TV One is a portfolio company of Radio One Inc. — the largest radio broadcaster targeting African American and urban listeners. The Silver Spring, Maryland-based company is one of the leading cable/satellite television network targeting adult African American viewers. Founded by Cathy Hughes in 2004, TV One airs a variety of lifestyle and entertainment programming.
The network broadcasts approximately 20 top-rated original programs and 24 syndicated television shows.
In 2008, the company earned $72.5 million in revenues — up 57% from the previous year.