Satellite News Channel (SNC) was a joint venture of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W). Designed as a satellite-delivered cable TV network, SNC used footage from ABC News and seven Washington DC based crews, in addition to stories from other overseas networks to provide a rotating newscast every 20 minutes. The channel is best remembered as the first 24-hour news cable competition to CNN. SNC, was based in the New York City suburb of Stamford, Connecticut.

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  • Satellite News Channel (SNC) was a joint venture of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W). Designed as a satellite-delivered cable TV network, SNC used footage from ABC News and seven Washington DC based crews, in addition to stories from other overseas networks to provide a rotating newscast every 20 minutes. The channel is best remembered as the first 24-hour news cable competition to CNN. SNC, was based in the New York City suburb of Stamford, Connecticut. SNC's slogan, derived from Group W's experience in all-news radio, was "Give us 18 minutes, we'll give you the world." At launch, Satellite News Channel was provided with compensation to cable operators, contrary to then standard of charging a per subscriber fee. The format is a 18 minute long with time for a regional cut away. (en)
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  • "Give us 18 minutes, we'll give you the world." (en)
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  • Satellite News Channel (SNC) was a joint venture of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W). Designed as a satellite-delivered cable TV network, SNC used footage from ABC News and seven Washington DC based crews, in addition to stories from other overseas networks to provide a rotating newscast every 20 minutes. The channel is best remembered as the first 24-hour news cable competition to CNN. SNC, was based in the New York City suburb of Stamford, Connecticut. (en)
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