HGTV said today during parent company Scripps Networks’ upfront presentation that the lifestyle channel is adding 17 series premieres to its spring and summer 2016 programming lineup, which will include new seasons of 24 shows as well as 14 hourlong specials. NBA star Dwyane Wade and his actress-wife Gabrielle Union will topline one new series, about the pair flipping homes in Florida, and Monica Potter will star with her sisters as they restore their family home in Cleveland. The slate also includes new seasons of Brother vs. Brother, Property Brothers At Home, Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop, Love It or List It and America’s Most Desperate Kitchens.
“HGTV’s programming is successful because our experts are passionate about real estate, home renovation and restoration,” said Allison Page, GM of HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country, in the network’s announcement today. “They would do this work whether or not cameras were there.”
Here are HGTV’s descriptions of its spring/summer 2016 programming highlights:
Airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Sisters Alana and Lex LeBlanc, a real estate and home design duo in Nashville, star in HGTV’s new home renovation series Listed Sisters. Each episode showcases Alana and Lex as they help their clients transform homes they’ve outgrown into hot properties that can fetch top dollar. Using Alana’s sharp property skills and Lex’s creative style, the LeBlanc sisters help families search for and purchase their dream home.
Airs Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Mother/daughter home renovation and flipping duo Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak star in the new HGTV series Good Bones. Daughter Mina, a real estate agent, and mom Karen, a former lawyer, own an Indianapolis-based home renovation business with a mission to revitalize their favorite neighborhoods one house at a time. The 10-episode series follows the expert team as they buy homes in serious disrepair, sometimes gut them to the studs and transform them into stunning remodels.
Masters Of Flip
Airs Thursdays at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Husband and wife team, Kortney and Dave Wilson, breathe new life into dilapidated homes in Nashville. In each episode, they search for the perfect property and venture to sell it for top profit. With limited timelines and even tighter budgets, these flippers take on the challenge of transforming each real estate disaster into a stunning family dream home.
We Bought The Farm
Premieres Saturday, April 2, at 11 and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Families wishing for wide open spaces head to the great outdoors to search for the luxury farmhouse of their dreams.
Premieres Thursday, June 2, at 11 and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Jessie and Tina Rodriguez are living the American dream in Orange County, Calif., taking their passion for vintage homes and turning them into successful flips. In each episode, this creative couple will find, buy, restore and market a vintage home.
Brother Vs. Brother
Season Premiere Wednesday, June 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Jonathan and Drew Scott are going head-to-head in Las Vegas to see who can buy, renovate and sell a fixer-upper home for the highest profit with all of the proceeds going back to the community. Each week, Jonathan and Drew’s renovation results are judged by popular HGTV and DIY Network stars, including Vanilla Ice (Vanilla Ice Project), cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri (America’s Most Desperate Kitchens), Alana and Lex LeBlanc (Listed Sisters), Egypt Sherrod (Property Virgins), David Bromstad (My Lottery Dream Home) and Tiffany Brooks (HGTV Dream Home).
The Monica Potter Project (w.t.)
Premieres in August
The Monica Potter Project (w.t.) stars actress Monica Potter as she joins her sisters back home in Cleveland, Ohio to buy and restore their childhood home. Together the sisters and their feisty mom tackle a massive renovation of the house, which has remained virtually unchanged for three decades. Throughout the series, Monica and her family revisit old mementos and moments of forgotten history—and uncover more than they expected by coming home.
Flip or Flop Selling Summer
Premieres: August TBD
Flip or Flop stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa will be featured in a special spin-off series, Flip or Flop Selling Summer. The new four-episode series stars the El Moussas as they transform tired backyards into gorgeous spaces with fun features, including revamped swimming pools, cool waterslides and relaxing swim-up bars. The couple also overhaul their own backyard and pool into a stunning oasis.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Project
Premiere is TBD
Actress Gabrielle Union and Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade are beginning a passion project – flipping homes. Follow along as they renovate, revitalize and resell a home in a suburban Florida neighborhood.
Erin and Ben Napier love their small hometown of Laurel, Mississippi, especially the old historic houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they’re keeping the character of these classic homes, while giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin’s imaginative hand sketches to Ben’s custom handiwork, this couple is bringing Laurel’s homes back to life and making sure their small town’s future is as bright as its past.
From the wooded peaks of the East Coast’s Blue Ridge to Hawaii’s tropical Mauna Loa, the mountains are the ultimate retreat for people who want to get away from it all. The gorgeous views and fresh air draw homeowners to these remote locations. In each episode, HGTV follows families as they search for their perfect mountaintop retreat.