Participant Media

Participant Media Starts New TV Network, Pivot

At an upfront presentation on Wednesday morning, Participant Media announced that it will turn its recent acquisitions Halogen and the Documentary Channel, into a mostly nonfiction network featuring programming from the likes of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meghan McCain, and Univision.

Participant Media Acquires Documentary Channel, Halogen TV

Participant Media has acquired cable networks Documentary Channel and Halogen TV and will combine them into a single as-yet unnamed cable network to launch next summer with a distribution of some 40 million households, based on those networks’ existing distribution agreements.