INSP Greenlights New Season Of ‘Handcrafted America’

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INSP Wednesday said it has renewed its reality series Handcrafted America for a third season.

Series host Jill Wagner will return for the third season of the show, which highlights various creators and crafters from all parts of the country. The new season of the series will return in late summer 2017, according to the network. Susie Films will continue as producer of the series.

“We’ve been extremely pleased with the response to the series,” said Doug Butts, senior  vice president of programming in a statement.  “The show has resonated with our core audience, and also attracted a number of new viewers who find the artisans unique and Jill Wagner very engaging.”  

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