NBCUniversal, along with private equity firms Bain Capital and the Blackstone Group, owns The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC).


TWCC is operated as a separate entity based in Atlanta, with management services provided by NBCUniversal. TWCC includes The Weather Channel® television network, The Weather Channel digital properties, and Weather Services International (WSI). TWCC also operates Weatherscan®, a 24-hour all-local weather network; The Weather Channel Radio Network; and The Weather Channel HD.


The Weather Channel television network is received by more than 100 million U.S. households, making it the number one most-distributed cable network. The Weather Channel is also available in high definition and includes programming shot in native HD. Weatherscan is distributed primarily on digital cable.


The most popular source of weather news and information, TWCC properties reach 60 million monthly Web consumers (weather.com and Desktop), 32 million monthly mobile users (mobile Web and applications), and offers the second most popular mobile app on all smartphones and tablets.


WSI, headquartered in Andover, MA, primarily provides business-to-business weather services, particularly for the media, aviation, marine, and energy sectors