HSN is a shopping channel from the USA. HSN, an initialism of its previous name Home Shopping Network, is an American allowed to-air TV station claimed by the Qurate Retail Group, which additionally possesses list organization Cornerstone Brands. Situated in the Gateway zone of St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, the home shopping channel has previous and current sister directs in a few different nations. HSN likewise has an online outlet at HSN.com.
The trailblazer of HSN was propelled by Lowell "Bud" Paxson and Roy Speer in 1982 as the Home Shopping Club, a neighborhood link station seen on Vision Cable and Group W Cable in Pinellas County, Florida. It ventured into the main public shopping system three years after the fact on July 1, 1985, changing its name to the Home Shopping Network, and spearheading the idea of a broadcast attempt to close the deal for shopper products and enterprises. Its rival and future proprietor QVC was propelled the next year.
The thought for HSN had its underlying foundations in a radio broadcast oversaw by Paxson. Because of a promoter's liquidity issue in 1977, the organization was paid in can openers. Left with raising the assets, live character Bob Circosta went on the radio and sold the can openers for $9.95 each. The can openers sold out, and an industry was conceived. Circosta later turned into the new system's first since forever home shopping host and would inevitably sell 75,000 unique items in more than 20,000 hours of live TV.
A stream record of HSN.