Scripps Inks Channels Deal with Liberty across Europe

Scripps Inks Channels Deal with Liberty

LONDON — Scripps Networks has inked a multi-territory, multi-year distribution deal with international cable operator Liberty Global for Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living across Europe.

The deal, which will start in 2015, sees the renewal of existing Scripps Networks channels across Liberty Global’s territories, as well as providing the option for Liberty Global to add Food Network and Fine Living in a number of the markets where they are not carried.

Food Network is a global food, entertainment and lifestyle channel, while Fine Living showcases lifestyle gurus, innovative home and designs experts, and chefs from around the world. Travel Channel is one of the world’s leading international travel broadcasters.

Scripps Networks has granted rights to Liberty Global allowing its content to be delivered across multiple platforms to include cable, catch-up, SVOD and mobile.

Liberty Global has cable distribution throughout Europe in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and the U.K., as well DTH services in five Central and Eastern European countries.

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