Not to be confused with BBC One or BBC America.

The BBC Television Network, usually shortened to BBC Network on simply BBC is an American television network which first broadcast on January 25, 1982.


In 1981, it was announced that BBC would partner with Thames Television, Granada Television and ATV Midlands to launch a television network in the USA, aimed at British people residing in America. BTV was touted as a potential name, but changed to BTN.

It offically launched on Monday, January 25, 1982.

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