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Good Bones Mina and Karen

GOOD BONES Mina and Karen’s throwback pics will melt your heart with cuteness (when you’re not busy giggling)

Mina Starsiak-Hawk and Karen E. Laine have a well-earned reputation as the dynamic daughter-mother duo of HGTV. And while Good Bones is a huge hit for the network, a lot of that reputation comes from the pair’s delightful social media feeds: Karen and Mina regularly share super cute pics with Mina’s daughter; Mina’s wedding last […]

Did Flip or Flop Vegas replace Flip or Flop? Tarek and Christina offer on-set updates

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HGTV is trying to broaden the appeal of what’s already one of its most popular shows by green-lighting five Flip or Flop spinoffs. The first, Flip or Flop Vegas, starring former MMA fighter and real-life Batman Bristol Marunde, debuted earlier this spring–and was originally billed as the replacement for the original Flip or Flop, which […]

Because Money: Tarek and Christina are back together (for Flip or Flop purposes)

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It took what was no doubt an insane amount of money, but the El Moussas have reunited–for business purposes only. In a surprise about-face, HGTV announced that Tarek and Christina are back together and the original Flip or Flop–which the network had intended to let wither and die once its stars’ contracts ran out–will shoot […]

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Tarek El Moussa wants Christina back for ‘business reasons,’ so life after Flip or Flop must look pretty grim

Though the first couple of Flip or Flop is still heading for a divorce, a new report suggests that there might be a behind-the-scenes struggle to keep things going professionally. The latest from In Touch is that Tarek El Moussa wants Christina back for ‘business purposes’–more specifically, because he’s said to be “jealous” of how […]

HGTV is reportedly letting the original Flip or Flop die a quiet death and moving on with its five spinoffs

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After months of going back and forth on the decision and appearing to change their mind as often as a politician running for office, it seems that HGTV has decided to cancel the original Flip or Flop. That’s the latest in a new report from In Touch, which takes the unusual step of mentioning that […]

Do the people on Home Town keep the furnishings? Erin and Ben Napier’s Laurel Mercantile, explained

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It’s a question that gets asked of every new show on HGTV, and their latest hit Home Town is no different: Do the people on Home Town keep the furnishings? Viewers are enamored–to say the least!–of Erin and Ben Napier’s cozy aesthetic, due in no small part to the huge array of crafts and custom-built […]

How does HGTV’s Home Town work? The Napiers explain the process

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Home Town, HGTV’s newest impeccable-yet-approachable renovation hit, had a very long gestation. As we described in our first feature on the show, an HGTV producer contacted Erin and Ben Napier back in 2014, after seeing a magazine profile of their beautifully restored 1925 Craftsman-style home. The pair shot a sizzle reel–a short montage of introductory […]