HGTV’s The Property Brothers To Talk TV And Design With Paley Center For Media

Jene J. Long

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HGTV’s popular Property Brothers, aka twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, will kick off a new series on the center’s Facebook page.

The series, HGTV’s Property Brothers: A Conversation with Drew and Jonathan Scott, will begin airing on Friday, July 10 at noon ET/9 AM PT.

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“Drew and Jonathan Scott have changed the lives of families across the country with their stunning home makeovers, and captured the hearts of a global audience along the way,” said Paley Center President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “We’re thrilled that fans from all corners of the world will be able to enjoy this program courtesy of our Paley Center Facebook page.”

Drew and Jonathan Scott have been omnipresent on HGTV for nearly a decade. They kindly help families and couples renovate, remodel, and find their dream homes. The brothers have expanded

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Celeb Gogglebox cast in tears over heartbreaking Repair Shop episode

Jene J. Long
Photo credit: Channel 4
Photo credit: Channel 4

From Digital Spy

The famous faces of Celebrity Gogglebox were left dabbing their teary eyes after watching The Repair Shop on yesterday’s (June 26) episode.

This included Love Island duo (and real-life partners) Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling, Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash, plus Jamie Theakston and Ashley Roberts, who were all taking part as armchair analysts.

But what exactly set them off?

Photo credit: Channel 4
Photo credit: Channel 4

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The most recent instalment of BBC series The Repair Shop, which was part of the celebs’ viewing schedule, featured a widow named Julie, who went to the titular shop to have her childhood rocking horse restored.

Hoping to pass it down to her grandkids, Julie went on to reveal that back in the ’80s, her late husband Paul had attempted to restore it for their own children,

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When working from home is much more than emailing

Jene J. Long

Ere Santos remembers that he once had to animate a fight between his character, the sidekick, and the hero of the film.

The sidekick lands on the hero’s head, and the scene cuts. Luckily, the hero’s animator sat next to Mr Santos.

Much like their creations, the two colleagues went to battle on how the interaction should work.

Instead of drawing, these feature film animators create computer simulations based on physics.

Mr Santos likens it to making a puppet that the computer will bring to life.

Trouble ensues if the build is even fractionally inaccurate, because the puppets will slice through their world like a ghost, rather than a real being.

“You can have a hand going through a table, or through another hand if they are clapping,” says Mr Santos.

Eventually, he and his neighbour ironed out their characters’ skirmish.

Animators need to co-operate when their characters interact

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Coronavirus Feeds Home Improvement Trend, Stocks to Count on

Jene J. Long

The COVID-19-induced shelter-at-home orders fuelled the need for home improvement by housebound Americans, thereby driving demand for the said industry.

The home improvement space includes Décor and indoor garden, Painting and wallpaper, Tools and hardware, Building materials, Lighting et al.  Apart from essentials, retailers in this industry are witnessing solid demand for gardening and other in-house activity-related products.

Although states are reopening and people are reporting back to work, the emergence of new cases triggers the fear of a second wave, only to remind us that the deadly virus is not going to subside anytime soon. Rather, the pandemic threat keep people confined to their homes, spurring the obvious requirement for home improvement products.

One of the leading industry players, management at Lowes disclosed that it saw very strong COVID-related demand for cleaning products along with other necessary home appliances, such as refrigerators, freezers and DIY home repair products. As

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