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DIY announces new home and landscaping slate

DIY Network, one of Scripps Networks' portfolio of channels, has announced its slate of home improvement and landscaping programming for 2010. The new slate includes the introduction of six new experts to the channel as well as a new spin on Blog Cabin, and an addition to the Crashers franchise. Included in the new slate are competition series such as, Turf War which sees neighbors competing to create the best yard; The DIY Dominator which pits home improvement pros against one another and Money Hunters which features contestants who test their budgeting skills by seeing how far they can stretch their funds while doing some renovations. Also on the slate is Hollywood Builders which takes viewers behind the scenes to see how sets are built; This New House which brings Sweat Equity's Amy Matthews together with This Old House's Kevin O'Connor to discuss the future of home building and renovations; and new talent including carpenters Kayleen McCabe and Joannie Dodds, mechanical engineer and carpenter Deanne Bell, pro-athlete and car enthusiast Bill Goldberg and contractor/electrician James Young.
February 1, 2010

DIY Network, one of Scripps Networks’ portfolio of channels, has announced its slate of home improvement and landscaping programming for 2010. The new slate includes the introduction of six new experts to the channel as well as a new spin on Blog Cabin, and an addition to the Crashers franchise. Included in the new slate are competition series such as, Turf War which sees neighbors competing to create the best yard; The DIY Dominator which pits home improvement pros against one another and Money Hunters which features contestants who test their budgeting skills by seeing how far they can stretch their funds while doing some renovations. Also on the slate is Hollywood Builders which takes viewers behind the scenes to see how sets are built; This New House which brings Sweat Equity‘s Amy Matthews together with This Old House‘s Kevin O’Connor to discuss the future of home building and renovations; and new talent including carpenters Kayleen McCabe and Joannie Dodds, mechanical engineer and carpenter Deanne Bell, pro-athlete and car enthusiast Bill Goldberg and contractor/electrician James Young.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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