“You can expect all the same fun we've had in the past,” added Jonathan. “Let’s hope that this year Drew worked on his floral pronunciations.”
In a New Year’s Day treat for viewers, HGTV will air the one-hour special Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet the Cast. The special will introduce the 10 talented season two contestants selected for Ellen’s Design Challenge, the wildly popular furniture design competition that was first conceptualized by television icon and entertainment pioneer Ellen DeGeneres. The network’s all-premiere New Year’s Day lineup also will include series and specials that showcase spectacular tiny homes, wilderness retreats and sunny beachside home tours. Series premieres will include Mexico Life and My Lottery Dream Home, while new one-hour specials include Mighty Tiny Houses and HGTV Dream Home 2016, which offers viewers the first on-air look at the breathtaking new home in Merritt Island, Florida. In a special episode of Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna Gaines will highlight their favorite home renovations from the series, while premiere episodes of Caribbean Life; Tiny House, Big Living; Tiny Luxury; Tiny House Hunters; Island Life; House Hunters and House Hunters International will round out the day’s offerings.
America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and HGTV.com, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to www.hgtvhome.com. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).