New Programming Launches On 'Genius Kitchen,' New Food Brand From Scripps Lifestyle Studios

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Kitchen, the food-focused digital offering from Scripps Lifestyle Studios, debuted 150+ hours of content that can be accessed now on GeniusKitchen.com, mobile apps, and connected devices.
Genius Kitchen's GK Now
Join hosts Akilah Hughes and Mike Lockyer for your weekly sizzling serving of food news and pop culture, featuring fun celeb cooking demos, outrageous games, the latest edible trends and the hottest social food photos from fans like you.
Genius Kitchen's Carnivorous
Who's hungry for meat?! Courtney Rada is on the road with a mission: to discover the country's most sumptuous and surprising meat dishes (and try them for herself!). Along the way, she'll meet the ranchers, farmers, butchers and cooks behind these iconic beefy bites.
Genius Kitchen's Feast With Friends
Get to know Aussie heartthrob chef Dan Churchill as he explores his favorite NYC food hotspots for innovative, clever ways to bring his crew of friends together around vibrant, tasty meals made with love.
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Genius Kitchen's content consists of brand new original shows, easy-to-learn recipe and cooking demonstrations, internationally licensed shows making their U.S. debuts, and classic favorites that have been reimagined for a new audience. A sampling includes Australian chef Dan Churchill, who hosts friends and cooks delicious Instagram-worthy feasts, meat-obsessed comedian Courtney Rada, British culinary expert Nigella Lawson, who introduces a pared-down approach to cooking by demonstrating easy, soul-nourishing recipes, plus classic shows with familiar faces and famous chefs.

The unique recipe delivery feature will allow users on connected devices to have the recipes from the episode or video delivered straight to their email or mobile app. With "genius" tips sprinkled throughout the new content, viewers can adjust their settings to "auto-magically" receive the Galaxy Cake recipe being made on  Pop Culture Baking Class  or the Shrimp Pad Thai from  Genius Kitchen Recipes  while they are still seeing the video.

"With Genius Kitchen, we set out to develop content that was inherently social and work with talent that could truly connect with young audiences," said Rich Lacy, Senior Vice President of Digital Brand Creative at Scripps Networks, who was tapped to oversee the venture. "This unique, seamless experience explores not only great food, but also the people and fun surrounding it."

See below for more information about select Genius Kitchen content. The full guide is available on GeniusKitchen.com.

ORIGINAL GK NOW Join hosts Akilah Hughes and Mike Lockyer for your weekly sizzling serving of food news and pop culture, featuring fun celeb cooking demos, outrageous games, the latest edible trends and the hottest social food photos from fans like you. The first preview episodes GK NOW were released in September, delivering fresh takes with segments like "Can I Get a Bite?" "WTF (What The Food?)," interviews, and more.

Feast With Friends Get to know Aussie heartthrob chef Dan Churchill as he explores his favorite NYC food hotspots for innovative, clever ways to bring his crew of friends together around vibrant, tasty meals made with love.

Carnivorous Who's hungry for meat?! Courtney Rada is on the road with a mission: to discover the country's most sumptuous and surprising meat dishes (and try them for herself!). Along the way, she'll meet the ranchers, farmers, butchers and cooks behind these iconic beefy bites.

SOCIAL RECIPES & COOKING Genius Kitchen Recipes What makes a recipe genius? It's easy-to-prep, stress-free, time-saving, super-satisfying and, most importantly, looks great on your 'gram. Everything you ever wanted in a recipe video is now served. Any questions?

FoodTracks Yule log meets food porn with these oozing lava flows of cheese, mesmerizing ribbons of buttercream and silky chocolate sauce drizzles. Sound like a party you want to go to? Sit back, relax and watch the cheese melt while you wind down.

Pop Culture Baking Class You know those outrageous donuts and crazy-cute cakes currently breaking the internet? This is the internet's masterclass for creating those super-shareable recipes at home, and making it all look easy.

INTERNATIONAL Simply Nigella Goddess of the British culinary scene Nigella Lawson shows us that how and what we cook can make us feel better and more alive. In its U.S. streaming premiere, Simply Nigella is packed with new recipes and tips designed to make our lives easier and less stressful, and Nigella reminds us that whatever the occasion, food, in the eating and the making, should always be pleasurable.

The Delicious Miss Dahl Granddaughter of famed British novelist Roald Dahl, Sophie Dahl whips up whimsical recipes inspired by her emotions and reminisces about some of her own food memories.

Deliciousness Travel through Asia with jetsetter Debbie Wong and learn more about local ingredients, edible trends and authentic flavors as she visits delicious culinary destinations.

About Scripps Lifestyle StudiosLaunched in December 2015, Scripps Lifestyle Studios is a digital business division of Scripps Networks Interactive (Nasdaq:SNI), created to drive digital content innovation and advertising solutions. In 2016, Scripps Lifestyle Studios delivered over 5 billion total video views across various digital platforms and has already surpassed that number to date in 2017. Combining the digital content operations of HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, Great American Country, and Food.com, this full service editorial unit spearheads development of compelling lifestyle experiences across social media, apps, websites, third party offerings, and more. Scripps Lifestyle Studios operates physical locations through the Food Network Kitchen in New York and the HGTV Studio in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information, visit  scrippslifestylestudios.com.

Contact : Scripps Networks Interactive Rachel Lodi, rlodi@scrippsnetworks.com , (212) 524-5543 Brew PR Monica Feig, mfeig@brewpr.com , (818) 917-0770

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