Frank Bielec, one of the original Trading Spaces designers who was known for his country designs on Trading Spaces, said two years ago that “the show was life-changing for me.”
A review of Best Room Wins, which is similar to Trading Spaces, but with a higher budget and the homeowners lingering to see what’s happening to their rooms.
Trading Spaces will return in March with 12 new episodes, but they won’t include original designer Genevieve Gorder.
The reboot of Queer Eye was a revelation, the best new reality series of the year. The reboot of Trading Spaces was surprisingly lifeless.
The show will film this summer and air new episodes in 2019.
Ty Pennington and Carter Oosterhouse each designed rooms, and Paige Davis and Ty made jokes about a wildfire raging nearby.
While Trading Spaces hasn’t been officially renewed for a second season, it is actively casting for episodes that would film this summer and fall.
“We’re design/entertainment,” Doug Wilson told me, explaining why Trading Spaces didn’t have how-tos or takeaways.
Trading Spaces’ return to television, “Not Our First Rodeo,” was a welcome return to form for the show. But there were some noticeable changes from the original.
Trading Spaces designer Doug Wilson reveals the true origin of his villainy, and Laurie Smith explains what Trading Spaces does that other home renovation shows do not. And both talk about what’s changed with the reboot of the TLC series.
TLC defended Trading Spaces designer Carter Oosterhouse, who was accused of sexual harassment, during a press conference about the new season, which returns in April.
Trading Spaces is putting its three new designers and two new carpenters to the test with a spin-off series called Training Spaces.
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.