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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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