AWE (TV network)

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AWE
LaunchedJune 1, 2004
Owned byHerring Networks
SloganA Wealth of Entertainment
HeadquartersSan Diego, CA
Formerly calledWealthTV (2004-2013)
Sister channel(s)One America News Network
WebsiteAWE
Availability
Cable
Available on over 150 cable and telco systemsCheck local listings for availability
Verizon FiOSChannel 669 (HD)
Channel 169 (SD)
ABNXcess (Malaysia)Channel 254
IPTV
AT&T U-verseChannel 1470 (HD)
Channel 470 (SD)
Bristol Virginia UtilitiesChannel 100 (SD)
Streaming media
Digital media receiverRoku
 
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AWE
LaunchedJune 1, 2004
Owned byHerring Networks
SloganA Wealth of Entertainment
HeadquartersSan Diego, CA
Formerly calledWealthTV (2004-2013)
Sister channel(s)One America News Network
WebsiteAWE
Availability
Cable
Available on over 150 cable and telco systemsCheck local listings for availability
Verizon FiOSChannel 669 (HD)
Channel 169 (SD)
ABNXcess (Malaysia)Channel 254
IPTV
AT&T U-verseChannel 1470 (HD)
Channel 470 (SD)
Bristol Virginia UtilitiesChannel 100 (SD)
Streaming media
Digital media receiverRoku

AWE (formerly WealthTV) is a United States-based lifestyle and entertainment cable network privately held by Herring Broadcasting.[1] The network operates several domestic and international television feeds. The network's primary production facilities and corporate headquarters are located in San Diego, California.

Operation and feeds[edit]

Former logo under the name WealthTV; 2004-2013

The network operates a 24/7 domestic standard definition feed, commonly called "AWE SD", a 24/7 domestic high definition feed, under the "AWE HD" name, a 24/7 3D service for worldwide deployment, branded under the "AWE 3D" name, and a 24/7 international feed designed for exhibition around the world other than United States.

Since its inception, the network has produced an extensive amount of its signature programming lineup in house and has received numerous regional Emmys for its production efforts.[2] Production facilities include in-house studios, 14 HD and 3D capable editing bays, master control operations and uplink & downlink facilities. AWE is carried domestically on approximately 150 cable systems and telco video providers including AT&T U-verse TV, GCI (company), SureWest, Charter Communications, Service Electric, US Cable, Google Fiber, RCN, and Verizon FiOS. AWE's international feeds are deployed throughout the Caribbean, multiple Asian countries, including Thailand and Cambodia, and the Middle East. The network also offers its 24/7 feeds, along with a plethora of video on demand (VOD), via a wide range of internet enabled connected devices, including iOS, Android and Windows based phones and tablets, Apple and Windows based computers, connected TVs, including Samsung, Sony, Vizio, LG, and Panasonic, and connected boxes such as Roku home digital media player.[3]

AWE partnered with the Washington Times to launch a 24-hour conservative-leaning cable news network called One America News Network. One America will use the Washington Times as its Washington bureau.[1]

Programming[edit]

AWE airs a wide range of lifestyle and entertainment programming, including a significant amount of original programming. It features a number of travel related series, automotive programming, series on outrageous homes, international news, documentaries and live world championship boxing.[1]

Original programming[edit]

Live championship boxing[edit]

Anthony Mundine stands over Bronco McKart on Fight Night, July 14th, 2012

In 2011, WealthTV began airing live professional boxing branded under "WealthTV's Fight Night". In July 2012, the network aired its first live pay-per-view (PPV) event branded under "WealthTV PPV". Instead of relying on its own stable of fighters or a single promoter, the network has been involved with a handful of promoters to air live world-class boxing events.[4] The network has worked with a number of promoter's worldwide including Don King, Don King Promotions, Kathy Duva, Main Events, Mick Hennessy, Hennessy Sports, Yvon Michel, Groupe Yvon Michel, and Barry Hearn, Matchroom Sports, to delivery over 20 live events. The network as been accelerating the number of live boxing events and for some events provides complete television production utilizing its staff and live production equipment.[5] In the fourth quarter of 2012, the network featured nine live boxing events, three events per month for October, November and December. WealthTV received multiple recognitions for its boxing efforts in 2012. The Boxing Writers Association of America, BWAA, recognized six fights for 2012 as nominees for best fight of the year. Two of the fights aired live on WealthTV.[6] David Price, a heavyweight boxer featured exclusively in the US on WealthTV in 2012, was recognized by leading boxing authority Dan Rafael of ESPN as the top Prospect of the Year.[7] Company executives have stated that the channel will air 40 to 60 professional world-class boxing events in 2013.[8]

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