HGTV on fuboTV as of July 1 with Food Network, Travel Channel
HGTV, Food Network and Travel Channel will be added the standard fuboTV channel package on July 1.
A new, multi-year carriage agreement with Scripps Networks is bringing a number of its brands to the sports-first streaming service.
The deal will also give subscribers access to each network’s live feed along with on-demand content and authentication for TV Everywhere apps.
These new additions will give the Fubo Premier more than 60 sports, entertainment, lifestyle, news and information channels. Currently, 34 of fuboTV’s channel lineup carry sports.
“Partnering with Scripps Networks allows us to round out our basic bundle nicely, complementing our core sports offering with some of the most popular programming on TV,” David Gandler, fuboTV co-founder and CEO, said in a statement on Wednesday.
DIY Network and Cooking Channel will be made available to Fubo Premier subscribers as part of its add-on options at a later date.
CBS Channels, Showtime coming in July
Last week, the company announced a new agreement with CBS Corporation that will bring five other channels in July.
Those channels are CBS Sports Network, The CW, Pop and CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service
The CBS channels will add more key sports programming including Thursday Night Football, The NFL on CBS and NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball.
SHOWTIME® will be offered as an add-on service to Fubo Premier subscribers. No price has been announced for Showtime.
At launch, consumers will have access to the SHOWTIME East and West feeds and thousands of hours of programming on demand.
News about the three channels comes following fuboTV’s announcement last month that it has closed its Series C fundraising round, which included an investment from Scripps Networks Interactive. fuboTV raised $55 million during the Series C fundraising round. The company has raised a total of $75.6 million to date.
fuboTV adds CBS to these cities at rollout
*CBS Television Network stations available at launch on fuboTV to include 14 stations owned by CBS:
WCBS-TV, New York
KCBS-TV, Los Angeles
KTVT-TV, Dallas-Ft. Worth;
KPIX-TV, San Francisco;
Additionally, CBS-owned affiliates of The CW to include eight stations: WPSG-TV, Philadelphia; KBCW-TV, San Francisco; WUPA-TV, Atlanta; WKBD-TV, Detroit; KSTW-TV, Seattle; WTOG-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg; KMAX-TV, Sacramento; and WPCW-TV, Pittsburgh.
Three CBS-owned independent stations will be available at launch including, KCAL-TV, Los Angeles; KTXA-TV, Dallas; and WLNY-TV, New York; and two MyNetwork affiliates, WSBK-TV, Boston and WBFS-TV, Miami, will also be available.
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