HGTV’S ‘Desert Flippers’ Premieres August 25


New York [For Immediate Release—August 11, 2016] Real estate agents Lindsay and Eric Bennett are transforming sunny Palm Springs, California one dilapidated house at a time in HGTV’s new home renovation series Desert Flippers. Premiering on Thursday, August 25, at 11 p.m. ET/PT, the eight-episode series follows the Bennett family as they tackle challenging renovations in triple-degree desert heat while raising three small children.

“Palm Springs is booming right now,” said Lindsay. “There are new hotels, hot restaurants and young people with new families moving in all the time. The potential is incredible.”

In the premiere episode, Lindsay and Eric buy a house sight unseen and discover the home was vandalized by squatters and is infested with scorpions. Despite the property’s unexpected condition, the duo transform the home into a lively desert oasis equipped with a casita, a new pool and a bocce ball court making it the perfect place to entertain and raise a family.

HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America’s favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 92 million U.S. households; a website,, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line.  Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.  Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.