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Ratings Slump Dings Broadcast Sales Networks’ Q1 spend slips 5 percent; cable on the rise

Diluted prime-time deliveries and a calendar quirk that moved NCAA Final Four dollars into April contributed to a $317 million decline in first-quarter broadcast TV ad expenditures. According to a new…

June 25, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Deen Done on Food Network Channel dumps butter-loving celebrity cook amid controversy over racist comments

Like so many of her ingredients, Food Network host Paula Deen has been canned. The celebrity chef's admission that she uses ethnic slurs in a deposition obtained by The National Enquirer…

June 21, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT

Information Diet: Guy Fieri Diners host savors Cook's Illustrated and Rachael Ray's magazine

Specs Age 44 Accomplishments Host of Food Network series Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off (Season 2 premiered Jan. 6), Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and Guy’s Big Bite; restaurateur (his latest venture is…

January 18, 2013, 5:17 AM EST

AOL Uses Incentives to Boost Video Biz Taps Swagbucks to help grow viewership

AOL entices users to watch its videos by giving away free stuff—not that there’s anything wrong with that. The company’s budding syndication arm, AOL On, distributes content to Swagbucks, a rewards…

December 4, 2012, 7:15 AM EST

Scripps Networks Interactive Breaks $1 Billion in Ad Commitments During Upfront 2012 Food, Cooking, Travel parent makes it rain

Scripps Networks Interactive broke the billion-dollar barrier during its 2012 upfront, president and CEO Ken Lowe said on the company's earnings call this morning. That's "billion." With a "b." For reference, the…

August 2, 2012, 12:24 PM EDT

Anthony Bourdain Cooking Up CNN Show News cabler set to launch weekend food and travel program in early 2013

Looks like CNN is doing something new to counter its predictable peacetime ratings slump. No Reservations star and former Top Chef host Anthony Bourdain is slated to come to the network…

May 29, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT

Hearst Gives Green Light to 'HGTV Magazine' Four more issues planned for 2012

Hearst has given the green light to HGTV Magazine, once again bucking trends by launching a print magazine in a weak market. The publisher and partner Scripps Networks are planning four…

March 9, 2012, 5:00 AM EST

Food Network: Fieri Is Staying The channel dropped the company behind 'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives'

The Food Network has squelched rumors that one of its top draws—Guy Fieri, the over-styled host of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives— is leaving the network. Buzz that the popular host would…

May 20, 2011, 6:29 AM EDT

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