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MIPCOM Picks 2010: Inside the Box

Ty Pennington is a household name when it comes to home improvement programming (pun definitely intended). Here, he teams up with Canadian design and lifestyle guru Janette Ewen to pit two teams of 'armchair designers' against each other in a race to artfully decorate a space with rather random ingredients from a box.
September 29, 2010


Ty Pennington is a household name when it comes to home improvement programming (pun definitely intended). From Trading Spaces to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Ty has become the chiseled face of home shows. Here, he teams up with Canadian design and lifestyle guru Janette Ewen to pit two teams of ‘armchair designers’ against each other in a race to artfully decorate a space with rather random ingredients from a box. And when we say ‘random’ we mean it – everything except, perhaps, a kitchen sink is fair game for Ty and Janette to toss into the mix.
Partners: Cineflix Productions in association with W Network (Canada); distributed through Cineflix Intl
Length: 13 x 30-minutes
Aired: 2010
Rights available: Worldwide excluding UK, Ireland and Canada

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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