The series premiered on April 21, 2007 (directly opposite A&E's third-season premiere of Flip This House - New Haven).
The first episode of The Real Deal was "A Home Run for Trademark", a special centering on the relocation of the Shoeless Joe Jackson house, while at the same time helping to renovate the life of a current Major League Baseball player Josh Hamilton.
Davis married his costar from the show, Ginger Alexander, on April 10, 2009 after rumors of a relationship.
Davis and his company won a million federal court verdict against A&E for damages.
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Richard Davis, president of Trademark Properties, said the network had established an oral agreement with him to divide profits equally.
Davis says he was a creator, writer and co-producer of the show, which featured his companys buying, repairing and selling of homes.
I feel personally vindicated by the jurys verdict finding that I have always had an agreement with A&E, Davis said in a statement. This verdict makes it clear that if a network uses and profits from someones concept for a television show, they need to pay for it.As a result, Trademark Properties was not involved with the second season of the show.Davis and his crew signed a deal with TLC network for a new show titled The Real Deal.Ginger Rodent is the latest beer to be produced by the company which has a track record for brewing colourfully named tipples such as Nessie's Monster Mash and Santa's Sledgehammer.Managing director Samantha Faircliff said: "Our business has grown considerably since our early days and it makes sense to do our own bottling here."I'm pleased to say we have had some very encouraging responses from other breweries thinking of entrusting their bottling to us and I am confident we will be handling the bottling requirements for a number of Scottish brewers when we become fully operational next year."Ginger Rodent is the 11th beer we now produce here, and full marks to Danny Alexander for joining in the fun.