HGTV launched in 1994 in the United States and is America’s leading home and lifestyle brand today. The channel is distributed to more than 92 million U.S. households and is a top 10 cable network. HGTV first launched outside of North America in 2014 and is now available in more than 40 countries and territories outside the U.S. including Canada, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Australia. HGTV premiered on Freeview in New Zealand in June.