celebrating

years of fun

Since 1977, we've been innovators, crafters, artisans, and designers. As we toast to 40 years, we happily and proudly celebrate every fun fact and milestone moment with you.

lessons we've learned along the way

Connections
matter
Connections
matter

Making every customer moment meaningful puts a smile on our faces

Life should
be simple
Life should
be simple

Innovative products curated for an easier life simply makes people happy

Never stop
learning
Never stop
learning

Learn something new every day and you will always be surprised and delighted

Always make
room for fun
Always make
room for fun

Fun is life at its very best, in all you do, never stop having fun

1977
It all began with the sale of 112 Avocado Green Electric Can Openers...the rest is home shopping history
1982
The Home Shopping Club grows from local cable access to its own cable channel
1985
The Home Shopping Club gets its big break as a national TV network and changes its name to The Home Shopping Network
1986
Ship, ship, hooray!
17 million HSN packages ship nationwide
1987
You can do it! America’s personal trainer, Tony Little helps us get motivated to get fit
1987
The Home Shopping Network settles in Saint Petersburg, Florida; opening its home office on a 64-acre campus
1992
Lynn Murphy makes every day
better hosting and toasting to
home shopping at its best
1994
Colleen Lopez joins the HSN family
as a new host and has been guaranteeing smiles ever since
1994
The queen of jeans makes her debut kicking off over a decade of Diane Gilman must-have styles
1996
Andrew Lessman introduces health and wellness to millions becoming one of our most
popular and trusted experts
1996
Shannon Smith leaves Minnesota
for sunny Florida to host HSN for 20 years of fun and counting
1997
A Miami original, Marlo Smith begins her career at HSN and today fills every show she hosts with shopping happy
1998
Known by her fans as the authority
on all things shopping, Connie Craig Carroll
joins us as a new host
1999
Toast the hosts! Callie Northagen and Shivan Sarna both kick off their hosting
careers happily calling HSN home
2000
Joy Mangano makes HSN the destination for innovation pioneering the spirit of invention and ingenious design
2003
Here comes the fun! Alyce Caron, a native of
Saint Augustine, Florida, hosts HSN and continues to be a fan favorite today
2004
Beauty, Fashion, Home, Electronics:
Suzanne Runyan becomes our new
host with the most
2006
Shop By Remote launches in millions of homes making HSN the newest destination for shopping innovation
2007
Ooh La La! Lancome partners with HSN as a leading makeup authority and skincare innovator
2009
More fun with your phone! The HSN mobile app for iPhone launches letting you watch, shop and play in live streaming HD
2011
Girls really do just want to have fun! HSN arcade launches leaving all of us free to shop, watch, and play at will
2012
We started dishing with Chef Curtis Stone and haven’t missed a meal yet
2013
HSN partners with Disney creating collections inspired by movies like Oz, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and more
2017
Happy 40th Birthday HSN!
The fun has just begun