HGTV TRIGGERS MID-SEASON PICKUP OF HIT SERIES ‘FLIP OR FLOP’ WITH TAREK AND CHRISTINA EL MOUSSA
August 8, 2018
New York [Aug. 8, 2018] With viewership of Flip or Flop up 18 percent over its prior season, HGTV has picked up 15 additional half-hour episodes of the popular series starring divorced couple Tarek and Christina El Moussa. To date, the seventh season, which finales on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, has attracted more than 15.2 million viewers. The most recent episode on Thursday, Aug. 2, ranked as the #1 cable show in the 9-9:30 p.m. timeslot among viewers P25-54. Flip or Flop will continue to spotlight Tarek and Christina as they buy dilapidated houses in Southern California, turn them into beautifully renovated homes and flip them for profit. With production underway, the new season is slated to premiere in Spring 2019.
“HGTV fans have followed Tarek and Christina through scores of house flips and supported their personal journey for years,” said Allison Page, president HGTV and Food Network. “We’re eager to see how they continue to run their flipping business, co-parent their children and start new chapters in their professional and personal lives.”
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