Ross Babbit

Travel Channel hires ex-Discovery exec

US cable network Travel Channel has hired former Discovery Communications exec Anna Geddes as its director of programming. She will in part replace Anna Garwood, who left her post as director of production and talent relations to join BSTV in January. Geddes is best known as a showrunner for TLC shows such as Say Yes […]

Travel Channel brings Slow TV to US

Cable channel Travel Channel plans to combat the frenetic madness of Black Friday by bringing tranquil Norwegian format Slow TV to US screens. Slow Road Live will debut on Scripps Network Interactive-owned Travel Channel on November 27 at 9am, as the shops open, and then follow a live 12-hour caravan road trip. LMNO Cable Group […]

Travel Channel replaces Singer with Babbit

US cable network Travel Channel has put Ross Babbit in control of its programming – a move that sees general manager Andy Singer exit. Babbit (left) is the Scripps Networks Interactive-owned channel’s new senior VP, programming and development. He has been with lifestyle-themed Travel Channel since 2012, previously as SVP, programming and was before that […]