Cablevision Adds Food Network, HGTV Shows to Free-VOD Offerings

Fare from Scripps Networks-Owned Channels Added to Cable Operator’s Free-Video-on-Demand Lineup

Cablevision Systems is adding free, full-length shows from Scripps Networks-owned cable networks Food Network and Home & Garden Television to its video-on-demand service.

Programs such as 30 Minute Meals with Rachael Ray, Good Eats, Giada’s Weekend Getaways and House Hunters will be available on the iO: Interactive Optimum digital-cable service offered through the company.

The cable operator currently offers just over 2,000 titles available free on-demand, ranging from short children’s programming and full-length shows to feature-length movies.

The Food and HGTV service will be available at no extra charge to Cablevision’s iO customers.