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Q&A: Contractor Mike Holmes has a lot of projects in the works

Mike Holmes has lots of projects

What happened to Mike Holmes from Holmes on Homes? What is he doing now? Will he ever make any more shows? We do enjoy his shows even if they are reruns.

Professional contractor Mike Holmes might be the busiest man in Canada.

He's the burly guy with the serious look who is best known for his television show on HGTV, Holmes on Homes, where he comes to the rescue of homeowners who are overwhelmed by renovations gone wrong. He "makes it right."

Holmes, 47, also writes a weekly newspaper column, publishes a bimonthly magazine, is author of two books, launched a foundation to support training for young people in the skilled trades and has two projects occupying his time right now:

• He's developing the first "Holmes Community" in southwest Alberta, which he says will create environmentally friendly and sustainable homes.

• He's in production with a new TV show, Holmes Inspection, in which he'll help people who have gotten bad information from home inspectors.

You can read more about Holmes at, or at

Hoping for 'Damages' on DVD

Now that it has been announced that Damages will only be on DirecTV, will it be available on DVD at each season's end? We do not have, nor can we have access to, DirecTV.

When a complete season of a show is made available on DVD is determined by the show's owners. We can tell you that Season 1 of Damages was released on Jan. 29, 2008, and the second season on Jan. 19, 2010. Season 3 is for sale out there as part of the box set for all episodes. No release date has been set for future seasons.

'Bones' starts its sixth season

I was under the impression that the series Bones had renewed for this year, but I can not find it. Do you have any information that can help me?

Bones, which pairs forensic pathologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan (Emily Deschanel) with FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) in solving murders, has been renewed for a sixth season, which begins Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

'Marriage Ref' will be back

I loved Jerry Seinfeld's The Marriage Ref. Is it canceled?

No. NBC ordered a second run of 13 episodes. It is not in the fall lineup but is expected to air later in the 2010-11 TV season.

Q&A: Contractor Mike Holmes has a lot of projects in the works 08/23/10 [Last modified: Monday, August 23, 2010 6:19pm]
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