The two cable networks owned by Warner Bros. Discovery Channel have released their first rosters after their merger — though the faces are still familiar.
HGTV has ordered new episodes, including Cristy Lee’s Steal This House, Rehab Addict Lake House Rescue From Nicole Curtis, flip to a million and first home repair, And Food Network has commissioned American BBQ, it’s CompliPlated and Guy’s Ultimate game night From Guy Ferry.
The new roster means the two networks will have more than 70 new series on their 2022 schedule, with HGTV producing more than 570 hours of new original programming in 2022, including 3 new series and specials, and 27 returning shows and more than 660 hours of new programming for the Food Network a year, including 40 new series and specials, and 30 returnees. All shows will be launched on Discovery+.
“HGTV and Food Network are two of the largest and most influential TV brands, with programming reaching more than 25 million viewers,” said Jane Latman, president of Warner Bros. Discovery Channel’s family and food content and streaming business. .and watch live every week. We are an established leader in the home and food space, and our priority remains developing, producing and promoting new series to fill our bench with more talented experts and star power. You also will see us generate new ideas to make our existing fan-favorite series the first choice for these passionate audiences.”
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steal this house
Premieres Saturday, July 9 at 9pm on HGTV
Cristy Lee (All Girls Garage on MotorTrend TV and MotorTrend+) stars in Detroit’s home improvement series Steal This House. While she is known for her expertise in repairing cars, trucks and bicycles, Cristy’s heart is home improvement. She saw the potential in the most unexpected and cheapest properties and worked hard to turn them into amazing homes. For her clients, Cristy proves that it’s worth taking the risk of buying a low-priced home in need of repair, budgeting wisely for renovations and investing in renovations to transform the place into your home.
Rehab Addict Lake House Rescue
Premieres on HGTV and launches on Discovery+, Wednesday, July 13 at 8pm ET/PT
Nicole Curtis, a home improvement star known for her hands-on restoration of crumbling old houses in Rehab Addict and Rehab Addict Rescue, returned to her hometown of Lake Orion, Michigan to complete the historic rehab of Rehab Addict Lake. Extensive renovation of a beachfront cottage to house rescue. Nicole revisits this charming 1904 property, which she fell in love with at first sight and saved from impending demolition. Now seven years later, she will be completing the project — the most difficult, expensive and complex project of her career — to create a stunning lakeside retreat for her family.
flip to a million
Premieres on HGTV and launches on Discovery+ on Monday, August 1 at 9pm ET/PT
In Flip to A Million, HGTV conducts an unprecedented experiment in edge flipping. The series follows two successful couples in their respective markets: Jonathan and Danielle Wrobel of Long Island, New York, and Jason and EJ Williams of Chicago, Illinois. Dropped in an unfamiliar city—Dallas, Texas—the couple set out to prove that in real estate, it’s possible to have almost nothing and turn it into a fortune. With an initial budget of just $1,000 per couple, they buy and sell properties in the real estate and flipping markets. Their goal: a $1 million home sale in just six months. In order to achieve this, the duo will have to pull out all the stops to reach one million.
first home restoration
Premieres Saturday, August 27th at 9pm on HGTV
First Home Fix spotlights design duo and real-life couple Austin Coleman and Raisa Kuddus as they create one-of-a-kind custom renovations for eager millennial clients. Austin and Raisa show these first-home buyers how to best stretch their tight budgets with sweat assets and strategic, unique, personalized design decisions. In the end, the pair help their young clients transform their dated properties into homes they never dreamed of.
Premiere on Food Network and published on Discovery+, Monday, July 11, 9pm ET/PT
This is the most competitive game in food – BBQ! In this new series, chef and restaurateur Michael Simon will travel to the nation’s largest grilling competition to put audiences directly into the action as he showcases the most elite competitors and top-notch grilling talent they brag for the ultimate grilling Fight for power and prizes. From Georgia to Kansas to Texas and locations in between, Michael takes audiences behind the scenes on all of the culinary activities, including a look at the culinary spectacle’s most die-hard devotees and, of course, the most drool-worthy , the coveted “Que you’ve seen.
Premieres on Food Network and launches on Discovery+, Thursday, August 11 at 10pm ET/PT
It’s CompliPlated is a hilarious new cooking show that features chefs trying to please the most special diners with the same plate of food. Hosted by Tabitha Brown, New York Times bestselling author, actress, vegan foodie, and inaugural Food Network Hot List designator, the series is for all home cooks who are looking for ways to create the delicious dishes we all love, while accommodating all the people in their homes. Different diets, food allergies and tastes. Chopped judge and Tournament II winner Manit Chauhan joins the competition every week as competing chefs go all out to see who can make the best all-around meal for their complex, fussy liking, and win a prize of 10,000 Dollar bonus away!
Guy’s Ultimate Game Night
Premieres Wednesday, Aug. 31 on Food Network at 9pm ET/PT
If you put game shows and food competition shows in the blender, you’ll get Guy’s Ultimate Game Night. Hollywood celebrities and their closest friends and family join host Guy Fieri at Flavortown Lounge for food, drinks and food-related impromptu games and trivia such as “Dish Pics,” “The Guy-Q Test” and “Charade the Pantry”, as well as hands-on food challenges like “Blind Baker” and “Omelette Offs”. It’s all fun and games, as guests have to stay alert as they fight for crazy prizes, and the best part is, it’s all in the name of charity.