Yesterday we reported how YouTube TV added several scrips networks, including Ion Television, Bounce TV, and Scripps News. Now Scripps has confirmed this deal along with the fact that YouTube TV has the option to add Grit, ION Mystery, and Laff in the future if they want.
“We believe our diversified portfolio of networks will help strengthen YouTube TV as a pay tv option for consumers and are excited to be part of their continued growth in the marketplace. We look forward to growing our relationship with YouTube TV and their parent company Google,” said Jeffrey Wolf, chief distribution officer, Scripps Networks.
ION features a lineup of popular off-network series, original and holiday movies and more. Bounce features a programming mix of original series and movies, theatrical motion pictures, off network series, specials and events designed for African American audiences. Scripps News, formerly Newsy, is the nation’s only free 24/7 broadcast news network, serving viewers opinion-free national news from 16 news bureaus across the U.S. Court TV is devoted to live gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting, and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials.