MIPCOM Spotlight: Scripps Networks Interactive


CANNES: Scripps Networks Interactive distributes a portfolio of eight lifestyle channel brands across the globe, led by the flagship offerings Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV.

“Food Network is a unique lifestyle network that connects viewers to the power and joy of food,” says Derek Chang, the head of international lifestyle channels at Scripps Networks Interactive.

Chang says that increasing distribution for Food Network across Latin America is a key growth area. Travel Channel is available in nearly 160 million households across the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific, while HGTV is present in more than 40 countries outside the U.S. “Since its launch in 1994, HGTV has established itself as a top 10 network in all of cable in the U.S., and we are now focused on the international expansion of the brand,” says Chang.