[09/30/10 - 08:24 AM]
Diy Network Renews Blog Cabin, TV's First Interactive Home Building Series, for a Fifth Season
The series, in which viewers vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate vacation home, will return in August 2011.

[via press release from DIY]


Blog, Vote and Design DIY Network's Blog Cabin at DIYnetwork.com Beginning Mid-January

One Lucky Viewer to Win Virginia Bayfront Vacation Home Designed By Viewers As Grand Prize Winner of DIY Network's Blog Cabin Sweepstakes

NEW YORK - September 30, 2010 - DIY Network's Blog Cabin, the first-ever home building television series, will return for a fifth season next year. Beginning in mid-January, DIY Network and DIYnetwork.com invite the world to help renovate an early 1900s waterfront home. Located on the Chesapeake Bay in eastern Virginia, just a short drive from Colonial Williamsburg and Washington, D.C., DIY Network's Blog Cabin asks viewers to vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate vacation home. Premiering in August 2011, this primetime series also offers a chance for one lucky viewer to win the cabin.

DIY Network's Blog Cabin sits on over 16 acres of outdoor-living paradise and is surrounded by great sailing, shopping and relaxing in one of the most charming communities in the country. Hosted by licensed contractor Matt Blashaw, this season features a team of DIY Network's expert hosts transforming a 3-bedroom, 1-bath early 1900s waterfront home into a modern-day retreat.

DIY Network's Blog Cabin is building off last year's success - over 3.8 million votes cast on DIYnetwork.com - by adding more voting features in 2011. DIY Network is asking voters to help choose up to 30 design elements for the renovations of the Blog Cabin's master bath, kitchen, great room, and front and back landscapes. Other new elements include two indoor webcams capturing more photos and video of DIY Network's expert hosts as they renovate each room and a Facebook connect providing real time votes. Back by popular demand will be the Blog Cabin VIP Getaway offering voters a chance to design and enter for an exclusive trip to visit the cabin.

DIY Network's Blog Cabin premiered in 2007 and was a huge success online and on-air. In its first four seasons, nearly 15 million votes on features ranging from the floor plan, roof, countertops, front door and more, were cast on DIY Network's companion website, DIYnetwork.com.

For more information on DIY Network's Blog Cabin, and to participate in a blog about the construction and to vote on design elements of the 2011 cabin, visit http://www.DIYnetwork.com/blogcabin. Members of the media may also obtain additional press materials, talent bios and show images by registering at DIY Network's online media newsroom. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and www.DIYnetwork.com/tv.

About DIY Network

DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 53 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's award-winning website, www.DIYnetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how-to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions

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[10/04/15 - 09:34 AM]
FOX Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Grandfathered" & "The Grinder" Post Healthy Gains
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Clear #1 Scripted Show Tuesday at 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/04/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 by a wide margin.

[10/04/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Season Premiere Up 13% vs. Year-Ago Debut in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/04/15 - 08:22 AM]
College Football Week 5: ABC Televises Two Highest-Rated Games of the Day
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/03/15 - 09:19 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/03/15 - 09:18 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows Week to Week by 10% in Both 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/03/15 - 09:03 AM]
"Gotham" Week 2 Rises 63% in Nielsen Live + 3 Day, Outrating Season Premiere
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[10/03/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Blindspot" Generates NBC's Biggest Live + 3 Day 18-49 Lift in Nearly a Year
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[10/03/15 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins Its 2nd Straight Friday in Adults 18-49, Outdelivering Runner-Up CBS by 17%
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/02/15 - 03:33 PM]
ABC to Give "Quantico" Another Encore on Tuesday; "Beyond the Tank" Pushed Again
The newcomer's second episode, due this Sunday, will likewise rebroadcast on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/02/15 - 02:25 PM]
ABC Family to Give Fans Access to Talent and Unique Photo Opportunities During New York Comic Con on October 8-11
"Pretty Little Liars," "Stitchers" and "Shadowhunters" are among the participating series.

[10/02/15 - 01:52 PM]
"Baring It All: Inside New York Fashion Week," a Special Programming Event, to Air October 14 on ABC Family
The two-hour documentary produced by Gennifer Gardiner and IMG's Will Staeger and Mike Antinoro showcases a fresh take on New York Fashion Week, following industry insiders who are changing the fashion landscape.

[10/02/15 - 01:09 PM]
VH1's Primetime Ratings for Third Quarter Surge Ahead 34% Over Prior Quarter Among Adults 18-49
VH1 spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2015.

[10/02/15 - 12:50 PM]
Investigation Discovery Tops All of Ad-Supported Cable for Delivery of W25-54 in September
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of September.