THE BAEUMLERS JUMPSTART 2018 WITH TWO NEW PROJECTS  

HGTV Canada’s #1 Series* Bryan Inc. Returns for a Second Season
Sunday, January 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

New Series Island of Bryan (Working Title) Capturing the Baeumlers’
Tropical Business Venture Greenlit by HGTV Canada


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For Immediate Release

TORONTO, Canada – HGTV Canada is kickstarting the new year with two exciting projects from fan-favourite duo Bryan and Sarah Baeumler. First, last year’s #1 highest rated series,* Bryan Inc. (13×60), is back for a second season on Sunday, January 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with Sarah taking on client builds for the first time ever. HGTV Canada also announces today the greenlight of Island of Bryan (WT), a brand new series following the Baeumler family as they embark on a tropical paradise adventure: overhauling a vacant resort in the Bahamas. The new 13×60 series is slated to start production in early 2018 and premiere in 2019.

After Bryan Inc. broke records last fall as the highest rated series premiere in the past five years on HGTV Canada (2+),** season two promises more of Bryan and Sarah’s signature banter as they battle over differing visions to renovate six residential properties for six different families.The series showcases stunning home-reno reveals, plus the delicate balancing act between Sarah’s greater responsibilities at work and a bustling home life. This season, clients include first-time homeowners, single-parent households, and multi-generational dwellers looking to upgrade their family headquarters. The premiere kicks off with Bryan and Sarah testing the waters of their new work-relationship, as their clients deliver high expectations and conflicting requests.

Viewers can get even more of the Baeumlers with exclusive Bryan Inc. content at HGTV.ca including behind-the-scenes design tips from Sarah, expansive reveal galleries of the final looks, and unvarnished moments from the series’ production and the family themselves, as there is never a dull moment with the  “B Team,” the Baeumlers’ four active kids: “Q” (12), Charlotte (10), Lincoln (7) and Jojo (5).

New episodes will be available On Demand and at HGTV.ca each week after broadcast. Fans can catch up on the first season of Bryan Inc. by tuning into HGTV Canada’s full season marathon on Saturday, December 30 beginning at 10 a.m. ET.  Bryan Inc. and Island of Bryan (WT) are produced by Si Entertainment in association with Corus Entertainment’s HGTV Canada.

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*Source: Numeris PPM Data. Broadcast Year ’16-’17 (Aug 29/16-Aug 27/17) – confirmed data, 3+ airings. Total Canada/AMA(000). A25-54. Ranker based on HGTV Canada programs.

**Source: Numeris PPM Data. January 1/12-November 19/17– confirmed data, 3+ airings. Total Canada/AMA(000). Individuals 2+. Ranker based on HGTV Canada programs.

HGTV Canada is a Corus Entertainment Network.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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Interview opportunities with Bryan and Sarah Baeumler will be available in person in Toronto and nationally via phone on Thursday, December 14.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Julie MacFarlane
Senior Publicist
Corus Entertainment
416.860.4876
Julie.MacFarlane@corusent.com

Lindsey McCulloch
Publicity Coordinator
Corus Entertainment
416.479.6179
Lindsey.McCulloch@corusent.com


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