DIY NETWORK DELIVERS IMPRESSIONS GROWTH WITH TWO HIT SERIES IN FEBRUARY
New York [Feb. 28, 2018] Two DIY Network series, Barnwood Builders and Building Off The Grid, delivered powerhouse performances for the network in February. Since its premiere on Sunday, February 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Barnwood Builders, a series that follows master craftsman Mark Bowe and his West Virginia crew as they dismantle centuries-old barns and cabins and reuse the wood to build stunning modern homes, grew its year-over-year impressions by 28 percent among viewers P25-54. A new episode that aired on Sunday, February 25, from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT grew impressions in the timeslot by 47% percent among viewers P25-54 and 97% among viewers M25-54. It also was the highest-rated premiere episode of Barnwood Builders ever. Another hit, Building Off The Grid, a series that follows adventurous families who build their own homes in the wilderness and live without the support of local utilities, delivered a 22 percent increase in impressions among viewers P25-54 over the prime average.
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Currently in more than 57 million U.S. households, DIY Network is the go-to destination for wall-breaking, roof-ripping, house-hauling, yard-crashing series. The network's award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, consistently ranks among America's top home and garden destinations for entertaining videos, home improvement advice and step-by-step instructions. Fans can interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, DIY Network is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.