Hallmark Channel to Air 'Home & Family' Wedding Special in Primetime (Exclusive)

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The show's lifestyle expert Paige Hemmis and musician Jason Short, of the Australian pop-opera music group ARIA, will be married in a June 22 special.

Hallmark Channel is prepping for a walk down the aisle.

The network's Home & Family lifestyle expert Paige Hemmis and musician Jason Short, of the Australian pop-opera music group ARIA, will be married on a special airing at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, June 22.

Hemmis is an accomplished and skilled designer, carpenter, home builder and licensed real estate broker. As a lifestyle design expert for Home & Family, she incorporates real estate, design and DIY projects into her segments aimed at improving viewers’ lifestyle through design. 

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Short performed lead roles in productions of Les Miserables and 42nd Street and then he toured the world with Australian vocal group The Ten Tenors. Four years later, Short and his bandmates regrouped as ARIA (Aussies Reuniting in America), a musical group that blends pop music with opera.

Leading up to the special, Home & Family talent including lifestyle expert Debbie Matenopoulos, Hollywood beauty specialist Kym Douglas, healthy-living advocate Sophie Uliano, DIY expert Tanya Memme, medical expert Matt Iseman, garden coach Shirley Bovshow, chef Fabio Viviani, decorator Ken Wingard, dog trainer Laura Nativo, parenting professional Dr. J.J. Levenstein, family man Matt Rogers, financial adviser Jeanette Pavini and chef Dan Kohler will contribute innovative DIY wedding tips and projects to be incorporated into the wedding and help Hemmis prepare for her big day.

"We are thrilled to be sharing beloved Home & Family designer Paige Hemmis' special day with our viewers," said Michelle Vicary, executive vp programming and publicity at Crown Media Family Networks. "With our team of Home & Family specialists on hand to offer DIY tips as the wedding approaches, our audience will benefit from expert advice as they celebrate along with the bride and groom."

Home & Family, hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare, airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on Hallmark Channel. The lifestyle series was created by Woody Fraser, executive produced by Marty Tenney and directed by Bob Levy.

 

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