HGTV Launches Free App "HGTV DREAM HOME" Available for Download on Apple® iPad® App Offers the Best of the Past of HGTV Dream Homes from 2007-2011

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of HGTV Dream Home can now explore past homes like never before with the HGTV Dream Home app now available in the Apple App Store™ for download on Apple iPad®.  The free app offers 360-degree room tours, photo galleries and videos from the past five HGTV Dream Homes, including the slope-side homes in Winter Park, Colorado and in Stowe, Vermont to the sunny beaches of Islamorada, Florida with stops in Sandia Park, New Mexico and Sonoma, California.

"Every year when we launch the new HGTV Dream Home, it creates interest in the past HGTV Dream Homes," said Vikki Neil, senior vice president and general manager, digital, Scripps Networks Interactive. "HGTV now offers a free app for fans to see the amazing photos and videos of the last five homes. The app gives our users a new way to engage with HGTV Dream Homes and get them excited about the 2012 giveaway."

The application is now available through the online iTunes store and can be downloaded by clicking the following link:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hgtv-dream-home-best-past/id485806290?ls=1&mt=8

Visitors to HGTV.com/dreamhome can view a photo gallery and 360-degree virtual tour of the 2012 HGTV Dream Home. Located in Park City, Utah, the home is nearly 4,000 square feet and features five covered decks with connecting boardwalks, an outdoor living room and hot tub, and a changing room with fishing accessories. The house includes three bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a dedicated entertainment room and a gourmet chef's kitchen. Beginning Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 9 a.m. ET, online visitors to HGTV.com can enter for a chance to win the 2012 HGTV Dream Home. Entries can be submitted once daily through Friday, February 17, 2012 at 5 p.m. ET

iPad® is a trademark of Apple Inc.

About HGTV
HGTV, America's leading home and lifestyle brand, is one of cable's top-rated networks and is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households. HGTV's website, HGTV.com, is the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of 4 million unique visitors per month. The HGTV HOME consumer products line currently includes exclusive offerings of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products.  The HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication, is published in partnership with Hearst Magazines. 

About HGTV.com
HGTV.com (http://www.hgtv.com) is America's leading home and garden web site and is a leading source for home-related media content. The site, which attracts more than 4 million people each month, features industry-leading content, including information about HGTV's on-air programs and award-winning articles, videos and tips on any home topic from interior decorating to gardening to holiday celebrations. The site also features the HGTV Market Place, an online shopping experience that allows users to buy things they love from their favorite shows. Site visitors also can interact with HGTV.com through the site's message boards, blogs, Facebook and Twitter.

If you are a member of the media, please log on to the Scripps Networks Online Media Center (http://newsroom.scrippsnetworks.com) for the latest brand news, useful photos and graphics, detailed programming information, contacts and current research.

Contact:
Amy Hammontree | Scripps Networks
865.560.4639 | ahammontree@scrippsnetworks.com

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