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Family Entertainment Network, INSP, Announces Original Series "Handcrafted America"


Indian Land, SC – November 11, 2015 – INSP has ordered 13 episodes of Handcrafted America, an original series slated to debut on the network in Q1 2016. Susie Films has been contracted as the production company, with Scott Galloway at the helm The announcement was made today by Craig Miller, VP of Original Series at INSP.

“America’s passion for making things continues to be strong,” says Miller. “Artisans from coast to coast still create handcrafted treasures. This is the focal point of the series. From glass blowing to ornate clock making to blacksmithing, Handcrafted America entertains and informs - not in a dry, academic way, but with adventure, spirited discovery, fun and authenticity.”

The series is scheduled to premiere on INSP in March 2016.

INSP Taps Jill Wagner as Host of “Handcrafted America”

Indian Land, SC – November 19, 2015 – INSP has contracted Jill Wagner (Teen Wolf, Wipeout) as host of its newest original series, Handcrafted America. The announcement came today from Craig Miller, VP of Original Series at INSP.

“Jill’s infectious enthusiasm will captivate viewers,” said Miller. “She is so engaging and infuses the series with humor and playfulness. Yet she genuinely is interested in the exploration process of each artist’s story. Jill is a natural at making everyone on set feel completely comfortable. It really adds joy and lightheartedness to this homespun show.”

In Handcrafted America, Jill Wagner travels the country on a quest to find talented men and women who make extraordinary items by hand. In every half-hour episode, Jill meets three gifted craftsmen and gets a behind-the-scenes look their handiwork, as well as the process of conception and design. Along the way, viewers learn about the history and cultural heritage that inspire and influence each creation.

The series is co-produced by Susie Films and is scheduled to premiere on INSP in March of 2016.

About INSP

INSP is available nationwide to more than 80M households via Dish Network (channel 259), DirecTV (channel 364), Verizon FiOS (channel 286), AT&T U-verse (channel 564) and more than 2,800 cable systems. Click here to find INSP in your area. For quality dramas, positive entertainment and inspiring stories, celebrating the American spirit and honoring timeless traditional values, it’s INSP.

About Susie Films

Susie Films is a full service film and television production company based in Charlotte, NC. The company has produced and executive produced more than 800 television programs for networks including ABC, A&E, Cooking Channel, Court TV, DIY, ESPN, Food Network, HGTV, History Channel, Lifetime, Ovation, OWN, PBS, Travel Channel and Turner South.


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