Jewel TV Gets Comcast Setting

Home Shopping Network Jewelry Television has struck a deal with Comcast that will give it 3.2 million more digital subs in Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and parts of New Jersey.

In addition, it will have a corporate hunting license to seek out carriage deals with other Comcast systems.

jewelry TV is in some 45 million multichannel homes full time, and and another 25 million part time.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.