E.W. Scripps Company

Court TV launches in UK

E.W. Scripps Company-owned US channel Court TV has launched in the UK. Court TV is now available on Sky’s pay TV platform, with more distribution agreements expected to be announced.  Court TV’s UK channel provides viewers access to, and analysis of, true-life courtroom dramas taking place in the US. Daytime trial coverage in the US will […]

E.W. Scripps boosted by OTT gains

E.W. Scripps, which owns 33 local TV stations in the US, said that subscribers to over-the-top services in its local broadcast markets grew from zero to nearly 500,000 from last July to March. Announcing the company’s second quarter results, Scripps president and CEO Adam Symson said that in its local media division “any losses we’re seeing […]

Scripps makes digital video push with Newsy buyout

TV, print and digital media firm the E.W. Scripps Company has agreed to buy US-based video news startup Newsy for US$35 million (€25.5 million) in a bid to make a push into the digital video business.   Commenting on the deal, Scripps chairman, president and CEO Rich Boehne said that “Newsy adds an important dimension […]