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Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for $14.6B

Combined brands in the deal include Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, Food Network and others.

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HGTV U.S. picks up more Flip

The U.S. cable network has renewed hit Canadian factual series Masters of Flip.

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Blue Ant, Scripps to launch HGTV in New Zealand

The channel will be managed by Blue Ant Media-owned Choice TV, which is based in Auckland.

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Shaw Media orders local version of Chopped reality series

Paperny Entertainment will produce the Canadian adaptation of the popular U.S. food competition series for Food Network Canada, to bow in winter 2014.