The big day is finally here with the launch of Planet Green coming to television sets near you! The first ever 24-7 TV channel dedicated to green living goes live in millions of homes tonight at 6:00PM and we can't be more excited. With more than 200 hours of original green lifestyle programming, Planet Green is a fresh conversation about what it means to be environmental. Over the next few days we'll bring you clips from the new shows and, in the meantime, don't forget to use our channel finder so you can watch Planet Green in your home.
Today we take a closer look at Wa$ted, hosted by Annabelle Gurwitch who is best known to television audiences from her years hosting the cult favorite Dinner and a Movie on TBS. Wa$ted proves that American homeowners don't have to be extreme to be green. Wa$ted takes the average household full of eco-horrors and turns it into a clean, green haven, saving participants serious cash in the process. Every week, the Wa$ted team, led by Annabelle along with "green" handyman Holter Graham, audits a household's waste, energy, water and transportation consumption. Each household is given three weeks to reduce its consumption, going on a "green regime" to clean up their acts. All improvements in energy efficiency and waste reduction are awarded to the households dollar for dollar for the recognized savings in the three weeks. Planet Green then multiplies those savings by the projected savings for the year per household as a nice cash bonus for all participants.
Wa$ted premiers tonight at 8:00PM only on Planet Green. View the trailer at the Planet Green website.
To view the full lineup of Planet Green, visit the weekly schedule.