Garden web buds in ’94

The E.W. Scripps Co. has announced that it will launch the Home & Garden Television Network, a 24-hour-a-day joint basic cable and broadcasting web, in the fall of 1994.

HGTV, which will be operated through the company’s 86%-owned subsid, Scripps Howard Broadcasting Co., will be created via Continental Cablevision Inc.

The nation’s third-largest cable operator has signed a six-year agreement to carry the new network in exchange for permission to also carry the signals of local TV stations affiliated with HGTV.

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