That’s good news for us, because we’re curious to see what HSN2 looks like, and we’re a Comcast subscriber, not Dish.
Grossman reiterated what’s already said about HSN2, namely that it will not only repackage content from HSN but will also be a test vehicle for the mothership network. “We will be creating original programming for HSN2 that could and would be different than what we traditionally do on HSN,” Grossman said.
“Our customers will be able to experience the journey of traveling through Italy, India and Bali as we bring ‘Eat Pray Love’ to life through stories, engaging personalities and unique products that complement the themes expressed in the movie,” she said.
And HSN’s 33rd birthday celebration, live from Las Vegas, Aug.
14 to 15, will be telecast from Planet Hollywood and magician Chriss Angel will make a special appearance, according to Grossman.
During the Q-&-A part of the call, HSN CEO Mindy Grossman spent a lot of time talking about HSN2, the sister channel to HSN that launched Aug. “It expands our shelf space,” Grossman said of the new network, adding, “It’s not going to be a clearance channel.” HSN2 is now in 13 million homes, and Grossman said she expects to have additional distribution soon.
Video from HSN2, which “will offer a curated assortment of encore airings of HSN’s must-see shows, products, brands and personalities,” so we are told, will be streamed on HSN.com, just like HSN, Grossman told analysts.
” And the fierce foursome will spotlight some of Hollywood’s tastiest tresses in “Hair Play.” Finally, some of the hottest names in fashion will stop by the set to bring the latest style news and their own personal opinion to the debate.
The “Fashion Police” team will also visit TV and film sets to get an inside look at the wardrobes of today’s hot celebs.Alba can do no wrong in our book, since we share the same birthday, April 28.It’s obvious that Rivers hates anything Miley Cyrus wears, but thinks Taylor Swift is a fashion icon, along with Natalie Portman.Rivers makes her catty comments along with a panel that includes a slimmed-down Kelly Osbourne, E! , “Backed up by her chorus of ‘couture cops,’ Kelly, Giuliana and George, Rivers and company will cut a swath through the jungle of tacky celebrity fashion to reveal who fizzled, who sizzled and who should have just stayed home in a housecoat.and Style Network whatever Giuliana Rancic and celebrity stylist George Kotsiopoulos. They will cover the good, the bad, and most assuredly the ugly, along with everything in between.” On the installment we saw, Rivers blasted Julia Roberts for the kimono-like dress that the actress wore to the debut of “Eat, Pray, Love” in Japan.The comedian made a comment to the effect that Roberts’ dress was the biggest bomb to hit Japan since Hiroshima.