On tap for this edition of ‘Renewed and Returning’ are new seasons of series for E!, HGTV, Great American Country, DIY, CNBC and Smithsonian Channel.
E!’s transformation series Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian returns for a second season starting Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
With the help of model and TV personality Khloé Kardashian and her team of fitness, style and beauty experts, participants get one-on-one support and encouragement to transform into the person they always dreamed of becoming, both inside and out. The eight-episode season is produced by Khlomoney Entertainment and Rogue Atlas Productions, in association with Lionsgate and Ryan Seacrest Productions.
HGTV’s hit home reno series Fixer Upper, featuring couple Chip and Joanna Gaines, will return for its fifth and final season Nov, 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The 19 x 60-minute series follows the duo as they fix up homes in their hometown of Waco, Texas. The new season will feature special guests, including former First Lady Laura Bush and football star Tim Tebow.
Great American Country has renewed two of its series that spotlight the fun and adventure of the great outdoors. Going RV (14 x 30), produced by RIRV Media, follows families as they shop for and find their perfect motorhome, while Dorsey Pictures Living Alaska (13 x 30) brings audiences to the remote beauty of Alaska.
DIY Network’s master builder Chase Morrill and his team are back for another season of home reno show Maine Cabin Masters.
Premiering Nov. 27, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the 16 x 60-minute episodes follow Morrill as he works alongside his sister Ashley, brother-in-law Ryan and friends Lance, Jared and Matt to restore forgotten properties throughout Maine. In this season, the crew take on tight budgets and timelines to transform rundown lakeside summer homes into stunning properties, including a cabin makeover for the drummer of the popular rock band Phish.
Smithsonian Channel has recommissioned UK-based Arrow Media to produce a second season of America in Color. The six 60-minute episodes, set to launch in 2018, will focus on iconic historical themes, including the Wild West, Hollywood’s Golden Age, and American royalty including the Kennedys and the Rockefellers.
Meanwhile, CNBC is bringing back Billion Dollar Buyer for a third season in early January. Produced by Endemol Shine North America, the seven episodes will follow billionaire hospitality mogul and newly appointed owner of the Houston Rockets, Tilman Fertitta, as he liaises with small businesses in search of products that he’ll be able to use at his stable of restaurants, hotels and casinos.