For ABC home makeover series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” is return, this time on HGTV, and with an order for 10 new episodes.HGTV will showcase its own talentin the weekly race to complete a custom, whole home renovation for one deserving family. The new episodes are expected to premiere in early 2020.
HGTV also secured the rights to air 100 existing episodes of the original series that ran on The ABC Television Network for nine successful seasons from 2003-2012. At its peak during the 2004/05 season, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” averaged nearly 16 million viewers on Sunday nights.
“This is a big win for HGTV and we can’t wait to put our stamp on it,” said Kathleen Finch, chief lifestyle brands officer, Discovery Inc., the parent company of HGTV. “Extreme Makeover:Home Edition” was must-see viewing for years because it combined moving stories of families and communities with life-changing home renovations. It’s the type of program that taps into every emotion and it’s the reason it was so popular with everyone in America.”