Operational since 1994, Scripps Networks is a media and marketing company. The company offers a variety of lifestyle television brands include HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network and Fine Living Network. It offers assistance in developing media platforms for broadband and video on demand. The company also provides online search and comparison shopping services. In addition, it has user-generated content capabilities. Scripps Networks serves more than 150 countries worldwide. The company has launched several online newsletters, content for mobile utility and high-definition channels. It is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, which is one of the United States leading developers of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet.