Travel Channel

Discovery appoints Travel Channel chief

Discovery has named Matthew Butler as general manager of Travel Channel, effective immediately.  As general manager, Butler will oversee the development, production, scheduling and overall operations for Travel Channel, and will be charged with leading the strategic growth of the audience and the brand. He was previoiusly VP, programming and development for Travel Channel, with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local feed of Travel Channel launches in Macedonia

Scripps Networks UK & EMEA has launched a local language version of the Travel Channel on Makedonski Telekom in Macedonia. “Following the success of Food Network and Fine Living in the region, we are confident that offering Travel Channel in local language will cement our leading lifestyle channels as household brands,” said Jon Sichel, managing […]

Travel Channel launches on UPC Austria

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched Travel Channel on UPC in Austria, following a distribution deal struck between Liberty Global and Scripps last year. Travel Channel is the first network to launch on a Liberty Global platform since the pan-European distribution agreement was reached in October for Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living. […]

Travel Channel launches on Blizoo Macedonia

Scripps Networks’ Travel Channel has launched in Macedonia on Telekom Austria-owned cable network Blizoo Macedonia. The move means that Travel Channel will be available to all Blizoo Macedonia subscribers with a  basic digital TV package, joining existing Scripps channels Fine Living and Food Network HD. Travel Channel shows available to Macedonian viewers will include World’s […]

Travel channel launches on Magyar Telekom in Hungary

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has launched Travel Channel on Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, Magyar Telekom’s TV service in Hungary.   The channel is available now on Telekom TV to all digital TV subscribers and will be on the service’s new Minipay package from January 2015. “Travel Channel takes viewers on an exciting adventure each time […]

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