Food Network

Food Network is an American basic cable channel owned by Television Food Network, G.P., a joint venture and general partnership between Discovery, Inc. (which holds a 69% ownership stake of the network) and Nexstar Media Group (which owns the remaining 31%). Despite this ownership structure, the channel is managed and operated as a division of Discovery Networks U.S. The channel airs both special and regular episodic programs about food and cooking.

Food Network
2D/Flat logo used in 2020.
logo used in 2016.
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaWorldwide
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, United States
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
Timeshift serviceFood Network +1 (UK)
Sister channels
LaunchedNovember 23, 1993; 28 years ago (1993-11-23)
Former namesTV Food Network (1993–97)
Freeview (UK)Channel 42
Available on most American cable systemsChannel slots vary on each operator
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 285
Virgin Media Ireland (Horizon and older boxes)Channel 508
Virgin Media Ireland (TV 360)Channel 175
Dish Network
  • Channel 110 (HD/SD)
  • Channel 9462 (HD)
DirecTVChannel 231 (SD/HD)
SKY Brasil
  • Channel 492 (HD)
  • Channel 1492 (VOD)
Sky (UK & Ireland)
  • Channel 140
  • Channel 240 (+1)
Freesat (UK)
  • Channel 148
  • Channel 149 (+1)
Zuku TV (Kenya)Channel 727
DStv (Africa)Channel 175
Verizon FiOSChannel 664 (HD)
Channel 164 (SD)
U-verse TV
  • Channel 1452 (HD)
  • Channel 452 (SD)
Streaming media
fuboTV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Philo, Hulu + Live TV, DirecTV Stream

In addition to its headquarters in New York City, Food Network has offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, Jersey City, Cincinnati, and Knoxville.

As of September 2018, 91 million households receive Food Network (98.6% of households with cable) in the United States.[1]

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