LONDON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
LOVEFiLM.com, an Amazon company, has today announced a deal with Scripps Networks Interactive that sees an exciting range of food and lifestyle-focused TV content from Food Network and Travel Channel become available on LOVEFiLM Instant.
From today LOVEFiLM's UK members will be able to stream hundreds of must-see foodie shows from a host of celebrated culinary enthusiasts, including British favourites Andy Bates and Reza Mahammad, and many from the US including the Emmy-award winning Barefoot Contessa, competitive food show Man v. Food Nation featuring gastronomic gladiator Adam Richman, and other popular series such as Restaurant:Impossible, House Hunters International and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.
The agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive marks LOVEFiLM Instant streaming services' first foray into the cooking and lifestyle genre and will add to the already varied catalogue of award-winning TV available to stream instantly. The agreement follows a number of other recent high-profile content deals with widely recognised film and TV studios. It also follows the first online-only subscription distribution deal for Scripps Networks Interactive announced in the US earlier this year with Amazon.com, airing hundreds of episodes from the Scripps family of leading lifestyle brands.
Simon Morris, Chief Marketing Officer at LOVEFiLM said:
"We're delighted to announce this latest deal with Scripps Networks Interactive, which brings something very different and exciting to our members. There is no doubt that we are a nation of foodies, and it's great that this deal will enable us to meet increasing viewer demands for this particular type of content."
Kate Bradshaw, VP Digital UK/EMEA from Scripps Networks added:
"We're pleased to be partnering with LOVEFiLM Instant to provide consumers another platform to engage with some of our best-loved shows, wherever and whenever they want. We are incredibly proud of the fantastic content that we work hard to create and we know that LOVEFiLM members will savour every episode."
Notes to Editors
LOVEFiLM is an Amazon company and a leading European film and TV series subscription service with over two million members in the UK and Germany. LOVEFiLM members can choose from thousands of hours of the latest and greatest film and TV entertainment from major Hollywood - and international - studios, streamed instantly through LOVEFiLM Instant directly to hundreds of Internet-enabled devices, including games consoles and tablets. LOVEFiLM also offers LOVEFiLM By Post, giving members access to more than 70,000 titles on DVD and Blu-ray, including the latest new releases, delivered straight to their door. For more information visit LOVEFiLM or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive is one of the leading developers of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, where on-air programming is complemented with online video, social media areas and e-commerce components on companion websites and broadband vertical channels. The company's media portfolio includes popular lifestyle television and Internet brands HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, country music network Great American Country and the Asian Food Channel.
SOURCE Amazon’s LOVEFiLM