TV Handyman Mike Holmes Sells Latest Series to HGTV Canada

12:02 PM PST 07/23/2012 by Etan Vlessing

The channel's U.S. edition is also in talks to acquire "Holmes Makes It Right" for an October bow stateside.

TORONTO – HGTV handyman Mike Holmes has sold his latest reno series, Holmes Makes it Right, to HGTV Canada for a fall season debut.

Toronto-based The Holmes Group is also in talks to sell the reality series about homeowners whose lives are brutally disrupted by unimaginable home reno disasters to HGTV stateside.

HGTV Canada will start airing the first nine episodes of Holmes Makes It Right on October 16, with its sister American channel expected to debut the series at the same time as in Canada after a sales agreement is inked.

Two earlier Holmes-hosted series, Holmes on Homes and Holmes Inspection, are already rating winners for HGTV U.S.

Executives at HGTV in Knoxville, Tennessee were not available for comment at press time.

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