“It was quite a shock. I am sorry because it is such a great program and it has been around for so long,” said Evelyn. “There were people who did fall into a black hole, who called the program their anchor over the weekend. Or told me, ‘I’ve been watching for as long as I live’.”
Evelyn, 51, still hopes that RTL will return with a different DIY program. “It is not completely over: there are plans for something new on primetime. With much fewer episodes: six to eight in the spring and autumn.”
In early June Own House & Garden last aired after a series of 27 years. RTL had to make cutbacks and decided to cancel the residential and gig program from the programming.