Scripps to discuss cable network business at Deutsche Bank conference

Wed, June 02, 2004 by Tim Stautberg

CINCINNATI – Frank Gardner, senior vice president of The E. W. Scripps Company and chairman of Scripps Networks, will discuss the company’s cable network business Monday, June 7, during the Deutsche Bank 12th Annual Media Conference in New York.The Scripps presentation will be made at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The audio from the presentation will be Web cast live via the Scripps Web site at www.scripps.com. A replay will be available via the Investor Relations section of the Scripps Web site for 30 days.The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television, national television networks, interactive media and television retailing. Scripps operates 21 daily newspapers, 15 broadcast TV stations, four cable and satellite television programming networks and a television retailing network. All of the company’s media businesses provide content and advertising services via the Internet.Scripps Networks brands include Home & Garden Television, Food Network, DIY -- Do It Yourself Network and Fine Living. HGTV reaches about 85 million U.S. television households and Food Network can be seen in about 84 million households. Scripps Networks Web sites include FoodNetwork.com, HGTV.com, DIYnetwork.com and fineliving.com. Scripps Networks programming can be seen in 86 countries. The company’s television retailing subsidiary, Shop At Home Network, markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to television viewers and visitors to the Shop At Home Web site, shopathometv.com. Shop At Home reaches about 48 million full-time equivalent U.S. households, including 5 million households via five Scripps-owned, Shop At Home affiliated broadcast television stations.Scripps also operates Scripps Howard News Service and United Media, which is the worldwide licensing and syndication home of PEANUTS and DILBERT.

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