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The Documentary Channel doubles its U.S. subscriber numbers

After a new agreement, The Documentary Channel will now be available on DIRECTV, effectively doubling the number of subscribers who can view DOC. DOC, the first 24-hour digital TV network devoted to indie docs, will debut on DIRECTV on March 31, and will extend DOC's reach to over 25 million homes nationwide. Financial terms of the carriage agreement were not disclosed.
March 29, 2010

After a new agreement, The Documentary Channel will now be available on DIRECTV, effectively doubling the number of subscribers who can view DOC. DOC, the first 24-hour digital TV network devoted to indie docs, will debut on DIRECTV on March 31, and will extend DOC’s reach to over 25 million homes nationwide. Financial terms of the carriage agreement were not disclosed.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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