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Video: Food Shows Eat Up Real Estate In Cable Ratings

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Audiences tune in to cooking shows to turn off recession.

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Before the housing market crashed, almost every show on TV was about flipping houses. Now, television studios have found the next fad: cooking shows.

Case in point: Ratings for Scripps' (SNI) Food Network are up 50% for the year.

So why are cooking shows so popular? And what does that popularity tell us about the economy and social mood?

Join Kevin Depew to learn more.

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