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[08/30/12 - 06:10 AM]
Extreme Dwellings, Global Home Tours and Amazing Renos Round Out HGTV Fall 2012 Lineup
Newcomers include "House Hunters Renovation," "Flea Market Flip" and "Home Strange Home."

[via press release from HGTV]

EXTREME DWELLINGS, GLOBAL HOME TOURS AND AMAZING RENOS ROUND OUT HGTV FALL 2012 LINEUP

New York, N.Y. (For Immediate Release -- August 30, 2012) HGTV has new series and specials to satisfy the curiosity of every home fan -- from travel and design enthusiasts to those who enjoy exploring outrageous real estate. New series on the network's fall lineup include Home Strange Home, hosted by Chuck Nice who travels the country to reveal outrageous residences; and Flea Market Flip with Lara Spencer,where contestants flip secondhand finds for a profit. New specials such as Extreme Homes, Pumpkin Wars, Halloween Tricked Out and Endless Yard Sale are among those that will offer viewers fun and fantasy this season.

"Our latest lineup offers viewers compelling "home" entertainment - from astonishing extreme homes to incredible renovations and transformations," said Kathleen Finch, general manager, HGTV. "We'll also showcase even more of our popular network stars in fun new vehicles that allow fans to see more of their personalities and expertise."

In addition to the entertaining new programs, HGTV fans who want more information can find inspirational expert advice on HGTV.com, including the latest in designer portfolios, craft ideas, seasonal decorating tips, games, expert blogs and series information. Fans also will have more opportunities to interact with fellow HGTV junkies and network design experts via HGTV Facebook, HGTV Twitter and HGTV's page on Pinterest.

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012

NEW SERIES

House Hunters Renovation
Premiere: Sunday, September 23, at 11 p.m. ET/PT
In this new weekly series, HGTV's House Hunters Renovation follows potential home buyers as they tour three for-sale homes and choose the one that is the perfect fixer-upper. In a House Hunters first, HGTV cameras also capture what happens after the home is purchased and the renovation project begins. Each episode features the new homeowners as they renovate and then reveal their new space.

Flea Market Flip
Premiere: Friday, September 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Host: Lara Spencer
In each episode of Flea Market Flip, contestants search flea markets for secondhand items that they can buy, fix and then 'flip' for a profit. Lara Spencer, a passionate lifelong "flipper" who also appears on Good Morning America, hosts the series. Each week she assigns two-person teams a "flip list" of projects they need to accomplish to win the competition. With a budget of about $500, the teams scour a flea market in search of specific project items, such as a set of old chairs to reupholster or an item that can be repurposed. The team that does the best job of turning trash into cash will emerge victorious in this winner-takes-all competition.

Home Strange Home
Premiere: Friday, October 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Expert Host: Chuck Nice
Imagine living in a house made of beer cans, a 747 airplane or a spaceship home. In this series, viewers can go inside unconventional houses and get to know the unique individuals who live there. Host Chuck Nice takes a voyeuristic indoor and outdoor tour of the country's most eccentric and bizarre residences on HGTV's Home Strange Home.

NEW SPECIALS

Endless Yard Sale
Premiere: Friday, October 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Expert Hosts: Amie & Jolie Sikes
Three teams of shoppers have two days to compete and shop at the world's longest yard sale. The teams' mission is to get the biggest bang for their bucks at the Route 127 Yard Sale that begins in Michigan and stretches through Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. HGTV's Junk Gypsies, Amie and Jolie Sikes who famously decorated country music stars' Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton's wedding reception with roadside junk that they turned into treasure, guide the teams as they haggle with the pros. In the end, the smartest shoppers will win extra cash.

Halloween Tricked Out
Premiere: Friday, October 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Travel across the USA to tour the country's most amazing haunts and homegrown Halloween installations in Halloween Tricked Out. Meet a West Virginia family who carves 3,000 pumpkins to create their annual "Pumpkin House" or the Florida couple who built an elaborate haunted house. Visit a dairy farm in New Jersey that's home to a terrifying haunted hayride or venture through a scream-worthy haunted corn maze in North Carolina.

Pumpkin Wars
Premiere: Wednesday, October 31, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Expert Hosts: Drew and Jonathan Scott
HGTV's Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, hit the road to help residents in Highwood, Ill. and Keene, N.H. squash world records and make pumpkin history. During the one-hour special, each town attempts to set a new "lit-pumpkin" record by lighting more than 32,000 jack-o-lanterns in one location; surpass the highest number of people simultaneously carving pumpkins (the current record is 965 participants); and win the title of "longest line of pumpkin pies" by lining up more than 800 of the seasonal dessert. In addition, each community will feature pumpkin bowling, costume contests and a "land regatta" where townspeople race 200-300 pound pumpkins on a 150-yard course.

Ultimate Aquariums
Premiere: Friday, October 12, at 1 p.m. ET/PT
Expert Host: Aquarium Designers Nic Tiemens and Joe Pineda
Ultimate Aquariums features over the top, uber-expensive, one-of-a kind aquariums for celebrities and the wealthy. From concept to design and install, we'll get a first-hand look into how these amazing custom aquariums are created with dramatic reveals. With a 1,000 pound column tank, a search for rare fish for Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker's unbelievable aquarium - each aquarium creation is awe-inspiring.

NOVEMBER 2012

NEW SPECIALS

Extreme Homes
Premiere: Friday, November 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Watch as these homeowners push the envelope as far as possible with the design of their extreme homes. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built, including a home made entirely out of metal, one shaped like a giant red ball and a mountain retreat that used to be a nuclear missile silo.

About HGTV

America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOMEconsumerproducts line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants and other home-oriented products, as well as HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.





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· FLEA MARKET FLIP (GAC)
· HOME STRANGE HOME (HGTV)
· HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION (HGTV)





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