TVSN was founded in Sydney in 1995 and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in August 1999. In November 2004, the TVSN business was acquired by Direct Group (formerly Innovations Group), the market leaders in direct catalogue retail in Australia. The Group comprises of a number of trading brands and operating companies including Innovations, Homecare, Damart, Engin, The Fox Collection, Hamper King, Expo Channel, Gaiam, Early Learning World, Entertainment Masters, ESP and Legends Genuine Memorabilia.
Around the world, the growth of 24-hour home shopping channels continues unabated and the TVSN Channel in Australia has this potential also. The Australian Pay-TV industry is now in over 25% of all homes in Australia. Reaching 2 million of the 7 million homes across the country, TVSN is currently carried on FOXTEL, OPTUS and AUSTAR.