Localish content was originally available via online (ABC.com and stations' website, ABC apps), its over-the-top platforms (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV), social media (Facebook Watch, Twitter, … [1] Many of the shows from ABC's stations are expected to end production. The rebranded network serves as an expansion of the Localish brand featuring several programs already featured on the Localish website. Cable carriage is also featured in the ABC O&O markets (e.g., Xfinity in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Philadelphia and San Francisco; Spectrum in Los Angeles and the Research Triangle; Altice USA in New York City), either as the full HD feed or a 480i standard definition version. [25] The station group was considering the possibility of an OTT channel for the brand. +Life, a weekly 26-episode lifestyle series, will debut this Sunday, July 12, on ABC’s five-month-old over-the-air lifestyle channel Localish.Airtimes are 2 pm and 7 pm ET, but check local listings. [10], On January 9, 2012, Citadel Communications announced that it would be adding Live Well to all five of its major network-affiliated stations (four of them ABC affiliates), bringing the network's reach to around 55% U.S. television households. [22][23] As of April 15, 2015, WBAY and all of the former Young stations now owned by Media General continued to run the network, with no mention of any new alternate programming for those subchannels. Logo for Live Well HD Network until 2010. [27], Many of the network's shows were produced by the local ABC Owned Television Stations. [1] Sweet Retreats was picked up starting on October 10, 2014 by FYI. [11] Young Broadcasting announced the addition of most of their stations to the network as of the end of January 2012; carriage agreements were maintained when Young was purchased by Media General in November 2013. Localish. [28], By July 2011, the network was scheduling 18 hours of original programming with 1 hour set aside for local programming. [3], Live Well Network was launched on April 27, 2009 in high definition on ABC's owned-and-operated stations as part of the stations' subchannels. Hosted by Mary Caraccioli Premiere January 14, 2012", "Live Well Network Orders Series Starring 'Top Chef' Alum", "OTRC: 'Miss America: Secrets Revealed': Contestants share beauty secrets", "Local woman to compete on cable TV cooking show", "Live Well Network Slots New Design Series", "Luminair Film Productions and Frontera Media Productions Win Tasty Award", "Children's Programming on Live Well Network", "ABC7 Salutes TV program finding jobs for veterans", "Singer and NC native Kellie Pickler does 101st Airborne assault course. [16], On June 9, 2014, network vice president Peggy Allen and ABC Owned Television Stations president Rebecca Campbell jointly announced to Live Well Network's staff that they planned to shut down the network in January 2015. [54][55] As of December 2017, WLS-TV only carries a standard definition version of the network due to a channel sharing agreement with UniMas station WXFT-DT which requires a high definition broadcast of that station. ", "WRTV announces debut of Live Well Network", "Belo To Air ABC's Live Well In Five Markets", "Disney-ABC Goes Wall-to-Wall With 'On the Red Carpet, "The Live Well Network Adds Two New Shows to Winter Schedule: 'My Family Recipe Rocks!' To appeal to ABC affiliates not owned and operated by the network, it was decided not to use ABC branding in any way.