ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 8/12/12; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from DIY's press release, August 2011) And if kitchen and bathroom renovations aren't inspiring enough, DIY Network introduces two new docu-series Brothers On Call and Million Dollar Contractor. Both series capture professional contractors as they navigate the day-to-day operation of running a home renovation business and offer DIY home improvement tips and best practices. Premiering Sunday, Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. ET, Brothers On Call features sibling contractors Terry and Jon Wittmaack and follows their Ridgewood, N.J., based family-owned remodeling company as they show viewers what it takes to succeed in the competitive world of construction. From changing light bulbs to overhauling living rooms, the Wittmaack brothers and their team do more than 1,000 projects a year and DIY Network's cameras are there to capture their hectic and often hilarious world. And in Million Dollar Contractor, Stephen Fanuka, who is well-known as the "contractor to the stars" for his work with the world's top designers, architects and celebrity clientele, including Tyra Banks, Nate Berkus, Tony Bennett, Michael J. Fox and Lindsay Lohan, gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most amazing spaces and construction of Manhattan's high-end luxury homes. Premiering Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 p.m. ET, Million Dollar Contractor, focuses on the details, the materials and the insane amount of money clients spend to allow Fanuka to create million dollar projects. Despite the hefty price tag, many of the same issues and problems on-site also occur in the homes of everyday people. Throughout the series, Fanuka shares tips and tricks of the trade that first time DIYers and home improvement aficionados will appreciate.