I have spies everywhere. One of them wrote me from North Carolina last fall, reporting, "Love It or List It is currently shooting at a house around the corner from me!" That was big news because the show had never filmed outside Canada ... Keep Reading
Where Are HGTV’s Design Stars Now?
HGTV's Design Star has reportedly been canceled after 8 seasons. Longtime judge Vern Yip says poor ratings had a lot to do with the decision, as viewership was down to about 1.5 million per episode last year. Hearing the news made me ... Keep Reading
Why Do They Play the Same Shows Over & Over on HGTV?
Whenever I write about HGTV, readers ask some of the same questions. For instance: "Why do they air shows like Love It or List It in constant rotation?" And another big one: "Is Property Brothers as scripted and fake as House ... Keep Reading
Is HGTV’s “Love It or List It” Fake?
This is one of the top searches that brings people to my blog for answers each day: "Is Love It or List It fake?" Apparently there are a lot of people out there who 1) watch the popular show on HGTV but 2) aren't buying that all the ... Keep Reading
All About Designer Sarah Richardson on HGTV
Sarah Richardson is one of my favorite designers on TV. Her popular series Sarah's House is always a treat. 9 Quick Facts About Sarah Richardson She was born in Toronto, Ontario. She had the nickname "Mother" as a teenager because ... Keep Reading