In 1997, Atlantis Communications and Scripps Networks launched a Canadian version of HGTV as a Category B specialty channel.
Burton Jablin, as Vice President of Programming, set the tone and oversaw the production of the early series.
The standard definition feed of the channel began to carry the full 16:9 aspect ratio downgraded from the HD feed in a letterboxed format in early 2013.
On December 31, 2009, Scripps Networks Interactive removed the Food Network and HGTV from New York City-area cable provider Cablevision, on the day that its carriage contract was set to expire.
Even in 2017, new media companies and brands still think they need to invest in an expensive tech team to launch a successful website. Now sites have to be dynamic and put content at the forefront in order to build sticky audiences and generate sustainable revenue.
At Rebel Mouse, we operate off of a lean tech methodology that launches sites in weeks, not months.