HGTV Star

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HGTV Star, named HGTV Design Star for the first seven seasons, is an American reality competition show airing on the cable television network HGTV. It premiered July 23, 2006,[1] and has completed seven seasons. Clive Pearse served as host for Seasons 1-4. Vern Yip (Deserving Design), Genevieve Gorder (Dear Genevieve), and Sabrina Soto (The High/Low Project) currently serve as the show's three judges. Candice Olson ("Divine Design", "Candice Tells All") served as a judge for seasons 5 and 6; starting with season 7, a third rotating judge was brought in to fill the spot left by Olson. Previous judges include Cynthia Rowley, a designer of fashion and home accessories; Martha McCully, Executive Editor of InStyle magazine; and Mary Jo Wardle. The contestants compete for their own design show on HGTV, which follows the format of The Next Food Network Star on sister channel Food Network. Each week, the judges decide whom to eliminate; and, in Seasons 1-4, Clive Pearse would tell the contestant(s) who had been eliminated, "Your show has been cancelled...please exit the studio." Each week, the remaining contestants participate in an interior design challenge such as designing a living space with a specific purpose (bedroom, livingroom, garage) or creating a space in an empty room, using unconventional items from a pet store, mechanics store, or a discount store. The designers are given a specified amount of time and cash to create their designs, sometimes working alone and sometimes in teams.

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HGTV Star, named HGTV Design Star for the first seven seasons, is an American reality competition show airing on the cable television network HGTV. It premiered July 23, 2006,[1] and has completed seven seasons. Clive Pearse served as host for Seasons 1-4. Vern Yip (Deserving Design), Genevieve Gorder (Dear Genevieve), and Sabrina Soto (The High/Low Project) currently serve as the show's three judges. Candice Olson ("Divine Design", "Candice Tells All") served as a judge for seasons 5 and 6; starting with season 7, a third rotating judge was brought in to fill the spot left by Olson. Previous judges include Cynthia Rowley, a designer of fashion and home accessories; Martha McCully, Executive Editor of InStyle magazine; and Mary Jo Wardle. The contestants compete for their own design show on HGTV, which follows the format of The Next Food Network Star on sister channel Food Network. Each week, the judges decide whom to eliminate; and, in Seasons 1-4, Clive Pearse would tell the contestant(s) who had been eliminated, "Your show has been cancelled...please exit the studio." Each week, the remaining contestants participate in an interior design challenge such as designing a living space with a specific purpose (bedroom, livingroom, garage) or creating a space in an empty room, using unconventional items from a pet store, mechanics store, or a discount store. The designers are given a specified amount of time and cash to create their designs, sometimes working alone and sometimes in teams.

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s8e7 Palm Springs Finale
July 21, 2013
Three designers compete in the eighth-season finale, which finds each of them leading teams of their former competitors as they make over huge suites in a Palm Springs resort hotel. "Property Brothers" Drew and Jonathan Scott act as the guest mentors; and host David Bromstad joins the judging panel to help pick the winner.
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s8e1 A Brand New Season
June 9, 2013
Season 8 begins with 10 designers receiving their first challenge, which is to reflect their personal style in a section of a room. They also get to create their own fabric and wallpaper.
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June 9, 2013
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Watch HGTV Star Season 8 Episode 2 - Lofty Ideas
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June 16, 2013
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Watch HGTV Star Season 8 Episode 7 - Palm Springs Finale
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July 21, 2013
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