'Desperate Landscapes,' 'Kitchen Impossible,' & 'Indoors Out' Season Premieres From DIY Network

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July 16th, 2010

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DIY Network’s Desperate Landscapes: Season 7 Premiere*

Season 7 Premiere: Monday, July 19 at 7 p.m. ET
Regular Time Slot: Monday at 7 p.m. ET
Expert Host: Jason Cameron, Licensed Contractor & Carpenter
Your home can have the most beautifully decorated interior; but without curb appeal, your family may become the scourge of the neighborhood. But who’s got the time to trim those out-of-control bushes, repave that cracked walkway and paint the porch? Fortunately, DIY Network has the time. In Desperate Landscapes, licensed general contractor Jason Cameron comes to a lucky viewer’s home armed with a wheelbarrow full of creative solutions to the toughest landscaping problems. In one day Jason and his team of DIY Network experts can transform even the most desperate landscape into a showplace sure to make your home the envy of the neighborhood.

701: The Most Desperate
Premiere: Monday, July 19 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Niwot, Colo.
DIY Network searches the country for America's Most Desperate Landscape and finds it in Niwot, Colo. Licensed contractor Jason Cameron uses concrete, pavers, boulders and more to transform this desperate landscape.

702: The Close Neighbor
Premiere: Monday, July 26 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Cincinnati, Ohio
It's a close fit on this episode of DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes. In a neighborhood where it's 25 feet from one front door to the next, licensed contractor Jason Cameron squeezes in an amazing transformation with new stairs and a new paver walkway. This landscape will change from worst to first.

703: The Hot Spot
Premiere: Monday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Florence, Ky./Cincinnati, Ohio
An acre of land, a cul-de-sac and too much sun are the challenges facing licensed contractor Jason Cameron. He rolls in some big trees and fixes a precarious situation on the front porch to transform this desperate landscape.

704: The Marine’s Dream
Premiere: Monday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Park Hills, Ky./Cincinnati, Ohio
Licensed contractor Jason Cameron helps a U.S. Marine create the landscape of his dreams. Jason builds stone planters, a fence and window boxes to help fix this desperate landscape.

705: The Hot Spot
Premiere: Monday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Fort Wright, Ky./Cincinnati, Ohio
Licensed contractor Jason Cameron sets out to help a young homeowner with an old landscape. Jason's using a cool new product to stain the patio and building brick planters to take this old house from worst to first.

706: Worst in Wyoming
Premiere: Monday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Cincinnati, Ohio
Licensed contractor Jason Cameron heads to Wyoming, Ohio where landscaping is an art, and Mick and Joyce are the talk of the town for their horrible weeds and lack of landscaping. Jason kills the weeds, brings in huge rock and some big trees to put an end to the gossip.

707: Desperate Blog Cabin
Premiere: Monday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. ET
Market: Bethel, N.Y.
Licensed Contractor Jason Cameron heads to DIY Network's Blog Cabin to work his magic on the desperate landscape. With input from viewers, Jason builds new stone pillars, installs a new driveway and new shutters.

* Episodes 708-713 will air first quarter, 2011.

Additional information on DIY Network's experts, tips and home improvement programs, visit the network's companion website at www.DIYnetwork.com. Members of the media may also obtain additional press materials, talent bios and show images by registering at DIY Network’s online media newsroom. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and www.DIYnetwork.com/tv.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network’s programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 53 million homes, DIY Network’s programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network’s award-winning website, www.DIYnetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how-to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions.

*Dates and times subject to change

Kitchen Impossible: Season 4 Premiere*

Season Premiere: Tuesday, July 13 at 9 p.m. ET
Regular Time Slot: Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET
Expert Host: Marc Bartolomeo, Carpenter and Electrician
When it comes to a kitchen, renovation can literally bring down the house. Homeowners want a showplace but often end up overwhelmed, out of money and frustrated with the process of overhauling their kitchen. On DIY Network’s Kitchen Impossible, carpenter and electrician Marc Bartolomeo works with homeowners to achieve the kitchen they always wanted. But getting The Job done right can mean changing plans or ripping out existing construction. Our cameras are there to capture the twists and turns that come with home improvement. In the end, Marc shows homeowners that with a little work and ingenuity, getting their dream kitchen is never impossible.

401: Drive-Thru Demo
Premiere: Tuesday, July 13 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Wayne/Philadelphia, Pa.
Steve and Aimee Key moved into their home knowing it'd be a makeover challenge. Unfortunately, they were at a loss at how they could change their "drive-thru" kitchen windows into one uniform kitchen that would suit their cooking needs. On one of Kitchen Impossible’s smallest kitchens yet, carpenter Marc Bartolomeo comes to their aide by knocking down several walls that help open up the entire first floor of Steve and Amy’s home and leaves them with a warm, spacious kitchen.

402: A Rare Gem
Premiere: Tuesday, July 20 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Berwyn/Philadelphia, Pa.
Doug and Sara Mans bought a true fixer-upper and are looking to kick off the renovations in the kitchen. In staying true to their ideals, this eco-friendly couple wants to revamp their old space while reducing their carbon footprint. With the removal of a wall and the addition of a 19th century gem, this updated kitchen will still retain its sense of history. With the help of carpenter Marc Bartolomeo, they will finally get the kitchen of their dreams.

403: Soffit to Me
Premiere: Tuesday, July 27 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
After a long search in the city for their dream home, Sarah Noreika and Narayan Chowdhury finally find a beautiful bi-level home in a convenient, happening neighborhood. The only problem is their cramped and "clinical" whiteout of a kitchen. With carpenter Marc Bartolomeo's help, the couple replaces their old and dangerous appliances, install beautiful veneered soffits, custom-made quartz backsplash and a sizeable stainless steel island. Will Marc be able to transform Sarah and Narayan’s kitchen from doctor's office chic to a modern chef's dream?

404: Great Room Expectations
Premiere: Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Woodlyn/Philadelphia, Pa.
With three kids, two cats and one dog, Jody and Brian Bowden’s household is running on all cylinders at all times. Unfortunately, their tired outdated kitchen can't keep up with their busy lifestyle. Carpenter Marc Bartolomeo proves you don't have to sacrifice beauty for durability when accommodating for a bustling family. He helps create a gorgeous space for Jody and Brian by introducing a new look to an old dining room, resilient vinyl hardwood floors and a gorgeous hand-made window bench.

405: Savvy Storage Solutions
Premiere: Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
Damon and Jamila Kinsey would never dream of moving away from the home they've lived in for close to 10 years. With one teenage son and two young children, the couple loves having the support of their family nearby. Unfortunately, they're not sure how much longer they can survive in their tiny, cramped kitchen. Carpenter Marc Bartolomeo helps them to utilize the space they have in the form of under cabinet storage, a window minimization and even a custom-built basket drawer system.

406: Out With the Old, In With the New
Premiere: Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
Dave Youkin and Diana Gomez moved into their historic home with the hope of updating its features while retaining its charm. In the case of the kitchen, however, there's nothing left to salvage. It's in desperate need of a complete overhaul and carpenter Marc Bartolomeo is the man for The Job. Along with installing a beautiful backsplash, a trey ceiling and new wainscoting, Marc must deal with the dreaded problem of asbestos removable.

407: Hospitable Home Makeover
Premiere: Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Langhorne/Philadelphia, Pa.
Guy and Eileen Triano were both restaurant and hospitality majors in college. Unfortunately, their galley kitchen is so small, the two can't even dream of preparing any impressive meals together. Carpenter Marc Bartolomeo arrives to help the couple learn how to make the most of the space they have. They open the entire kitchen up and learn how to make space savers like drawer organizers and a custom-made drop leaf countertop.

408: Crowning Achievement
Premiere: Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Huntingdon Valley/Philadelphia, Pa.
Mike and Carla Donato own a beautiful home that is hiding a horrible secret, their awful 70s kitchen. With all the old styles and DIY projects gone wrong, the couple is willing to admit they need some outside help. They call in carpenter Marc Bartolomeo to help get rid of their drop-leaf ceiling and add a center island. Hopefully, Marc can successfully modernize Mike and Carla’s kitchen to their taste.

409: Add a Bit of Shine
Premiere: Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
Gabriella and Ariana Albater are sisters who decided it was finally time to fly the coop and purchase their own home. They found a spacious home with nothing but potential, but only after their father volunteered to gut the entire house. Now, eight months after buying their home, the girls are beginning to get a little anxious and are worried their dream home will never be completed. That's when carpenter Marc Bartolomeo steps in to help them get past the most complicated and expensive renovation in any home, the kitchen. Gabriella and Ariana receive a fun lesson in sistering ceiling joists and creating fancy, copper bar fronts.

410: Faux Sho
Premiere: Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Lansdale/Philadelphia, Pa.
Rob and Megan Coll moved into their dream home with only the highest aspirations for their budding family. That is until they got accustomed to their tired, old kitchen. With a behemoth of a range hood, a full-blown indoor grill top and crumbling baby blue tile straight out of the 60s, Rob and Megan are ready for a complete overhaul. With 25 years of renovation experience under his tool belt, who better to call for The Job than carpenter Marc Bartolomeo?

411: Stepping it Up
Premiere: Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Newtown Square/Philadelphia, Pa.
Homeowners Brian and Michelle McGovern bought their home when they saw potential in the amount of acreage in their backyard. What they didn't see much potential in was their cramped and antiquated kitchen. The couple decides they can't make the changes they need without some professional help, so they call in carpenter Marc Bartolomeo. After opening up the kitchen for added space, Marc shows the couple how to add more light by installing sprawling French doors complete with a custom-built staircase.

413: Ceiling is Believing
Premiere: Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
Danielle Havelin and her husband Paul bought their home from an old family friend. Though she has many fond memories of growing up in the house, it hasn't been updated in nearly 50 years. The young couple wants their kids to make their own happy memories so they've to call carpenter Marc Bartolomeo to help them update the kitchen. Marc helps the couple install thermal plastic ceiling tiles and a mixed pattern as well as a white backsplash for a stunning, classic look. Will Marc succeed in helping Danielle and Paul achieve the classic yet updated look they are dreaming of?

412: Kitchen with a Punch
Premiere: Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. ET
Market: Philadelphia, Pa.
Former child star, TV icon and current radio personality Danny Bonaduce and fiancé, Amy Railsback, have a huge problem with their tiny, outdated kitchen. Carpenter Marc Bartolomeo steps in to help and he brings in a big piece of big machinery. When Marc is done, the kitchen will be completely updated, but still have all of its old charm.

Additional information on DIY Network's experts, tips and home improvement programs, visit the network's companion website at www.DIYnetwork.com. Members of the media may also obtain additional press materials, talent bios and show images by registering at DIY Network’s online media newsroom. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and www.DIYnetwork.com/tv.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network’s programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 53 million homes, DIY Network’s programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscapingwww.DIYnetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how-to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions.. The network’s award-winning website,

*Dates and times subject to change

Indoors Out: Season 5 Premiere*

Season 5 Premiere: Friday, Aug. 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET
Regular Time Slot: Fridays at 10:30 p.m. ET
Expert Host: Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns, Stonemasons & Licensed Contractors
How do you expand a home's square footage without expanding the home? It's easy: Build an outdoor room, one of the biggest trends in home improvement. On DIY Network's Indoors Out, stonemasons and licensed contractors Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns lead a crew of carpenters, landscapers and stonemasons to build unique, functional and eye-popping spaces outside the box. From outdoor TVs to spa showers to fully outfitted kitchens, Indoors Out makes great TV.

501: Rustic Omaha Family Room
Premiere: Friday, Aug. 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET
Market: Omaha, Neb.
Steve and Cheryle Milburn moved to Omaha from Idaho 10 years ago. They love the Cornhusker State, where most of Cheryle’s family lives, and cherish their ranch-style home. But with no family room or den inside and a large extended family that drops by regularly, they could use more space. Stonemasons and licensed contractors Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns have a solution. They’ll create an outdoor family room that blends the Midwest-style of Omaha with Steve and Cheryle’s love of the rustic Rocky Mountains.

502: Private Outdoor Kitchen and Dining Room
Premiere: Friday, Aug. 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET
Market: Reston, Va./Washington, D.C.
Jason and Kathleen Gwinn love spending time together in the home they’ve owned for three years. But with limited space inside for entertaining and a backyard that feels too close to a busy roadway, they feel trapped. They wish they had more room and could do something to distract guests from the noisy street traffic. Stonemasons and licensed contractors Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns help out by expanding the outdoor living area while integrating inviting features that enclose and soften the noise from the bustling roadway.

503: Newlywed Dining Nook
Premiere: Friday, Aug. 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET
Market: Arlington, Va./Washington, D.C.
High school sweethearts and newlyweds, Lauren and Kevin Woodley, just moved into Kevin’s bachelor pad that he shared with his buddies for the last three years. They’ve worked hard to make the inside more female-friendly. But with limited space for dining and a backyard better suited for “Animal House” than grown-up living, they need help. They’ve asked stonemasons and licensed contractors Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns to accommodate both of their tastes and transform their backyard from “frat party” to fabulous.

* Episodes 504-513 are scheduled to air beginning March 2011.

Additional information on DIY Network's experts, tips and home improvement programs, visit the network's companion website at www.DIYnetwork.com. Members of the media may also obtain additional press materials, talent bios and show images by registering at DIY Network’s online media newsroom. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and www.DIYnetwork.com/tv.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network’s programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 53 million homes, DIY Network’s programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network’s award-winning website, www.DIYnetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how-to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions.

*Dates and times subject to change

 
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