Bueno Aires – Scripps Networks Interactive announced the launch of Food Network on Cablevisión, a cable television and Internet provider in Argentina. Food Network, the culinary lifestyle channel, will launch on channel 403 in October, reaching more than 1.5 million households.
As a result of Scripps Networks’ increasing presence in Argentina, the company has also commissioned a new Spanish-language original production – Locos x el Asado – to be filmed and produced exclusively in Argentina for Food Network.
Locos X el Asado will transport viewers to Buenos Aires to discover the intricacies of mastering the world famous Argentina Asado. Joined by friends and family, expert grill master Luciano “El Laucha” Luchetti will demonstrate how to perfect the art of nation’s beloved barbeque. He’ll show viewers how to prepare the fire, share the recipe to his famous chimichurri sauce, and dish his secrets on how to cook the best Argentine meat, including how to roast an entire pig.
Food Network features entertainment programming, culinary competitions and instructional cooking shows. Hit global series include ruthless cooking competition Cutthroat Kitchen, hosted by Alton Brown; Beat Bobby Flay where two talented chefs go head-to-head to win the chance to cook against Bobby; and Chopped, the high-stakes culinary match-up hosted by Ted Allen.