Dabl (pronounced dabble), an upcoming advertiser-supported digital lifestyle network targeted to an older female audience, will launch from CBS Television Distribution’s multiplatform of television stations on Monday, September 9. Cleared, to-date, in 80% of the country, Dabl is described as a digital destination for acquired programming themed to cooking, home renovation and design, DIY, pets, travel, health and talk.
Featured will be encore telecasts from the libraries of Martha Stewart, chefs Emeril Lagasse and Jamie Oliver, dog expert Cesar Millan, and home improvement expert Bob Vila, among others. Included by show will be veteran Home Again with Bob Vila, and Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals and Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals from Jamie Oliver.
Dabl will also feature two stripped (translation: five times per week) talk shows: Doctor & The Diva and Canadian hour Cityline. Doctor & The Diva features season two American Idol contestant Kimberley Locke with board certified ER physician Dr. Steve Salvatore focusing on discussions of health news, food, fashion and fitness. And Cityline, hosted by Tracy Moore, is themed to home décor, food, entertaining, fashion and health and beauty.
Additionally, Dabl has obtained the rights to numerous shows from A&E’s library, including multiple seasons of Find & Design, Flip This House and Sell This House.
The participating stations for Dabl represent the station groups of Sinclair, Tribune, Graham, Meredith, Quincy Media, News-Press & Gazette, Capitol Broadcasting, Bahakel and Univision.