Channel 4 today announced that Homebase, the UK's leading home enhancement retailer, will sponsor the broadcaster's Food on 4 strand across Channel 4 and More4, along with programming on UKTV channel Good Food from January 2013.
This 19 month, seven figure deal, negotiated by Ross Minton, Business Director at Mindshare Invention and Nick Scott, Partnerships Manager at Channel 4, will allow Homebase to showcase a range of home enhancement products from its exclusive range of kitchens, to dining furniture, cookware ranges and Grow Your Own.
The sponsorship bumpers will be visible around top name TV chef fronted food programming across Channel 4 and More 4 including shows such as Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA, Simon Hopkinson Cooks, Ottolenghi's Mediterranean Feast and The Fabulous Baker Boys - as well as programmes such as Nigella Bites, Jamie's Kitchen Australia and Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers on Good Food.
The package also includes sponsorship of Food on 4 programmes available on 4oD up to 30 days after broadcast as well as selected programme pages online at Channel4.com.
Creative agency The Outfit designed and produced the campaign's creative.
Jo Kenrick, Marketing Director for Homebase said: "We are delighted to be partnering with Channel 4 and UKTV on such a comprehensive campaign. In sponsoring "Food on 4" we believe we have the perfect platform with which to promote our exclusive Homebase kitchen ranges and our wider home enhancement products to a relevant, targeted audience."