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TMCNet:  HGTV Features More Show and Designer Photography in Updated Folio App

[July 25, 2014]

HGTV Features More Show and Designer Photography in Updated Folio App

NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--

HGTV fans now have an easier way to discover design inspiration from their favorite HGTV shows and hosts, as well as America's best professional designers with the newly updated HGTV Folio App. Available in the App Store for free download on Apple (News - Alert) iPad, HGTV Folio offers a seemingly endless stream of beautiful room photography, curated photo galleries and smart style guides selected by the experts at HGTV and is the perfect place to indulge in design inspiration at home or on the go.

"We're very excited to give our TV fans the ability to search for room photography from their favorite shows and HGTV hosts," said Vikki Neil, senior vice president and general manager, digital. "It's one of the many ways HGTV continues to provide great inspiration and solutions for our viewers."

New features to the app include a 'Shows' tab that offers curated galleries of rooms from favorite HGTV shows and hosts such as the Property Brothers, Sabrina Soto and Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri. Room-by-room tours of the latest HGTV Dream Home, HGTV Smart Home and Urban Oasis are also available. Users will continue to enjoy the easy sharing capabilities and photo organization-searchable by room, color and keyword, as well as the regular addition of new galleries.

In addition, HGTV Folio provides the stories behind the projects and helpful design tips from the professionals through hotspots and photo captions. Bios and social media links are available for users who want to learn more about the designers behind each project.

Whether users want to find the perfect look for their next room remodel, learn new ways to incorporate a favorite color into a space, share favorite looks with friends or help identify designs they love, HGTV Folio gives fans the tools they need to discover their decorating style and find design inspiration from HGTV's experts.

About Scripps Networks Digital

Scripps Networks Digital is a diversified multi-platform programmer that delights millions daily with award-winning content in the home, food and lifestyle categories. Scripps Networks Digital's websites-HGTV.com, FoodNetwork.com, DIYnetwork.com, TravelChannel.com, CookingChannelTV.com, GACTV.com, Food.com, Food2.com, FrontDoor.com, HGTVGardens.com and HGTVRemodels.com-are powered by engaging content, interactive tools and social spaces that take fans of Scripps Networks cable brands further into the story and offer online users information and inspiration to fuel their passions. SN Digital also distributes content to mobile and online partners, providing lifestyle solutions virtually anywhere, anytime.

ABOUT HGTV

America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and HGTV.com, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to www.hgtvhome.com. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).

If you are a member of the media, please log on to the Scripps Networks Online Media Center (http://www.scrippsnetworksinteractive.com/newsroom) for the latest brand news, useful photos and graphics, detailed programming information, contacts and current research.


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