Scripps Networks Interactive is an American media company formed on July 1, 2008, when the E. W. Scripps Company spun off its cable television division as a publicly traded company. Since launching HGTV in 1994, Scripps Networks diversified into lifestyle media, developing relevant content for television, Internet, satellite radio, books, magazines, and on emerging media platforms.In addition to HGTV, its lifestyle media brands include Food Network, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, Great American Country and ulive.
Scripps is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. The company has additional office locations in New York City; Los Angeles; Chicago; San Francisco; Chevy Chase, Maryland; Atlanta; Detroit; Nashville; Cincinnati; and offices in London and Singapore.
Scripps Networks' Chairman, President and CEO is Kenneth W. Lowe, who founded HGTV in 1994.