HGTV


Karen Bronzo promoted to EVP marketing at HGTV

Discovery’s HGTV has confirmed the promotion of Karen Bronzo to the role of SVP marketing. This expands her current responsibilities to include oversight of brand strategy and development of on-air/off-channel creative for the network.  Bronzo joined HGTV in 2013 as VP ad sales marketing. In this new role she will report directly to Jane Latman, […]

Pluto TV launches on My5

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has confirmed the launch of three Pluto TV channels on Channel 5’s video-on-demand platform in the UK. The launch of the channels on My5, news of which was reported by Digital TV Europefrom the Variety TV Summit in Londonearlier this month, marks the first collaboration between the two Viacom-owned AVOD […]

Vodafone Deutschland adding HGTV to line-up

Vodafone Deutschland is to add Discovery’s Home and Gardens TV (HGTV) to its programming line-up. From June 6 Vodafone customers with the operator’s Giga TV offering will be able to view HGTV alongside Discovery’s other channels for the German market: free-to-view services Eurosport 1, DMAX and TLC and pay TV offerings Eurosport 2 and Discovery […]

Discovery Deutschland adds HGTV to channel lineup

MX1, a global solutions provider of media services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced today that Discovery Deutschland will use its managed media and distribution services to deliver an eighth German channel, HOME & GARDEN TV (HGTV), which will be available to viewers from 6 June 2019. Discovery Deutschland operates seven of its German […]

Discovery to launch HGTV in Germany

Discovery is due to launch home and lifestyle network HGTV in Germany, marking the channel’s first European rollout since Discovery completed its takeover of Scripps Networks Interactive last year. HGTV will go live in Germany as a free-to-air channel in June and Discovery said that further launches will follow. The channel launched in Poland two […]

Discovery launches HGTV in Vietnam

Discovery Networks Asia Pacific has launched home and lifestyle channel HGTV in Vietnam. The channel is distributed in Vietnam by content provider Thaole Entertainment, which also distributes Discovery’s Asian Food Channel (AFC). HGTV most recently launched in Myanmar last month on SkyNet, on SingtelTV in Singapore and HOOQ in Indonesia last October. With the introduction of […]

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 […]