DURING ‘HGTV DESIGN STAR’

NEW YORK, N.Y. [For Immediate Release—July 12, 2011] During the run of the top-rated
reality competition, HGTV Design Star, HGTV will preview five new series on its
powerhouse programming schedule. From Monday, July 18, through August 22 at 10 p.m.
ET/PT, HGTV Design Star will serve as a springboard for the sneak peek episodes of Selling
LA, The High Low Project, Donna Decorates Dallas, Dina’s Party, featuring event planner
and former Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member Dina Manzo, and a revamped
Design on a Dime with former HGTV Design Star finalist Casey Noble.

In addition, the network also will premiere new episodes of two existing series: Home By
Novogratz and HGTV’d.

New series sneak peeks include:
*Schedule subject to change

Selling LA
Premieres Monday, July 18, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
From Beverly Hills to the Sunset Strip, Los Angeles is a place where the rich and famous live
large and everyone has a dream. For area real estate brokers, landing a client and closing a
deal can be as competitive and unpredictable as any casting call. Follow three real estate
firms as they build their roster of millionaire clients, tour spectacular properties and network
their way through the competitive world of SoCal’s multi-million dollar real estate market.

The High Low Project
Premieres Monday, August 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In The High Low Project, host and designer Sabrina Soto proves that room design can look
luxurious without a steep price tag. First, Sabrina will create the homeowners’ dream room
with exquisite furniture, wall coverings and window treatments. Then, step by step, she will
replace the high-end items with budget-friendly finds that replicate the opulent look. In the
end, the last item is swapped out and the family discovers they can live in style and love it
without breaking the bank.

Donna Decorates Dallas
Premieres Monday, August 8, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
When Dallas homeowners feel the need to bling out their lavish houses, they count on
former HGTV Design Star finalist Donna Moss to bring the glitz. During this new design
series, HGTV will follow Donna and her daughters Tiffany and Ashley, as they bring
dramatic designs to Dallas.
Dina’s Party
Premieres Monday, August 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Dina Manzo, the interior designer and special events planner who first captured America’s
imagination in Real Housewives of New Jersey, will bring her lavish and sumptuous events to
HGTV in this new weekly party-planning series. During each episode, Dina and the staff of
her company Design Affairs will create magnificent events in their clients’ homes. Whether
it’s a posh baby shower, an over-the-top fantasy wedding or a grand graduation
party, Dina will transform any space into something breathtakingly beautiful and unique.
With her extraordinary talents, Dina will make every occasion a perfect celebration for the
important moments in a family’s life.

Design on a Dime
Premieres Monday, August 29, at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Former HGTV Design Star finalist Casey Noble brings her clever design ideas to a viewer
favorite, Design on a Dime. Casey demonstrates smart cost-saving ideas and innovative
design solutions to prove that beautiful rooms don’t have to be expensive.

New episodes of existing series include:

Home By Novogratz
Airs Monday, July 25, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Robert and Cortney Novogratz, the husband and wife design team who juggle seven children
and dozens of clients, believe that good taste doesn’t require deep pockets. In each episode of
HGTV’s Home By Novogratz, the couple takes on a new residential design project and
creates wildly original spaces that showcase a funky, downtown-chic aesthetic and
unpretentious design sensibility. For their clients, the Novogratz pull together an eclectic mix
of shopping finds and then present a spectacular custom room that surpasses every

Airs Monday, August 22, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
For everyone who has ever fantasized about HGTV showing up in an 18-wheeler, knocking
on their door and telling them they’re getting a home makeover, that dream is about to come
true in the network’s new series, HGTV’d, hosted by Tanika Ray. Fans who uploaded room
photos and videos to could be selected for an awe-inspiring, once-in-a-lifetime
surprise makeover by one of the network’s popular interior designers.

About HGTV
HGTV, America’s leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 99
million U.S. households and is one of cable’s top-rated networks. HGTV’s website,, is the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination, which attracts an
average of more than 5 million unique visitors per month.


           Lynne Davis, HGTV

              Eileen Campion
  Dera, Roslan & Campion Public Relations
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