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Market Intelligence Center  Sep 18  Comment 
Satellite TV operator DISH Network Corp. (DISH) and lifestyle media channels owner Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI) have renewed a multi-year contract through which DISH will be able to offer the entire portfolio of Scripps’ channels to...
Benzinga  Sep 16  Comment 
A multi-year contract renewal between DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) and Scripps Networks Interactive^® (NYSE: SNI) improves DISH customers' access to Scripps Networks' entire content portfolio, including new and expanded digital rights. The...
Channel News Asia  Sep 10  Comment 
Sembcorp Marine said the acquisition is in line with the group's strategy of diversifying its product offerings and expanding into new market segments.
GenEng News  Sep 4  Comment 
What if a drug target and a drug synthesis site were one and the same? Such a biochemical twofer would essentially turn a diseased cell into a reaction vessel. A neat trick, to be sure. More important it would, potentially, evade an...
Benzinga  Sep 2  Comment 
John C. Huff Jr., editor of the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C., since 2008, has announced his retirement after a newspaper career that dates to his first paper route more than 55 years ago. The Independent Mail is owned by The E.W. Scripps...
NPR  Aug 28  Comment 
In the moonscape of Death Valley, one mystery stands out: boulders that seem to creep along the desert floor when nobody's looking. Thanks to video and GPS, scientists now think they know why.
Forbes  Aug 27  Comment 
Jeanne Loring and her Scripps Research Institute colleagues transplanted a set of cells into the spinal cords of mice that had lost use of their hind limbs to multiple sclerosis. As the experimentalists expected, within a week, the mice rejected...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 25  Comment 
After Friday’s trading in Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 4.36% or 13.59% (for comparison purposes only), while providing...
Cloud Computing  Aug 21  Comment 
Smaato, the leading global mobile Real-Time Bidding (RTB) ad exchange (SMX) and Supply Side Platform (SSP), today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia Top 100 winners in the B2B:...
Financial Times  Aug 20  Comment 
Though SSP can deliver 10 per cent earnings growth a year to 2018, a valuation of nearly 19 times current-year earnings suggests the price already reflects the potential, Goldman told clients




 
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The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP) is a diversified media company operating through four business segments:

Scripps Networks - 42% of 2006 operating revenue, 80% of which comes from advertising and 19% from network affiliate fees (per subscriber). Scripps Networks operates five national lifestyle television networks for cable and satellite: Home & Garden Television (HGTV), Food Network, DIY Network (DIY), Fine Living, and Great American Country (GAC). The company also has a 7.25% interest in Fox-BRV Southern Sports Holdings, which comprises the Sports South and Fox Sports Net South regional television networks. The company has developed some of its programming, launching HGTV in 1994, DIY in 1999 and Fine Living in 2002. It acquired a controlling interest in Food Network in 1997 and GAC in 4Q04. The company runs online channels, HGTVPro.com, and HGTVKitchenDesign.com.

Newspaper Publishing 29% of 2006 operating revenue of which 80% comes from advertising and 17% from circulation. Scripps operates newspapers in 17 U.S. markets with the largest circulation in Denver followed by Memphis, Knoxville, Treasure Coast, Florida, and Ventura County, California.

Broadcast Television 15% of 2006 operating revenue. Scripps' 10 TV stations (six affiliates of ABC, three of NBC, and one independent) together reach about 10% of U.S. TV households. A station is located in each one of the nation's 61 largest TV markets.

Interactive Media 11% of pro forma 2006 operating revenues. Interactive media includes online comparison shopping services, Shopzilla and uSwitch. Acquired in June, 2005, Shopzilla operates a comparison shopping service and is available on Shopzilla.com and BizRate.com in the U.S. uSwitch acquired in March 2006, operates an online comparison service that helps consumers compare prices, and arranges for the purchase of a range of essential home services including gas, electricity, home phone, broadband Internet and personal finance products primarily in the United Kingdom.

Sale of Shop At Home business: The company sold the Shop At Home television network on June 21, 2006 for $17 million, and announced in September that it had reached an agreement to sell its five Shop At Home-affiliated broadcast television stations for $170 million. The company closed the sale of three of the stations on December 22, 2006, and completed the sale of the remaining two stations on April 24, 2007.




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