SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF 'FARMHOUSE FIXER' STARRING JONATHAN KNIGHT
DELIVERS STELLAR WEDNESDAY NIGHT RATINGS FOR HGTV
NEW YORK [August 30, 2022] The season two opener of HGTV's Farmhouse Fixer, starring home renovator Jonathan Knight - best known as a member of the Grammy(R)- nominated band New Kids on the Block - attracted more than 5.6 million total viewers when it premiered on Wednesday, August 24. The episode, which featured Jonathan and designer Kristina Crestin revitalizing a 1798 home in New Hampshire, garnered a .54 L3 rating among P25-54 and a .64 L3 among W25-54, reflecting an increase of 29 percent and 20 percent respectively over the prior six weeks. It also delivered a .55 L3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .70 L3 rating among upscale W25-54. In addition, Farmhouse Fixer ranked as a top 3 non-news/sports cable premiere among P25-54, W25-54, upscale P25-54 and upscale W25-54 in the 9-10 p.m. timeslot.
"Jonathan Knight is a world-famous pop star on the stage, but he's just as much of a super star at restoring old houses in Farmhouse Fixer," said Loren Ruch, group senior vice president, programming & development, HGTV. "The premiere's strong performance confirms that millions of HGTV viewers love watching Jonathan turn the spotlight onto the dramatic restorations of these timeworn properties."
The first full season of Farmhouse Fixer is available to stream on discovery+. Fans can find more information about the series by visiting HGTV.com and following @HGTV on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. They also can follow Jonathan on Instagram (@jonathanrknight).
Farmhouse Fixer is produced by High Noon Entertainment.
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