Cannes – Scripps Networks Interactive introduced more than 100 new lifestyle titles for sales consideration and distribution at MIPCOM 2016. The slate consists of factual entertainment, competition, property and design, culinary and adventure programming.
The finest realtors, renovators and designers are breathing new life into old homes. Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott got head to head to fully renovate two identical neighbouring duplexes in Louisiana, and vie to score the highest property value on Brothers Take New Orleans.
Flip or Flop’s Tarek and Christina El Moussa snap up dilapidated properties to remodel and sell at a profit; and master carpenter Jeff Devlin and his team of restoration experts revive historic homes and transform them into modern living spaces – all while preserving their historic integrity on Stone House Revival.
In the food category, culinary competitions are high on the menu with Chopped Junior featuring little chefs with tremendous ambition taking over the Chopped kitchen; Cooking for Love which pits two talented chefs against each other to create affordable dishes for special family occasions; and Cooks vs. Cons that dares home cooks to beat a professional in the kitchen, with only a blind taste test standing between them and a $15,000 prize.
Big name talents travel the globe on an adventure packed journeys. Josh Gates takes on his most ambitious adventure yet as his hunts for the Abominable Snowman in Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti; Andrew Zimmerman is exploring the cuisine and cultures in some of the most vibrant cities in the world in the back of a taxi in Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food; and Adam Richman is venturing off the beaten track and he searches for the most unique and delicious food treasures from around the world in Secret Eats.