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[06/02/14 - 10:07 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight 10 New Series
Newcomers to the former include "My Flipping Family" and "Island Life" and "Lakefront Bargain Hunt."

[via press release from HGTV]

HGTV AND DIY NETWORK GREENLIGHT 10 NEW SERIES

NEW YORK [For Immediate Release - June 2, 2014] Programming executives at HGTV and DIY Network have greenlit 10 news series. HGTV, which scored its most-watched May ever among P25-54 and W25-54 in Total Day, has ordered: My Flipping Family (w.t.); Island Lifeand Lakefront Bargain Hunt. DIY Network, which saw its largest audience ever for weekend days in May, has ordered: American Rehab: Buffalo (w.t.); American Rehab: Detroit; Pool Kings (w.t.); The Expandables; Barnwood Builders; Mega Decks and Custom Built.

HGTV continues to highlight family-focused home renovation with My Flipping Family w.t. (44 Blue Pictures), a series that follows Miami-based go-getter and single mom Lucila Sola as she launches her own home renovation and design business with her mom and daughter.

HGTV also adds new titles to its dream destination programming with Island Life w.t. (Left/Right Inc.) in which homeowners shed the hustle and bustle to search for the perfect island home; and Lakefront Bargain Hunt (Magilla Entertainment), a series thatshowcases buyers purchasing their fantasy home on the water.

On DIY Network, the family renovation series continue in American Rehab: Buffalo w.t. (Magnetic Productions)as a couple who thrive on historic renovation and modern sustainability renovate homes in Buffalo, N.Y.; while in American Rehab: Detroit (Magnetic Productions) a couple rescues and renovates the family's once beautiful 1920s mansion in Detroit. Pool Kings w.t. (Pie Town Productions) features the Caviness family as they build over-the-top pools for clients in their Oklahoma-based father and son business, while The Expandables (Tricon Films & Television) showcases contractor Rob Evans and his team as they create amazing additions and space-saving renovations for families who've outgrown their homes.

Custom designs and makeovers are also featured on DIY Network in Barnwood Builders (Silent Crow), where West Virginia master craftsmen deconstruct centuries-old barns and cabins to build stunning modern homes; while Mega Decks (Orion Entertainment) follows a Colorado firm that's one of the most innovative deck and landscape companies in the country; and master deck designer Paul Lafrance and his crew of carpenters put their creative twist on cutting edge home makeovers and inventive custom pieces in Custom Built (Architect Films Inc.).

ABOUT HGTV & DIY NETWORK

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. DIY Network, currently in more than 58 million homes, covers a broad range of programming, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, consistently ranks among America's top home and garden Internet destinations for entertaining videos and home improvement advice. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV and DIY Network are wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).





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· AMERICAN REHAB: BUFFALO (DIY)
· AMERICAN REHAB: DETROIT (DIY)
· BARNWOOD BUILDERS (DIY)
· CUSTOM BUILT (DIY)
· EXPANDABLES, THE (DIY)
· ISLAND LIFE (HGTV)
· LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT (HGTV)
· MEGA DECKS (GAC)
· MY FLIPPING FAMILY (HGTV)
· POOL KINGS (DIY)





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