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HGTV HGTV commercials with Discovery +

Upset that while watching family friendly HGTV shows, my small children have to see Drag queen commercials that actually scare them. I won't be watching if this continues! Please make ads/commercials optional so that we can not be afraid to have on while our children are in the room. Totally ridiculous that these types of commercials air during daytime hours or at all!

Desired outcome: Stop the ads/commercials that are not family friendly or safe for children's eyes!

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Russ2022
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Nov 19, 2022 1:05 pm EST

I feel the same way!

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Johnii
Starkville, US
Sep 29, 2022 5:33 pm EDT

It is offensive and disgusting for you to allow ads featuring homosexuals embracing. HGTV is exposing our children to repulsive homosexual pornography that should be not be allowed on television. It appears that you are going to have to learn the hard way like Disney. Go woke and go broke! I’m no longer watching HGTV …

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Russ2022
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Nov 19, 2022 1:01 pm EST
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I totally agree!

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Aug 11, 2022 6:19 am EDT

HGTV house hunters is also way over represented by gays. I have no problems with showing gay home buyers but gays are the majority of home buyers and should be shown proportionally .

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HGTV HGTV Commercials

I must say that we are extremely offended by the pro abortion commercial from Future Forward USA Action! My husband and I are VERY pro life and really don't think that this commercial has a place on your network. We have watched HGTV for many years, as have many of our friends and family. Just wondering why you'd think this was appropriate for your viewers?!

We're also extremely disturbed by the "I'm a woman and I poop" (Garden of Life Probiotics) commercial. We're just trying to enjoy a show, and REALLY aren't interested in watching anyone sitting on the toilet going to the bathroom!

Lastly the Thinx Period Underwear commercial isn't something that we'd like to see either! UGH!

Desired outcome: Please quit showing these commercials!!!!

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HGTV Adverisement

Very disappointed in your channel supporting abortion! I will not and cannot believe the one sided support. I am totally against this and will no longer watch your network.

Desired outcome: Not surprised with reply on this …of course. Bye! Bye

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HGTV HGTV commercial

I just turned on my TV ready to watch HGTV which I love and have watched for years.

You have gone over the line. I just saw a commercial advocating for abortion. Sorry but I am offended that you are promoting abortion on your channel. Everyone has their feelings about this issue, but this channel is not the place to promote it.

Consider me a non-viewer from now on unless you decide not to air these offensive commercials.

Hopefully I will not see this garbage on Magnolia network.

Desired outcome: Stop the abortion commercials or you've permanently lost a long time viewer.

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HGTV HGTV programming

As a loyal HGTV program viewer for decades I have noticed a change that is offensive to me & family.

Overly excessive FOCUS on the gay community on all or most programs. Even the family friendly programs are NOW incorporating this agenda.

I am not happy at all.

Resolution…. Maintain the integrity of building & decorating programs to the field, not the lifestyle.

Thank you in advance for listening & addressing this complaint as I am sure my voice represents tens of thousands of viewers.

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Desired outcome: Maintain integrity in the field of building & decorating rather than the gay lifestyle.

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sydmom
DUMFRIES - VA, US
Jul 14, 2022 9:49 pm EDT

not a complaint, in the absolute sense of the word, but the new commercial for "good bones", with it's brady bunch sensibilty, is extremely irritating!

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HGTV politcal advertising

I have watched HGTV for years - this past weekend I was shocked to see political advertising raging against Democratic leaders and stating untrue and unbased opinions.

What the Heck! When did you guys need to get political? Why Why Why did you have to succumb to this trash. I can only believe that it is the for the money and I thought this station was better than that. I know I am only one viewer but I am going to stop watching this channel. It won't make a difference to you but it does to me. SHAME ON YOU!

Maureen Wood

Fort Lauderdale FL

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HGTV Subscription

I got an email saying I owed them $15.00 for a subscription I never ordered. Thus us exactly the email they sent me "Summary of Account:

Magazine: HGTV MAGAZINE

Term: 1 Year

Total Amount Due: $15.00

Thank you for subscribing to HGTV Magazine. Please take a moment to review your account information and pay now."... this came June 4th. I included he email address it was sent from.

Desired outcome: Subscription canceled

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HGTV Home town

Hello,

I am writing in regards to HomeTown, specifically the episode airing 10 PM EST on May 29th, 2022 (the couple who decided to renovate the own home - the bar-b-que King).

Putting a snake in toilet and a coffee maker is disturbing, and can cause stress to the snake. I realize it was done in fun, but having fun at the expense of animals is cruel. I do not eat animals, but I do understand the need for the the show to reflect the community of Laurel, of which having a bar-b-que would fall into this category.

Erin and Ben hold a large influence over families. It would be appreciated if they encouraged their viewers to consider the feelings of all living beings.

Thank you

Desired outcome: I would like to know the stance HGTV takes on animal welfare. A response would be appreciated. Thank you

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Leah Jespersen
Taber AB, CA
Dec 13, 2022 10:07 pm EST

I have always enjoyed HGTV. Many of the people on your show have very nice beautiful homes. They have them because they work so hard for so many years to get there. I’m not sure about the Bling show though. It’s boring😊

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Lollydolly89
Oglethorpe, US
Jun 08, 2022 9:34 pm EDT
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Why so many renovating shows? I remember watching Carol Duvall with her craft shows, quilting shows, and other crafters, now it's just fake reality shows. Personally I'm sick of it. We need variety HGTV. The reruns are so annoying! Can't you come up with something different for a change? I may start watching again if you do...

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HGTV Building Roots

The show itself is good, however lets talk about Cristi Dozier's hair. The hair is tragic.

Tonight's episode #8, her hair is sticking up in the back. It's like she never took a comb to it. The whole season her hair has been tragic. Someone get that girl a comb!

Paula Jerome

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HGTV Missing persons

I communicate with Sean Hadden Chief Of Police, Murrieta California for missing persons; I see Candice Tells All maternal at my local hamburger restaurant called In And Out found at the intersections of La Palma and Valley View possibly La Palma city or Buena Park city in California

Yesterday there was coughing of elderly woman, so please Candice Tells All please attend to your family possible maternal

Desired outcome: The hamburger restaurant also has an 800 telephone number

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HGTV So Called Professional Landscapers

Several years back HGTV hired a so called landscaper to landscape this couples home. It was for a Black man who had just married a white women. The man had his home before they were married. HGTV sent some low life guy out to these decent peoples home. The man had wild miniature strawberries growing in his front yard that took the place of grass.

The homeowner asked HGTV landscaper NOT to take out all the wild strawberry plants and not to remove the newly installed mail box he had put in. The HGTV guy did not give a rats behind about what the homeowner wanted and did what ever he wanted to do. The HGTV guy was rude, racist and disrespectful. Long story short the HGTV guy messed up that homeowner yard. A two year old could have done better than that guy did. The homeowner was interviewed for last comments before the show ended and he was sorry he ever allowed HGTV to touch his yard. Seems to me HGTV does not give a dame about who they hire. I felt so sorry for that Homeowner. HGTV you get a F in grade for allowing such a person to work for you. I dont watch HGTV so much these days. But I sure do tell others about that episode. Dont trust HGTV. They may send you a racist rude disrespectful person to deal with who will mess up your home.

Desired outcome: Give people a choice who they want to work with. Dont just send anyone out to the homeowner home to do what ever they want to. I would have fired that guy the first day he showed up if I had of know what type of person he was.

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HGTV TV Show-Windy City Rehab

My complaint is about a tv show. I really like how Alison Victoria from Windy City decorates, she is awesome! But honestly she talks wayyyy too much, actually she can rather annoying. She talks a lot about herself. I find myself waiting until the end to just watch the finished product and skipping the rest.

Desired outcome: Alison stops talking so much...especially about herself!!

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HGTV Too many commercials / HGTV/ Magnolia Network

I have watched HGTV / Magnolia Network/ DIY Network for years. I am completely disappointed with 2 minutes of show and 3 minutes of commercials, then 2 min of show & again 3 minutes of commercials! This is absolutely ridiculous! An hour of this! I love the shows but the AMOUNT OF COMMERCIALS IS BRUTAL! Goodness. Can’t we hv 10 minutes of show & 3 min of commercials? Something more than what we are getting. Throw us a bone here - we’ve been thru 2 yrs of pandemic and hundreds of reruns until we’re CRAZY!

Desired outcome: Less commercial time, more show time

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HGTV Programming

Do your advertisers know that you are no longer targeting their actual customers? All you see on your shows now are blacks and gays…where did all the white people go? Call me racist if you like but, you should attempt to have true equality on your shows. Also, as a “former” viewer, I got tired of watching reruns of reruns. No wonder your ratings have plummeted.

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R Hamp
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Feb 15, 2023 10:23 pm EST

I'm very disappointed in hgtv programming due to the lack of diversity in their show Mary Tjon Joe Pin and her husband jon was a delight to watch in 2021 I recently found out the weren’t not renewal hgtv you have more white married couples on your programming then any in which all to the programs are becoming very stale ,all have the same demeanor. Going for Sold and New Series 'Two Steps Home was cancel i enjoy the diversity in your programming but this is not a good look you have Married to Real Estate in which it very good but you should have in corporated 2 African America coupleS in you programming its disappointing you showcase other talents with the same people with diffrent show. I don’t like WHEN you also show African Americans FAMILES Buying homes and renovation alot but no African America married couples please bring back Tjon Joe Pin couple Mary is a breath of fresh air with here style and pizzazz she and her family is wonder to watch ..I no longer watch because all of the hosts and show are the same and alot of AA HOUSEHOLD TO WATCH HGTV

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MyAnjel
Hyattsville, Maryland, US
May 12, 2022 5:42 pm EDT

Hi there, I'm NOT gay and I'm American African (yes, that's exactly what I meant) and in all honestly, I'm also tired of seeing commercials that are geared towards African American and gay people. I thought that it must have had something to do with my algorithm. I thought that I must be in a 'bubble' so I tried to delete the cookies, and watch other types of media to change the advertising, but now that I've read your post, I see that it's not just me. ...for clarification, even though I'm an American African person, I want to see ALL that is happening in the world - not just what some advertiser thinks that "black" people want to see - and I'm not homophobic, but I don't want to know, hear about or see what gay people need. That's their business. I'm sick of that too. Where are the ads for the white people (lol)?

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Feb 15, 2023 10:25 pm EST
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you are so right more AA married couple as hosts

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Dragonfly11
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May 05, 2022 10:35 am EDT

For the love of God could you stop showing the advertisement for Uqora. It's shown to many times! I cringe every time it comes on. And how many people get uti's 8 times a year? Please find a different sponsor!

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HGTV Island of Bryan

Love Bryan Baumler since Leave It to Bryan, ... Sarah, not so much... her constant use of ultra expensive products, particularly wallpaper everywhere (does she get a kickback?) and her attitude of not caring how much work she creates for Bryan is garbage, especially THAT chandelier. Also, I particularly dislike the use of 'Stinky Linky" for their lovely son... to me it is abuse. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to get this off my mind. I fast forward when I see a scene with Sarah.

Desired outcome: Let Sarah head her own designer company without Bryan's input, advice or financially, and see what happens.

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HGTV Magazine

Never ordered the magazine. I see many other people saying the same and the magazine is definitely not for high end designer ideas which is fine but I just looked at the “ Our House “ CA couple home which is the worst design ever. It’s actually depressing . Wow usually your articles and features are ok and even though they are budget friendly , they look happy and bright but this one was downright depressing. Wow big mistake

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HGTV It's about Flip or Flop

I'm filing a complaint is about Flip or Flop! People are sick and tired of watching reruns of this show. Since the show finally came too a program that is over and please stop showing the reruns of Flip or Flop and we are [censored]en tired of Tarek and Christina. Enough is Enough. Stop showing the reruns we want them removed completely and replace their reruns with something else. NO MORE FLIP OR FLOP please we are done with Tarek's and Christina's faces and it makes all that we want too throw up.😱🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮

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Fergi007
Montreal, CA
Apr 30, 2022 12:33 pm EDT

Remove cristina from flip or flop please!

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HGTV Flip or flop

Can you please get rid of christina from flip or flop. Or any other show.
1. She is not a great designer
2. She is annoying
3. She is a prema dona
4. Terrance deserves a co host of a higher standard. Someone more on his level of work and intelligence.
I didn't care for her attitude and designs when they were married and working together. The girl is just not appealing.

Desired outcome: Remove Christina from shows

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Fergi007
Montreal, CA
Apr 30, 2022 12:32 pm EDT

totally agree!

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Helene Greenberg
, US
Apr 10, 2022 8:13 am EDT

Kind of agree. Bad attitude but I think she has nice taste and they at least have original ideas and the show with the banter and all keeps your attention instead of that sap junk on hometown

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HGTV Airings of Home Town

Home Town is a decent show but can you please stop broadcasting the show so often? You have plenty others shows to broadcast and give Home Town and your viewers a break. It's very disappointing when I turn to turn to HGTV and then have to change it because the show is on and sometimes being shown all day. Please stop. I love to watch your shows but seeing Home Town all day is ridiculous.

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HGTV Programming on TV

I have been a viewer for many years, however, I am no longer going to watch a channel that doesnt provide family oriented programming. My family should be able to watch programs that do not display same sex couples as normal lifestyles when they are not. AIDS has reinforced its abnormality and many have died from it. IT is unhealthy for children and my family to watch abnormal sexual relationships on tv shows, ads and it is offensive to our traditional families way of life. We have the right not to be exposed to it. Many viewers are upset about it and if we have to stop viewing your channels, so be it. There are other shows to replace it.
It is one thing to be on a show and not mention you are gay, but it is offensive to me to have it thrown in my face by shows or advertisements trying to portray it as normal. As a health professional, this is not a normal lifestyle and never will be no matter what group tries to justify it. Groups such as a Million Moms try to protect the traditional way of life as it was created to be and many viewers feel we should not be subjected to this particular viewings on shows that are suppose to be a positive viewing channel.

Desired outcome: Stop peddling this particular viewing material that is offensive to traditional families

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Helene Greenberg
, US
Apr 10, 2022 8:07 am EDT

Hi

HOMETOWN needs another Hometown SHE IS THE WORST designer ever. The things she comes up with or so ridiculous it’s crazy. Just stupid projects that are immature and cheap and please sappy beyond belief . I can watch it although I do enjoy your other shows

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Sue B Hooven
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Feb 06, 2022 9:59 pm EST

abnormal to whom? LOL Close-minded and make your kids ashamed of things because you are uptight

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