson
  • Rich Hollenberg
  • Brian Hyder
  • Michele Lau
  • Margaux St Ledger
  • Lori Leland
  • Diana Perkovic
  • Michelle Ragland
  • Alan Skantz
  • Perry Slater
  • Marlo Tejera
  • Allison Waggoner

Tina Berry was one of the hosts on the Home Shopping Network and had been since the networks beginning . ... Bill Green is a television personality and the chief host & executive producer for televisions Home Shopping Network. ... Rich Hollenberg is a show host on Home Shopping Network, a virtual retail store on American television. ...

External link

  • Official Site
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