Here TV Launches YouTube Paid Channel

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America's only gay television network is one of the first YouTube paid channels.

HereTV Gay Television Network

HereTV Gay Television Network

We are very excited to launch our YouTube paid channel to bring our expansive, original, LGBT programming to a new global viewing platform.

Here TV, America's only gay television network, announced today that Here TV's award-winning programming is now available as a YouTube paid channel, the newly launched subscription-based platform. Episodes of classic Here TV series as well as new fan favorites will be available immediately on demand through the new service for a low monthly or yearly subscription fee. Here TV is one of the first paid channels rolling out on YouTube.

“We are very excited to launch our YouTube paid channel to bring our expansive, original, LGBT programming to a new global viewing platform. With a reach of more than one billion potential customers, Here TV continues to explore and embrace the latest innovations in program distribution to best serve our diverse audience,” says John Mongiardo, Here TV's Senior Vice President of Programming Operations.

Here TV will initially debut on YouTube in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, and Brazil. To subscribe users must sign into a YouTube account on a computer and have a Google Wallet account. Here TV’s channel will then be available for viewing on computers, phones, tablets and TV.

Here TV titles available on the channel include fan favorites Dante's Cove and The Lair; the Emmy Award-nominated documentary 30 Years From Here; She's Living for This, starring drag sensation Sherry Vine; political talk show For & Against, hosted by Jim Morrison; dating and sex advice show Threesome; the marriage equality special Pride & Groom; the network special The Dinah Girls; and many more.

“We could not be more thrilled to be part of this launch. As we continue to create original shows, series, and movies, this new channel will allow us to have a fresh and extensive global perspective in both the development of new content and attracting an entirely new audience,” says Josh Rosenzweig, SVP of Original Programming and Development for Here TV.

Watch Here TV programming as a YouTube paid channel now at: http://www.youtube.com/heretvpremium

Get exclusive Here TV updates on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/HereTelevision and follow Here TV on Twitter at @heretv.

About Here Media

Here Media Inc. produces and distributes niche content across all platforms worldwide. Here Media's iconic brands distribute gay media with universal, humanistic appeal. Its distribution platforms include television, VOD, broadband, online, print, and mobile.

Here Media owns and operates a variety of media assets, including:

Iconic brands including OUT, The Advocate, Here TV, and Gay.com.
Web properties including Gay.net, Advocate.com, OUT.com, OUTTraveler.com, and SheWired.com.

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