The Living Channel is a New Zealand-based network that bills itself as the "Home of DIY and Renovations. "Covering a wide range of home projects, The Living Channel features English language content from all over the world that focuses on home and garden projects, as well as travel topics and community-based features of interest.
Viewers can find many different popular lifestyle shows on The Living Channel such as "Antiques Roadshow," "Homes Under the Hammer" and "The Martha Stewart Show," as well as several series featuring Mike Holmes, a North American contractor who specializes in renovation disasters. Unique to the channel is a series entitled "Grand Designs Australia," hosted by Peter Maddison, that details the stories of notable new homes and the Australians who are building them. Other notable home construction shows include "Double Your House for Half the Money," billed as the ultimate home extension guide, and "Kirstie's fill Your House for Free," that shows viewers how to furnish their homes with recycled goods.
Gardening shows also occupy a significant portion of the schedule, with "Love Your Garden," hosted by Alan Titchmarsh, that provides useful tips for beginning to advanced gardeners.
Adventurous viewers can plan their next holiday with one of the myriad travel show that the Living Channel has to offer. From hybrid shows such as "A Place in the Sun," that helps people find homes in a dream locale, to "Wilderness Walks," that details interesting hikes in unusual places.