HOME RENOVATION SERIES PROPEL DIY NETWORK TO ITS MOST-WATCHED YEAR EVER
New York [For Immediate Release - January 6, 2015] DIY Network scored its highest-rated and most-watched year ever in 2014 among viewers P25-54. With more than 3.9 million viewers on average tuning in to primetime each week , series such as Rehab Addict (Nicole Curtis) and Vanilla Ice Goes Amish (Vanilla Ice) helped propel the network to its best ever yearly performance, allowing it to post an 8% improvement among P25-54 prime impressions over 2013. Additionally, Building Alaska finished out the year as the top-rated program for the network, growing 67% versus its first season. Holmes Makes It Right (Mike Holmes) also was a top rated program for the network and several episodes now rank as some of the highest-rated telecasts in network history.
"DIY Network's powerhouse experts, including Nicole Curtis, Vanilla Ice and Mike Holmes, inspire viewers because they tackle renovation and home improvement challenges that many homeowners face," said Kathleen Finch, president, HGTV and DIY Network.
New series for DIY Network in 2015 include Miami Rehab, a new home renovation series starring licensed contractor Carolina Sullivan, and the house flipping series Texas Flip & Move and First Time Flippers.
ABOUT DIY NETWORK
DIY Network, from the creators of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. Currently in more than 58 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, 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, home improvement advice, step-by-step instructions, message boards, blogs, an interactive program guide and more. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY Network is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).