Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Thousands, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2013
Mar. 25, 2013
Jul. 27, 2012
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name VALUEVISION MEDIA INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000870826    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-02    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Feb. 02, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   49,139,361  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 78,165