or


[08/16/10 - 08:22 AM]
Diy Network and Vanilla Ice Team Up as Pop Star Trades the Mic for a Hammer on New Series, "The Vanilla Ice Project"
The 10-episode series premieres Thursday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from DIY]

DIY NETWORK AND VANILLA ICE TEAM UP AS POP STAR TRADES THE MIC FOR A HAMMER ON NEW SERIES, "THE VANILLA ICE PROJECT"

New Home Renovation Series Premieres October 14 at 9 p.m. ET

NEW YORK - August 16, 2010 - DIY Network, the go-to-destination for home improvement television,shines a new spotlight on 90s pop icon, Vanilla Ice (a.k.a. Robert Van Winkle), with The Vanilla Ice Project, a new series focusing on his passion for home renovation. Premiering on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. ET, The Vanilla Ice Project showcases the Grammy-nominee's 15 years of self-taught home improvement experience. In this 10-episode series, Rob is ready for his biggest project yet - a complete overhaul of a six-bedroom and five-bathroom, 7,000 square-foot lakefront home in Palm Beach, Fla. Each half-hour episode documents Rob demonstrating his vast renovation knowledge as he calls the shots in this room-by-room home makeover series, exposing an entirely new side of the star. A side his fans have never seen before.

After his chart topping hit "Ice, Ice Baby," Rob turned his focus on a new hobby, buying land and flipping houses. He's renovated old homes and foreclosures and taught himself the basics through hands-on experience and a lot of research. The self-made expert comments, "I think the process of transforming something from grime to shine influences me." He adds, "This house was in need of a major upgrade and my proudest moment will be when this house is revealed."

Over the course of DIY Network's The Vanilla Ice Project, Rob rides his crew hard to get through the punch list, so that they can get the house on the market. Along with his team, Rob masterfully renovates the kitchen, master bathroom, pool, garage and more, into a luxurious residence. Of course, the group faces a very common dilemma: how to save money without sacrificing style. Problems arise - even for Vanilla Ice. With cameras rolling, he must figure out cost-effective ways to achieve the finishing touches. The "For Sale" sign can't go up until all of the light fixtures are hung and all the other fine details are in place. A new half-hour episode of The Vanilla Ice Projectairs on DIY Network every Thursday at 9 p.m. ET, beginning October 14.

Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and www.DIYnetwork.com/tv.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK

DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 53 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's award-winning website, www.DIYnetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions





  [august 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts In-Depth, Two-Night Conversation with Black Thought Leaders, Activists and Artists for "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go from Here?"
The two-night special will simulcast on OWN and across all of Discovery's 18 other U.S. networks on Tuesday, June 9 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 10 (Part 2) at 9:00/8:00c both nights.

[06/04/20 - 02:02 PM]
EPIX Docu-Series "Helter Skelter: An American Myth" Is Moving to a Later Date
The six-part docu-series is moving dates and will no longer premiere Sunday, June 14.

[06/04/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space" Hits Ratings High as #1 Non-Prime Telecast in the History of Discovery
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 30.

[06/04/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "The Wonderful World of Disney" presentation of the feature "Up" is the top adults 18-49 draw.

[06/04/20 - 05:10 AM]
"Cable Girls" Say Their Last Goodbye with the Premiere of the Five Final Episodes on July 3
Under the motto "It's not for us, it's for all of us", this tale of friendship and commitment among women has conquered the worldwide audience.

[06/03/20 - 02:30 PM]
The CW Network Acquires International Thriller "Devils" Starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey for Fall 2020
The 10-episode series will air Wednesdays nights this fall as part of a revision to the network's previously announced lineup.

[06/03/20 - 11:43 AM]
NBC News Slates One-Hour Special "America in Crisis" for Thursday, June 4
No other specifics were given about the special, which will replace the previously announced repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/03/20 - 11:38 AM]
The Walt Disney Company Pledges $5 Million to Support Nonprofit Organizations That Advance Social Justice
"The killing of George Floyd has forced our nation to once again confront the long history of injustice that black people in America have suffered, and it is critical that we stand together, speak out and do everything in our power to ensure that acts of racism and violence are never tolerated," said Bob Chapek.

[06/03/20 - 10:12 AM]
Video: "Lovecraft Country" Official Teaser - HBO
The pay channel releases the latest tease for the upcoming drama, due in August.

[06/03/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The network's summer mainstay leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/03/20 - 07:40 AM]
PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content
On Friday, June 5, PBS and member stations will air a new special, "Race Matters: America in Crisis."

[06/03/20 - 02:03 AM]
BBC One's Hit Thriller "The Capture" to Return for a Second Series
Holliday Grainger will return as Rachel Carey for the second series, as will Ben Chanan as director.

[06/02/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday-Tuesday, June 1-2
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show" after one season; The CW's "Batwoman" to create a brand new character as series lead; and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" confirms another co-star's exit.

[06/02/20 - 12:28 PM]
BET Unveils Series of Programming Addressing Systemic Racism, the Violence Faced by Black People in America and the Solutions to Help Move the Country Forward
The first in this series, the BET News special "Justice Now: A BET News Special," will feature leading African American voices in activism, politics and entertainment.

[06/02/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Push NBC in Front
The Peacock network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.