Do-it-yourself skein garnered healthy ratings among teens
Even teenagers love home makeover shows.
ABC Family has ordered 25 additional segs of teen decor series “Knock First” from “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” producers Scout Prods.
Buy brings total order to 55 episodes. Half-hour do-it-yourself series “Knock First” lets teens make over their bedrooms aided by a team of carpenters and designers.
Strip bowed Oct. 6 as part of the channel’s 3 to 6 p.m. teen block and has averaged a healthy 1.0 coverage rating among teens 12-17, up 67% in its timeslot from a year ago.
“Knock” is also up 111% among female teens (1.9) vs. the previous year.
ABC Family’s teen block, which premiered in May, has also scored for the net, posting bumps in teens (43%), and female teens (65%) from a year ago. Block is co-anchored by the cabler’s original series “Switched!”
” ‘Switched!’ ‘Knock First’ and the romantic comedies deliver on the strategy we outlined at our upfront,” said ABC Family prexy Angela Shapiro.
The home makeover show onslaught isn’t slowing down either. Channel is prepping another improvement show — this one for men — called “Bachelor Pads.”
And for the tween set, “Trading Spaces: Boys vs. Girls” has just been reupped on Discovery Network’s Saturday-morning block on NBC and the Discovery Kids Channel.