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The Weather Channel (TWC) is an American pay television channel owned by The Weather Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Entertainment Studios. The channel’s headquarters are located in Atlanta, Georgia. Launched on May 2, 1982, the channel broadcasts weather forecasts and weather-related news and analysis, along with documentaries and entertainment programming related to weather. A sister network, Weatherscan, is a digital cable and satellite service that offers 24-hour automated local forecasts and radar imagery.
The Weather Channel’s former parent company, The Weather Company (part of IBM since 2016), also provides forecasts for terrestrial and satellite radio stations, newspapers, mobile apps, and websites, including an extensive online presence at weather.com. The Weather Channel continues to license its brand assets and weather data from IBM.
As of September 2018, The Weather Channel was received by approximately 79.128 million households that subscribe to a pay television service throughout the United States.
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The Weather Channel was founded on July 18, 1980, by television meteorologist John Coleman (who, at the time of the channel’s founding, had formerly served as a chief meteorologist at ABC owned-and-operated station WLS-TV in Chicago and as a forecaster for Good Morning America) and Frank Batten, then-president of the channel’s original owner Landmark Communications (now Landmark Media Enterprises). The channel launched at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 2, 1982. Originally, regional and local information was obtained by the National Weather Service for broadcast. Since 2002, all forecasting has been done on-site in Atlanta.