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Discovery boosts GO app line-up in the US

Discovery has added HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Cooking Channel to its suite of TV everywhere ‘GO’ apps in the US. The networks join the twelve existing Discovery GO apps and bring more than 22,000 titles to the platform – increasing the number of titles across all the apps to 45,000. “Discovery’s suite of […]

ProSieben and Scripps agree huge lifestyle deal

ProSiebenSat.1 and Scripps Networks Interactive have agreed a 1,200-hour programming deal that will see a raft of SNI shows go out on the German broadcaster’s channels. The deal covers factual, factual-entertainment and lifestyle programming from SNI, which will air on branded blocks on the sixx, ProSieben MAXX and kabel eins Doku networks in Germany. The […]

Discovery, Scripps end takeover talks

Discovery Communications and Scripps have reportedly abandoned merger talks without getting beyond an “early, exploratory stage.” According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people familiar with the matter, talks between the two companies have closed, ending the possibility that Discovery will acquire its factual channel rival. The report claims that Discovery did not […]

Scripps reports strong quarter, boosted by ad gains

Channel operator Scripps Networks Interactive reported strong third quarter results, which chairman, president and CEO Kenneth W. Lowe attributed to the popularity of its lifestyle networks.  The firm, which owns channel brands including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel, reported consolidated revenues for the quarter of US$617 million (€460 million) – up 9% year-on-year. Net income […]

Scripps posts solid earnings

Scripps Networks Interactive reported solid first quarter earnings with operating revenues up across all of its channel brands.  Food Networks, its biggest contributor, saw operating revenues climb 4.8% to US$208m (€158 million), while the biggest increase was for the Cooking channel, which saw revenues increase 32.7% to US$26.3 million. Overall, the firm’s revenues for the […]

Scripps Networks Interactive goes TV Everywhere

Scripps Networks Interactive is due to launch a suite of mobile apps and websites to allow paying viewers to access Scripps’ programming from different devices.  The authenticated TV Everywhere rollout is scheduled for the second quarter of this year, and will include branded iOS and Android apps for its networks HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, […]