HGTV to debut six new series

One original Canadian production is among the new programs debuting this fall.

Canwest’s HGTV revealed six new additions to its fall lineup, including one original Canadian Production, Home to Keep.

In the new, half-hour series, Peter Fallico (Home to Flip) is back with a new mission – to help homeowners make the most of their space by transforming every nook and cranny into a functional area. Home to Keep, which runs for 13 episodes, will air Tuesdays at 8 p.m. starting Oct. 19.

A Canwest spokesperson says there are a few custom client sponsorships tied to the new program, but further details could not reveal as of press time.

Color Splash (13 x 30 min.) is hosted by designer David Bromstad (Design Star) who transforms tired rooms with bright hues, emphasizing his belief that ‘colour is the root of great design.’ Color Splash will air Mondays at 10 a.m., and it debuts Sept. 6.

Selling a home is a risky business, and thousands of dollars could be at stake if not done right. My First Sale (13 x 30 min.), airing Mondays at 8:30 p.m., is about this process and the jeopardy and drama that comes with it. Debuting Sept. 6, the show also provides tips for viewers who are trying to sell their own home.

Neighbouring families compete against one another in designing a room from scratch in Battle on the Block (8 x 60 min.). They must complete their project in one weekend and the winner receives $10,000 plus bragging rights in the series debuting Tuesday Sept. 7 at 9 p.m.

Selling New York (13 x 30 min.) is about the cutthroat world of Manhattan brokerages. Airing Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Sept. 8, Selling follows agents who work at top firms CORE and Gumley Haft Kleier as they go head-to-head with one another while hanging out with New York’s social and political elite.

Cindy Stumpo, a single mother of two and the owner of a multi-million dollar construction and development company stars in Tough As Nails (13 x 30 min.), debuting Oct. 7 at 9:30 p.m. Viewers follow Stumpo and her hectic schedule that involves running her business in a male-dominated industry, dealing with her ex-husband and raising her kids.