or


[06/13/13 - 08:41 AM]
HGTV to Premiere Real Estate Series "Power Broker" As Housing Market Shows Signs of Recovery
The series, which follows real estate agent Mike Aubrey, premieres Tuesday, July 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from HGTV]

HGTV TO PREMIERE REAL ESTATE SERIES "POWER BROKER" AS HOUSING MARKET SHOWS SIGNS OF RECOVERY

NEW YORK - June 17, 2013 - With the U.S. housing market showing improvement, HGTV is bolstering its real estate programming line-up with a new series focused on how buyers can maximize their budgets and secure the best possible deal on a home. Premiering Tuesday, July 23 at 9 p.m. ET., Power Broker follows real estate agent Mike Aubrey, one of the best negotiators in the business, as he works to save clients cash by driving a hard bargain, navigating the real estate market, and landing buyers a new home they never thought they could afford.

"In today's housing market, there are some amazing deals," said Aubrey, who is ranked in the U.S. commission's Top 10 for Re/Max and No. 29 in the world. "I'm here to help clients realize that with a little digging, planning and smart negotiation, their ideal home is within reach."

In the season premiere of Power Broker, Aubrey, who previously provided expertise in House Hunters and Real Estate Intervention, tours several San Francisco fixer-uppers, foreclosures and short-sales with his newlywed clients and shows them the best buying strategies to get a great deal, while Juan Barbieri - Season 5 star of The Bachelorette - develops a fresh design and floor plan for the newly purchased home with a limited budget. With the money saved by purchasing a place that needs some love, these first-time homeowners can turn their fixer-upper into a dream home.

"Power Broker will appeal to anyone who enjoys the gritty, behind-the-scenes drama associated with real estate negotiation strategy, particularly the play-by-play of building a good deal," said Kathleen Finch, general manager of HGTV and sister property DIY Network. "Mike is a commanding, knowledgeable expert who has pre-established credibility with HGTV viewers, so we know they will be excited to see him in this new series."

Power Broker airs new episodes on HGTV every Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. More information is available on HGTV's companion website at HGTV.com.

ABOUT HGTV

America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 98 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 HOME(TM) consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).





  [june 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· POWER BROKER (HGTV)











[09/30/14 - 02:53 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Parenthood" Delivered the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating in Live+3 Since October 3, 2013
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Moves Up the Cable Ranker and Into the Top Five for Adults and Men During 3Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 01:22 PM]
Animal Planet Explores the Striking Similarities of People and Primates in the Natural History Special "The Real Apes of the Planet"
The new two-hour documentary premieres Tuesday, October 21 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/30/14 - 01:02 PM]
Lifetime Announces Holiday Movie Slate for 2014
"An En Vogue Christmas," "Seasons of Love," "Wally Lamb's Wishin' and Hopin'" and "The Santa Con" will join the previously announced "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever."

[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
Nickelodeon Is Top-Rated Total Day Network for 3Q and September 2014
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month and the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
Premiere of "Gotham" Leads FOX to Rank No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and Fourth Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
FX Networks Stays in Relationships with "Married" and "You're the Worst"
"Married" is continuing on FX and "You're The Worst" is moving to its new home on FXX.

[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
TNT Extends Its Summer Victory by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for Q3 2014 Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces the 13th Annual 2014 Talent Showcase, Presented by ABC Casting, Tuesday, October 7, in New York
The 14 featured actors were selected from nearly 7,000 candidates who submitted their resumes, and approximately 500 who auditioned for ABC casting executives in New York.

[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day During 3Q 2014 in Total Viewers and Across All Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
Frances Berwick Named President of Newly Formed Lifestyle Network Group within NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment
Also, Adam Stotsky has been appointed General Manager of E! Entertainment, responsible for day-to-day operations of the network, in addition to his current role as President, Esquire Network.

[09/30/14 - 12:08 PM]
"The Great Halloween Fright Fight," A One-Hour Special to Haunt Households Before Halloween, Premieres October 28 on ABC
The new special will feature a number of families competing for the greatest haunted Halloween displays and a $50,000 prize.

[09/30/14 - 11:53 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Secures All-Star Cast for New Scripted Series "Another Period"
Lauren Ash, Michael Ian Black, Paget Brewster, Beth Dover, Brett Gelman, Brian Huskey, David Koechner, Jason Ritter, David Wain and Armen Weitzman will join series stars and creators Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome.

[09/30/14 - 11:23 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
This season, the Kilchers face unexpected and daunting challenges due to a historically warm winter.