20 October 2016
C21 Media

Scripps ramps up talent hunt

US cablenets operator Scripps Networks Interactive is hunting for new talent for its Travel Channel and Food Network, and is appealing to producers to pitch people rather than fully formed ideas.
20 October 2016
The Hollywood Reporter

HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Star Couple, Ratings Gold, Are Making Over Reality TV Too

In Waco, Texas, Chip and Joanna Gaines built an unlikely Disneyland for design lovers while becoming one of today's rare cable success stories. Says their manager Bill Stankey, "It would be hard for most people to fathom the things they've said no to. If it doesn't feel authentic, they don't want to do it."

17 October 2016
Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee awards four honorary doctorates


The University of Tennessee board of trustees approved honorary doctorates for four men during the closing meeting of the UT board of trustee summit Friday.
 
17 October 2016
Parade

The Fixer Uppers: How Chip and Joanna Gaines Remodeled Their Way Into Our Hearts and Homes


Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s monster hit Fixer Upper, still can’t believe that renovating houses in Waco, Texas, made them famous. “This really is our life,” says Chip. “It’s what we do.”
13 October 2016
Variety

Scripps Networks Interactive Invests in Internet Video Startup Pluto TV

Startup Pluto TV — which is trying to build the world’s biggest service for free TV and other video programming — announced that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding, led by German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 with participation from Scripps Networks Interactive, Sallfort PrivatBank and others.
10 October 2016

Q&A: Jim Samples, Scripps Networks Interactive

Jim Samples, president, international, Scripps Networks Interactive, talks about plans for thematic channels, the free-to-air market and the company’s plans for TVN in Poland.
06 October 2016
MediaVillage.com

Scripps Starts the Holiday Season with First-Ever Three-Network Simulcast

Storytelling, branded content, bespoke, cross-platform, audience development and partnership were big buzzwords throughout Advertising Week. When packaged together, the power of ideas and insights can create magic. 
05 October 2016
Bloomberg

Scripps Is TV's Comfort Food

Scripps is doing well and proving that if it were to be acquired, a deal wouldn't be from any position of weakness. 
05 October 2016
Live Science

Yetis Swarm Manhattan: The Lore of a Furry, Human-Like Beast on Travel Channel

What do you call a gathering of yetis? Whatever the name, there were plenty of them in New York City when 26 costumed cryptids rolled up to the iconic Flatiron Building, their visit heralding the Oct. 5 premiere of the Travel Channel special "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti," 
04 October 2016
Knoxville News Sentinel

Giving back in Greenback: Rebuilding Together, Scripps Networks help injured Navy veteran

A building near U.S. Highway 411 will become a place for an injured Navy veteran to enjoy the quiet activity of art, but it echoed with noise Friday as volunteers from Scripps Networks Interactive built the studio and a ramp connecting the log-style home as part of Scripps' National Volunteer Day.