Travel Channel Launches "Watch Travel Channel" TV Everywhere App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Primetime Shows Available for Streaming Include "Rock My RV With Bret Michaels," "Airport 24/7: Miami" and
"Bizarre Foods America" with Andrew Zimmern
App To Be Updated Daily and Filters Content by Shows, Host, Destinations and Interests
CHEVY CHASE, MD - June 6, 2013 - Scripps Networks Interactive's Travel Channel is proud to announce the launch of the Watch Travel Channel App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Watch Travel Channel, the Travel Channel's first TV everywhere app, allows viewers to stream the network's programming content - wherever and whenever. Viewers can download Watch Travel Channel to access the network's distinctive and original travel entertainment series. The app is updated daily with full TV episodes, including Travel Channel's new original series "Rock My RV With Bret Michaels," as well as fan favorites "Airport 24/7: Miami" and "Bizarre Foods America" with Andrew Zimmern. Users can also access "Destinations" and "Interests" grids that guide fans through Travel Channel content, enabling them to research locations and events as they plan excursions near and far.
"Travel Channel inspires viewers to explore and experience the world - and we're excited that our fans can now take their favorite shows and hosts along with them anytime and anywhere," said Laureen Ong, President, Travel Channel. "The Watch Travel Channel App is really about convenience and perfectly complements our viewers' busy and active lifestyle."
· Users can watch the latest full episodes of their favorite shows by logging in with the username and password provided by their television service provider.
· A personalized Watchlist makes it easy and convenient to subscribe to any show, host, destination or interest; users will then receive automatic updates whenever new episodes become available. The Watchlist also holds videos, to resume watching at any time.
· Custom designs for iPhone and iPad offer tailored user experiences while video viewing is synchronized across devices via iCloud.
· Users have access to an up-to-date Travel Channel TV schedule.
· Closed captioning and Air Play support.
The Watch Travel Channel App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com/WatchTravelChannel.
Travel Channel is a multiplatform travel lifestyle brand with the core mission of providing inspiring and compelling programming that takes viewers beyond their everyday destinations, making the unfamiliar familiar, whether it's around the world or around the block. A dual feed network that is also available in HD, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and is available in over 94 million U.S. cable homes. Owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Travel Channel has offices in Chevy Chase, MD, and New York, NY. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, CookingChannel and Great American Country. For more information visit http://www.travelchannel.com.