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Encyclopedia > ShopNBC
ShopNBC
Launched 1991
Owned by ValueVision Media
Formerly called ValueVision (until 2000)
Website ShopNBC.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Available in some market areas
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 370
Dish Network Channel 228
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 137
Also available on other cable systems such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, etc. Consult your local cable provider
Online Watching
VDC Channel 802

ShopNBC is an American broadcast and cable home shopping network, owned by ValueVision Media (NASDAQVVTV), which is in turn 37% owned by NBC Universal, and based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Image File history File links Shop_NBC.jpg‎ Summary Shop NBC Logo Licensing This is a logo of a television station, network, corporation, or other organization, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... ValueVision Media (NASDAQ:VVTV) is a direct-to-consumer retailer with a large television home shopping and Internet business. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A standard DIRECTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DIRECTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ... DISH Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television and audio programming to households and businesses in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation. ... Verizon redirects here: this article is about the corporation; see also Verizon Wireless, Verizon Online DSL and Verizon FiOS. Verizon Communications, Inc. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) is an American national cable television company that operates in 27 states and has 31 operating divisions. ... VDC Corporation, based in Northbrook, Illinois, is the first company to deliver Television On the Desktop, or TOD, programming over IP to desktop computers, cell phones, and mobile devices. ... Home Shopping commonly refers to the electronic retailing / home shopping channels industry, which includes such billion dollar companies as HSN, QVC, eBay, ShopNBC, Buy. ... ValueVision Media (NASDAQ:VVTV) is a direct-to-consumer retailer with a large television home shopping and Internet business. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... NBC Universal is a media and entertainment conglomerate formed in May 2004 by the combination of General Electrics NBC with Vivendi Universal Entertainment, part of Vivendi Universal. ... Nickname: City of Lakes Motto: En Avant (French: Lets go!) Location in Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota. ...


The network itself was previously known as ValueVision which was started in October of 1991 nationally after a brief time as a local, afternoon shopping program in 1990. ValueVision changed its name to ShopNBC in the early 2000s.


ShopNBC is well known for sales of jewelry items. It has recently expanded into sales of household items such as Serta mattresses. It is often referred to as the "Upscale QVC", or "Upscale Shopping Network."[citation needed] Serta is a company that specializes in making mattresses. ...


Some of ShopNBC's show home shopping hosts over its history have included Charla Rines, Jolene Benoit, Skip and Karen Connolly, Jim Fisher and Wes, Pamela McCoy, and Jim Peterson A home shopping host is the on-air host that partners with guests on television shopping channels, such as HSN, QVC, and ShopNBC. The job of a host is to introduce new presenters and guests to the television audience, and help these guests explain the values and features of the... Jim Peterson The Honourable James Scott Jim Peterson, PC, MP, BA, LLM (born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian politician and former Minister of International Trade. ...


ShopNBC's main competitors are HSN (Home Shopping Network) and QVC. 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. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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