Nourishment Network was established on April 19, 1993 as "television Food Network" and was propelled on November 23 of that year; its lawful name remains Television Food Network, G.P. Inside a couple of years, the system had abbreviated its on-air mark name, expelling the "television" from its name. It was created by Reese Schonfeld (one of the originators of CNN), under the course of Providence Journal president Trygve Myrhen. Its unique accomplices incorporated the Journal itself, Adelphia, Scripps-Howard, Continental Cablevision, Cablevision, and in particular, the Tribune Company, which gave the system's specialized yield. The system was at first propelled as a see in September 1993 with two starting shows including David Rosengarten, Donna Hanover, and Robin Leach.
Previous logo, utilized from 1997 to 2003.
Schonfeld, who was additionally an accomplice in the organization, was named as overseeing chief of TV Food Network and kept up a spot on its administration board alongside two Providence Journal representatives. The first lineup for the system included Emeril Lagasse (Essence of Emeril), Debbi Fields, Donna Hanover, David Rosengarten, Curtis Aikens, Dr. Louis Arrone, Jacques Pépin, and Robin Leach. The next year, the system procured the rights to the Julia Child library from WGBH.
In 1995, Schonfeld surrendered as overseeing executive of the system, however stayed on its board until 1998, when he sold his enthusiasm for the organization to Scripps. Erica Gruen was enlisted as president/CEO of the system in 1996, turning out to be just the second lady in history to be CEO of a U.S. TV station, and drove it to unstable development through 1998, tripling the supporter base, viewership and income. Truth be told, in 1997, it was the second quickest developing link organize. Gruen changed the brand situating from Schonfeld's "television for individuals who cook" to "television for everybody who loves to eat," in this manner enormously enhancing the speak to viewers and promoters, and sparing the system from liquidation. Greg Willis and Cathy Rasenberger were the two of the first individuals from the start-up group who drove the partner deals and advertising of the organization from 1995 to 1998. Greg Willis served as senior VP of overall conveyance until he cleared out to join Liberty Media in 1998.
Sustenance Network logo utilized from 2003 to 2013. In 2013, another rendition of this logo was presented with an alternate textual style.
The A. H. Belo Corporation gained Food Network when it bought The Providence Journal Company in 1996. Myrhen left the Journal Company the next year. Belo sold the system to the E. W. Scripps Company in 1997, in an exchange arrangement that brought about Belo procuring the TV radio station mix of KENS-AM/TV in San Antonio, Texas. In March 2009, the Food Network propelled a repurposed Food.com as a bookmarking webpage that permits clients to total and scan for formulas from various sources on the web.
The 1080i top notch simulcast bolster of Food Network propelled on March 31, 2008.
Nourishment Network was initially propelled outside of North America in the United Kingdom on November 9, 2009, and in Asia on July 5, 2010 (on StarHub TV direct 433 and in HD on channel 468). Since the UK dispatch on November 9, 2009 on Sky, the channel has been added to the Freesat,Freeview and Virgin Media platforms.