07 July 2016

[New York - July 7, 2016] During last night’s nail-biting finale episode of HGTV’s Brother vs. Brother, Jonathan ultimately bested his twin brother Drew in the series last home renovation battle: best home exterior and landscaping. The six-episode series followed the popular Scott Brothers as they each vied to buy, renovate and sell a Las Vegas home at the highest net profit. In the end, the funds generated by the Brother vs. Brother home sales totaled more than $106,000. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the Las Vegas community via Rebuilding Together—a national U.S. nonprofit organization that preserves affordable homeownership and helps to revitalize neighborhoods by providing free home repairs and modifications to low-income homeowners. As part of the finale celebration, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman was on hand to present both brothers with a key to the city.
“Beating Drew again in Brother vs. Brother is unbelievable,” said Jonathan. “When I decided to go with a mid-century modern design, I knew it was a risk, but the gamble paid off.”
“It’s tough losing to Jonathan,” replied Drew. “No matter how the competition went, all of the money goes back to the community and that’s what’s important.”
Throughout the series, the challenge loser faced embarrassing dares such as playing the jester in a live-action medieval dinner show and cleaning the priceless cars of Vegas icon Wayne Newton. The challenge winner enjoyed the spoils, including a private tour of illusionist David Copperfield’s magic studio.
Produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment, with Jonathan and Drew as executive producers, Brother vs. Brother pitted the twins against each other as they put their home renovation and real estate skills to the test. Each brother bought a Las Vegas fixer-upper and renovated every room -- competing to win votes of HGTV guest judges in a weekly match-up.
The New York Times best-selling authors Jonathan and Drew Scott also star in HGTV’s Emmy®-nominated series Property Brothers and will be featured in a new series, Brothers Take New Orleans this fall.  
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America’s favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 92 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line.  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., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.
About Rebuilding Together:
Rebuilding Together is a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing with more than 40 years of experience. Together, with our corporate and community partners, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together’s local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Learn more and get involved at rebuildingtogether.org.



Neil Frias

HGTV, DIY Network, Great American Country
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