LOVEFiLM Inks Content Deal With Scripps Networks Interactive – TVWise

The Amazon owned streaming service LOVEFiLM has closed a deal with Scripps Networks Interactive which will see a number of programmes from the Food Network and Travel Channel made available to UK subscribers of the OTT service.
This deal with Scripps Networks Interactive, which marks LOVEFiLM’s first foray into the cooking and lifestyle genres, covers such content as Barefoot Contessa, Man v. Food Nation, Restaurant: Impossible, House Hunters International and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. Said content covered by this deal is available to stream immediately on LOVEFiLM Instant.
“We’re delighted to announce this latest deal with Scripps Networks Interactive, which brings something very different and exciting to our members”, said Simon Morris, LOVEFiLM’s Chief Marketing Officer. “There is no doubt that we are a nation of foodies, and it’s great that this deal will enable us to meet increasing viewer demands for this particular type of content.”
While Kate Bradshaw, Scripps Networks Interactive’s Vice-President of Digital for UK/EMEA, added: “We’re pleased to be partnering with LOVEFiLM Instant to provide consumers another platform to engage with some of our best-loved shows, wherever and whenever they want. We are incredibly proud of the fantastic content that we work hard to create and we know that LOVEFiLM members will savour every episode.”