REAL ESTATE EXPERT SCOTT MCGILLIVRAY AND DESIGNER DEBRA SALMONI UNLOCK RENTAL POTENTIAL IN COTTAGE COUNTRY IN SEASON 4 OF SCOTT’S VACATION HOUSE RULES
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March 20, 2023
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TORONTO, March 20, 2023 – HGTV Canada offers vacation inspiration this spring with a brand-new season of Scott’s Vacation House Rules (14×60). In the Corus Studios Original series, real estate expert, contractor and Canadian Screen Award-nominated host, Scott McGillivray, and his trusted design partner Debra Salmoni team up to uncover the rental potential of promising properties. Utilizing years of experience and know-how, Scott and Debra help homeowners make smart investment decisions and ultimately transform their vacation properties and turn a profit in the competitive rental market. Season 4 of Scott’s Vacation House Rules debuts Sunday, April 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV Canada and STACKTV with the first seven episodes set to air on Sundays this spring. The second set of episodes are slated to air this fall.
This season of Scott’s Vacation House Rules showcases dream escapes from growing tourism hot spots in Canadian cottage country. Viewers see Scott and Debra overhaul and redesign dated properties and revive them into buzz-worthy pockets of paradise. The new season introduces scenic locations including a cliffside cottage retreat, a bungalow on the bay, a breezy beach house, and Scott undertakes a personal project by renovating a cottage owned by a longtime friend. In each renovation, Scott’s five reliable rental rules combined with Debra’s lively designs allow properties to reach their full rental potential.
Scott’s Vacation House Rules continues to partner with the series’ official financial sponsor, CIBC, to help make these Canadians’ home ambitions real through access to easy financial tips and tools on their Smart Advice hub, and the always available help of their financial advisors. As the Official Insulation Supplier of HGTV Canada, ROCKWOOL showcases its residential stone wool insulation products in applications throughout the home—from the exterior to the interior—to achieve quieter, safer, and more comfortable spaces for the ideal vacation home experience. And the vacation spaces are brightened with Pollard Windows & Doors solutions and active integrations.
HGTV Canada audiences can currently watch Scott McGillivray on the action-packed competition series Renovation Resort, which has the #1 premiere this year among Canadian Original series across all Specialty Entertainment programs*. New episodes of Renovation Resort air Sunday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV Canada and STACKTV.
Scott’s Vacation House Rules is produced by M.E.M, Scott McGillivray is CEO, Angela Jennings is President, Nanci MacLean is COO, Kelly Wray is Executive Producer and Bernice Kim is Showrunner. For Corus Studios and HGTV Canada, Colin Bohm is Executive Vice President of Content and Corporate Strategy, Lisa Godfrey is Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios, Krista Look is Vice President of Original Lifestyle Content and Jesse Barkley is the HGTV Canada Executive in Charge of Production.
HGTV Canada can be streamed via STACKTV, available on Amazon Prime Video Channels, FuboTV, Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream. The network is also available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink and SaskTel.
Viewers can catch-up on seasons 1-3 of Scott’s Vacation House Rules anytime on STACKTV.
Interviews with Debra Salmoni from Scott’s Vacation House Rules are available upon request.
Scott’s Vacation House Rules is currently casting for a new season, visit HGTV.ca for additional information.
*Numeris PPM Data, Total Canada, SP23’STD (Jan 2 – Mar 12/23) confirmed data until Mar 5, A25-54, AMA(000), CDN SPEC COM ENG excluding sports, premiere airings only.
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