Upfronts 2017: FYI to Launch Nine New Series

‘Tiny House Nation,’ ‘Food Porn’ renewed

FYI network will build up its original programming roster with the addition of nine new original series, the network said Monday.

The network’s new unscripted series, along with five hit series, will provide more than 100 hours of new programming in 2017, said Gena McCarthy, executive vice president of programming and development for FYI.

The new series, which will focus on the, food, relationships and home genres, will include You Can’t Turn That Into a House, which follows a group of home renovators using out-of-the-box ingenuity and renovation skills to build living spaces out of impossible locations; Stove Tots, which follows a new generation of young cooking masters; A Question Of Love, which explores what happens when couples decide to move in together; My So Called Simple Life, which follows couples who leave their careers and material objects in pursuit of a simpler life; and Man Vs Master, which pits unknown chefs in a competition to win a apprenticeship with a world-renowned celebrity chef.

Other new show include Prefabulous, which looks at the building of prefabricated or custom built homes; Sheffield Real Estate, which follows a fast-growing real estate business in the Tampa Bay area; Virtually Renovated, which will combine homeowners and high-end designers who will come together to renovate homes using VR technology; and Hunting Abroad, which will follow a family or couple as they prepare to move internationally.

In addition, the network renewed five shows including Tiny House Nation, Food Porn, Zombie House Flipping; My Floating Home and Tiny House Hunting.