– Introducing Real Houses Of… and Love It or List It U.K. –
TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - This Fall, W Network continues to deliver a slate of fan-favourite original series including Property Brothers, the Love It or List It franchise and Hockey Wives, which has made W Network the top-rated specialty network for women in Canada. The schedule is packed with real estate focused series including new seasons of Property Brothers, new episodes of Love It or List It as well as the premieres of the new W Network original series Real Houses Of… and Love It or List It U.K. In October, Hockey Wives returns with a brand new season featuring the WAGs of Canada's national pastime, and Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) returns in the next instalment of the movies based on the books by Charlaine Harris (HBO's True Blood), Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery.
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Real Houses Of…. premieres Tuesday September at 8 and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (New Series)
Real Houses Of…(15x30) invites viewers into some of the most incredible homes in North America. You won't find "cookie cutter" here. These fabulous spaces are one-of-a-kind, custom-designed to fit the needs and lifestyles of their remarkable owners. From historic east coast manors to ultra-modern Pacific pads, these Real Houses push wow factor to the max. With luxurious bedrooms, resort-worthy pools, spectacular bathrooms, million-dollar views and kitchens hot enough to make a French chef swoon - this series is guaranteed to astonish and inspire. View a preview here.
Property Brothers Season 5 premieres Monday, September 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (New Season)
The brothers are back and this season marks the 100th episode of the hit series. Named People Magazine's Annual Sexiest Man Alive List and HELLO! Canada's 50 Most Beautiful List, the boys are return with all new homes and amazing transformations. Real estate agent Drew Scott and his twin brother, contractor Jonathan Scott return with brand-new episodes of the popular series Property Brothers (11x60) this fall. This real estate/home renovation series gets buyers into their dream homes without busting their budget. The series follows Drew and Jonathan as they help couples find, buy and transform extreme fixer-uppers into the ultimate dream home. Each week, with the help of CGI technology, the brothers show buyers the underlying potential in two rundown properties. Once the clients choose the property they like best, Drew begins negotiating the purchase price while Jonathan starts planning the transformation. The 100th episode will air Monday, November 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Love It or List It premieres Monday, October 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT (New Episodes)
Hilary and David return in October with a new season of W Network's hit real estate and renovation series Love It or List It (8x60). Featuring interior designer, Hilary Farr and real estate agent, David Visentin. Hilary attempts to win over the homeowners by renovating their current home, real estate agent David tries to find them the home of their dreams. Once all work has been complete and all potential homes have been viewed, couples must decide whether to love their homes or list them.
Love It or List It U.K premieres Tuesday, October 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (New Series)
Love It or List It U.K. takes the hit franchise across the pond (6x60). Designer Kirstie Allsopp and realtor Phil Spencer, U.K.'s top property duo help English homeowners divided over renovating or a fresh start somewhere new. Kirstie is heading up Team Love It and believes that with clever design and spending wisely, it's possible to fall in love with your home all over again, while Phil is captaining Team List It and feels that dream homes are within reach.
Hockey Wives Season 2 premieres Wednesday, October 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (New Season)
Hockey Wives Season 2 will continue to have unmatched access to the off-the-ice lives of the women who are the captains of their families, careers and relationships. Following the success of the first season the series will continue to delivers a rare opportunity for fans to meet accomplished "captains" off the ice and explores the meaning of being married to the game. With an exclusive look into the high-stakes lives of WAGs (wives and girlfriends) of professional hockey players, the series reveals that it takes an incredible woman to manage fulfilling personal careers and stick handle life off of the ice with some of today's top pro athletes.
Being married to the game comes with its fair share of perks, but make no mistake the hockey life isn't for the faint of heart. Balancing family, career and personal aspirations against a backdrop of the pressures of being traded, injury, career uncertainty, long periods of separation is a constant juggling act. And, if you happen to be in one of the country's biggest hockey cities, it's like living in a fishbowl. Meet the off-ice Captains – sexy, savvy, jet-setting women, stick handling life through another grueling hockey season. From wives who are rookies, to those who are facing free agency or whose partners are Stanley Cup winning superstars, these women form a team of their own, supporting and encouraging one another through personal and professional highs and lows.
W FILM & SPECIALS PREMIERES
Premiering in October 15 the next film in the popular Aurora Teagarden series airs at 9 p.m. ET/MT. In Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, Aurora finds a member of her crime buff group, the Real Murders Club, killed in a manner that eerily resembles the crime the club was about to discuss. As other brutal "copycat" killings follow, Aurora will have to uncover the person behind the terrifying game. The film stars Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, Robin Dunne and Marilu Henner.
October will also feature a Good Witch Halloween Special on Thursday, October 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Additional September and October film premieres include Magic Mike, Enough Said, The Internship, The Heat, Flight, Red 2, The Social Network, The Five-Year Engagement, I Give it a Year.
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