28 December 2016
NPR

HGTV Real Estate Stars Find Yet Another Home In Print

You might think the secrets to HGTV stardom lie in real estate savvy or creative design. But for shows like Fixer Upper and Property Brothers, it's that hard-to-find combination of charm and chemistry that turns hosts into stars.
20 October 2016
C21 Media

Scripps ramps up talent hunt

US cablenets operator Scripps Networks Interactive is hunting for new talent for its Travel Channel and Food Network, and is appealing to producers to pitch people rather than fully formed ideas.
20 October 2016
The Hollywood Reporter

HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Star Couple, Ratings Gold, Are Making Over Reality TV Too

In Waco, Texas, Chip and Joanna Gaines built an unlikely Disneyland for design lovers while becoming one of today's rare cable success stories. Says their manager Bill Stankey, "It would be hard for most people to fathom the things they've said no to. If it doesn't feel authentic, they don't want to do it."

17 October 2016
Parade

The Fixer Uppers: How Chip and Joanna Gaines Remodeled Their Way Into Our Hearts and Homes


Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s monster hit Fixer Upper, still can’t believe that renovating houses in Waco, Texas, made them famous. “This really is our life,” says Chip. “It’s what we do.”
05 October 2016
Live Science

Yetis Swarm Manhattan: The Lore of a Furry, Human-Like Beast on Travel Channel

What do you call a gathering of yetis? Whatever the name, there were plenty of them in New York City when 26 costumed cryptids rolled up to the iconic Flatiron Building, their visit heralding the Oct. 5 premiere of the Travel Channel special "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti," 
27 September 2016
The New York Times

Alton Brown, Showman of Food TV, Pulls Back the Curtain

Alton Brown’s new book, “Every Day Cook: This Time It’s Personal,” is his eighth, but the first in which he offers at least a small peek into the ways he cooks and eats at home.