Documentary Channel Relaunches As Commercial Service

Enters into multiyear carriage deal with Dish Network

The Documentary Channel, which debuted nearly four years ago as a public-interest television network, has been relaunched as a fully commercial service.

The Nashville-based service, founded in 2006 by Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Tom Neff, the service's chief creative officer, has entered into a multiyear carriage deal with Dish Network. Deal terms were not disclosed.

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