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HGTV

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 15 Jul 2019

About

HGTV (short for Home and Garden Television) is a lifestyle-themed television channel owned by Discovery Networks and broadcast exclusively on MultiChoice Africa's DStv platform.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 177
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact

PICTURE FORMAT

1080i (HDTV, 16:9)

ABOUT

Positioning itself as "the global authority on everything home", HGTV began life in South Africa in November 2017, when MultiChoice ran a three-week trial of the channel's programming in a daily block on the Travel Channel, which is also owned by Discovery Networks.

The channel performed well enough to warrant its own slot and was officially launched in high definition at 06h00 on DStv Channel 177 on 15 July, 2019.

HGTV primarily focuses on lifestyle, DIY, makeover and home and garden content through five pillars of the home: buying and selling, renovation, flipping, home improvement and dream homes.

The first programme to air was an episode of House Hunters 68.

Other shows to air during the first few weeks on air included Beachfront Bargain Hunt, Boise Boys, Caribbean Life, First Time Flippers, Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop, Flip or Flop Nashville, Good Bones, Hawaii Life, Home Town, Lakefront Bargain Hunt Renovation, Mediterranean Life, My Lottery Dream Home, Vacation House For Free and Tiny House, Big Living.


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Saturday 27 June

27 Jun 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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New on TV today: Tuesday 19 May

19 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Nat Geo is Saving Notre Dame, Travel becomes a Ghost Nation and HGTV buys you a 100 Day Dream Home.


New on TV today: Saturday 16 May

16 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
HGTV takes a Celebrity IOU and psycho nurse Annie Wilkes is the subject of Castle Rock 2 on M-Net.


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New on TV today: Tuesday 14 July

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New on TV today: Monday 13 July

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