ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from HGTV's press release, August 2011) In cities across America, local interior designers will square off to complete 10 room makeovers in each episode of HGTV's new series Showhouse Showdown, premiering on Monday, September 12, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. During the series, hosted by popular TV personality and former star of The Bachelor Bob Guiney, two professional designers will take over two newly-built, identical model homes and install their most creative room designs. Armed with the same budget and schedule, the designers will battle it out to impress potential buyers during an open house tour. In the end, the potential buyers will vote for the designer who they believe wins the show house showdown.