As seen on TV: Home makeover shows have totally upended homeowners’ expectations

By Jennifer Barger

When Kuangchi Chang and her husband, Robert Peterson, were planning a kitchen renovation in 2015, they drew on a lot of professional help. And we’re not talking only about the contractors who transformed the den and sun porch of their 1970s Colonial into a sleek white-and-gray cucina. Chang, a confessed HGTV fanatic, watched countless episodes of rehab shows such as “Property Brothers,” “Love it Or List It” and “Flip or Flop” to get ideas.

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How 'Best House on the Block' Is Different From Every Other Husband-and-Wife Show

by Taysha Murtaugh From Country Living

Lauren Liess and her husband, Dave, are used to having their hands full. Together, they run an interior design and textiles company just outside of Washington, D.C., for which they juggle a number of projects-all while raising five kids (and three dogs, and a gaggle of geese). And now, they're adding something else to their plates: a DIY Network show called Best House on the Block, premiering November 7 at 11 p.m. ET.

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Everything You Need to Know About David and Lauren Liess's New DIY Network Show

BY TAYSHA MURTAUGH

Lauren Liess and her husband, Dave, are used to having their hands full. Together, they run an interior design and textiles company just outside of Washington, D.C., for which they juggle a number of projects—all while raising five kids (and three dogs, and a gaggle of geese). And now, they're adding something else to their plates: a DIY Network show called Best House on the Block, premiering November 7 at 11 p.m. ET.

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Could This Be The New IT Couple of TV Home Design?

by Perri Ormont Blumberg

Lauren and David Liess's new DIY Network show, Best House on the Block debuts next month.

If you love Chip and Jo (Fixer Upper, how we miss thee), may we present to you Lauren and David Liess. The couple runs an interior design firm and textiles company in Great Falls, Virginia and their designs are the perfect mix of elegant yet inviting.

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DIY Network to Premiere BEST HOUSE ON THE BLOCK

by TV Desk

All-new DIY Network series, Best House on the Blockstarring David and Lauren Leiss is set to premiere on Wednesday, October 10 at 10pm ET/PT.

The series kicks off with double premieres at 10 and 10:30pm on Oct. 10 followed by premieres at 10pm for the rest of the run.

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A&E readies docuseries “The Devil Next Door” from Collins Avenue

By Selina Chignall

A&E Network is prepping an upcoming docuseries featuring ex-members of the secretive North Carolina-based World of Faith Fellowship Church as they reveal the abuse they allegedly endured at the hands of the church.

Produced by Los Angeles-based Collins Avenue, The Devil Next Door is a six-part series that chronicles the efforts of ex-members as they work tirelessly to shed light on the injustices conducted behind closed doors.

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KEW MEDIA Distribution Announces Record Slate of New Content for MIPCOM

by Steven Silver

TORONTO--()--At the world’s largest television market, MIPCOM, KEW MEDIA GROUP INC.’s (“KEW MEDIA,” “KEW” or the “Company”) (TSX:KEW and KEW.WT) distribution platform, KEW MEDIA DISTRIBUTION (“KMD”), announces the largest slate of new product it has taken to a market to date as well as several pre-market sales on a number of its titles.

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Collins Avenue's Cult Project finds a brave storyteller.

Elizabeth Vargas  (20/20, ABC News) has signed an overall first-look development and production deal with A+E Networks. The centerpiece of the deal will make Vargas the face of the network’s new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates, a collection of nonfiction series and specials that will utilize Vargas’ background in investigative reporting.

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Abby Goes to Prison & Tells all in New Special

By BWW NEWS DESK

In a two-hour special, DANCE MOMS: ABBY TELLS ALL EXCLUSIVE, premieres on Tuesday, July 25 at 8pm ET/PT, and features Abby's final days of freedom as well as an exclusive sit-down interview with Jedediah Bila, co-host of ABC's "The View" and television personality.

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Kew Media buys ContentMedia

By Jordan Pinto

Kew Media Group has made a move to acquire Bristow Global Media (BGM), Architect Films, Frantic Films, Media Headquarters Film and TV, and Our House Media, as well as London- and LA-based film and TV distribution company Content Media Corporation (CMC). In acquiring CMC, Kew will also bring five companies that are controlled by CMC under its umbrella: New York-based Jigsaw Productions from Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney; Helsinki, Finland-based Aito Media Oy; LA-based Collins Avenue Productions; LA-based Campfire Film & Television; and London-based Spirit Digital Media Limited.

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Kew Media Group Acquires Six Companies, For $104M

By Diana Lodderhose

The deal sees Kew Media take 100% ownership of Content Media, which recently sold projects such as Sundance premiere Cries From Syria and distributed BBC police drama Line of Duty, along with five other companies: Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television, Our Media House and Frantic Films.

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KEW MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRES SIENNA FILMS

We are very pleased to announce that Kew has acquired Sienna Films, an award-winning Toronto-based scripted production company run by the very talented Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny.

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KEW MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRES EQ MEDIA

Collins Avenue is proud to welcome, Kew's newly acquired company, Australia-based Essential Quail Media Group (EQ Media) to the family. EQ Media is helmed by Chris Hilton, Greg Quail, Sonja Armstrong, and Jesse Fawcett, who have established themselves as significant suppliers in the US and Australian non-scripted space with smash hits such as Texas Flip ’N Move (Scripps - now in its 9th season) and Restored (Scripps - now in its 3rd season). 

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Introducing Poppy Jamie TDQ 105 Recap

By Jorge Leon

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Celebrities just love her. CMEG decided to sponsor her work visa, so they have to get her working within the 3 months or it's bye bye Poppy!

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Who the hell is Tamara Henry? TDQ 104 Recap

By Jorge Leon

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She has been sending Marki dvd’s at least once a month for 19 years. And no one knows who she is... Perhaps there is a reason.

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Dance Moms Xmas Special - 2013

By CAE

 

Having it all ain't all it's cracked up to be. -- TDQ 103 Recap

By Allison Lehman

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"Though it may seem like Marki Costello has it all, having it all doesn’t always mean getting what you want."

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Get into the sack with Marki. - TDQ Ep. 2 Recap

By Jorge Leon

marki-sackMarki Costello says Management is like dating.

On this 2nd episode we meet two potential clients who are ready for Hollywood and CMEG, but first they have to go through makeovers and photo shoots.

Do you have what it takes to get into the sack with Marki? 

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Reality Tv News for October 21-25

By Kamico Drakes

This is what you missed this week, and this is what I think you should be reading about pertaining to #realitytv.

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Lifetime Orders (AUDC) 'Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition'

By Lacey Rose, Leslie Bruce

"Dance Moms’" Abby Lee Miller, Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin and choreographer Richard Jackson will serve as judges for the child dancers when the series launches this fall.

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