Channel One News is a digital content provider that the channel says will encourage young people to be informed global citizens. The daily news program has been accompanied by commercial advertising, with supplementary educational resources that are said by the channel to help students, teachers, and parents interpret the news of the day and spark conversations. The Peabody and Telly Award-winning Channel One News program is broadcast to approximately 5 million young people in upper elementary schools, middle schools and high schools across the United States. Channel One News is now also available advertising-free through a subscription. On May 13, 2014, it was sold for an undisclosed price to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.