Appointment follows Laureen Ong's departure late last year
Penn Jillette pilot will feature the magician searching for America's best street performer
"Eat Secrets" will feature Richman searching for delicious hidden treasures
Laureen Ong will step down at the end of October
Anthony Bourdain says CNN has resources the Travel Channel didn't
The deal gives the owner of HGTV and Food Network a chance to broaden its global portfolio of lifestyle brands
The rapper born Rob Van Winkle eats key lime pie with host Adam Richman
Network buys "meaningful" minority stake in Oyster.com, hoping to tap into online travel revenues
Sundance Channel puts former Travel Channel exec in charge of original programming and development
Joint venture with Cox Communications gives Scripps 65% stake.
Price of $1.1 billion thought to be too high
News Corp. reportedly is leading bidder for the Cox Communications property.