HGTV (originally an initialism for Home & Garden Television) is an American pay television channel owned by Discovery, Inc. The network primarily broadcasts reality programming related to home improvement and real estate. As of February 2015, approximately 95,628,000 American households (82.2% of households with television) receive HGTV. The network was bought by Discovery, Inc. in 2018, since which it has been ranked as No. 4 in audience size among cable networks.