25 October 2016

HGTV, Travel Channel, Food Network will be available to millions of viewers in Poland
WARSAW, Poland – October 25th, 2016. Scripps Networks Interactive announced today that TVN will add three popular lifestyle channels to its network lineup beginning in January 2017.

TVN recently announced the launch of HGTV, the most popular lifestyle channel in the U.S., which will take over the slot now held by TVN Meteo Active. Poland is the first European market to introduce its viewers to HGTV. Also joining the TVN bouquet of channels are Food Network and Travel Channel.

HGTV will introduce Polish viewers to superstar experts, wonderful homes, breathtaking gardens, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. The channel will air well-known international formats, such as House HuntersFixer Upper and Flip or Flop, as well as local formats full of fun, great emotions and interesting characters. HGTV will feature well-known stars such as Maja Popielarska and Dorota Szel?gowska, as well as rising talents Katarzyna Ku?ma and Jimie Ogden.
 
Food Network (currently known as Polsat Food in the region) is designed for people passionate about cooking and those looking for programs that showcase exquisite cuisine that sparks emotions. Food Network will feature competition, challenges, cooking tips and journeys to explore new tastes. Food Network will also continue to air popular shows such as Ewa Gotuje (Ewa in the Kitchen) and Gotowanie z Okras? (Cooking with Okrasa).
 
Travel Channel is the ideal destination for travelers who want to experience a thrilling quest or get a dose of epic adventure with a splash of fun. Viewers will explore the unexplored, set off for breathtaking expeditions to find lost treasures and visit people living in extreme parts of the world.
 
"HGTV, Food Network and Travel Channel will strengthen TVN’s lifestyle offering with outstanding channels that can address the needs of even the most demanding viewers. These channels are a perfect fit for TVN’s existing portfolio.” said Maciej Maciejowski, Business Development and New Media Division Director, TVN S.A.
 
Introduced in the U.S. in 1994, Scripps Networks Interactive's global flagship HGTV now reaches nearly 100 million households in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and select markets in Asia. Food Network, the leading global food culinary lifestyle channel, is the most widely distributed U.S. cable channel and is can be seen in more than 150 countries and territories around the world. Travel Channel is the world’s leading travel media brand reaching 160 million households across the U.S., Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
 
TVN Group will be responsible for broadcasting HGTV, Food Network and Travel Channel in the Polish market. TVN Media will provide comprehensive marketing management. HGTV and Travel Channel will also be a part of the Premium TV offer.

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About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive (Nasdaq: SNI) is one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the Internet and emerging platforms. The company's lifestyle media portfolio comprises popular television and Internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country, which collectively engage more than 190 million U.S. consumers each month. International operations include TVN, Poland’s premier multi-platform media company; UKTV, an independent commercial joint venture with BBC Worldwide; Asian Food Channel, the first pan-regional TV food network in Asia; and lifestyle channel Fine Living. The company’s global networks and websites reach millions of consumers across North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive is headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, please visit scrippsnetworksinteractive.com. To learn more about Food Network in Latin America, please visit: http://foodnetworklatam.comhttps://www.facebook.com/foodnetworklatamhttps://instagram.com/foodnetworklatam/
 

Contact(s)

Cecelia Bender

Scripps Networks International
cbender@scrippsnetworks.com
+1.212.524.4729

Lucy Henry

Scripps Networks International
lhenry@scrippsnetworks.com
+1 212-823-8909
Joanna Górska
Head of the PR team, TVN
TVN S.A.
e-mail: j.gorska@tvn.pl
 
Marta Jerzykowska
Corporate Communications Specialist, TVN
TVN S.A.
tel. (+48 22) 453 57 59
e-mail: m.jerzykowska@tvn.pl
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