Info: Current TV

Current TV

Year founded: 2005

Headquarters: San Francisco

Founded by: Former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, a Democratic fundraiser and the founder of Hyatt Legal Services.

Reach: 60 million households in the U.S.; 75 million worldwide.

Programming: The channel started as essentially a televised YouTube, featuring short documentaries and user-created videos, but has expanded to include reality and fictional dramas. Among their programs are “Vanguard” and “This American Life.”


Available on: DirecTV channel 358; Comcast channel 107; Time Warner Cable 142; LA Dish Network channel 196, for additional channel information visit the network’s website:

—Rick Rojas