Scripps Networks Interactive, the leading global developer of engaging lifestyle content, announced today the launch of Food Network in Italy. The leading global culinary lifestyle channel will launch on May 8 on free-to-air LCN 33. Food Network is the first dedicated multi-platform food entertainment channel to launch in Italy.
Scripps Networks Interactive Chairman, President & CEO Kenneth W. Lowe will be appointed to the role of Chair of the Supervisory Board of TVN, while President of Scripps Networks International Jim Samples has been appointed President of TVN’s management board with day-to-day oversight of the company.
In November 2016, TVN was the most popular TV channel among viewers in the key 16–49 demographic. The excellent autumn programme offering allowed the station to increase its total day share in all key groups.
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