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Style Media bets on “Built”

U.S. cable network Style Media has tapped Endemol USA to produce Built (pictured), a home design docuseries where the handymen remodeling homes are also male models.
November 15, 2012

U.S. cable network Style Media has tapped Endemol USA to produce  Built (pictured), a home design docuseries where the handymen remodeling homes are also male models.

Premiering on January 28 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, the 10-part  series focuses on a Manhattan-based home design and construction company that is staffed entirely by male models who have handyman experience.

Each episode of Built sees the five-man crew taking on a home makeover project, with interior designer Kim Gieske collaborating with the Hott and Handy team on projects. A former model herself, Gieske has a long list of celebrity clients and was part of the team that launched the Martha Stewart Living magazine and television show. She was also the author of Paige by Page: A Year of Trading Spaces, based on TLC’s series.

Endemol USA’s Karen Young serves as executive producer, while Sarah Weidman and Merah Chung executive produce the series for Style.

About The Author
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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