Highlights on The Home Channel This Holiday

Don’t miss out on your favourite shows this December as The Home Channel has a riveting line-up to keep you entertained and inspired to recreate beautiful interiors in your own home.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Weekend Reno S1

Weekend Reno is about giving tired, old cottages a breath of fresh air. In each episode, designer Michelle Mawby and her team have one weekend to transform a cottage. They pull out all the stops, revealing stunning, fresh spaces that impress the owners, so they can truly enjoy their weekends away at their cottage retreats. Starts: 27 Nov 2017 to 25 Feb 2018 (Mondays 16:30 and Wednesdays 20:30) – Priority Slots; and Thu 08:30, Fri 12:30, Sat 17:30 & 00:30, Sun 13:00 & 21:30.

Real Health S3

  During the course of the series we don’t just explore how diet, exercise and lifestyle all contribute to a healthier mind, body and soul, but by delving a little deeper, we go to the root of what happens on a biological, physiological and psychological level when healthy living is practiced holistically. We further offer viewers diverse approaches to health that suite different lifestyles, personalities and beliefs. Starts: 27 Nov 2017 – 25 Feb 2018 (Mondays 18:00 – Priority Slots; and Tue 23:00, Wed 10:00, Thu 14:00, Sat 09:30 & Sun 08:00.

Escape to the Country S13a

Escape to the Country returns to find the perfect home for families who are seeking to get away from city living. Each episode features one couple or family who are looking to make the escape and relocate to the country. Starts 27 Nov 2017 to 17 Dec 2017 (Mondays 21:00 or Thursdays 17:00) – Priority Slots; and Tue 09:00, Wed 13:00, Sat 14:00 & 21:00 and Sun 09:30 & 18:00.

Dream Home Ideas S1

Is your home in need of a little improvement? Welcome to Dream Home Ideas! This series delivers bite-sized ideas and tips for anyone seeking inspiration for their own dream home. Hosted by Gary Takle and starring the best builders, architects, interior designers and landscape designers around, Dream Home Ideas is filled with many home and garden light-bulb moments. 28 Nov 2017 to 15 April 2018 (Tuesdays 18:30) – Priority Slots; and Wed 23:30, Thu 10:30, Fri 14:30, Sat 15:30 & 22:30 and Sun 11:00 & 19:30.

Build Me a Home S1

Each episode of Build me a Home follows one house construction from start to finish. Experience the highs and lows of the building process as we follow the owners, builders and architects creating these life-changing projects. Starts 28 Nov 2018 to 5 Feb 2018 (Tuesdays 19:30 and Wednesdays 22:00) – Priority Slots; and Thu 11:30, Fri 15:30, Sat 13:00 & 20:00 and Sun 17:00.

Charlie Luxton’s Homes by the Med S1

Starting the journey on the Costa Brava, Charlie Luxton traverses the Med, visiting a range of architectural masterpieces, ranging from surreal and abstract homes to a restored 1960’s villa. Along the way he visits the former home of Briget Bardot in the Cote d’ Azure, a home carved into the rocks above Mallorca and a property with a guest suite that appears to float above the ocean in Crete. Starts 28 Nov 2017 to 7 Jan 2018 (Tuesdays 20:00 and Fridays 16:00) – Priority Slots; and Wed 08:00, Thu 12:00, Sat 08:30 and Sun 07:00.

Buy It, Fix It, Sell It S1

Buy It, Fix It, Sell It reveals the exciting world of restorers, ‘fixers’ and ‘re-purposers’. These are the people who make a living buying hidden treasures cheaply at auction, restoring them in their workshops, and selling them on to collectors, shops, and the public, for a profit. This show explores every stage of the process, revealing the tips and tricks of the trade. Starts 04 Dec 2017 to 12 Jan 2018 (Wednesdays 18:30) – Priority Slots; and Mon 14:30, Thu 23:30 and Fri 10:30.

Design For You

Design for You is a show where you can draw home decor and design inspiration from some of South Africa’s top interior designers. Whether we live in a mansion or a bachelor pad, we all plan and decorate the interior of our homes the way we know best, but we could always do with a bit of help from the experts.

Join host Pilani Bubu as she chats to a range of interior design experts about everything from space, colour and texture, to fabrics, furniture and lighting. Starts 04 Dec 2017 to 04 Mar 2018 (Mondays 16:00 and Wednesdays 20:00) – Priority Slots; and Thu 08:00, Fri 12:00, Sat 15:00 & 22:00 and Sun 10:30 & 19:00.

Cousins Undercover S1

Every neighbourhood has one — that local hero who makes life a little easier for everyone around them. Now is America’s chance to celebrate neighbourhood heroes in a BIG way. Each week, cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, give one hero the surprise of a lifetime. First, they send them away for a weekend.

Once they are gone, the cousins descend on the neighbourhood with huge trucks and hulking teams of renovators to tackle a home overhaul customised exactly to the hero. Finally, the cousins and the neighbourhood band together to reveal the hero’s house, transformed inside and out. Starts 11 Dec 2017 to 26 Jan 2018 (Fridays 18:00) – Priority Slots; and Mon 23:00, Tue 10:00 and Wed 14:00.

My Dream Home S4b

Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott, are determined to help couples find, buy, and transform extreme fixer-uppers into their ultimate dream homes. Since it’s hard to see beyond a dated property’s shortcomings, they’re using state-of-the-art CGI to reveal their vision of the future. Starts 18 Dec 2017 to 18 Mar 2018 (Mondays 17:00 and Wednesdays 21:00) – Priority Slots; and Thu 09:00, Fri 13:00, Sat 16:00 & 23:00 and Sun 11:30 & 20:00. Gardening Australia S24a
The vast continent of Australia provides Gardening Australia with an endless variety of locations, climactic conditions and plant species. The series regularly features stories from remote and naturally beautiful regions including National Parks and Botanic Gardens. There are practical tips on organic gardening, recycling, pruning, container gardening and the like. Individual plants, trees and shrubs are ‘profiled’ so that even armchair gardeners can become expert botanists.

Starts 19 Dec 2017 to 20 Apr 2018 (Fridays 17:30 and Tuesdays 21:30) – Priority Slots; and Wed 09:30 and Thu 13:30.

Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes S1 Double-Michelin starred chef, Tom Kerridge, creates his best ever versions of some of our favourite dishes, from tomato soup to treacle tart, roast lamb to rice pudding. Tom will shake up these classics, share his cooking tips and transform these well-known favourites from the ordinary to the extraordinary. In each episode Tom cooks five mouth-watering dishes including mains, sides and desserts ranging from roasts to salads, classic puddings, tarts and pies. He’ll even cook for a critical crowd in order to persuade them that his dishes are worth the extra effort and really are the best ever.

Starts 26 Dec 2017 to 09 Feb 2018 (Tuesdays 18:00) – Priority Slots; and Wed 23:00, Thu 10:00, Fri 14:00, Sat 07:30 and Sun 14:00.

Contact: Home Channel


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