Nailed It! Canada Declares Fabian and Luayn of Teeterville, Ont. Winners of Discovery’s BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS

— June 9, 2015

– Red Team earns thousands of viewer votes to take home $50,000 and title of “Most Improved”, capping off nine-week home improvement competition series –

Team Red

Fabian and Luayn, Teeterville, Ont. awarded $50,000 cash prize and title of “Most Improved”

To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1BVwxYL TORONTO (June 9, 2015) – Last night, during Discovery’s LIVE finale broadcast of BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS, the program’s resident experts announced Teeterville, Ont.’s Fabian and Luayn (Red Team) as the winners of the $50,000 cash prize and title of “Most Improved”. Collecting votes during the past week, Fabian and Luayn were brought together last night with runners-up Danielle and Tyler (Pink Team) and  Jesse and Holly (Blue Team) for a look back at the progress made since the first eight episodes were filmed. Then, in-studio, the finalists went head-to-head in a handyman quiz and a final tool challenge to test their home improvement prowess while the votes continued throughout the live broadcast. Ultimately, the final decision was left up to Canada and voters chose the Red Team as the BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS winners. When the Red Team first arrived in the iconic cottage country of Northern Ontario their relationship was put to the test. The long hours and tough competition brought them to the breaking point, but hard work and communication skills turned the pair into the team to beat. Now, following their experience on BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS, the couple’s increased communication skills and home improvement know-how have primed them to nail any DIY project at home. “We are filled with so many emotions. We are exhilarated,  overwhelmed, and grateful,” said Fabian and Luayn. “We are so thankful for the amount of support from our friends family and fans.” **Media Note** Screeners, photography, and press kit for BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS available online at BellMediaPR.ca.  

About BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS:

From the producers of MASTERCHEF CANADA and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER comes the new series BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS, featuring a lively battle among five of Canada’s most inept home renovating couples competing for a $50,000 cash prize. Set in the iconic cottage country of Northern Ontario, BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS features duos of hapless handypersons performing all manner of home renovation challenges, from installing toilets and outdoor showers, to building gazebos and repairing roofs. The teams work to impress three experts – Rob Koci of Canadian Contractor magazine, fourth-generation tradesman and carpenter, Helder Brum, and power tool expert Hillary Manion – with Do It Yourself (DIY) home repair projects in a bid to be named “Most Improved.” The couples must perform these DIY tasks quickly and to exacting specifications. Then, following eight episodes of hammering it out to stay alive in the competition, the final decision is left up to Canada with viewers determining the winning couple LIVE during the season finale episode.

BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS is an original format series produced by Proper Television in association with Discovery Canada. The series is executive produced by Guy O’Sullivan and Jennifer Scott. Blair Ricard is the Series Producer. For Discovery, Stan Lipsey is Executive Producer, and Edwina Follows is Director of Commissioning and Production. Ken MacDonald is Vice-President of Programming, Discovery Networks.

About Discovery Original Productions:

Home to Bell Media’s hit factual series, Discovery – together with its related channels Animal Planet, Discovery Velocity, Investigation Discovery, and Discovery Science – has premiered an impressive number of successful Canadian programs. Discovery’s #1 Entertainment Specialty schedule is underpinned by an annual slate of more than 300 hours of original programming, including some of the channel’s most successful titles including HIGHWAY THRU HELL, CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, and COLD WATER COWBOYS. Playback magazine recently named Discovery “Channel of the Year”, referencing the strength of its Canadian-produced offerings. Discovery’s in-house production company, Exploration Production Inc. (EPI), is an award-winning producer and distributor of high-quality and critically acclaimed documentary series and specials, including MIGHTY SHIPS, MIGHTY PLANES, MEGASPEED, and Discovery’s flagship daily science and technology series DAILY PLANET.

About Discovery:
The world is just awesome! With compelling real-life programming that inspires and entertains, Discovery reveals the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. As Canada’s #1 entertainment specialty channel, Discovery offers a signature mix of adrenaline-charged stories, larger-than-life personalities and vivid imagery for viewers with curious minds. With the best non-fiction programming from Canada and around the world, Discovery captures the excitement of a passion for life – one lived fully and at its most extreme. With exceptional and immersive storytelling, the channel offers in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the extraordinary people and places that shape our world. Launched in Canada in 1995, Discovery is now available in more than eight million Canadian homes. Discovery is offered in standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) simulcast – for viewers who want an even bigger and bolder experience. Discovery Canada is a joint venture between Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and Discovery Communications Inc. Find more information and interactive online features at Discovery.ca.

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