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The Smithsonian Channel is an American pay television channel that offers video content inspired by the Smithsonian Institution’s museums, research facilities and magazines. It is operated by Smithsonian Networks (SNI/SI Networks L.L.C.), a joint venture between ViacomCBS’ Domestic Media Networks division and the Smithsonian Institution.

The channel features original non-fiction programming that covers a wide range of historical, scientific and cultural subjects. As of February 2015, approximately 33.6 million American households (28.9% of those with television) receive Smithsonian Channel. It is also available as a video on demand service, depending on the service provider, and in various Internet streaming and download formats

The channel was launched as Smithsonian On Demand in 2006, and became Smithsonian Channel in 2007.Smithsonian Channel Plus, a US$5 monthly subscription also offering access to the channel’s past content library, and incorporating the former Smithsonian Earth streaming service, was launched in 2018. It is available on several device platforms, and via the web.