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The Weather Channel
Country United States
Slogan It's Amazing Out There
Headquarters 300 Interstate North Parkway SE, Atlanta, Georgia
Programming
Language(s) English
Ownership
Owner The Weather Company (TWCC Holdings: consortium owned by NBCUniversal (25%), The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital, exact Bain and Blackstone percentages unknown)

The Weather Channel is a cable and satellite television channel that is shown in the United States. The Weather Channel shows television shows about the weather and weather-related news all day. The Weather Channel is most often filmed inside a studio near Atlanta, but some people working there sometimes go out to the place where the storm or weather is happening to film it. The Weather Channel also has radio stations, newspapers, websites, as well as mobile applications for smartphones and tablet computers. The Weather Channel is similar to a channel called The Weather Network in Canada.

Viewing audience

In July 2015, The Weather Channel was received by about 89.7 million American households that subscribe to a pay television service.

However, it was subsequently dropped by Verizon FiOS (losing its approximately 5.5 million subscribers). The most distributed network was then HLN. Actual viewership of the channel averaged 210,000 during 2013 and has been declining for several years.

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