“Everything in the world worth watching!”
These have been the watchwords of the company since Albert J. Nader founded Questar in 1978. Questar is one of the industry’s pioneering producers, distributors, and marketers of special interest programming and video productions, and is one of the most trusted names in the industry. With a reputation for quality, Questar has produced more than 100 original programs for PBS, The Discovery Channel, TLC, The Travel Channel, The History Channel (A&E Networks), and PAX-TV Network. Questar, with over 5000 titles in its library, is one of the largest content holders of quality Travel, Nature, History, Wildlife, Performance, non-fiction TV shows, and Inspirational programming. Questar has won five awards from The American Film Institute, and has been honored by Billboard Magazine and at The Covenant Awards. Questar products have been distributed at retail in Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Target, Best Buy, and Barnes & Noble. Its programs are also distributed in major catalogs, such as Reader’s Digest, Starcrest, Publisher’s Clearing House, and LTD Commodities. Questar video programming has reached over 90 million homes. In 2001, the comany acquired New Dimension Media, an educational media distribution company. With it’s CCC!Streaming Media service, New Dimension Media now streams educational video directly into classrooms in more than 100,000 schools. Questar has also expanded into the digital distribution landscape. The company is now a major video content provider to dozens of internet platforms such as iTunes, Hulu, Netflix,and Amazon Instant Video. In 2014, the company launched its first internet television channel, QuestarVideo.com, which features video-on-demand and instant streaming of thousands of programs. The company also has plans to launch several more channels in the near future. This will include VideoVisits.com which will be internet television’s premier non-promotional travel video programming outlet. Questar’s corporate office is in Chicago with a sales and acquisition office in Los Angeles.