Verizon, Scripps Ink Carriage Pact

Oct 3, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Verizon Communications announced Monday that it has signed a carriage agreement with Scripps Networks to carry all of Scripps’ cable networks on Verizon’s FiOS TV video service.

The agreement includes carriage of Home & Garden Television, Food Network, DIY-Do It Yourself, Fine Living, Great American Country and Shop at Home. In addition, Verizon will carry video-on-demand programming and HGTV and Food Network in high definition.

The contract was signed prior to the launch of the FiOS service in Verizon’s first video market, Keller, Texas.