HSN2 to Premiere in August

       

       

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–HSN will debut HSN2, a second 24-hour television channel, on Aug. 1 on the DISH Network.

The programming on the new channel will offer consumers an assortment of encore airings of HSN’s shows, products, brands and personalities, according to a statement from the television retailer. The second channel will be either complementary or counter to the HSN programming, and will serve as a platform to test new ideas and develop new business opportunities for the company as a whole, the statement said.