HGTV RENEWS FOUR FANTASY FAVORITES
New York [For Immediate Release - July 16, 2015] Fantasy destination lifestyle series are delivering some of the strongest ratings on HGTV, so to keep its programming pipeline full of new episodes, the network has ordered second seasons of Vacation House for Free, featuring contractor Matt Blashaw, Island Hunters, Living Big Sky and Log Cabin Living. Along with HGTV's top Talent vehicles -- Property Brothers and Brother vs. Brother (Jonathan and Drew Scott); Fixer Upper (Chip and Joanna Gaines); Flip or Flop (Tarek and Christina El Moussa)and Love It or List It (Hilary Farr and David Visentin) -- other titles in the fantasy destination lifestyle genre, including Caribbean Life and Beachfront Bargain Hunt, helpedHGTV deliver its 13th consecutive month of year-over-year prime ratings growth among viewers A25-54.
Matt Blashaw returns in Vacation House for Free to help couples get top dollar for their vacation rental so they can spend part of the year living in their vacation home for free. In each episode of Island Hunters, families search the world's most beautiful islands to find their perfect tropical getaway. For fans who love to explore the natural beauty of the mountains, HGTV offers new episodes of Living Big Sky, which follows families as they decide if moving to gorgeous Big Sky Country is what right for them, while Log Cabin Living showcases the search for the perfect secluded mountain retreat.
America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and HGTV.com, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each 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. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to www.hgtvhome.com. 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 owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).