ION LIFE ANNOUNCES FRESH NEW PROGRAMMING LINE-UP FOR 2012, ADDING EIGHT NEW SERIES WITH 120+ HOURS OF CONTENT
Original U.S. Premieres Include “Big Voice,” “Anna and Kristina’s Beauty Call” and “Neat”; Also Joining Line-Up are “Yummy Mummy”, “Save Us From Our House,” “My Generation,” “Sibling Rivalry” and “Downright Domestic”
NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 - ION Life, the country’s first television network dedicated to the celebration of a healthy, active and empowered life, has expanded its programming schedule with eight new series set to premiere throughout 2012.
The dynamic programming line-up will include the U.S. premieres of “Big Voice,” “Anna and Kristina’s Beauty Call” and “Neat.” Additional highlights coming to ION Life include the series “Yummy Mummy,” “Save Us From Our House,” “My Generation,” “Sibling Rivalry” and “Downright Domestic.”
The announcement was made today by Marc Zand, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisitions and Digital Networks, ION Media Networks.
“We are pleased to provide our passionate audience with an entertaining new slate of lifestyle programming,” said Zand. “With more than 120 new content hours, these new additions will feature something for everyone. Whether it’s eating well and staying healthy, realizing your personal potential or seeking ways to makeover your home, these motivational series will encourage viewers to lead an empowered life.”
About ION Life
Launched in February 2007, ION Life is the country’s first multiple platform network with programming dedicated to the celebration of positive living, which will entertain, inform and inspire viewers to live up to their personal best. ION Life features acclaimed content by leading providers, covering topics such as fitness, diet & nutrition, pro-social and community engagement, travel & adventure, design & décor, and all categories promoting personal growth and achievement. For more information, visit www.ionlife.com.
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Chris Addeo, ION Media Networks
ION LIFE NEW ACQUISITIONS SHOW DESCRIPTIONS
BIG VOICE: There is a unique and powerful voice in every one of us that sometimes just needs a little professional help to bring out. Host Elaine Overholt takes everyday women, from those singing in the shower to those singing on stage, and helps them realize their musical potential. “Big Voice” is produced by Lenz Entertainment and distributed by Portfolio Entertainment.
ANNA AND KRISTINA’S BEAUTY CALL: Hosts Anna Wallner and Kristina Matisic attempt to dress someone who’s looking to add some sizzle to their style. Armed with only $500, a fascination for fashion, savvy shopping skills and the invaluable advice from the best in the business, Anna and Kristina try to land a look that will impress both the closet-challenged and the famous fashionista. “Anna and Kristina’s Beauty Call” is produced by Worldwide Bag Media and distributed in the U.S. by Picture Box Distribution.
NEAT: This dramatic makeover series transforms interior spaces and people’s lives, making space for what matters most. The show features practical organizing solutions and a glamorous reveal. “Neat” is produced by Little Dog Productions and distributed by Picture Box Distribution.
YUMMY MUMMY: A weekly parenting series featuring an eclectic mix of experts and guests to celebrate and commiserate the joys and challenges, payoffs and perils of being a modern day parent. The series is produced by Yummy Mummy Productions and distributed by BuzzTaxi.
SAVE US FROM OUR HOUSE: In this fast-paced, fun and moving half-hour of relationship-renovation-reality TV, the house saving team of Relationship Strategist Hina Khan & Contractor Dylan Marcel respond to frantic families who’ve been suffering in their space. They broker peace between family and home with heartwarming and beautiful results. “Save Us From Our House” is produced by General Purpose Pictures and distributed by CCI Entertainment.
MY GENERATION: The Daytime Emmy-nominated series features celebrities and experts covering issues from health and money to relationships and volunteering. The program includes award-winning stories of reinvention, pursuing passions and making a difference. “My Generation” is produced by AARP and distributed by the Remarkable Entertainment Group.
SIBLING RIVALRY: A construction worker turned businessman, Dan Hall dives into a mission to find, demo and build the home of his dreams. With a crew of workers, a bubbly fiancé and a friendly competition with twin sister Nikki, Dan beats the odds to deliver a jaw-dropping home. “Sibling Rivalry” is produced by Cream Productions and distributed by BuzzTaxi.
DOWNRIGHT DOMESTIC: Each episode presents a list of 10 things that focus on a specific topic, ranging from cooking and cleaning to fashion and relationships. Host Rebecca Webster interviews experts who demonstrate in ‘how-to’ segments, all with the goal of giving you solutions to your domestic dilemmas. “Downright Domestic” is produced by Downright Domestic Productions and distributed by Cargo Films.