“DABL – A NEW LIFESTYLE NETWORK”
EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION TO 90% OF THE COUNTRY
Digital Network Acquires New Programming
From ITV Studios and all3media international
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – JANUARY 21, 2020 – Dabl, a multiplatform, advertiser-supported lifestyle network from CBS Television Distribution, has expanded its distribution and acquired more than 400 hours of programming from ITV Studios and all3media international, including popular titles from British chef Gordon Ramsay.
Launched nationwide on Sept. 9, Dabl (dab·ble) is now cleared in 90 percent of the country. The network, which primarily airs on the digital spectrum of television stations nationwide, including the CBS Television Stations group in major markets, also recently added cable distribution with Altice.
“We are thrilled with the growth we have seen in Dabl in just four months,” said Steve LoCascio, Chief Operating Officer of CBS Television Distribution. “It’s been a value add to our station partners, giving them quality content for their digital channels, and been embraced by the advertising community as a way to reach viewers interested in lifestyle content.”
Dabl is also adding popular personalities and series to the network, acquiring more than 400 hours of programming from ITV Studios and all3media international. Well known British chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay will add his own personal flair to the network with the rollout of several shows including “Kitchen Nightmares USA” (ITV Studios) and competitive cooking reality show “The F Word” (all3media international) later this year.
In addition, acquisitions from ITV Studios include interior design show “60 Minute Makeover,” the child rearing advice series “Nanny 911” and the garden transformation show “The Instant Gardner.”
These shows will join Dabl’s lineup of informative, project-based, feel-good content for viewers to indulge their passions for cooking, home renovation, design, DIY, pets and travel. The network showcases programming from the libraries of popular, world-renowned lifestyle experts including Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Bob Vila and Jamie Oliver, among others.
For more information and Dabl’s full hour-by-hour schedule, visit www.dabl.com
Dabl (dab·ble) is CBS Television Distribution’s multiplatform, advertiser-supported lifestyle network that launched on the digital spectrum of television stations nationwide on Sept. 9. Anchored by the CBS Television Stations group, Dabl is cleared in 90% of the country, including all of the top 25 markets. Dabl features informative, project-based, feel-good content for viewers to indulge their passions for cooking, home renovation and design, DIY, pets and travel. The network showcases programming from the libraries of popular, world-renowned lifestyle experts including Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse. For more information and where to watch, go to www.dabl.com.
About CBS Television Distribution
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series, including the long-running, critically acclaimed hits Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Inside Edition and Rachael Ray, and holds the largest distributed television library. CTD handles the domestic television distribution of popular off-network product from CBS Television Studios, CBS News and Showtime. The division also handles national barter advertising sales for Debmar-Mercury's and Fox's first-run syndicated programming, and operates Dabl, the new multiplatform, advertiser-supported lifestyle network (www.dabl.com).
About ITV Studios
ITV Studios is a creator, producer and distributor of world-leading programmes that people can’t get enough of. We connect millions of people every day and shape and reflect the world they live in, we are More Than TV. ITV Studios is home to some of the best creative minds, crafting over 8,900 hours of original programming across 57 production labels. Our global footprint spans 14 countries including the UK, US, Australia, France, Germany, The Nordics, Italy and the Netherlands and our global distribution business sells our catalogue of 45,000+ hours to more than 3000 broadcasters and platforms. ITV Studios is part of ITV PLC, which includes the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster.
About all3media international
all3media international distributes popular, award-winning TV programmes to over 1,000 broadcasters and media platforms around the world. The company has been celebrated for producing, marketing and distributing quality, ground-breaking and pioneering shows to global audience – consistently topping the Broadcast and Televisual annual Indies Surveys and we have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of our growth – twice. Our catalogue contains over 8,500 hours of content across all genres, with a focus on drama, comedy, factual, entertainment and formats. As well as Britain’s top-selling series Midsomer Murders, our lead dramas include National Treasure, The Missing, Clique, Safe House, Indian Summers, Liar and Hinterland. Our contemporary comedy slate features Fleabag and GameFace. Factual, entertainment and format bestsellers include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, The Gadget Show and The Cube. As part of the UK’s leading multi-label studio we partner with UK and international producers – including our own studios – in developing, financing and delivering content and formats.
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