Virgin Media viewers will soon be able to watch Food Network star Adam Richman and Travel Channel favourite Henry Cole on their cable boxes.
The cable company has signed up the channels from Scripps Networks International for both live and on-demand programmes.
The newly rebranded Travel Channel showcases the world’s most exciting and interesting destinations, and celebrates the journey it takes to reach them whilst inspiring, informing and entertaining.
Highlights include Jonathan Phang’s Caribbean Cookbook, Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern, International House Hunters, Hotel Impossible, Dangerous Grounds and Henry Cole presenting shows including World’s Greatest Motorcycle Rides.
Read Recombu Digital’s guide to Virgin Media On DemandFood Network is packed with culinary enthusiasts including Andy Bates and Reza Mahammad, with US content including Barefoot Contessa with Ina Garten, and series from Adam Richman (Man V. Food Nation, Amazing Eats) and Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, Guy’s Big Bite).
“Our strategy is to make our award-winning content accessible to UK audiences via a variety of platforms and devices and we believe Virgin Media’s pioneering TV platform will be the perfect combination to bring Virgin customers the best in lifestyle and entertainment programming,” said Jon Sichel, managing director of Scripps Networks EMEA.
Virgin Media pay TV customers can find Food Network UK on channel 287, and the Travel Channel on channel 288, with a variety of programmes also available via Virgin Media’s video-on-demand services -including catch-up TV – from mid-July.