Home & Garden Television Presents a Mother's Day Retreat, `Getaways With Chris Casson Madden'

Premieres: Mother's Day, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT



A Look Into the Intimate Getaways of `Today Show' Host Katie Couric,

Actor Michael Keaton and Author Toni Morrison



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Home & Garden Television

    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
     On Mother's Day, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Home & Garden Television presents
 "Getaways With Chris Madden" offering Moms who juggle the multiple demands of
 family life a well-deserved break with a fantasy retreat to some inspiring and
 treasured getaways.
     The one-hour special, hosted by Chris Casson Madden, is based on her newly
 released book, "Getaways: Carefree Retreats for All Seasons," which celebrates
 the increasingly popular trend of creating a special place free from the
 intrusions and demands of the workaday world.  Madden says, "The idea is for
 women to have a place to nurture themselves in order to give back to our
 families, our friends and careers."
     "Getaways With Chris Casson Madden" takes HGTV viewers on a tour of six
 wonderful getaways and provides an intimate and inspiring look at the talented
 and fascinating people who have created their ideal personal sanctuaries.
     Featured in the special, as well as in Madden's book, is "Today Show" host
 Katie Couric's 1820 Greek Revival country house, actor Michael Keaton's ranch
 retreat and author Toni Morrison's rebuilt boat house on the Hudson River just
 outside New York City.  Madden also shares her own private Vermont getaway,
 which she was inspired to create while researching for her book.
     Encore presentations of "Getaways With Chris Casson Madden" will air
 Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT; Saturday, May 19 at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.
     Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles,
 Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta, Home & Garden Television (HGTV), which is now
 distributed in more than 69 million U.S. households, is one of the fastest-
 growing networks in cable television history.  Internationally, HGTV owns 33
 percent of HGTV Canada and provides much of the Canadian network's daily
 programming.  HGTV branded programming can also be seen in Japan, Australia,
 Thailand and the Philippines.  HGTV is wholly owned by The E.W. Scripps
 Company (NYSE:   SSP), which also operates the Food Network, Do It Yourself
 (DIY) network and Fine Living, a new network to launch in 2001.
 
     Contact:  Audra Diziki, LB Lipman Public Relations, 212-977-6990, or Emily
 C. Yarborough, HGTV, 865-560-4643.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
     On Mother's Day, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Home & Garden Television presents
 "Getaways With Chris Madden" offering Moms who juggle the multiple demands of
 family life a well-deserved break with a fantasy retreat to some inspiring and
 treasured getaways.
     The one-hour special, hosted by Chris Casson Madden, is based on her newly
 released book, "Getaways: Carefree Retreats for All Seasons," which celebrates
 the increasingly popular trend of creating a special place free from the
 intrusions and demands of the workaday world.  Madden says, "The idea is for
 women to have a place to nurture themselves in order to give back to our
 families, our friends and careers."
     "Getaways With Chris Casson Madden" takes HGTV viewers on a tour of six
 wonderful getaways and provides an intimate and inspiring look at the talented
 and fascinating people who have created their ideal personal sanctuaries.
     Featured in the special, as well as in Madden's book, is "Today Show" host
 Katie Couric's 1820 Greek Revival country house, actor Michael Keaton's ranch
 retreat and author Toni Morrison's rebuilt boat house on the Hudson River just
 outside New York City.  Madden also shares her own private Vermont getaway,
 which she was inspired to create while researching for her book.
     Encore presentations of "Getaways With Chris Casson Madden" will air
 Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT; Saturday, May 19 at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.
     Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles,
 Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta, Home & Garden Television (HGTV), which is now
 distributed in more than 69 million U.S. households, is one of the fastest-
 growing networks in cable television history.  Internationally, HGTV owns 33
 percent of HGTV Canada and provides much of the Canadian network's daily
 programming.  HGTV branded programming can also be seen in Japan, Australia,
 Thailand and the Philippines.  HGTV is wholly owned by The E.W. Scripps
 Company (NYSE:   SSP), which also operates the Food Network, Do It Yourself
 (DIY) network and Fine Living, a new network to launch in 2001.
 
     Contact:  Audra Diziki, LB Lipman Public Relations, 212-977-6990, or Emily
 C. Yarborough, HGTV, 865-560-4643.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X99448291
 
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