By January 23, 2017Uncategorized

New Winter-Spring schedule includes a curated lineup of exclusive programming and maker-based competition series

Nationwide Free Preview event gives Canadian audiences access to Makeful, a lifestyle brand that celebrates the creativity within us all

(Toronto, ON, January 23, 2017)Makeful, a Blue Ant Media lifestyle brand celebrating the maker community and the creation of one-of-a-kind, handmade goods, is set to launch its new Winter-Spring programming schedule today with a fresh slate of exclusive unique maker-based competition series. This curated schedule of new series and seasons will be available to television subscribers across Canada as Makeful is currently in a nationwide free preview event for two months. Millions of viewers across Canada will have the chance to sample Makeful’s inspiring lineup of shows that bring to life creative ideas focused on food, design and style.

“Makeful offers an inspired and entertaining environment that brings together audiences with a passion for one-of-a-kind handmade goods,” said Jamie Schouela, EVP, Canadian Networks, Blue Ant Media. “This preview event will give 10 million subscribers across Canada free access to the brand’s new programming lineup, including the series premieres of The Great British Sewing Bee and Landscape Artists of the Year.”

New series and seasons:

Zumbo’s Just Desserts (Canadian Premiere, Season 1), an Australian baking reality show hosted by Adriano Zumbo, an Australian patissier and former contestant on MasterChef Australia, premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

The Great Interior Design Challenge (Canadian Premiere, Season 1) launches Tuesday, January 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Tom Dyckhoff, this competition-based series features a group of amateur interior designers who have three days to impress both the judges and homeowners with their design.

Landscape Artist of the Year (Canadian Premiere, Season 2) will air Wednesday, January 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This new season features a group of artists from all over Britain and Ireland who compete to paint beautiful landscapes of stunning locations in the UK.

Australia’s Cheapest Weddings (Canadian Premiere, Season 1) will air on Thursday, January 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Each episode in this series follows couples who plan their wedding on a very small budget.

The Great British Sewing Bee (Canadian Premiere, Season 1) airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. This reality game show introduces craft enthusiasts to amateur sewers who take on challenges and compete to be named Britain’s Best Home Sewer.

The Great Pottery Throwdown (Canadian Premiere, Season 1) airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Sara Cox, this series which follows 10 home potters competing for the title of Top Potter.

Makeful will be on a national free preview until March 19. Viewers can contact their television service provider for details.The-ad supported channel offers customized sponsorship opportunities available through Blue Ant Media’s in-house ad and creative agency, Media Solutions.

Makeful is a Blue Ant Media specialty television channel, celebrating the maker community and the creation of one-of-a-kind, handmade goods. Featuring passionate, entertaining makers who share their ideas and provide inspiration, Makeful’s television programming combines food, design, style and DIY series. The brand’s global digital video network,, is the quintessential DIY destination, producing and distributing original, premium videos that inspire and ignite creativity.