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The Cable News Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. It was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel; however, by April 2016, a CNN executive officially described the channel as "no longer a TV news network" and instead as "a 24-hour global multiplatform network." Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, and was the first all-news television channel in the United States.

CNN
Cnn.svg
Launched June 1, 1980; 36 years ago (1980-06-01)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System
(Time Warner)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Go There
This is CNN
Country United States
Language English
Broadcast area United States
Canada
Worldwide (via CNN International)
online (via CNNGo)
radio (news reports on the half-hour)
Headquarters CNN Center,
Atlanta, Georgia
Sister channel(s) CNN International
CNN Philippines
CNN Indonesia
CNN-News18
CNN Airport Network
CNN Türk
CNN en Español
CNNgo
HLN
CNN Chile
TNT
Turner Classic Movies
Cartoon Network
Boomerang
TruTV
TBS
Website cnn.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV 202
1202 (VOD)
Dish Network 200
9436
Bell TV 1578
500 (SD)
Shaw Direct 140/500 (SD)
257/331 (HD)
Claro 156
Cable
Verizon FiOS 600
100 (SD)
Available on most other U.S. cable systems Consult your local cable provider for channel availability
Satellite radio
Sirius 115
XM 115
Sirius XM 115
IPTV
AT&T U-verse 1202
202 (SD)
Bell Fibe TV 500
1500 (SD)
Google Fiber 101
VMedia 33 (HD)
Streaming media
CNN.com/live Watch live
Apple TV CNNgo Application
Sling TV Internet Protocol television
PlayStation Vue Internet Protocol television
TuneIn CNN

The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. It was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel; however, by April 2016, a CNN executive officially described the channel as "no longer a TV news network" and instead as "a 24-hour global multiplatform network." Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, and was the first all-news television channel in the United States.

While the news channel has numerous affiliates, CNN primarily broadcasts from the Time Warner Center in New York City, and studios in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Its headquarters at the CNN Center in Atlanta is only used for weekend programming. CNN is sometimes referred to as CNN/U.S. (or CNN Domestic) to distinguish the American channel from its international sister network, CNN International. As of August 2010, CNN is available in over 100 million U.S. households. Broadcast coverage of the U.S. channel extends to over 890,000 American hotel rooms, as well as carriage on cable and satellite providers throughout Canada. Globally, CNN programming airs through CNN International, which can be seen by viewers in over 212 countries and territories.

As of February 2015, CNN is available to approximately 96,289,000 cable, satellite, and telco television households (82.7% of households with at least one television set) in the United States.