Travel Channel

Owned by / Company 

Scripps Networks Interactive Asia-Pacific is a leading developer of lifestyle content for television, the Internet and emergingplatforms. Its portfolio includes Asian Food Channel (AFC), Food Network (FN), Home and Garden Television (HGTV) and Travel Channel (TC). AFC pays homage to the diversity of Asian food culture, FN showcases world cuisines through entertaining programme concepts, TC inspires people through the joy of travel, and HGTV entertains viewers with fresh ideas and authentic stories onhow to find personal dream homes.

Who's who 

Derek Chang
Head of International Lifestyle Channels
E: Dchang@scrippsnetworks.com

Carl Zuzarte
Senior Vice President, Programming & Production
E: Carl.zuzarte@scrippsnetworks.com

Leena Singarajah
Head of Ad Sales and Distribution, Asia Pacific
E: Leena.singarajah@scrippsnetworks.com

Candice Chua
Senior Director, Affiliate Sales
E: Candice.chua@scrippsnetworks.com

Elise Ching
Director, Programme Acquisitions
E: Elise.ching@scrippsnetworks.com

Content 

The channels acquire all rights and 80% of the content is first-run and exclusive. Prime time is between 8pm-12mn and series stacking is a primary strategy on both weekdays and weekends

Target audience 

Adults between ages 25-54 with a secondary focus on men between ages 25-5

Local Production 

Creating original content is an integral part of Scripps Networks Interactive’s strategy to continue offering relevant and engaging programmes for audiences in Asia.
Cooking For Love 2 on AFC. Sarah Benjamin and Nik Michael Imran challenge each other to create affordable, delicious dishes for six new families based on their needs, wants and expectations. Production company: Wildsnapper TV
House Hunters Asia 2 on HGTV. Embark on a journey with six aspiring home owners in Singapore and Malaysia to find their dream home. With the help of a real estate agent; families, couples and individuals tour properties ranging from high-rise con-dominiums to humble abodes. Production company: Endemol Shine Asia
Home Cooked Series on AFC. An eight-episode series featuring home cooked chefs sharing tips, tricks and special ingredients from Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand. Production company: Fremantle Indonesia & Imediaworks

Television 

Asian Food Channel (AFC), Food Network (FN), Travel Channel (TC) and HGTV are available in select markets across the region with subtitles. AFC, FN, TC and HGTV are operated as HD channels.

Channel distribution in Asia 

Asian Food Channel is available in 11 countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam and Thailand.
Food Network is available in 12 countries: Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Palau, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand.
Travel Channel is available in 11 countries: Australia, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
HGTV is available in 11 countries: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand.

Mobile/wireless/broadband/online 

Asian Food Channel, Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV offer VOD content on various platforms throughout the region, including content for internet, apps and OTT.

Advertising/sponsorship 

Asian Food Channel, Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV provide advertising opportunities on both local and regional feeds.

The single most important influence on Asia’s TV industry in the next 12 months will be...

"Our diverse library of Asia-based pro-grammes across our four channels have continuously proven to resonate with our local audiences. This year, we want to dive deeper into markets where we have yet to maximise our potential. We will continue to look at opportunities that span partnering, large scale syndication deals or potential acquisitions to fit into the overall international strategy of what we’re trying to achieve."

Carl Zuzarte, Senior Vice President, Programming & Production

Address 

Scripps Networks Interactive (Asia) Pte Ltd
3 Fusionopolis Way, #12-21
Symbosis Tower
Singapore 138633

Date 

1January 2017