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TENTH FALL SEASON OF NBC’s HOME IMPROVEMENT SERIES GEORGE TO THE RESCUE KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 21

New York, NY (September 13, 2019)The popular and award-winning home improvement series George to the Rescue returns for a tenth fall season on Saturday, September 21 on NBC stations (check local listings). Produced by LX.TV, a division of NBC Owned Television Station group, the series will continue its decade-long legacy of highlighting how the power of home renovation can bring communities together and make life-changing impacts on families who may be facing life’s biggest trials.

“George puts his heart and soul into every project – and the results are remarkable. Using the power of renovation, George’s hard work and unique vision have transformed the lives of hundreds of deserving families. We look forward to telling even more inspiring stories and celebrating our tenth season throughout the fall,” said Marni Sabia, Vice President, Lifestyle Production for LX.TV.

George to the Rescue launched in 2010, with more than 110 episodes airing to date. The series features George Oliphant and his team of contractors and designers taking on perplexing home improvement projects for families facing their own personal challenges within their homes and their daily lives that they can’t address on their own. In each episode, Oliphant and his team create life-changing, dramatic home transformations that develop before audiences’ eyes. At the end of each episode, Oliphant and his team join with neighbors and the community to welcome the families home to their newly renovated spaces.

“The passion and commitment that is displayed time and time again on every job we do, in every community we touch, is truly unbelievable. Every day I am inspired by both the families we are able to help and the incredibly generous and talented souls who come together to make these phenomenal transformations possible. I cannot wait for everyone see what can be accomplished through love, determination and an insatiable desire to make a difference this fall on George to the Rescue,” added Oliphant.

George to the Rescue’s tenth Fall season highlights (in order of appearance):

  • 10th Season Special: A look back at 10 seasons of life-changing rescues featuring a very special surprise for George. Episode airs September 21.
  • Tackle Kids Cancer: In West Orange, NJ, George teams up with Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Hackensack University Medical Center to tackle an incredible kitchen/bedroom makeover for a young boy battling a brain tumor. Episode airs September 28.
  • Shelter Support: In Montclair, NJ, George transforms a beloved animal shelter devastated by a recent fire. Special appearance by actor and animal lover Patrick Wilson. Episode airs October 5.
  • Access and Inspiration: In Farmingdale, NY, George leads a massive first floor accessibility renovation for an inspiring teenage girl with cerebral palsy. Episode airs October 12.
  • Backyard Blowout: In Floral Park, NY, George undertakes a game-changing backyard makeover for a brave boy enduring cancer treatment. Episode airs October 19.
  • Education Transformation: In Lindenhurst, NY, George transforms an enormous warehouse space into a vibrant sensory gym and literacy center. Episode airs October 26.

George to the Rescue episodes are available on YouTube via the George To The Rescue channel, on Facebook at facebook.com/georgetotherescue, Twitter at @George2Rescue and @GeorgeOliphant. For more information, visit GeorgetotheRescue.com. Photos from several of the above episodes can be downloaded here.

About LX.TV Productions
LX.TV is the lifestyle production arm of the NBC owned television station group, a part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal. LX.TV produces original shows and specials, including “1st Look,” which travels around the country to spotlight the best places to eat, play and indulge; “Open House” and “Open House NYC,” which offer a window into some of the most lavish homes from around the nation and the New York area as well as design and decorating advice and inspiration; “George to the Rescue,” a home improvement show where host George Oliphant teams up with design and construction experts to help a family or community in desperate need; and “Talk Stoop with Nessa,” featuring celebrity interviews with celebrities, actors, musicians, athletes, and special guests. In addition to airing on the NBC Owned Television Stations, NBC affiliate stations and internationally, LX.TV content can be seen on digital out-of-home platforms, including taxis, gas stations, buses and nail salons, on the national multicast network COZI TV, and on LXTV.com.

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