Food, Home Focus Give Discovery a Ratings and Revenue Edge During Pandemic

HGTV, Food Network and TLC capitalize on needs of housebound viewers

Amy Schumer's new Food Network series, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, co-stars her husband and was shot by her nanny. Food Network

Covid-19’s early impact on the TV advertising industry will become starker over the next week, as more media companies announce their first quarter earnings. Last week, AT&T reported a 24.1% year-over-year quarterly decline in advertising revenue among its Turner networks, due in part to the coronavirus-related cancellation of March Madness and NBA games.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.