Fine Living (Sometimes called Fine Living Network or FLN) is a European television channel, owned and operated by Discovery Inc., an American media company. The channel launched on 1 April 2010, and replaced Zone Club.[1] Fine Living HD launched in Europe on 1 September 2015.[2] It features documentaries, reality, and how-to shows related to home, cooking, travel, lifestyle and health.[3]

Fine Living
Fine Living logo.svg
Launched1 April 2010; 9 years ago (2010-04-01)
NetworkDiscovery Networks International
Owned byDiscovery, Inc. (2018-present)
Scripps Networks Interactive (2010-2018)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Broadcast areaEurope
ReplacedZone Club
Sister channel(s)Animal Planet
Discovery
Discovery HD
Discovery Home & Health
Discovery Historia
Discovery History
Discovery MAX
Discovery Shed
Discovery Science
Discovery Turbo
Discovery World
DMAX Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Liechtenstein
DMAX United Kingdom & Ireland
Eurosport 1
Eurosport 2
Food Network
Investigation Discovery
Quest
Quest Red
Real Time Italy
TLC Netherlands
TLC Poland
TLC (Romania)
TLC UK and Ireland
Travel Channel
Websitewww.finelivingnetwork.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview UKChannel 60 (Manchester and London only)
Satellite
beIN (MENA)Channel 359 (HD)
DigitAlb AlbaniaChannel 84

Fine Living closed in the Netherlands and Flanders on 31 January 2019. Content from former Scripps television channels Travel Channel, Fine Living and Food Network has been integrated into the programming of Discovery, TLC and Investigation Discovery in the Benelux.[4]

Scripps Networks Interactive (2010-2018)Edit

The channel was operated by Scripps Networks Interactive in a joint venture with Chello Zone from the launch[1] till 2018 when Discovery, Inc. acquired Scripps Networks Interactive.[5]

ProgrammingEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Robert Briel (9 March 2010). "April Debut for Fine Living Network". BroadbandTVNews.com.
  2. ^ Robert Briel (1 September 2015). "European Launch for Fine Living HD". BroadbandTVNews.com.
  3. ^ "Zone Club vanaf 1 april Fine Living Network". Radio.nl. 18 March 2010.
  4. ^ Jarco Kriek (28 November 2018). "Travel Channel, Fine Living en Food Network stoppen in Benelux" (in Dutch). TotaalTV.nl.
  5. ^ Chris Dziadul (6 March 2018). "Discovery completes Scripps acquisition". BroadbandTVNews.com.