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New HGTV Dream Home located near Park City, Utah

Not only will the winner of the 2012 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway be awarded a new, 4,000-square-foot fully furnished modern home with amazing mountain views, but he or she will be skiing distance away from one of the most famous film festivals in the world. On Friday the network announced an area near Park City, Utah — home of the Sundance Film Festival — as the location of its 16th annual Dream Home. The giveaway opens for entries on Dec. 30, but information about the new four-bedroom home, which features five covered decks, an outdoor living room and a laundry […]

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Osama bin Laden’s DVR foreshadows his death

By Tom Comi After 10 years of searching for al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by various agencies, many Americans had probably given up hope that he would ever be captured. But a lot can be determined by looking at a person’s TV-viewing habits, and the recently discovered DVR found at bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan suggests he knew the end was near. Channel Guide Magazine was able to obtain the DVR through top-secret sources*, and it turns out that the world’s most wanted man was quite the fan of American television. Here are some of the shows that he had […]

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HGTV orders new episodes of “The Outdoor Room,” “Selling New York”

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. [October 13, 2010] — HGTV has ordered additional episodes of two of its newest series — 39 episodes of Selling New York and 13 episodes of The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie. Selling New York, a popular weekly series that premiered in March, gives viewers a rare glimpse inside the high-stakes world of buying and selling luxury Manhattan properties. Cameras follow a colorful group of assertive, razor-sharp brokers from three upscale boutique real estate firms: The Core Group; the Kleier family of Gumley Haft Kleier; and new this season, the Realtors® of Warburg Realty. In a competitive city […]

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Edgy designer gives HGTV “The Antonio Treatment”

By Stacey Harrison Having covered HGTV for the past couple of years, I’ve seen more than a few shows pitched as something completely different for the network. While sometimes you can chalk that up to clever marketing, it happens to be oh-so true in the case of The Antonio Treatment. For instance, how many design shows can boast life-size pink rhinos coming out of walls and boxing with a former Saved by the Bell heartthrob? Design Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore brings his rock’n’roll background heavily into play as he revamps dumpy spaces with his signature edgy style. Along […]