From a media release:
W Networkâ€™s Big Competition Series Game of Homes Announces Cameron Mathison as Host
W Networkâ€™s Game of Homes, announces Cameron Mathison as series host. The EmmyÂ® nominated actor has graced the screen in both film and television projects. Mathison, a Sarnia, Ontario native, made his feature film debut in 54, opposite Salma Hayek and Ryan Phillippe, he followed that role up with the independent movie Washed Up and the feature film The Surrogate, which was released in 2013. A man of many talents, Mathison, is a featured contributor for ABCâ€™s Good Morning America and Entertainment Tonight, and has also appeared on the fifth season of ABCâ€™s Dancing with the Stars, where he advanced all the way to Week nine.
As host of the series, Mathison will guide teams of skilled amateur home renovators as they compete for the chance to trade their skills for the prize of a lifetime. The teams save rundown houses that are marked to be torn down and revive them into dream homes. Each team must redo the houses room by room, as they cope with small budgets, tight deadlines and even tighter living spaces.
The action-based series pits each teamâ€™s skill, ingenuity and teamwork against each other. In each episode, two expert judges along with a celebrity guest judges including Jillian Harris and Todd Talbot from W Networkâ€™s Love It or List It Vancouver, Drew and Jonathan Scott from the Property Brothers and CMT Canadaâ€™s Kortney and Dave Wilson from The Wilsonâ€™s Flip Out, vote for their favourite room renovations based on design and workmanship. In the finale, in addition to the judges, the public will cast their vote. The winners will be revealed and awarded with the house they have renovated.
Produced by Great Pacific Media in association with W Network, Vancouver based Game of Homes includes eight one-hour episodes and is scheduled to air in March 2015 on W Network.