The median salary for a QVC program host is approximately $100,000, as of 2015. One host on the rival Home Shopping Network suggested that program hosts can earn upwards of $500,000 annually. QVC employs more than 17,000 people and broadcasts live every day.
The Quality, Value, Convenience Network was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania. QVC is the world's leading video and e-commerce retailer generating nearly $10 billion annually through its programming.
In the United States the network is supported by 25 hosts who work for between one and four hours on the air, and between two and five days per week. In addition to the hosts, celebrity representatives often appear on the show to market products.