Joining the previously announced new LifeStyle HOME, on Tuesday March 1st will be LifeStyle HD, a high definition simulcast of the LifeStyle Channel.
They join XYZnetworks channels The LifeStyle Channel, LifeStyle FOOD and LifeStyle YOU channels offering home and property entertainment. LifeStyle HOME looks at everything from home makeovers to investments; from renovation to relaxing in the garden; property dreams to property nightmares.
Nicole Sheffield, General Manager, LifeStyle Channels said, “Property is The LifeStyle Channel’s most popular genre and we’re so excited to be bringing it to our viewers 24/7. There is so much great property content from around the world that we haven’t had the capacity to show before, it now has the perfect home on LifeStyle HOME.
“The LifeStyle Channel has many wonderful programs available in HD and we’re delighted to now offer our viewers the ability to view the entire channel in beautiful HD. The addition of LifeStyle HD and LifeStyle HOME is part of our ongoing commitment to lead the industry in lifestyle programming.”
Titles will include The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie, Mark Burnett’s Design Star, May The Best House Win and The Vanilla Ice Project.
Programs from The LifeStyle Channel such as Colin & Justin’s Home Heist, Property Virgins and Axe The Agent will also appear on the new channel.
Programs from the former How To Channel, including A Place in The Sun, Homes Under The Hammer, Holmes On Homes will now be seen on LifeStyle HOME.
An interstitial series of one minute HOME hints will be produced for the channel.
LifeStyle HOME will launch with stripped content weekdays allowing viewers to become familiar with the new channel schedule. On weekends, brand new series’ will premiere in primetime, with catch ups to allow non-weekday viewers a second chance to see key programs.
LifeStyle HOME (Channel 119) and LifeStyle HD (Channel 216) premiere on March 1, 2011 on Foxtel and Austar.