DISH brings Glenn Beck channel to pay-TV

Michelle Clancy | 13-09-2012

Partnering with DISH Network, American conservative pundit Glenn Beck's U.S.-based online 24-hour news, information and entertainment network, called TheBlazeTV, will now be available on pay television across the nation.

TheBlazeTV is available to satellite viewers on DISH channel 212 as part of DISH's America's Top 250 package or a la carte for $5 a month thanks to the new carriage contract, the only one that Beck has in place. TheBlaze and its host of established and emerging talent including Andrew Wilkow, S.E. Cupp, Buck Sexton and Will Cain, will offer its programming as a free preview for all DISH customers through 26 September.
After launching one year ago, TheBlazeTV rapidly grew into one of the world's most subscribed-to online streaming networks, available at
"After being phenomenally successful with his online streaming network, we're pleased to host Glenn Beck's return to broadcast TV, especially during this exciting and important political season," said DISH CEO and President Joseph Clayton. "With Glenn's return, DISH is truly the one stop for news, opinion and perspective across the full political spectrum."