hollywoodreporter.com reports: "Ellen DeGeneres is getting into the cable business.
The talk show host and producer is teaming with cable network HGTV to launch a furniture design competition series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The six-episode Ellen's Design Challenge marks DeGeneres' A Very Good Production banner's first foray into producing for cable. The show, which will premiere in 2015, will feature six competitors tackling challenges in sketching, designing and building furniture within 24 hours. Contestants must showcase their creativity and versatility to impress a panel of judges. The last one standing will take home a cash prize.
"I'm so excited about this show because I love finding really special pieces of furniture," DeGeneres said. "One time I found a beautiful one-of-a-kind armoire that spoke to me in a way I'd never experienced. It turned out there was a drifter living inside of it, but that's a story for another time.""
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