Scripps Unveils New Shows for Facebook’s Watch


Scripps Networks Interactive is developing premium lifestyle shows for Watch, a new platform for mid-form video on Facebook.

Scripps Lifestyle Studios will produce shows inspired by popular Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel content, as well as shows created exclusively for Facebook. Scripps Networks’ newly published show pages on Watch for Facebook include Sweet Side of Life; Food Network Finds; Easy, Medium, Boss; GK Now; Grown Up Goals; The Real; Big City, Little Budget; Experimental Eats; High Brow/Low Brow; The Find & the Fix; and more.

“This partnership with Facebook is a great complement to our efforts to engage passionate fans with compelling, premium content on every platform,” said Henry Ahn, the president of content distribution and marketing for Scripps Networks Interactive.

Vikki Neil, the general manager of Scripps Lifestyle Studios, added, “Our digital strategy to reach younger audiences with original inspirational and aspirational content is a perfect fit for Facebook’s new video-focused platform.”