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Bell buys Chris Knight’s Gusto

Bell has acquired Gusto, the upstart food channel that has established itself in the Canadian specialty TV market. Having bought the channel from its founder Chris Knight, Canadian media giant Bell said it will launch a new food net later this year. Specifically Bell has acquired the Canadian Gusto brand — the channel has not […]

Gusto adds spice to foodie market

“There is no owners manual that comes with a broadcast license,” says Knight Enterprises’ Chris Knight about his fledgling food channel Gusto. Still less than 18 months old, it has cornered the classic food TV market and having moved into originals, was at MIPTV with two series, A is for Apple (below) and One World […]

Canadian specialty net moves into distribution

Canadian specialty channel Gusto is launching a programme sales arm that will make its market debut at MIPTV next month. Privately-owned food and lifestyle net Gusto launched in late 2013, providing Shaw and Scripps-owned Food Network with competition. It has committed to producing several original series and 100 hours of 4K content this year and […]