You might say this company gives viewers a lifetime dose of television. A&E Television Networks (AETN) owns and operates a leading portfolio of cable television channels, including its flagship A&E and Lifetime networks. Reaching roughly 96 million US homes, A&E offers a mix of reality-based programming and documentaries. Lifetime, operated through subsidiary Lifetime Entertainment, is the #1 network aimed at women with lifestyle and entertainment programming. AETN\'s portfolio also includes Bio, the History Channel, and History International. Its networks reach about 235 million homes in more than 125 countries. The company is a joint venture between Hearst, Walt Disney, and NBCUniversal (NBCU).