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Encyclopedia > Food Network
Food Network
Launched November 23, 1993
Owned by The E.W. Scripps Company
Sister channel(s) HGTV, Fine Living, DIY Network, & Great American Country
Website foodnetwork.com
Availability
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USDTV Channel 99.6
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DirecTV Channel 231
Dish Network Channel 110
Channel 9462 (HDTV)
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Verizon FiOS Channel 144
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Food Network is an American cable network that airs many specials and recurring (episodic) shows about food. Image File history File links Food_Network. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Scripps Center, the corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Home & Garden Television, better known as HGTV, is a cable television network in the U.S. and Canada. ... Fine Living is an American speciality television channel dedicated to programs about lifestyle, but not just lifestyle programs, programs that help viewers pursue their passions, realize their dreams and maximize their precious time. ... DIY Network is a channel owned by Scripps Howard which focuses on do it yourself projects at home. ... Great American Country (or GAC), is a Nashville, Tennessee-based country music cable television network. ... USDTV is a pay television service in the United States, starting in 2003. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States and Latin America except for Mexico. ... DISH Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television and audio programming to households and businesses in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH). ... Projection screen in a home theater, displaying a high-definition television image. ... Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) a Dow 30 company, is an American and multinational broadband and telecommunications provider owned by Catherine Weaver and Thomas Manhattan. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Time Warner Cable is an American national cable television company that operates in 27 states and has 31 operating divisions. ... Charter Communications NASDAQ: CHTR is an American company providing cable television, HDTV, cable telephone, DVR, and broadband services over 6. ... Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded at Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. ... CableOne is a United States cable service provider and subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, functioning as it own self-contained corporation within its parent. ... For other uses, see Cablevision (disambiguation). ... CableOne is a United States cable service provider and subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, functioning as it own self-contained corporation within its parent. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ...


The network is seen in eighty million households. In addition to New York, it has offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit and Knoxville. This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, The City of Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837  - Mayor... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Knoxville redirects here. ...


Food Network can be seen internationally in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Monaco, Andorra, France, and the French-speaking territories in the Caribbean and Polynesia. Korea (Korean: 한국 or 조선, see below) is a geographic area, civilization, and former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. ... West Indian redirects here. ... Carving from the ridgepole of a Māori house, ca 1840 Polynesia (from Greek: πολύς many, νῆσος island) is a large grouping of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. ...


Food Network was founded on November 23, 1993 as TV Food Network - its legal name is still Television Food Network, G.P. Within a few years, the network had shortened its on-air brand name. Joe Langhan, now an executive producer with the Wine Network [1], created the concept for Food Network in 1991 while working at the Providence Journal [2]. November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Food Network is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. Scripps acquired the Food Network from the A.H. Belo Corporation (in exchange for recently-acquired broadcast stations KENS-AM/TV in San Antonio, Texas) in 1997, which had acquired the network through a takeover of the Providence Journal Company earlier that year. [3] Scripps Center, the corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Belo (pronounced BEE-low) (NYSE: BLC) is a Dallas, Texas-based media company that owns 19 newspapers and two regional cable television news channels. ... KENS-TV, KENS 5 is the CBS television affiliate in San Antonio, Texas, owned by Belo Corporation. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area    - City 1067. ... The Providence Journal is a daily newspaper serving the metropolitan area of Providence, Rhode Island. ...


Some of Food Network's most popular shows include: Paula's Home Cooking, Boy Meets Grill, The Next Food Network Star, Iron Chef America, Emeril Live, Barefoot Contessa, Good Eats, Throwdown! with Bobby Flay, Everyday Italian and 30 Minute Meals. Paulas Home Cooking is a Food Network show hosted by Paula Deen. ... Boy Meets Grill is a popular show on the Food Network. ... The Next Food Network Star is a reality television series produced by and aired on the Food Network in the United States. ... Iron Chef America: The Series is an American cooking show based on Fuji Televisions Iron Chef, and is the second American adaptation of the series, following the failed Iron Chef USA. The show is produced by Food Network, which carries a dubbed version of the original Iron Chef. ... Emeril Live is a program on Food Network hosted by Emeril Lagasse. ... Barefoot Contessa is a cooking show on Food Network hosted by Ina Garten, which premiered on November 30, 2002. ... Good Eats is a television cooking show created and hosted by Alton Brown that airs in North America on Food Network. ... Spoiler warning: Throwdown! With Bobby Flay is a show where famous chef Bobby Flay challenges cooks who are particularly good at one aspect of cooking. ... Everyday Italian is a Food Network show hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. ... 30 Minute Meals is a Food Network show hosted by Rachael Ray. ...


As of 2002, the link foodtv.com changes its name to foodnetwork.com.

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Food Network stars

A number of Food Network programs focus on cooking, and are hosted by celebrity chefs.

Former logo, used until 2002.
Former logo, used until 2002.

Other Food Network programs are informational, and their stars may not have a culinary background. Mario Batali (b. ... Bob Blumer is the host of Food Networks The Surreal Gourmet. ... Anthony Michael (Tony) Bourdain (born June 25, 1956 in New York City) is an American author and executive chef of Brasserie Les Halles in New York City. ... Alton Brown (born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California) is the creator and host of the television show Good Eats, a cooking show on the Food Network. ... Warren Brown is the host of the Food Network show, Sugar Rush. ... Michael Chiarello (born 1962 in Red Bluff, California) is an American celebrity chef specializing in Italian-influenced California cuisine. ... Cat Cora (born Jackson, Mississippi) is an Iron Chef on Food Networks Iron Chef America. ... Paula Ann Groover, better known as Paula Deen (born Paula Ann Hiers on January 19, 1947), is a cook, restaurateur, writer, and TV personality who lives in Savannah, Georgia. ... Giada De Laurentiis (IPA: ) (born August 22, 1970) is an Italian-American chef, currently host of the Food Network programs Everyday Italian and Behind The Bash. ... George Duran is an American chef and entertainer who currently presents the cooking show Ham on the Street. ... Guy Fieri (born ca. ... Bobby Flay is an American celebrity chef and restaurateur. ... Tyler Florence is a chef and televsion star of many Food Network shows. ... Ina Rosenberg Garten (born February 2, 1948) is an American chef, former caterer, cookbook author, columnist, and host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa. ... Barefoot Contessa is a cooking show on Food Network hosted by Ina Garten, which premiered on November 30, 2002. ... Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai With the above words begins each edition of Iron Chef, a Japanese television program produced by FujiTV. The original Japanese title is Ironmen of Cooking ). It began airing on October 10, 1993 as a half-hour show and after 23 episodes, it was expanded to a... Emeril John Lagasse (b. ... The Honourable Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is a British journalist, cookery writer and television presenter. ... Sandra Lee, holding a jar of Cheez Whiz from a 2004 episode of Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee. ... Dave Lieberman is the gay host of Good Deal with Dave Lieberman on the Food Network; he also works as a personal chef in and around New York City. ... Sara Moulton is the executive chef of Gourmet magazine and was host of the Food Network show Saras Secrets. ... James Trevor Oliver, MBE (May 27, 1975), better known as Jamie Oliver and The Naked Chef, is an English celebrity chef. ... Wolfgang Johann Puck (born Wolfgang Johann Topfschnig on January 8, 1949) is an Austrian-American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and businessman based in Los Angeles, California. ... Rachael Domenica Ray (born August 25, 1968 in Glens Falls, New York[1] is an Emmy-winning television personality and author, who currently hosts the syndicated series Rachael Ray. ... Image File history File links FoodNetworkOld. ... Image File history File links FoodNetworkOld. ...


Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh became Food Network stars after competing with other chefs on a Food Network reality show called The Next Food Network Star in 2005. These two Chicago area caterers now host a show called Party Line with The Hearty Boys which premiered on September 18, 2005 originally as Party Line with Dan and Steve. Chris Cognac Chris Cognac (not a pseudonym) is a detective for the Hawthorne Police Department, helicopter pilot, and culinary enthusiast from southern California. ... The Hungry Detective is a show on Food Network set to premier on October 17, 2006. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Pete Luckett, originally a native of Nottingham, England, who now makes his home in Gaspereau, Nova Scotia, Canada, is a celebrity culinary fruit and vegetable expert who has appeared as numerous times on Canadian television. ... Stephen Robert Irwin (February 22, 1962 – September 4, 2006), nicknamed The Crocodile Hunter, was an Australian wildlife expert and television personality. ... The Crocodile Hunter is a wildlife documentary television series which was hosted by Steve Irwin and his wife Terri. ... When All American Festivals host Jim OConnor isnt off discovering the flavor of America at events such as the Hope Watermelon Festival, the National Hard Crab Derby Competition, and the Chuckwagon Cook-Off, he can be found acting in commercials, television shows, and feature films. ... The Secret Life of. ... Al Roker PR shot, prior to his gastric bypass procedure. ... Today, commonly referred to as The Today Show to avoid ambiguity, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... Marc Summers (born Marc Berkowitz, November 11, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American television personality, best known for hosting the childrens game show, Double Dare on Nickelodeon. ... Unwrapped, a program on Food Network, reveals the origins and history of popular and not-so-popular foods. ... This article is about the TV channel. ... Double Dare was a childrens game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on Nickelodeon. ... Reality television is a genre of television programming in which the fortunes of real life people (as opposed to fictional characters played by actors) are followed. ... The Next Food Network Star is a reality television series produced by and aired on the Food Network in the United States. ... Party Line with The Hearty Boys is a Food Network show hosted by real-life couple Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. ...


The second winner of The Next Food Network Star was announced on April 23, 2006. Guy Fieri beat Reggie Southerland to win a six episode contract. His show, Guy's Big Bite, premiered on June 25, 2006. April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Guy Fieri (born ca. ... Guys Big Bite is a Food Network show starring Guy Fieri, the winner of the second season of The Next Food Network Star. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Food Network HD

Food Network HD is a high definition channel that plays select Food Network shows in HD. Image File history File links Food_TV_HD.jpg‎ Current Food Network HD Logo from http://www. ... Projection screen in a home theater, displaying a high-definition television image. ...

See also

This is a list of shows on the Food Network. ... Food Network Canada is a Canadian cable specialty television channel. ... This is a list of the channels receivable from DISH Network. ... Below is a numerical representation of the DirecTV channel lineup. ...

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