Family Casting for HGTV Episodes of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Begins
April 1, 2019—Family casting for 10 new episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition that will air on HGTV in 2020 started today, with an all-out search for people who deserve a new place to live and who have uplifting, inspirational stories that must be told. The iconic home renovation series spotlights those who give back to their communities despite personal challenges. In a new twist, the series is expanding its search beyond current homeowners—encouraging renters and people interested in relocation to apply at www.emhe.tv.
Visitors to the website will find information on how to apply or nominate a family for consideration. Submissions must include photos of the family, as well as photos of their current residence. Applicants also can upload a two-minute video that tells the family’s story.
The new season of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on HGTV will showcase superstar experts in a weekly race to complete a custom, extensive renovation for one deserving family. The series originally aired on The ABC Television Network for nine successful seasons from 2003-2012. At its peak during the 2004/05 season, the series averaged nearly 16 million viewers on Sunday nights. The HGTV episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will be available on demand across all authenticated platforms and on the HGTV app.
The new episodes will be produced by Endemol Shine North America with Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre, Michael Heyerman and Brady Connell serving as executive producers. The company also produced the original version of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for ABC.
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HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America’s favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 88 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 10.8 million people each month; a social footprint of 20.6 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.