When Disaster Strikes, Holmes Makes It Right

Mike Holmes Takes on Jobs That Would Make Other Contractors Run In HGTV Canada's Brand-New Series

Holmes Makes It Right Premieres Tuesday October 16 at 9pm ET/PT

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TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - When bad things happen to good people, Mike Holmes is known for his dedication to step in and make it right. In the brand-new HGTV Canada series Holmes Makes It Right, Mike takes on massive projects and tackles unexpected obstacles as he rescues families and communities from problems they never saw coming. Holmes Makes It Right premieres on Tuesday, October 16th at 9pm ET/PT on HGTV Canada.

This series follows Mike as he challenges himself more than ever. Whether it's completely demolishing and re-building an $80,000 contracting job gone wrong, redesigning and building Toronto's High Park Playground after it was destroyed by arson, or building an accessible outdoor deck and dining area for a teacher paralyzed in a horrible hit and run, there's no project too disastrous for Mike Holmes to make right. Together with the familiar faces of his crew including Damon, Mike Holmes Jr. and Sherry, Mike is putting himself in circumstances that don't just need a contractor, they need a miracle.

"We're thrilled to have Mike Holmes back with a new series, confronting and solving major renovation and construction problems for people in despair - making it right the way only Mike can." said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media.

"To make it right and help these families I go beyond the surface and behind the walls," says Mike Holmes. "For each job in Holmes Makes It Right I'm shocked at what we find. But like every job I take on, we do what it takes to get the job done right."

With his signature commitment to perfection and his quest to make homeowners more knowledgeable about their rights and responsibilities, Mike Holmes is saving people, neighbourhoods and houses with every nail he hammers in Holmes Makes It Right.

For exclusive webisodes, tips and advice from Mike, full episodes after they air, photo galleries and more visit www.hgtv.ca. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

HGTV Canada is a Shaw Media Network

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.

About The Holmes Group

The Holmes Group is an international brand with operations in independent media production, new home building and home inspection, as well as expansion into product development. It is entirely owned by Mike Holmes and responsible for developing and managing all HOLMES branded entities, including HOLMES Homes, MIKE HOLMES Inspections, HOLMES Workwear, Make It Right Releasing Inc. and The Holmes Foundation.

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SOURCE: HGTV - Home & Garden Television

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For media inquiries, please contact: 

Sarah Stevens
Publicist, HGTV and DIY Network Canada        
Amanda Heath
Communications Manager, Holmes Group
647-253-0300 ext 410

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