Trading Spaces isn’t just returning with its six original designers and long-time host: it’s putting its three new designers and two new carpenters to the test with a spin-off series called Training Spaces. TLC says that in the spin-off, which will be online and on TLC GO, “alum designers and carpenters will put the ‘newbies’ to… continue reading
The six original, central Trading Spaces designers are returning for the reboot of the TLC series.
Genevieve Gorder said that Trading Spaces’ designers and cast members will reunite for a reunion to air on TLC, and they may be in talks to return.
Trading Spaces host Paige Davis will be back when TLC reboots the show in 2018. It’s now casting in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Baltimore.
Details from the application for TLC’s revival of Trading Spaces, the home renovation show that’s casting neighbors who want to redo a room in each others’ homes.
Trading Spaces, an early reality TV hit, is coming back to television this year, though we don’t know if Paige Davis or other cast members will return.
Trading Spaces debuted on Oct. 13, 2000, 15 years ago. The TLC series was a groundbreaking early reality TV show that spawned imitators and captured the nation’s attention, but ultimately burned out as fast as it became a phenomenon. After just four years, perky host Paige Davis was fired and replaced by no one. She was eventually re-hired, but… continue reading
Ten years ago, I went to Houston, Texas, and spend three days on the set of Trading Spaces, which was at the height of its popularity. It was finally cancelled four years ago, but spawned the makeover genre that still lingers today in shows as diverse as Hoarders, which now does mini-makeovers after cleaning up… 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, which concludes this Friday; and ABC’s True Beauty. Posts on Facebook and messages on Twitter… continue reading
Trading Spaces, one of the earliest breakout cable reality TV shows, one that inspired an entire sub-genre, has been officially cancelled by its network after attempting to reboot it a year ago. Paige Davis revealed the cancellation on Connecticut’s NBC 30 on Friday, and TLC told the news station, “We’re not currently moving forward with… continue reading
Ratings for the newly relaunched version of TLC’s Trading Spaces improved over the Paige Davis-less version, returning to where they were three years ago, but have not rebounded to the level the show reached during its peak. The first episode, which aired following the Miss America pageant, was watched by 1.64 million people, according to… continue reading
Trading Spaces returns Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET on TLC for a ninth season. This is version 4.0 of the show, or perhaps a return to the Paige Davis-hosted version 2.0, which was preceded by the Alex McLeod-hosted version and succeeded by the host-less, porno music version. Those receiving makeovers are no longer necessarily… continue reading
Being fired as host of Trading Spaces almost exactly three years ago was not easy for Paige Davis, who calls the experience “very bad,” “brutal, and “harsh.” “It’s not something I ever would have considered. My departure was very bad; it was a decision I didn’t understand, why it had been made. I didn’t understand… continue reading
TLC is revamping Trading Spaces again by bringing back fired host Paige Davis and bringing in new producers. The show’s old designers will return, too, including Doug Wilson, Hildi Santo-Thomas, Laurie Hickson-Smith, and Frank Bielec. The new show may debut in January. The producers of Hell’s Kitchen, “A. Smith & Co.[,] has replaced current ‘Trading’… continue reading
TLC’s Trading Spaces, one of the early reality TV success stories and the show that kicked off the makeover revolution, is getting desperate. The show has fallen hard, moving to a host-less format after its ratings dropped 40 percent. Now, for the show’s eighth season, producers need participants and/or drama so badly that a casting… continue reading