Since its launch over 35 years ago, The Weather Channel television network has become the top-rated and most widely distributed weather network in America. As the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet, The Weather Channel serves as the nation’s only 24-hour source of national storm coverage. With Emmy winning storytelling and unrivaled expertise, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year” for nine consecutive years.  Owned by Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming, The Weather Channel joins a diverse portfolio including eight 24-hour HD television networks, streaming service Local Now, digital community theGrio, and the social-first content platform Pattrn.