RUSSELLS POINT – It’s showtime! Local Realtor Paige Duff of Choice Properties Real Estate at Indian Lake will make her TV reality show debut on November 12. Paige will star as the real estate agent on two full episodes shot right here at Indian Lake this past summer. The second episode she will appear in airs on December 3.
The HGTV show, “Island Life,” which has featured many exotic tropical island locations on its show, selected Indian Lake as their island location to film two episodes of the hit TV show.
Left/Right Productions the New York based television production company that filmed both episodes has confirmed the air dates.
Along with Paige, local business woman, gemologist and owner of Renée James Jewelry, Lauren Duff Major and her husband David will appear as the home buyers featured in one of the episodes. That episode will air on December 3 on HGTV, Sunday night at either 9:30 or 10:30 pm. See local listings for exact times.
Shawn and Kerry Bowshier of Urbana will appear as the island home buyers in the first episode and it will air on November 12 on HGTV, Sunday night at either 9:30 or 10:30 p.m. See local listings for exact times.
Bowshier is the owner of Ride 1 (formerly Competition Accessories) in Springfield and owns a second business location in Hilliard, Ohio. His wife Kerry raises race and show horses including several World Champions.
Local Indian Lake business establishments Cranberrys, Indian Head Road Roadhouse and the Tilton Hilton are expected to have “watch parties” for both episodes. Many of the scenes that took place in the two shows were filmed on location at those three establishments.
Additionally, the Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is having a viewing party at the Indian Lake Moose Family Center on Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. They will do Indian lake trivia with door prizes until the show begins. Everyone can bring snacks but must buy their drinks at the Moose Center.
Ron Brohm is a regular contributor to this newspaper.