A dumpster set itself on fire on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Separately, Ty Pennington returns to the show he once hosted.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
HGTV will use its designers for 10 new episodes of the show, which originally aired on ABC from 2003 to 2012.
The 200th and final episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs tonight on ABC, as the series has been cancelled–though a few episodes will be burned off/air as specials sometime in the future. Series host Ty Pennington is moving on… continue reading
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the ABC reality series that gives deserving people brand-new homes and Sears appliances, has been cancelled, and will air its final and 200th episode on Jan. 13, which features the team building seven homes in Joplin…. continue reading
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will go to Joplin, Mo., to rebuild seven of the more than 7,000 homes destroyed by the May tornado. (If you need to be reminded of the devastation, check out these shocking images.) The builder who’s… continue reading
After eight seasons, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is leaving its Sunday night at 8 p.m. timeslot, and moving to Fridays at 8, where it will be the new lead-in for the recently renewed Shark Tank. I haven’t watched Extreme Makeover… continue reading
Former Trading Spaces and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition executive producer and showrunner Denise Cramsey has died, according to messages posted on Facebook and Twitter. Most recently, she produced Jeff Probst’s reality series pilot Life for the Moment; NBC’s School Pride,… continue reading
Bachelorette 5 star Jillian Harris is joining Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as a designer this fall, after guest starring on an episode this spring. Also joining the cast: rapper Xzibit and Leigh Anne Tuohy, the basis for Sandra Bullock’s character… continue reading
Without football overrunning and pushing 60 Minutes into its timeslot, and facing off against football and another reality series, The Amazing Race 15 did not do well in the ratings last night. At 8 p.m., it was the least-watched show… continue reading
Hosting Extreme Makeover: Home Edition cost the city of Fresno, Calif., $115,000, but the crew spent an estimated $750,000 to $1.25 million at local businesses. Besides “[waving] permit and plan-check fees totaling $1,287 for the home, and [donating[ $750 worth… continue reading
HGTV is responding to the economic situation and recession by airing four new series that it says “focus on ways to make the most out of the real estate market during the sluggish economy,” and they have titles such as… continue reading
Even as more houses constructed on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition suffer from financial problems–like one that’s in foreclosure, while one in Orlando now has a lien against it due to unpaid county fines–the production continues to produce brand-new, often mansion-like… continue reading
Two Sunday reality staples both lost large numbers of viewers compared to their debuts last fall. Ratings for Sunday’s debut episode of The Amazing Race 13 were down from last year, when the show had its best debut ever last… continue reading
Over the past few days, the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition home outside of Atlanta that is now in foreclosure has gotten a lot of press, primarily because of its association with the show. But the home isn’t in foreclosure because… continue reading
The 100th Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, airs tonight on ABC as a special two-hour episode starting at 7 p.m. ET. The show is currently in its fifth season, which began in late September. In a series of reports, Variety examines… continue reading