Dish Cooks Up Carriage Deal For Recipe.TV

Dish Network has launched Entertainment Studios’ Recipe.TV network, the two parties announced Tuesday.

The network, which showcases famous chefs preparing recipes from cuisine destinations around the world, is available on several Dish packages including its America’s Top 120 and America’s Top 200 tiers, according to network officials.

Emmy Award-winning producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez serves as executive producer for Recipe.TV.

America loves to watch step-by-step recipes,” said Byron Allen, founder, chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios in a statement. “I am very proud of our relationship with DISH and I am highly confident their subscribers will enjoy the network and all the terrific recipes from some of the world’s renowned chefs, including Wolfgang Puck.”

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.