BOSTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RLTV, the only cable network that provides viewers with information and entertainment to help Redefine Life after 50, announced today the launch of its first HD channel, RLTVHD. The channel will be available in all of the network's current markets by December 2012, allowing baby boomers and seniors to experience RLTV's innovative and inspiring programming as they've never seen them before.
"With RLTVHD, Generation 50+ will be able to watch their favorite shows with greater clarity and depth, enhancing the overall viewing experience," said Patrick Baldwin, Senior Vice President of Affiliate Sales & Corporate Development at RLTV. "RLTV strives to deliver the best shows in the highest quality to the 100 million Americans over the age of 50."
Most of the network's shows are already produced in high definition, with several new shows slated for the fall season.
The HD channel announcement was made at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Boston. The NCTA Cable Show runs Sunday, May 20 through Thursday, May 24 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
RLTV is the only television network dedicated to celebrating the lifestyle, interests and influence of boomers and seniors. Its Emmy Award-winning, informative and entertaining programming focuses on everything from financial planning and second careers to travel and entertainment; from health and wellness to volunteerism and community-building. RLTV has an all-star lineup of celebrity hosts including Florence Henderson, Joan Lunden, Jean Chatzky and Sam Donaldson. RLTV is about redefining life. For more information on RLTV, go to www.rl.tv.