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HGTV “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” gets premiere date

Discovery-owned home improvement cable net HGTV’s previously-announced reboot of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will bow in February, the network has revealed to Realscreen. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition originally premiered on ABC in ...
November 20, 2019

Discovery-owned home improvement cable net HGTV’s previously-announced reboot of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will bow in February, the network has revealed to Realscreen.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition originally premiered on ABC in 2003 and ran on the Disney-owned network for 10 seasons with host Ty Pennington.

HGTV’s rebooted version sees Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson (pictured, third from left) taking over as host, helping families change their lives with a new or customized homes, enlisting the help of neighbors, local building experts and celebrity guests, as well as the show’s regularly appearing designers: Breegan Jane, Carrie Locklyn and Darren Keefe.

Celebrity guests include Anthony Anderson, Derek Hough, Ty Pennington, LeAnn Rimes, OWN’s Laila Ali, Food Network’s Tyler Florence and HGTV stars David Bromstad, Tamara Day, Tarek El Moussa and Jasmine Roth.

The new season is produced by Endemol Shine North America, with Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre, Michael Heyerman, Brady Connell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson serving as executive producers. The company also produced the original version of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for ABC.

“We reimagined television’s most iconic home renovation show. We cast Jesse as host, reviewed hundreds of deeply emotional family stories, added more special guests who have a passion to help others, and executed truly unbelievable, life-changing, whole-home renovations,” said Jane Latman, president of HGTV, in a statement.

“With help from more than 10,000 volunteers — families, friends and neighbors — sharing more than 560,000 hours of their own time, we improved the lives of 10 special families and created another can’t miss television series on HGTV.”

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition premieres Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV.

Watch a new teaser for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, shared exclusively with Realscreen, below:

(Photo courtesy of HGTV)

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