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 16(th) 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.
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
SOURCE HGTV – Home & Garden Television
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