Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Author Jen Hatmaker’s show premieres on HGTV
Author Jen Hatmaker’s show premieres on HGTV PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 07 August 2014 01:25 PM EDT

JenHatmaker-HGTVBest-selling author and blogger Jen Hatmaker is taking her family to HGTV. With her Harley-riding pastor-husband and their five children, Hatmaker launches an eight-episode home-renovation reality series Aug. 7, airing at 11 p.m. EST/PST.

Titled My Big Family Renovation, the show chronicles the family’s journey as they sell their Austin, Texas, home and buy a 1908 farmhouse in nearby Buda, Texas.

“We fell in love with the Hatmaker family right away,” Steven Lerner, senior vice president of programming and production at HGTV and DIY Network, said in a statement. “They wanted to treat this farmhouse renovation as a fun, family adventure, and these are the reasons that viewers are going to enjoy this show.”

In 2013, Hatmaker appeared on NBC’s Today show after a post on her “mommy blog” went viral. Two of the Hatmakers’ five children were adopted from Ethiopia.

Hatmaker blogs at jenhatmaker.com and is the author of a number of books, including 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, a best-selling B&H Books title. Her husband, Brandon Hatmaker, is pastor of Austin New Church, blogger at brandonhatmaker.com and is author of Barefoot Church: Serving the Least in a Consumer Culture (Zondervan).

 

In this current issue:

LifeWay signs purchase agreement for Capitol View site

News image

LifeWay Christian Resources has signed a purchase agreement for 2.7...

READ MORE

Skillet’s ‘Monster’ becomes biggest digital single in CCM history

News image

Skillet’s hit single “Monster” has become the biggest digital single...

READ MORE

Top VBS program honored

News image

Christian Standard Media announced Thursday the selection of “Deep Sea...

READ MORE

NAE: Evangelical leaders want books about mission, social action

News image

In a survey by the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE),...

READ MORE

Tyndale House releases Bible for gamers

News image

Tyndale House Publishers and Scarlet City Studios are partnering to...

READ MORE

Adam Hamilton appointed to presidential administration post

News image

President Barack Obama has appointed best-selling author and Pastor Adam...

READ MORE

‘Jesus Storybook Bible’ reaches sales milestone

News image

Zonderkidz announced Saturday that The Jesus Storybook Bible has reached a...

READ MORE

Signature Marketing Network releases year-end retail results

News image

Signature Marketing Network retailers reported sales and margin gains for...

READ MORE

David C Cook hires new publisher

News image

David C Cook (DCC) announced Friday that Lindsay Black has...

READ MORE

IVP announces publisher search

News image

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s search for the new publisher for InterVarsity...

READ MORE

InterVarsity Press authors awarded for healthcare contributions

News image

InterVarsity Press (IVP) authors Amy Simpson (Troubled Minds) and Timothy Jennings...

READ MORE

NPD: U.S. toy industry grows in 2015

News image

U.S. toy sales grew by 6.7 percent in 2015, according...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a