Executive Producer Steve Berkowitz has been producing unscripted television, documentary series and sports for 20 years. Each episode, Steve interviews some of the most talented people working today in television, film, music, sports, business, medicine, and much more. Listen as he shares fascinating and riveting stories from behind the scenes of your favorite documentaries, reality TV shows, game shows, and true crime docu-series.
Despite sagging ratings for many cable and broadcast networks, HGTV is thriving. A VERY BRADY RENOVATION attracted more than 28 million total viewers and averaged a 1.59 live plus three-day rating among P25-54! The series also was nominated for an Emmy! CELEBRITY IOU attracted more than 25.7 million total viewers in its first season! And RENOVATION ISLAND attracted more than 22 million total viewers during its 11-week run. How are they doing it? Well, HGTV Group Senior Vice President of Production & Development LOREN RUCH joins this episode of "No Script, No Problem" to talk about the network's ratings success, the evolution of their programming, the type of designers & contractors they look for, the keys to great home renovation shows, and what fans of HGTV can expect in the near future.