HGTV ORDERS 96 NEW EPISODES OF BEACH LIFESTYLE SERIES
New York [Sept. 5, 2017] With its beach lifestyle series attracting more than four million viewers per week, HGTV has triggered an additional 96 new episodes featuring sand, surf and stunning yet attainable properties on or near the beach. The large order positions HGTV to premiere three hours of beach programming every Sunday night for 52 weeks from now through 2018. Mexico Life, Caribbean Life, Beach Hunters and Beachfront Bargain Hunt are among the renewed series. The network will premiere the new episodes of Beachfront Bargain Hunt on Friday nights beginning Sept. 29, 2017.
“For months, HGTV’s beach programming has delivered consistent gains in viewership, so keeping our pipeline filled with fresh episodes in this genre is a solid programming strategy for the foreseeable future,” said Allison Page, general manager, U.S. programming and development for HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country. (HGTV)