The New 24-Hour 4K HDR TV Channel

Our History


January 2014 - "4K" becomes a buzzword within the international TV community during CES (Consumer Electronics Show) then at NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives)


Research & Development


January 2016 - 4KUniverse, Inc. is incorporated and is founded by movie/tv distribution executive & entrepreneur Matthew Mancinelli
March 2016 - 4KUNIVERSE is announced publicly via an exclusive Variety article
April 2016 - 4KUNIVERSE schedules first original 4K series, Model Turned Superstar, an 18-episode model competition series featuring Supermodel guest judges Alessandra Ambrosio, Irina Shayk and Ana Beatriz Barros
July 2016 - Former HBO and E! channel executive Mitchell Berman becomes a key strategic advisor
October 2016 - 4KUNIVERSE launches on Roku 4K devices
December 2016 - 4KUNIVERSE joins SES's Ultra HD satellite delivery


February 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE is LIVE 24/7 via satellite delivery
April 3, 2017 - The cable guide is LIVE across all U.S. cable operators 
May 1, 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE cable channel launches on first 4K-equipped cable operators in the U.S., Highlands Cable Group (North Carolina) and Marquette-Adams (Wisconsin), becoming the first 24/7 4K Ultra HD general entertainment TV channel in America
May 5, 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE launches 4K OTT SVOD app on Amazon Fire TV
May 29, 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE airs Red Bull's 4K BMX documentary Kaleidoscope starring Kriss Kyle at 7pm ET
June 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE airs new 10-episode underwater 4K series Blue World Thursday nights at 7pm ET
July 2017 - 1 Million Minutes of 4KUNIVERSE Programming Have Streamed On Roku Devices in 4K
October 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE launches 4K OTT SVOD app on Sony Bravia 4K TV's powered by Android TV
November 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE's 24-hour 4K cable channel launches in Alaska (KPU)
December 6, 2017 - 4KUNIVERSE's 24-hour 4K linear channel launches on Swisscom in Switzerland


January 2018 - 4KUNIVERSE Adds HDR Support for 4K Linear, OTT

February 2018 - 4KUNIVERSE's 24-hour 4K linear channel launches in Tennessee (Jackson Energy)

March 2018 - 4KUNIVERSE's 24-hour 4K linear channel launches in Mexico (WhereverTV)

May 2018 - 4KUNIVERSE launches its 4K Ultra HD web streaming subscription

November 2018 - 4KUNIVERSE laucnhes on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa