The Vanilla Ice Project
The Vanilla Ice Project is an American reality documentary television series on the DIY Network. It is hosted by handyman and rapper Rob Van Winkle a.k.a. Vanilla Ice who has experience with home improvement and flipping since the 1990s buying houses in his early twenties and getting more into home improvement starting in 1998. Season 2 of The Vanilla Ice Project premiered on January 21, 2012 and features a new house and more up-to-date and state-of-the-art improvements. To mark the premiere, Vanilla Ice posted live Tweets during the show on Twitter, answering fan questions and commenting on the show. Due to the success of the show, Vanilla Ice launched a training course that aims to help others succeed at real estate investing. In addition to winning the Telly Award, the Factual Entertainment Award and Hermes Platinum Press Award, Season One of "The Vanilla Ice Project" was selected as a finalist for the Cable Fax Awards.