Scripps Networks Interactive Showcasing 100-Plus New Lifestyle Titles


CANNES: Scripps Networks Interactive is introducing more than 100 new lifestyle titles at the market in Cannes, among them Cooks vs. Cons.

Cooks vs. Cons tests whether a talented home cook can beat a professional chef. Seasons one and two are on offer. Also in the food category, Chopped Junior seasons one through five watches as little chefs take over the Chopped kitchen, while Cooking for Love seasons one and two feature a lighthearted cooking competition tied to special family events. Food Network Star Kids is a spin-off of the hit Food Network series, this team featuring youngsters.

In the home category, Scripps is presenting Brothers Take New Orleans, featuring Jonathan and Drew Scott; Flip or Flop, which has six seasons available; and Tiny House, Big Living seasons one through four, following as couples learn what it really means to downsize.

Highlights from the travel genre are Expedition Unknown Hunt for the Yeti, in which explorer Josh Gates sets off on a quest to find the Yeti; Deadly Possessions, led by Ghost Adventures host Zak Bagans; and two seasons of Secret Eats with Adam Richman, following along on the ultimate foodie quest.

Hud Woodle, the VP of program licensing for international at Scripps Networks Interactive, said, “This market, Scripps Networks Interactive has more than doubled the number of new series we’ll introduce at MIPCOM. This is a testament to the quality of the programming and the expert hosts across Scripps Networks’ portfolio of brands including HGTV, DIY Network Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American County.”