Scripps Boosts HD, Here and Abroad


Food Network HD will launch June 30, joining Home & Garden Television HD as Scripps Networks' second HD service to launch in the past three months.

The programmer also reached an agreement with Japan News Broadcasting, which will bring fare from both HD services, as well as Fine Living, to that country’s Foxlife Channel.

Among HD programs that will be seen in Japan: Extreme Homes of Europe, Offbeat America, reZoned and Small Space/Big Style from HGTV; Everyday Italian, Good Deal with Dave Lieberman and Giada's Italian Holiday from Food; and Dwell from Fine Living.