HGTV Unwraps 8 New Holiday Specials; Lineup Announced

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October 21st, 2010

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HGTV OFFERS VIEWERS DAZZLING SEASONAL DÉCOR IDEAS
WITH EIGHT NEW HOLIDAY SPECIALS

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. [For Immediate Release—October 21, 2010] Beginning November 26, HGTV will unwrap eight new holiday specials that offer dazzling decorating tips and entertaining solutions. The lineup will include Celebrity Holiday Homes, a star-studded special that features the holiday décor of country music superstar Trisha Yearwood, The View co-host Sherri Shepherd and Dancing with the Stars co-host Brooke Burke. In addition, HGTV will return to the White House to witness the spectacular work of hundreds of volunteers as they spruce up the ‘people’s house’ for the holidays.

HGTV’s Holiday Lineup Includes:
30 Holiday Decorating Hits & Misses
Premieres Friday, November 26, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
HGTV experts Sabrina Soto, John Gidding, Kim Myles, Lauren Lake and Angelo Surmelis, along with other design experts, countdown the top holiday décor hits and misses for anyone looking to add the spirit of the season to their home. Viewers will learn how to avoid decorating blunders and see inspiring and stylish decorating solutions that can transform any home for the holidays.

Genevieve’s Holiday Home
Premieres Saturday, November 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Designer Genevieve Gorder will help the Jimenez family’s holiday wish come true when she transforms their first home into the ultimate space. With a holiday celebration for 25 family and friends in their new home just around the corner, Genevieve will transform the home's kitchen, dining room and living room, topping off her design plan with some holiday sparkle. In addition, Genevieve must also prepare her own home for the holidays.

Holiday Battle on the Block
Premieres Sunday, November 28, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
During each one hour special, three neighboring families will compete to create the best holiday home on the block. Host Kim Myles will give each team $5,000—and her best design advice— to help them construct spectacular holiday displays. With construction help from HGTV’s Scott McGillivray, the families will strive to impress the judges and wow The Neighbors.

Celebrity Holiday Homes
Premieres Saturday, December 4, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Viewers will get a glimpse inside the homes of Dancing with the Stars co-host Brooke Burke, The View’s Sherri Shepherd and country music superstar Trisha Yearwood, as HGTV decorates their homes for the holidays. Whether it’s a country Christmas or a California-inspired theme, viewers will receive incredible holiday décor ideas and decorating tips from designers Brandon Branch, Mike Russo and Sandra Espinet.

Holmes for the Holidays
Premieres Saturday, December 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Janice and Craig bought a small bungalow with visions of transforming it into the home of their dreams. But when their contractor left abruptly, the family of six had no choice but to live in the basement of their incomplete home. With Christmas just around the corner, the homeowners hope that contractor Mike Holmes and his team can transform the inadequate living space into a finished home in time for the holidays.

Sarah’s Holiday Party
Premieres Saturday, December 11, at 4 p.m. ET/PT
During this one-hour special, designer Sarah Richardson will show viewers her time-tested methods for hosting a grand holiday party for family and friends. Sarah and her design assistant, Tommy, will demonstrate every detail – from planning and decorating to cooking and gift giving – as they pull together a memorable holiday soiree.

Design Inc. Holiday Special
Premieres Saturday, December 11, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
With just four weeks to spare, designer Sarah Richardson will help a couple overcome the design dilemmas of a tight budget and differing style preferences. In the end, she creates the perfect layout for the homeowners’ jubilee cocktail party.

About HGTV
HGTV, America’s leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and is one of cable’s top-rated networks. HGTV’s website, HGTV.com, is the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination, which attracts an average of 5 million unique visitors per month.

 
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