The flagship of ION Media, ION Television is a top 10-ranked U.S. general entertainment network.



ION Television was launched in 2007. In 2011, less than a decade after its initial launch, the network had already broken into the top-10 cable entertainment networks. ION continues to make notable gains, and has done especially well among diverse audiences, ranking in the top 10 among African-American and Hispanic audiences.


ION Television offers the best of broadcast and cable. Our unique access to a growing over-the-air audience allows us to continually grow our viewership and provide a valuable vehicle for advertisers.


ION Television’s lineup is anchored by major cable & broadcast hits, including 7 out of television's top 10 dramas: “Criminal Minds,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and "Blue Bloods." We also offer holiday movies and popular original series, including "Private Eyes" and “Saving Hope.”

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ION Television viewers are loyal and highly engaged: They lead the industry in live viewing (95%) as well as in length of tune-in (43 minutes). Our consistency in both viewership and strong ratings plays a key role in enabling us to attract top-tier advertisers across all categories.

Currently, ION Television’s lineup is anchored by hit series and originals, including: