Ion Plus

American digital broadcast television network

Ion Plus is an American TV network owned by Ion Media. It operated as a network available through an antenna or cable TV until February 28, 2021. The network originally launched in 2007 as Ion Life. The network featured home decoration, health, cooking, and travel shows. In 2019, Ion Media converted the network into a general entertainment format that matched that of parent network Ion Television, mainly showing crime drama shows. It then became Ion Life.

Ion Plus
TypeBroadcast television network
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaUnited States
HeadquartersWest Palm Beach, Florida
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
OwnerE. W. Scripps Company (2021-present)
ParentKatz Broadcasting
Sister channelsIon Television
LaunchedFebruary 19, 2007 (2007-02-19) (as Ion Life)
ClosedFebruary 28, 2021 (2021-02-28) (antenna; still available on some smart TV services)
Former namesIon Life (2007–2019)
Vizio Smart TVChannel 219
Samsung TV PlusChannel 1062
Streaming media
FuboTVInternet Protocol television

Under new ownership by the E. W. Scripps Company, the channel stopped being broadcast on February 28, 2021, as the new company preferred to bring over networks it already owned. Ion Plus and Qubo continues but is only available through smart TV services on television sets made by Vizio and Samsung and other free streaming services like The Roku Channel and Amazon Freevee.

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