Crown Media Holdings Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in December 1999. The Company through its subsidiary, Crown Media United States owns and operates a pay television channel, known as the Hallmark Channel entertainment programming for adults and families. Hallmark Channel features television series such as Golden Girls and Frasier as well as original series and movies with compelling stories and internationally recognized stars. It has also offered a "lifestyle" programming, featuring Home and Family. Hallmark Movie Channel is a 24-hour cable network offering movies appropriate for the entire family, consisting mainly of original movies, classical theatrical films, and presentations from the award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame collection as well as other long form television programming. Consistent with the Hallmark brand, both networks are a preeminent source of holiday programming, with Hallmark Channel. The Company currently distributes, Hallmark Channel through approximately 5, 309 cable, satellite and other pay television distribution systems and Hallmark Movie Channel through approximately 3, 674 such systems. The Company licenses the trademark "Hallmark" for use on its networks pursuant to certain trademark license agreements with a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards. The Company uses four distribution platforms to transmit its programming, cable television, analog and digital satellite, telephone and Internet Protocol Television. The Company's networks compete with other general entertainment programming from broadcast networks including, TNT, TCM, USA Network, HGTV, TV Land, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, OWN, ABC Family and other networks.