Velvet (TV channel)

Velvet was a Filipino cable television network based in Quezon City. It was owned and operated by Creative Programs, Inc. (now ABS-CBN Cable Channels), a wholly owned subsidiary of the media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation. The primary focus of the network was into women-oriented general entertainment programming.[1]

Velvet
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Velvet channel logo
LaunchedJanuary 1, 2008
ClosedJanuary 1, 2014
NetworkABS-CBN
Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports+Action)
Owned byCreative Programs, Inc.
Picture format480i (SDTV)
SloganHome of the Most Prestigious Red Carpet Events
CountryPhilippines
LanguageEnglish
Broadcast areaDefunct
HeadquartersQuezon City, Philippines
Replaced byO Shopping (channel space)
Sister channel(s)ANC, DZMM TeleRadyo, Cinema One, Hero, Knowledge Channel, Lifestyle, Myx, Balls, Jeepney TV, Cine Mo!, Yey!, Maxxx, CgeTV, O Shopping

Channel InformationEdit

Velvet had a sneak preview on SkyCable channel 25 since November 2007, together with Maxxx and Balls. Velvet was officially launched on January 1, 2008. Velvet also aired selected shows on Studio 23 (now S+A).

The channel went off the air at the midnight on January 1, 2014. Miss Universe 2013 was the last program of Velvet before it permanently signed off.

Most of the channel's programming and specials were moved to Lifestyle (now Metro Channel).

DescriptionEdit

Velvet is the result after the contract of Solar Entertainment's 2nd Avenue expired with SkyCable. Velvet is fairly similar in theme and audiences with ETC and 2nd Avenue typically appealing to the female-audience genre with a range from pre-adolescent to the late-thirties age bracket . Velvet features programs based on entertainment news & specials, game shows, stand-up comedy acts, drama, reality series and award shows.

Final Program Line-UpEdit

SeriesEdit

Movies and Entertainment SpecialsEdit

  • FlickFest Matinee
  • Flick Pick
  • Spotlight
  • Velvet Entertainment Specials

Annual Events & SpecialsEdit

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