HGTV Renews ‘Vintage Flip’

HGTV has renewed freshman home renovation series Vintage Flip for a second season.

The series, which features the husband/wife team of Jessie and Tina Rodriguez as they restore and market vintage homes in Orange Country, Calif., will return for its sophomore run next summer, HGTV officials said.

The first season of the series delivered double-digit ratings growth for HGTV among adults 25-54 during its 11 p.m. time period compared to the same period last year, according to HGTV.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.