Not content with just two television shows, Martha Stewart will produce a home improvement reality show that sounds like a combination of Starting Over and Trading Spaces.
The series “is about a group of women who learn trades and help renovate the 125-year-old house,” and those women “are coming off welfare programs, recovering from bankruptcy or getting out of drug rehabilitation,” according to the AP. Like Starting Over, they’ll have mentors.
In a statement, Martha said, “Our new home improvement series will inspire and inform, while mentoring and teaching valuable life skills, from repairing brickwork, laying flooring, painting rooms and installing a functional and lovely kitchen.”
Martha Stewart Omnimedia purchased a $700,000 house in Norwalk, Conn., to use for the series. The series does not yet have a network or a name.