News and ViewsApril 23, 2019
Dedicated to Diversity in Programming
When it comes to diversity in programming, we believe in providing our customers with the broadest selection of content available. Spectrum offers more than 200 international and foreign language channels in over 15 languages - from Spanish, Russian, Italian and French, to Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
“We provide a wide selection of content and multiple ways to view it that are responsive to the diverse interests and needs of our customers,” said Tom Montemagno, Executive Vice President, Programming Acquisition.
Spectrum Features Quality African American and Latino Programming
We serve 21 of the top 25 African American television markets and 20 of the top 25 Hispanic television markets.
We offer more than 75 Spanish language channels, featuring news, live sports, education and entertainment.
Our robust carriage of African American owned or themed networks currently includes ASPiRE, Revolt, Up, Bounce TV, The Impact Network, BET, BET Her, TV One, Cleo TV, OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) and others.
Our First Spectrum Original Content Show
Our first original show, “L.A.’s Finest,” which launched in May of 2019, is a great example of how Charter values diversity both in front of and behind the camera. Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union are among the show’s stars and executive producers.
“We are deeply committed to diversity in our original content and programming that is reflective of the broad interests, voices and rich composition of our nation,” said Katherine Pope, Senior Vice President and Head of Original Content.
Our Commitment to Diversity Through Spectrum News
Spectrum News provides comprehensive 24/7 news, weather, and sports coverage to subscribers in Charter markets around the country, which is an important part of Charter’s commitment to the communities we serve.
In the New York City area, we offer Spectrum Noticias NY1 - the only local 24-hour Spanish language news channel in the market. Our “In Focus” weekly public affairs program also provides in-depth coverage of issues impacting local and diverse communities, on a variety of topics including education, poverty, homelessness, employment and workforce development.