U.S. cable network Style Media has tapped Endemol USA to produce Built (pictured), a home design docuseries where the handymen remodeling homes are also male models.
Premiering on January 28 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, the 10-part series focuses on a Manhattan-based home design and construction company that is staffed entirely by male models who have handyman experience.
Each episode of Built sees the five-man crew taking on a home makeover project, with interior designer Kim Gieske collaborating with the Hott and Handy team on projects. A former model herself, Gieske has a long list of celebrity clients and was part of the team that launched the Martha Stewart Living magazine and television show. She was also the author of Paige by Page: A Year of Trading Spaces, based on TLC’s series.
Endemol USA’s Karen Young serves as executive producer, while Sarah Weidman and Merah Chung executive produce the series for Style.