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HGTV, DIY Network Slate to Feature 10 New Series on Home Renovation

Programming execs at HGTV and DIY Network have given the green light to 10 new series.

HGTV will continue to highlight family-focused home renovation as well as its dream destination programming and has ordered “My Flipping Family” (working title), “Island Life” and “Lakefront Bargain Hunt.” DIY Network will build upon its family renovation series and shows featuring custom designs and makeovers, ordering “American Rehab: Buffalo” (working title); “American Rehab: Detroit;” “Pool Kings” (working title); “The Expandables;” “Barnwood Builders;” “Mega Decks” and “Custom Built.”

The full development slate is listed below:

HGTV DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS:

HGTV

“My Flipping Family” (working title)

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

“Island Life” (working title) and “Lakefront Bargain Hunt”

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 that showcases buyers purchasing their fantasy home on the water.

DIY Network

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.).

 

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