HALLMARK CHANNEL'S TWO TIME DAYTIME EMMY(R) NOMINATED PROGRAM, "HOME & FAMILY," WILL RUN ALL-NEW SHOWS EVERY WEEKDAY THROUGHOUT 2015
Emmy(R) Nominee Mark Steines & Bestselling Author and Chef Cristina Ferrare
Lead Some of the Best Lifestyle Experts in every Field in TV's "Ultimate How-To" Show
Hallmark Channel is pleased to announce its two-time Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Original Series "Home & Family" will produce and air new episodes for a complete calendar year -- 52 consecutive weeks - which is unprecedented in the cable TV landscape. New episodes, premiere Monday through Friday (10a.m. ET/PT, 9C - 12p.m. ET/PT, 11C), the full year run will deliver 260 ORIGINAL EPISODES -- a total of 520 hours of new content annually - which makes "Home & Family" the only lifestyle series on cable to produce a new show every weekday.
Co-hosted by Mark Steines & Cristina Ferrare, "Home & Family" is a two-hour lifestyle and "ultimate how-to" TV series. One of the most unique and informative lifestyle programs on TV today, "Home & Family" has increasingly become a daily part of viewers lives making it the vital destination for innovative home ideas and improvements, as well as, being the place for the latest information, trends and products for everyone in the home and aspiring to help viewers live their best lives!
"'Home & Family' is a true standout - unlike anything else on television - and we are incredibly proud of this show," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming for Crown Media Family Networks.
"Our viewers have asked for more episodes and we are happy to deliver. With the hard work of Mark Steines, Cristina Ferrare and every family member to create a show that has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy(R) the two consecutive seasons that the show has been on the air, we couldn't be more delighted to deliver fresh content to our audiences every weekday of the year," Vicary concluded.
"Home & Family" emanates from a 2,800 square foot working home on the Universal Studios back lot. From the home, Steines, Ferrare and their expert guests present the best in cooking, crafting, decorating, health, financial advice, pet care, lawn and garden tips, with musical and other live performances from some of Hollywood's biggest stars. "Home & Family" airs Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET/PT, 9:00 a.m. CT on Hallmark Channel.
Woody Fraser is the creator of "Home & Family." Marty Tenney is the executive producer and Bob Levy is the director of "Home & Family" from Woody Fraser Enterprises.
Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality family entertainment available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 86 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming featuring an ambitious slate of original content, including movies; scripted series, such as Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart, and Signed, Sealed, Delivered; annual specials like Hero Dog Awards and Kitten Bowl; and a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Hallmark Channel is also home to annual holiday franchise, Countdown to Christmas, featuring a lineup of 24/7 holiday programming, including The 12 New Movies of Christmas. Rounding out the networks' lineup are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, available in HD and SD, features a unique mix of content including original movies and acquired series that are dramatic in tone and focus on the lighter side of the mystery genre, as well as classic presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.
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