Vanilla Ice Rocks Out with a Season Renewal of DIY Network’s “The Vanilla Ice Project”

Popular Primetime Series Featuring Rapper and Home Renovation Star Vanilla Ice Is Renewed for a Third Season

NEW YORK--()--Renegade home renovator and 90s’ pop icon Vanilla Ice and his crew will be back for a third season of hardcore renovations in 2013. With production expected to begin in May of this year, DIY Network’s popular home improvement series, “The Vanilla Ice Project,” will tackle an all new busted Palm Beach mansion and Vanilla Ice guarantees it will be something special.

“I am stoked for a whole new season of ‘The Vanilla Ice Project,’” said Rob Van Winkle, better known as Vanilla Ice. “It’s an honor to live out my passion, flipping houses day-in and day-out with my amazing crew, and we can’t wait to break ground on our newest adventure.”

“We are truly proud to have Vanilla Ice as part of DIY Network’s family and couldn’t be happier to continue working with such a well-rounded and iconic talent,” said Ross Babbit, DIY Network’s GM/SVP. “We look forward to a highly successful and entertaining third season of ‘The Vanilla Ice Project,’ as well as continuing to establish DIY Network as the destination for rock star renovation.”

After his chart topping hit “Ice Ice Baby,” Van Winkle turned his focus to a new hobby – buying land and flipping houses. He’s renovated old homes and foreclosures, and taught himself the basics through hands-on experience, research and over a decade’s worth of knowledge. The first season of DIY Network’s “The Vanilla Ice Project” premiered to critical-acclaim in October 2010 and the second season premiered on January 21, 2012 with new episodes airing every Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET.

For more information, visit DIYNetwork.com/VanillaIce. Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be found by checking local listings and DIYNetwork.com/tv.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK

DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network’s programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 56 million homes, DIY Network’s programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network’s award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, is a leader in the Nielsen Online Home and Garden category and features multiple resources, including thousands of do-it-yourself home improvement projects, expert advice, how-to videos and images, and user-friendly reference guides with step-by-step instructions.

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Contacts

DIY Network
Brandii Toby-Leon, 865-560-4280
btoby@diynetwork.com
or
Emily Lehrman, 212-878-5119
elehrman@rogersandcowan.com

Vanilla Ice AKA Rob Van Winkle (Photo: Business Wire)

Vanilla Ice AKA Rob Van Winkle (Photo: Business Wire)

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Contacts

DIY Network
Brandii Toby-Leon, 865-560-4280
btoby@diynetwork.com
or
Emily Lehrman, 212-878-5119
elehrman@rogersandcowan.com