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FYIs new original series Unplugged Nation follows couples and families who are looking to simplify their lives by moving from crowded urban cities to secluded offthegrid settings. Nine hourlong episodes are set to premiere on Wedn
FYIs new original series Unplugged Nation follows couples and families who are looking to simplify their lives by moving from crowded urban cities to secluded offthegrid settings. Nine hourlong episodes are set to premiere on Wednesday July 29 at 10pm ET. In each episode a new family will tour three uniquely unplugged properties in remote locations across America. Before they make their final decision on a home to purchase they will test out this new lifestyle by living in one of the properties for four days. Offthegrid expert and outdoors enthusiast Jay Gruen will guide each family in the skills needed to transition to a selfsufficient way of life. From harvesting their own food and tending to livestock to generating their own power to creating their own home goods each episode is packed with useful tips on how to successfully live an unplugged lifestyle. When you commute by plane train and automobile every day you often dream of going unplugged said Gena McCarthy SVP of Programming and Development for FYI. Unplugged Nation serves as a vicarious wishfulfillment for FYI viewers who love to explore alternative living options. Viewers can follow along wondering if they could join the unplugged movement and thrive. After the fourday trial period the families will decide whether they can hack it and change their lifestyle permanently by buying their offthegrid dream home or give up and return to the city to plug back in. Unplugged Nation is produced for FYI by Blast! Films. Nick CoryWright and Ed Coulthard are executive producers for Blast! Films. Gena McCarthy and Liz Fine serve as executive producers for FYI.