From the Wires
'Salvage Dawgs' goes primetime on HGTV
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 8, 2013 06:28 PM
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Salvage Dawgs," the new reality series that premiered in November on the DIY network, has been bumped up to primetime on the higher rated sister network HGTV. The show airs Thurs., Jan 10 at 8pm and 8:30pm.
"We're obviously thrilled that this move to HGTV allows us an opportunity to turn new viewers on to the show," said Jeff Lanter, co-executive producer. "At the same time, it gives our current fans more access to the series they've grown to love."
From carefully extracting architectural elements from private homes and classic historical properties to disassembling old hospitals and crumbling mills, every show is a fast-paced treasure hunt.
In Thursday night's 8pm episode, the crew salvages the Washington Mill, an old cotton mill from the late 1800s. At 8:30, they explore the six-story, luxury Robert E. Lee Hotel built in 1926 to uncover a peg leg sink, French doors and pelican urinals. They also build a coffee table out of a salvaged panel and wood from the Izard House.
"Salvage Dawgs" is co-produced by North Carolina-based film companies Trailblazer Studios and Figure 8 Films. The two companies have worked together previously on Figure 8 Film's TLC series "Sister Wives," "Abby and Brittany" and "Jon & Kate Plus 8." www.TrailblazerStudios.com, www.figure8films.tv
Black Dog Salvage is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. With a mission to reclaim, renew and redefine architectural salvage for a sustainable future, it specializes in architectural elements from turn-of-the-century to mid-century modern homes, estates and buildings. www.BlackDogSalvage.com
SOURCE Trailblazer Studios
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