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U.S. nets add Tricon series to their rosters

Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television has sold three of its home renovation shows to U.S. networks HGTV and DIY Network. All three seasons of Marriage Under Construction (39x30) have gone to HGTV in the U.S., while it currently airs on HGTV's Canadian station. Produced by Tricon, the series is a docusoap following the struggles of a newlywed couple renovating their home. DIY Network, meanwhile, has picked up Family Renovation (13x30) and House of Bryan (13x30), both which air on HGTV Canada. SI Entertainment's House of Bryan stars Disaster DIY host Bryan Baeumler as he builds his own family home, while Ocean Entertainment's Family Renovation shows a family renovating their home while still living in it.
July 13, 2010

Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television has sold three of its home renovation shows to U.S. networks HGTV and DIY Network. All three seasons of Marriage Under Construction (39×30) have gone to HGTV in the U.S., while it currently airs on HGTV’s Canadian station. Produced by Tricon, the series is a docusoap following the struggles of a newlywed couple renovating their home. DIY Network, meanwhile, has picked up Family Renovation (13×30) and House of Bryan (13×30), both which air on HGTV Canada. SI Entertainment’s House of Bryan stars Disaster DIY host Bryan Baeumler as he builds his own family home, while Ocean Entertainment’s Family Renovation shows a family renovating their home while still living in it.

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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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