This story was written by Matt Kapko.
Entertainment Studios is launching six high-definition channels on Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV under a multi-year deal that will program content related to cars, pets, comedy, travel, food and entertainment. The new HD networksCars.tv, Pets.tv, Comedy.tv, MyDestination.tv, Es.tv and Recipe.tv are getting their first run on FiOS in 1080i HD format, but plans call for online and mobile soon as well as expansion to other countries. The Los Angeles-based independent production and distribution company, founded by talk show host Byron Allenm, also sells advertising for 15 TV programs syndicated on broadcast TV stations, broadband and mobile phones.
By Matt Kapko