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Superfans of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Get More Content on HGTV's Digital Platforms
Beginning February 1, HGTV's social platforms will launch a share-worthy "16 Day Countdown to Extreme," and, on February 16, two original digital series detailing the stories behind the families and the home overhauls will be available online.

[via press release from HGTV]


New York [Jan. 30, 2020] Superfans of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition won't have to wait until the series premieres on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 9 p.m. ET/PT to get their fix of the world's biggest, most transformative, inspirational and aspirational home show ever. HGTV has built a full-service digital hub at HGTV.com/Extreme where fans can now find in-depth articles, exciting video content, photo galleries and show updates. And, on HGTV's social channels, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the network will offer nonstop design inspiration and feel-good moments leading up to and during the series' 10-week run. Beginning Feb. 1, HGTV's social platforms will launch a share-worthy "16 Day Countdown to Extreme," and, on Feb. 16, two original digital series detailing the stories behind the families and the home overhauls will be available online. With host Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the award-winning actor from ABC's Modern Family at the helm, each episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will spotlight local heroes who get the renovation help they need to change their lives.

"There were so many amazing details about these special families and incredible home renovations from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition that we had to share them across all of our other platforms," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV. "Special digital features will give the 10 million visitors who come to HGTV.com each month, as well as our 21 million+ social media followers, more access to behind-the-scenes stories and moments from the biggest, most emotional and heartwarming series on television."

The "16 Day Countdown to Extreme" will feature inspirational, humorous and heartfelt GIFs, memes, photos and videos spotlighting Jesse, as well as the show's regularly appearing designers - Breegan Jane, Carrie Locklyn and Darren Keefe. Special guests Anthony Anderson, Derek Hough, Ty Pennington, LeAnn Rimes, OWN's Laila Ali, Food Network's Tyler Florence and HGTV stars David Bromstad, Tamara Day, Tarek El Moussa and Jasmine Roth also will be featured. The design team and special guests will engage with fans via live tweeting and Facebook Lives during every episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Throughout the season, fans are encouraged to interact on social media using the #HGTVExtreme hashtag.

At HGTV.com/Extreme, fans can view sneak peek photo galleries and, once the show premieres, can access exclusive videos and before and after galleries from every episode. To keep the inspiration going, the site will launch two 10-episode digital series that highlight the families and the design featured this season. The digital series also will be available on HGTV GO, Facebook, Instagram's IGTV and HGTV's YouTube channel.

· Meaning of the Makeover

New episodes available on HGTV.com each Sunday at 9 a.m. ET/PT

At the center of each Extreme makeover is a deserving family with a unique story to tell - and HGTV invites fans to get to know the families before the build. Beginning at 9 a.m. ET/PT on Sunday, Feb. 16, online visitors can sit down with the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team - Breegan Jane, Carrie Locklyn and Darren Keefe - to learn more about the 10 families featured during the season and why HGTV decided to change their lives. Breegan, Carrie and Darren will share how the families were chosen, the journeys they have been through and why America will root to "move that bus."

· Extreme Makeover: Heart and Home

New episodes available on HGTV.com each Sunday at 10 p.m. ET

This new digital series will take a deep dive into the custom elements that were designed with lots of heart for each home and family featured in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Following each premiere episode on Sunday nights beginning Feb. 16, the series' design team - Breegan Jane, Carrie Locklyn and Darren Keefe - will discuss their passion for the unique builds they created to exceed each family's greatest expectations. Fans will get an inside look at the designers' vision for each family and how they were able to bring the design elements to life from concept to finish.

On HGTV GO, fans will get a weekly sneak peek of each Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episode. The premiere episode sneak peek will launch on Friday, Feb. 7, and the remaining sneak peeks will launch at 10 p.m. ET/PT after each Sunday night episode, beginning with the premiere on Feb. 16. Viewers can watch the full Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episodes on HGTV GO the same day and time as the TV premieres - Sundays at 9 p.m. beginning Feb. 16. Also on Sundays during the series' run, an episode of the digital series Meaning of the Makeover will launch on HGTV GO at 9 a.m. followed by an episode of Extreme Makeover: Heart and Home at 10 p.m.

HGTV's spin on the iconic home renovation series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will showcase great stories, inspired volunteers and gorgeous home renovations for families who give back to their communities. The whole-home overhauls will include interior, exterior and landscaping - all completed in record time while the family is sent away.


HGTV delivers families with relatable stories, superstar real estate and renovation experts and amazing home transformations that inspire a passionate audience. For anyone seeking entertaining and aspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV is the place to be. HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 87 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 10.3 million people each month; a social footprint of 21.2 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) 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, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

  [january 2020]  


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