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All-American lifestyle network GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY will air a second season of Junk Gypsies, consistently one of the network?s top-performing original programs. Premiering Thursday, June 12 at 9|8c, the hit series is part of a surge of new, original programming debuting on GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY in 2014.
The self-proclaimed Junk Gypsies are Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes, who combine rebellious, independent spirit with a funky style, and are on a mission to convert discarded trash into unexpected and fashionable designs. In its successful presentation on Great American Country, the series has been the network?s No. 1 weekend program among adults and women ages 25-54.
?Viewers of GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY have responded enthusiastically to the Junk Gypsies? zest for life and their quirky antics,? said Steven Lerner, senior Vice president of programming and development for Great American Country. ?Junk Gypsies fits perfectly with our network?s dedication to all things American: family, home, food, hard work and fun.?
In each of the eight half-hour episodes, the sisters apply their matchless design outlook to everything they do ? from running their flagship Junk Gypsy Store to opening an inn that caters to flea-market-weary travelers. And GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY follows the pair on possibly the biggest opportunity of their careers: launching a new line of teen furniture and décor.
Also this season, the creative duo brings their restaurant background into play, hosting a BBQ for local cowboys and a family pizza party to celebrate ?Gypsy-fying? Jolie?s living room. Even ?Large Marge,? their signature pink ?78 Chevy Suburban, makes an appearance in season two. There?s never a dull moment for these free spirits who embrace small-town Texas while raising busy families.
To learn more about Junk Gypsies or Great American Country, visit GACTV.com.
About Great American Country
From Main Street USA to the biggest coastal cities and everywhere in between, GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY celebrates the best of American living with original lifestyle entertainment. Distributed in more than 62 million U.S. households, GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY honors America with series profiling families, exploring top U.S. destinations, and highlighting country music's biggest stars and events. Learn more at GACTV.com. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).
About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) is one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the Internet and emerging platforms. The company's lifestyle media portfolio comprises popular television and Internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country, which collectively reach more than 170 million consumers each month. Companion websites complement on-air programming with video and social media that inform and inspire. The company's global networks reach millions of consumers across North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information, please visit scrippsnetworksinteractive.com.