or


[11/20/13 - 07:20 AM]
Destination America Builds Upon Its Successful "Buying" Franchise Greenlighting Season Two of "Buying the Bayou" and Debuting Next Installment "Buying Hawaii" on December 2
The latter will roll out on Monday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[via press release from Destination America]

DESTINATION AMERICA BUILDS UPON ITS SUCCESSFUL "BUYING" FRANCHISE GREENLIGHTING SEASON TWO OF "BUYING THE BAYOU" AND DEBUTING NEXT INSTALLMENT "BUYING HAWAII" ON DECEMBER 2

Season Two Finale for "Buying Alaska" Premieres November 30; Fans Are Invited to Come in From the Cold with Back-to-Back Specials "Buying Log Homes" Slated for December 28

(Silver Spring) - On the heels of impressive ratings, Destination America, the only television network that celebrates the people, places and stories of the U.S., has greenlit a new hit series it its "Buying" franchise -- BUYING THE BAYOU, for season two -- and is prepping the third installment, BUYING HAWAII for premiere on Monday, December 2 at 10pm E/P. BUYING THE BAYOU and its companion series that kicked off the franchise, BUYING ALASKA are in the network's top three series in Prime in 4Q13 among P/M 25-54, P2+ and HH delivery, performing double-to-triple digits above Destination America's 4Q13 Prime average among all key demos' delivery (+67-108% among P/M 25-54/18-49, HH and P2+) to-date. Season two of BUYING ALASKA has reached 5.7 million viewers total and 2.4 million in the key demo (P25-54) to-date, while BUYING THE BAYOU reached 3.1 million total viewers and 1.4 million in the key demo (P25-54) in its debut season. Additionally, Destination America is offering up a two-part special with BUYING LOG HOMES, celebrating beloved, rustic cabins.

"We're excited about renewing and expanding our 'buying' franchise with even more stunning and challenging locations - from the dangers of the untamed north to the mystical swampland of the deep south, and now the enviable Big Island lifestyle," said Marc Etkind, general manager of Destination America. "We've seen our shows resonating with our audience, particular in the home and property space, as demonstrated in the explosive growth of the network in less than two years, and we're delighted to reward our viewers with a glimpse of paradise with BUYING HAWAII."

BUYING ALASKA and BUYING THE BAYOU capture the natural beauty, majestic landscapes and diverse wildlife of their respective regions, as well as highlight the colorful characters who live there - from folks braving a cold trek to the outhouse while dodging bears, to going head-over-heels for the gator-filled swampfront shack of their dreams. The current season of BUYING ALASKA wraps Saturday, November 30 at 9pm E/P, where viewers watch as a couple chooses a home in an area so remote, the only way in is by a heavy-duty eight-wheeler.

The newest addition, BUYING HAWAII offers a very different view of the most popular island paradise destinations but what does it take to make it home? With extreme climates, gorgeous beach retreats and homes perched in the shadow of volcanos, Hawaii real estate is no easy feat. Each episode follows one home buyer who checks out three unique properties in a quest to find their ultimate Hawaiian hideaway.

The line-up for the first four episodes of BUYING HAWAII is as follows:

Monday, December 2 at 10 PM and 10:30PM (E/P)

· Off the Base -- There's a lot of pressure living life on a submarine and that's why Naval Officer Jeremy Brown and his wife, Nikki want to move out of Pearl Harbor and into the lush Hawaiian Mountains. Join as they gaze over the best views Oahu real estate has to offer.

· Turnin' Up the Heat -- Patrick and Jeannie escape the cold of Massachusetts to enjoy marvelous Maui. They want to upgrade their condo for their own piece of island life, with enough room for Patrick to barbeque - Hawaiian style.

Monday, December 9 at 10 PM and 10:30PM (E/P)

· Jungle Fever - Filled with deserts along the coast and lush jungles up in the mountains, Maui has a variety of climates and lifestyles. Jeff and Pam want to get away from the desert and into the jungle, but will the homes be a little too wild?

· Flying Kauai -Gerry and his girlfriend Julie moved to Kauai searching for adventure. Gerry runs a business as a pilot and hang glider; he would love to find a property where he can fuse his love of excitement with a functional living space.

And premiering Saturday, December 28 at 10 and 10:30pm E/P, fans are invited to cozy up for back-to-back specials, BUYING LOG HOMES, featuring the ultimate in all-American housing... it's Lincoln Logs for adults! For those who want to leave conventional homes behind, discover nature and enjoy expert craftsmanship, cabins are the way to go. In the first episode, the Riskevichs are an active, outdoors loving family in Minnesota, but hustle and bustle of the Twin Cities is getting old. Yearning for a way to slow down and spend more time together, they are on the hunt for a log cabin home "up north" with $1.5 million to spend. In the second episode, Matt and Genevieve Embler are newlyweds looking to purchase their first home. They've agreed to leave the east coast behind for the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Will they choose the river cabin, the remote log home, or a third that sits on 17 private acres?

BUYING ALASKA, BUYING THE BAYOU and BUYING HAWAII are produced by Paper Route Productions. For Paper Route, Alan LaGarde is executive producer. For Destination America, Fay Yu is executive producer of BUYING ALASKA and BUYING HAWAII, Sara Helman is executive producer of BUYING THE BAYOU, Sara Kozak is SVP of production, Marc Etkind is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is group president.

About Destination America

Destination America is the only network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the United States. The inclusive network targeting Adults 25-54 is available in nearly 60 million homes, emblazoning television screens with the grit and tenacity, honesty and work ethic, humor and adventurousness that characterize our nation. Destination America features travel, food, adventure, home, and natural history, with original series like BBQ Pitmasters; A Haunting; Mountain Monsters; Buying Alaska; Buying the Bayou; and Railroad Alaska. For more information, please visit DestinationAmerica.com, facebook.com/DestinationAmerica, or twitter.com/DestAmerica. Destination America is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 218 countries and territories.





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BUYING ALASKA (DA)
· BUYING HAWAII (DA)
· BUYING THE BAYOU (DA)









[08/03/15 - 04:36 PM]
Vivica A. Fox, Romeo Miller and Debbi Morgan Lead Ensemble Cast in TV One's Original Holiday Movies
"Royal Family Thanksgiving" and "Royal Family Christmas" are both on tap for the holiday season.

[08/03/15 - 02:29 PM]
FOX Sports Announces CONCACAF Champions League Schedule
In all, 16 CONCACAF Champions League games are televised live across FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus from August to October.

[08/03/15 - 02:25 PM]
"Save My Life: Boston Trauma" Is Up by Double Digits to Series Highs Among Key Women
ABC News spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/03/15 - 02:24 PM]
"Boston EMS" Grows Over Its Week-Ago Premiere in Total Viewers
ABC News spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/03/15 - 02:17 PM]
Jon Stewart Enters Final Week of Hosting "The Daily Show" - Final Show to Air as Super-Sized Episode on Aug. 6 at 11 p.m.
Guests scheduled to appear this week include Amy Schumer, Denis Leary and Louis C.K.

[08/03/15 - 01:04 PM]
FX Networks Acquires Latest Box Office #1 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
In addition, FX Networks has acquired the hit comedy Trainwreck, which has grossed nearly $80 million domestically, Spy, Pixels and Paper Towns.

[08/03/15 - 01:00 PM]
Science Channel Moves Up the Men 25-54 Ranker in July
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/03/15 - 12:58 PM]
ESPN to Televise Three Prime-Time Pittsburgh Pirates Games from PNC Park This Week
ESPN will televise three prime-time Pittsburgh Pirates games from PNC Park this week, beginning with Monday Night Baseball presented by USAA - Chicago Cubs at Pirates - tonight at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/03/15 - 12:31 PM]
ESPN's Presentation of the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
Host Trey Wingo will anchor coverage on ESPN (and WatchESPN) from Canton, Ohio, with NFL analyst Tom Jackson, senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen and national correspondent Sal Paolantonio.

[08/03/15 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner Jane Lynch Hosts "CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, To Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 7
In addition, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through September 30.

[08/03/15 - 11:27 AM]
Hannah Storm Interviews Sports Newsmakers in "Face to Face" Special Thursday
The guests represent all levels of athletic achievement, from amateur to collegiate sports and the Olympic Games to the professional spotlight of the NFL, NBA and MLB.

[08/03/15 - 11:09 AM]
"Under the Dome" Is the Week's Top Program in Live +7-Day Viewer Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 13-19.

[08/03/15 - 10:16 AM]
Bravo Media Will Keep Calm and Carry on with "Ladies of London" Season Two Premiering September 7th at 10:00PM ET/PT
This season brings an extra whimsical dose of fun from new cast member and Danish Baroness, Caroline Fleming.

[08/03/15 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Hits 1 1/2 Year High in Total Viewers and Near 7 Month Highs and Across Key 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 Demos
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 29.

[08/03/15 - 10:08 AM]
"College GameDay" Season to Open from Sundance Square on September 5
The weekly three-hour Emmy Award-winning show (Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon ET) will open September 5 in advance of the annual neutral-site matchup from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.