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Broadcast/Cable TV History - 1993

1993-00-00 Daystar network was launched.

1993-00-00 Low Power UCSD-TV channel 35 signed on in San Diego.

1993-00-00 VISN/ACTS renamed Faith & Values Channel.

1993-08-31 Cable Health Club was launched. The channel was available in a half-hour continuous programming format to cable system operators for free. It went 24 hours a day in October.

1993-09-30 SportsChannel America signed off. It was replaced with NewSport the following day.

1993-10-00 (late 1993) Prevue Guide renamed as Prevue Channel.

1993-10-01 ESPN2 was launched.

1993-10-01 MTV Latino (originally as MTV En Espanol for a few months) was launched.

1993-10-01 NewSport (the first 24-hour sports news network) was launched.

1993-10-10 GEMS Television was launched.

1993-10-15 America's Collectibles Network was launched.

1993-10-27 UPN (The United Paramount Network) was founded and would be launched in January 1995.

1993-11-02 the WB Television network was founded and would be launched in January 1995.

1993-11-22 Food Network was launched.

1993-13-00 Electronic Program Guide signed off.

Cable History Highlights For This Year Range

Source: The Cable Center website: Cable History Timeline: http://www.cablecenter.org/resources/exhibits/cable-history-timeline.html

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