[09/17/13 - 09:19 AM]
New HGTV Series "Cousins Undercover" Gives Community Heroes Surprise Home Renovations
The series, premiering Sunday, October 6 at 8:00/7:00c, features John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino from "Kitchen Cousins."

[via press release from HGTV]


NEW YORK [For Immediate Release - September 17, 2013] Surprises and life-changing home renovations happen when America's favorite "Kitchen Cousins," John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino, return to HGTV in their new series, Cousins Undercover, premiering on Sunday, October 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The hunky duo rallies whole communities to complete home renovations for one favorite neighbor. While the unsuspecting homeowner is spirited away on a short trip with friends or family, John, Anthony and the entire neighborhood work around the clock to complete an astonishing transformation that delivers the biggest surprise of the homeowner's life.

"There's something very special about seeing the goodwill of a community in action and watching John and Anthony's enthusiasm inspire others to unite and give someone else the home of their dreams," said Steven Lerner, svp, programming and production HGTV and DIY Network. We think viewers will be inspired by these stories and awestruck by how these renovations can change someone's life. "

In the premiere episode, Cousins Undercover partners with The Ellen DeGeneres show to surprise single mom and popular teacher, Elizabeth Brehm, with a total home renovation. Since buying the house as a fixer-upper, Elizabeth envisioned her dream bedroom and young daughter's nursery, but larger and more expensive renovations loomed--including the unfinished and uninhabitable second floor. In order to complete the job, the Cousins must enlist help from Elizabeth's neighborhood, family, friends and students who excitedly roll up their sleeves to give her the beautiful home she deserves. As the team of more than 50 volunteers looks on, the Cousins go room to room with Elizabeth to reveal the stunning makeover that is one of the network's biggest overhauls.

Cousins Undercover is fast-paced and emotionally charged as the Cousins find homeowners who can use a helping hand. From building an in-home wrestling gym for a favorite coach to tearing out walls to accommodate amazing outdoor spaces for those who love to entertain, the Cousins inspire team work, big results and a reignited sense of community.


America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).

  [september 2013]  


[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.

[10/02/15 - 12:44 PM]
Showtime(R) Debuts Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Film "Listen to Me Marlon" on Saturday, November 14th at 9 PM ET/PT
Directed by Stevan Riley, the film unlocks two-time Oscar(R) winner Marlon Brando's extensive never-before-heard personal audio archive.

[10/02/15 - 11:11 AM]
ABC Prime Posts the Biggest L+3 Lifts with 6 of the Top 10 Playback Gainers
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/02/15 - 11:00 AM]
More People Watch Portions of CBS News' Major News Programs During Premiere Week Than Any Other Broadcast Network's News Offerings
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/02/15 - 10:51 AM]
CBS Premiere Week Multi-Platform Snapshot
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/02/15 - 10:44 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Moves Ahead of "Sunday Night Football" as Premiere Week's Number One Program with L+3 Viewing
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/02/15 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Renews "Zoo," Summer's #1 Scripted Series, For Summer 2016
"'Zoo's' thrilling stories clicked with audiences each week during a very competitive summer," said Glenn Geller.