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Smithsonian Channel lights up television with astonishing stories, captivating documentaries and stimulating nonfiction entertainment.

A joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling expertise of the renowned premium network with the unmatched resources of the world’s largest museum and research complex. The channel is home to Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning programming that goes above and beyond to illuminate the extraordinary -- whether it’s trailblazing expeditions, cutting-edge science, lively pop culture or history brought vividly to life.

From the ancient past to the unfathomable future (and everywhere in between), Smithsonian Channel tells awe-inspiring stories that ignite the imagination while offering advertisers full-spectrum access--online, on-demand and connected TV, plus mobile and social--to an affluent, influential and inquisitive audience.

Smithsonian Channel.
It’s Brighter Here.


Smithsonian Channel reaches an educated, upscale and affluent audience:
• Income: Viewers have a median household income of $148,340.
• Net worth: Median net worth of $692,520.
• Principal residence: Median total value of $219,993.
• Education: Viewers overindex for a master’s (121) or post-graduate (128) degree vs. the national average.


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