Scripps Networks Interactive today introduced 40 new lifestyle and factual entertainment titles for sales consideration and distribution at MIPTV 2016. The slate is packed with culinary inspiration, international adventures and awe-inspiring real estate renovations.
Big name talents will feature in the new slate of premium, aspirational programming including Guy & Hunter's European Vacation, Paul Hollywood City Bakes, Ching’s Amazing Asia, and Valerie Bertinelli shares her family recipes in Valerie's Home Cooking. Back in the kitchen, the food category is serving up a healthy dose of cooking competition with premiere seasons of Chopped Junior and Cake Hunters.
Skilled siblings take over the home category, as identical twins Alana and Lex renovate and restyle their client’s homes into hot properties on Listed Sisters. Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott head out West to transform a run-down ranch into a dream property for close friends, with Mom, Dad and JD also paying a visit to Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch. Keeping it in the family are mother and daughter duo, Karen and Mina, who are renovating run down homes and transforming them into stunning urban remodels in the premiere season of Good Bones.
“Scripps Networks Interactive represents best-in-class lifestyle programming from powerhouse brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, Great American Country, Fine Living and Asian Food Channel,” said Hud Woodle, Vice President, International Program Sales and Distribution. “Our hosts are passionate experts in their field, whether they are constructing a cake in the kitchen, building a house from scratch, or traveling the globe to find the best adventure experiences; they share an authentic journey from beginning to end with our viewers.”
The top titles from each lifestyle category for consideration at MIPTV include:
Paul Hollywood City Bakes (Season 1, 13x30’, Reef Television Ltd.)
Top baker Paul Hollywood travels the globe in search of the family bakeries, corner delis, and luxury hotels responsible for creating the baking heritage of entire cities. During these city breaks, Paul is inspired to create his own delicious City Bake in the places they originated.
Cake Hunters (Season 1, 9x30’, Lusid Media)
The perfect party needs the perfect cake, and that's where Cake Hunters comes in! From weddings to family reunions and more, party hosts meet with three cake designers who present their jaw-dropping concepts – which one will they choose.
Ching's Amazing Asia (Season 1, 10x30’, Sentient Films Limited)
TV Chef Ching-He Huang will travel to Asia to seek out the most delicious and varied Asian dishes. Visiting a plethora of different eateries, she'll watch the local chefs prepare their mouthwatering creations and try them for herself.
Chopped Junior (Season 1, 13x60’, Notional, LLC)
Little chefs with tremendous ambition are taking over the Chopped Kitchen. Each episode showcases the talents of children seeking to make unforgettable meals from mystery ingredients under a ticking clock.
Guy & Hunter's European Vacation (Season 1, 5x30’, CPG)
We've seen Guy Fieri's son Hunter grow up on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and Guy's Big Bite. Now, for Hunter’s high school graduation gift, he is going on ultimate food-filled adventure; a month-long trek through Europe, opening up a whole new world of cuisine. Hunter discovers everything from gyros to feta, parmesan to prosciutto, croissants, pretzels, and paella.
Patricia Heaton Parties (Season 6 x 30’, Relativity Real, LLC)
Drawing inspiration from her family and travels, Patricia Heaton is inviting us in and serving up incredible, party-friendly foods for her co-stars, friends and family.
Valerie's Home Cooking (Season 1, 2, 23x30’ total, Bunim/Murray Productions)
Join Valerie Bertinelli as she shares her passion for cooking delicious meals for her friends and family. Influenced by family recipes, many passed down from one generation to the next, Valerie's cooking is modern, easy, relatable and satisfyingly delectable.
Listed Sisters (Season 1, 13x60’, Coolfire Studios, LLC)
Identical twins Alana and Lex are the ultimate combination when it comes to real estate and home design. With realtor Alana's knowledge of the housing market and designer Lex's creative style, these sisters are helping their clients renovate their homes into hot properties, so they can sell them for a premium, and move into their dream House.
House Hunters Asia (Season 1, 6x30’, Endemol South East Asia Pte. Ltd.)
From high-rise condominiums to humble abodes, House Hunters Asia follows prospective buyers across Asia as they navigate the sometimes rough waters of buying real estate.
Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch (Season 2, 4x60’, Scott Brothers Entertainment, Inc.)
Jonathan and Drew Scott take a walk down memory lane when they head out West to transform a run-down ranch into a dream property for close friends of the family. Mom, Dad and JD will also pay a visit to help out, making this a Scott family affair.
Good Bones (Season 1, 11 x60’, High Noon Entertainment)
Mother and daughter duo Karen and Mina are setting out to revitalize their hometown of Indianapolis. They're buying up run down homes and transforming them into stunning urban remodels.
Uncommon Grounds (Season 1, 8x60’, Nancy Glass Productions)
Entrepreneur Todd Carmichael has traveled to the furthest corners of the earth to source the very best coffee the world has to offer. Now Carmichael’s desire to push his personal and professional limits takes him round the globe to meet with influential personalities, chefs and experts in his interminable quest to find the next big thing in a highly competitive coffee industry.