Food Network


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 […]

Singtel TV adds Discovery channels

Asian operator Singtel TV has added Discovery’s HGTV, Asian Food Channel (AFC), and Food Network channels to its programming lineup in Singapore. The networks are available on Singtel TV and the Singtel TV GO app, with the operator now carrying the full suite of Discovery channels in the country – including Discovery Channel and Animal […]

Scripps to develop shows for Facebook Watch

Scripps Networks Interactive’s digital production division is set to develop lifestyle shows for Facebook’s recently unveiled Watch platform. Scripps Lifestyle Studios will produce shows inspired by popular Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel content, as well as shows created exclusively for Facebook. These will appear on Facebook Watch as well as through individual show pages, […]

Viacom eyes all-cash Scripps takeover

Viacom is reportedly eyeing one of the biggest all-cash takeovers in recent US media history by planning to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for around US$10.6 billion. According to Reuters, New York-based Viacom is willing to fork out cash to finance the deal, which would add the Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel to a stable […]

Food Network launches free-to-air in Italy

Scripps Networks Interactive is launching Food Network as a free-to-air channel in Italy. The channel will launch on May 8 as the first dedicated multi-platform food entertainment channel in the country, according to Scripps. o accompany the on-air offering, Food Network will launch a localized website featuring tested recipe collections, tips and food hacks. In […]

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 […]

Polish platforms add channels

Polish fixed-line service providers Vectra and Netia and pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat have each unveiled a number of new channel carriage deals. Cable operator Vectra has added sports channel Eleven Extra from Eleven Sports, Discovery History and Polish channels Zebrra.tv, Metro, WP1 and Nowa TV to its line-up, with Scripps Networks’ Food Channel to […]

TVN to run three Scripps channels from 2017

TVN will take charge of three local versions of the Scripps Networks Interactive channel brands HGTV, Food Network and Travel Channel from January 2017. The move will see Scripps-owned TVN launch the HGTV and Food Network channels as part of its line-up, while the already-available Travel Channel will come under its management. HGTV (Home and […]

Food Network launches in Mexico with Totalplay

Scripps Networks Interactive channel Food Network has expanded into Mexico with the recent launch on fibre operator Totalplay’s TV platform. The culinary lifestyle channel launched earlier this month in high-definition via Totalplay on channel 226. “Food Network’s launch in Mexico marks a significant milestone for the company as we enter into one of the largest, […]

Traditional media brands find Snapchat Discover success

US millennials usually view well-established media brands on Snapchat Discover, rather than media that targets their generation, according to Futurescape. The research firm said that its survey of 1,117 US Snapchat users will “reassure major media owners that their brands and content continue to be relevant to teen and young adult audiences” on the mobile social […]

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