Food Network launches on Freesat

Scripps Networks Interactive has launched Food Network on Freesat after the channel recently became available in the UK on Sky.

From today, the cookery and lifestyle channel is accessible at position 405 on the Freesat EPG, with an hour timeshift of the channel at position 406.

Food Network carries a range of US and UK programming, including Iron Chef America, Chopped, Food Network Challenge and Nigella Express.

On November 9, the channel launched on Sky following a joint venture agreement between Scripps and media firm Chello Zone.

Under the deal, Chello Zone will oversee all EMEA operations for Food Network but Scripps will retain a controlling interest in the venture