| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle cablers, posted a solid profit gain for the third quarter but also saw expenses rise 13% thanks to increased investments in programming and digital...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:31 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Chicago Bears pull into town a week from Monday, which means a lot of Bears fans will be heading here as well. And because it takes more than three hours to drive here from Chicago (possibly much longer; Interstate Highway 94...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3.
Monday, Oct. 28
Seduced and Abandoned
8 p.m. Monday, HBO
This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
VH1 has announced "The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop," a 4-part documentary series that will examine the history of hip hop as a cultural movement.
Project falls under the cable net's Rock Doc franchise, and will debut in February....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If the Food Network is hunting for its No. 1 fan, I suggest executives stop at my house to interview The Hubby. He watches more of its programs than anything else on TV, including reruns of our mutual fave, "NCIS," and the endless stream of fishing...
| Sep 5, 2013
How many alternative rock lead singers go on to a successful career in stage magic? The answer is just one: Rob Zabrecky. In the '90s, Zabrecky fronted the Los Angeles band Possum Dixon, which released three albums through Interscope...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Cable vet Laureen Ong is stepping down from Scripps Networks Interactive's Travel Channel at the end of the month after more than three years as president.
Scripps Networks' prexy Burton Jablin will oversee the cabler until a successor to Ong is named....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Peggy Choudhry was impressed with Monday's edition of "Hotel Impossible," which showed the troubles and the turnaround at her Sevilla Inn in Kissimmee.
"I think it was great," Choudhry said Tuesday. "Obviously I knew at the beginning it would be hard....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Bedbugs, a dirty swimming pool, an ugly lobby and a family that couldn't work together added up to "a mess of epic proportions" for Kissimmee's Sevilla Inn. It was exactly what Travel Channel wanted for its "Hotel Impossible" series.
Monday night, owner...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:25 AM
"Hotel Impossible," which visits Kissimmee in an episode Monday night, has been renewed for a fourth season by Travel Channel. That means host Anthony Melchiorri will continue to practice his tough love on motel and hotel owners.
The channel also...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
No pay TV subscription required: Scripps Networks Interactive is going direct-to-consumer with the launch of Ulive, an Internet video destination mixing full episodes and clips from shows on cablers such as Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel with a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Anthony Bourdain, you can pretty much say whatever you like ... or at least you think you can. But when you call a Frito pie a "colostomy pie," then insist you like it, people get a little confused.
The former Food Network, Travel Channel and current...