TV3 is has secured Harvey Norman as the exclusive sponsor of Showhouse Showdown which will air on TV3 on Tuesday 3rd October at 9pm.
Hosted by interiors icon Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and design specialist Neville Knott, Showhouse Showdown sets two professional interior designers the challenge of creating interiors for two identical properties in a new development. The designers have six days to create their interiors and on the seventh day the houses are opened up to the public who vote on which interior they prefer.
Harvey Norman is one of Ireland’s largest Appliances, Technology and Interiors retailers. With 15 locations across the island of Ireland, Harvey Norman boasts a huge portfolio of brands.
The sponsorship deal will see sponsorship credits in and out of all commercial breaks and on catch-up episodes of the programme on 3Player and on the Virgin Media Ireland Platform. The partnership will include a unique online episode and special instore events featuring the show’s star Neville Knott. The key element of the partnership is how the interior designers on the show worked closely with Harvey Norman to complete their challenge by including their picks from the stores, bringing the latest trends to viewers at affordable prices.
According to Patrick Kinsella, Virgin Media Solutions: “We are very excited to be bringing Showhouse Showdown back to Irish television screens. Whether you are interested in interior design or just have a sneak peek behind the front door of some amazing properties this is the show for you. Working with Harvey Norman has meant we were able to deliver fantastic looking showhouses that will apply to all tastes”.
Emma Murphy, PR & Communications executive from Harvey Norman adds: “Harvey Norman are excited to announce our partnership with TV3 in sponsoring the ultimate interior challenge TV show, ‘Showhouse Showdown’. Our buying teams are passionate about designing and sourcing interiors products which make a house a home. We can’t wait to see how each interior designer transforms their showhouse into a home throughout the series”.