NBC Launching Home Improvement Show for O&Os

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

NBC’s ten owned stations will debut the home improvement show George to the Rescue on Sept. 25. Host George Oliphant “will visit local communities across America bringing hope to deserving families and tackling home renovation projects.”

The show is produced by NBC Local Media’s lifestyle division LX.TV. It’s a half-hour program and will have a six-episode run.

Each week Oliphant will visit a family that is dealing with extraordinary challenges, says NBC, “entering and improving their home, and in the process, helping uplift them.” More…