Michael Smith

Content and distribution continue to heat up at Cooking Channel, with head chef Smith in the kitchen. On the heels of another year of ratings gains, the network is dishing out new series such as “Farmer’s Market Flip,” a culinary competition hosted by Jeff Mahin; an exploration of colossal fare in “Monster Food”; and “Late Night Eats,” an excursion of snacks and libations being served up after dark across the country. Cooking Channel is on track to be added to fuboTV as part of an expanded deal with parent Scripps, and CookingChannelTV. com also continues to grow as a digital resource for culinary and entertaining. “For me diversity is more than mere tolerance, it’s making sure everyone feels valued, respected, and included, both on the screen and behind the scenes.”

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