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[03/16/15 - 11:10 AM]
FYI Debuts New Original Series "Outback Nation"
The first of eight hour-long episodes will premiere Monday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from FYI]

FYI DEBUTS NEW ORIGINAL SERIES "OUTBACK NATION"

LANDSCAPE DESIGN EXPERT JAMIE DURIE TRANSFORMS UNRULY OUTDOOR SPACES INTO BACKYARD OASES

EIGHT ONE-HOUR EPISODES PREMIERE MONDAY, APRIL 13 AT 10PM ET

NEW YORK, NY - March 16, 2015 - In FYI's new series, "Outback Nation," landscape design expert, Jamie Durie, turns neglected backyards into outdoor oases. Eight hour-long episodes will premiere Monday, April 13 at 10pm ET.

Overgrown gardens, decaying decks, unkempt pools and more prevent families from enjoying their own backyards. In each episode of "Outback Nation," a new family will enlist Jamie's help to reinvent their outdoor space and turn it into the backyard paradise they have always dreamed of.

Before tackling the transformation with Jamie, each family will immerse themselves in their own "private wilderness," camping out in their backyard and experiencing the terrain firsthand. From design mishaps to wild animal encounters, the families will be presented with many challenges on the journey to complete their backyard renovation. Each member of the family will also be assigned their own special project to work on, while Jamie will come up with a secret design project of his own to surprise the family with.

Tapping into the trend of turning backyard spaces into outside living rooms - each family's outdoor space will go through complete overhauls, from gutting shrubbery to pouring cement for a new patio. Viewers will learn renovation tips and design elements that could be incorporated into their own outdoor spaces.

"Outback Nation" is produced for FYI by 3 Ball Entertainment. JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson, Brant Pinvidic, DJ Nurre and Jamie Durie are executive producers for 3 Ball Entertainment. Steve Berkowitz is co-executive producer. Gena McCarthy and James Bolosh serve as executive producers for FYI.

About FYI

For your inspiration, for your imagination or for your innovation, FYI(TM) embraces an adventurous, personalized and non-prescriptive approach to peoples' taste, space, look, story and more. FYI covers a range of stories and experiences that reflect how people actually live their lives today, not defined by just one passion or interest. FYI is a division of A+E Networks, a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation. The FYI website is located at fyi.tv. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/fyi and Facebook at facebook.com/fyi.





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