New series premieres on Thursday, February 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on W Network
TORONTO, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - This February, Corus Entertainment's W Network brings viewers Cash & Cari, a new half-hour series that follows treasure broker extraordinaire, Cari Cucksey, and her team on their quest for hidden treasures among everyday
clutter to restore and sell. Produced by Cineflix (Treasure) Inc. in association with HGTV (U.S.) and W Network, Cash & Cari premieres Thursday, February 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
"Cash & Cari brings fun and heart to the trend on the dial right now for programming
about finding surprising value among everyday things forgotten in our
garages, basements and attics," said Vibika Bianchi, Vice President,
Original Programming, Lifestyle, Reality, Factual Entertainment, Corus
Entertainment. "This new series is sure to pique curiosity and lead us
all to wonder whether each of us might have a goldmine in our own
Each week, estate sale guru Cari Cucksey and her team are on a mission
to make as much money as possible for her client. As she prepares for
the sale she's determined to uncover an undiscovered or forgotten
diamond in the rough. From families moving, liquidating or downsizing,
it's up to Cari to realize the potential lurking within. She discovers
the history behind certain pieces and the rich stories of their former
owners. Her team also refurbishes and transforms old furniture into
chic one-of-a kind pieces to feature in her store.
In the first episode, premiering Thursday, February 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, a packed farmhouse poses a major challenge for Cari and the estate
sale team. Everything must go from rare toys to a 1925 Studebaker, and
the emotional owner has mixed feelings about liquidating her late
father's collection. Also in this episode, Cari agrees to pay thousands
for the contents of an entire home, but will she uncover enough
treasures to justify the monumental cleanup? And, back at the shop, a
hopeful collector comes in with an Impressionist painting - but is it a
real Degas? Wilder Weir (CosmoTV's Oh So Cosmo) lends his voice as the series narrator, taking the viewer through each
Cari Cucksey is the owner/operator of two businesses located near
Detroit - RePurpose Estate Services and her new retail RePurpose shop that sells antiques, consignment items and her many fabulous finds
along with designer and vintage clothing and accessories.
For more information about Cash & Cari, visit www.wnetwork.com/cashandcari.
About W Network
Watched by over 10 million viewers in an average month, W Network
delivers compelling entertainment for women, ranging from blockbuster
movies to popular dramas and lifestyle series. Its website, www.wnetwork.com offers in-depth show information featuring expert advice from hosts in
addition to a popular games section and a rich online community. W has
built a leadership position as "marketing to women experts" through its
various research initiatives, including The Her Report.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
W Network is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media
and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty
television and radio with additional assets in pay television,
television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's
animation. The company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV,
Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Sundance
Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press
and radio stations including CKNW, CFOX, CKOI, 98,5 FM, Q107 and 102.1
the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for
its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company,
Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) exchange. Experience Corus on
the web at www.corusent.com.
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