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Document and Entity Information Document
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
shares
Document Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name QVC INC
Entity Central Index Key 0001254699
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 1
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1
Amendment Flag false
Entity Current Reporting Status submitted electronically Yes