Watch Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

As one of the most popular TV shows to hit TV, Extreme Makeover is a heartwarming TV show that has a huge following. The show is hosted by Ty Pennington and he has done a great job of simply having people be hooked to the show. The show is very unique and continues to be a big hit in other versions around the world.

What Is The Show About?

The Extreme Makeover: Home Edition producers go all over America to find families that have amazing stories and would need a new home. There have been countless stories and the overall outcome continues to be amazing. The whole makeover is simply something that has become a phenomenon in modern TV and shows that big changes can happen to people. Ty does a great job of hosting the show and also helping the crew out.

Who Fixes The Home?

There is a group of people in the show that help out. They are a team and they give their time to be able to help fix the home before the family gets back. It can be a very dramatic show and the stories are very touching. The people that give their time are simply doing it to help the family get a better home.

What Does The Family Do?

While the people are fixing their home, the family then gets an all expense paid trip to Orlando's Walt Disney World and they are able to just sit back and relax. The families are usually not rich and so this is something that they really appreciate. The kids are able to experience something very special and this is something that they would never forget.

How Is The Renovation Paid For?

There are a few sponsors that help to pay for all the equipment needed and all the things that they will be putting into the home. These sponsors tend to vary from show to show but most of them are able to donate everything from laundry machines, kitchen appliances, and even new clothes.

The show is one of those shows that really touches the heart and continues to still do so. Most people who watch will usually hope that they would get home makeover but only a select few have been able to experience the whole ordeal. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is definitely a great TV show and is among the best to ever be released.

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9 Seasons, 210 Episodes - Canceled
December 3, 2003
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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Full Episode Guide

  • The team helps build a home for a family that adopted five children.

  • The team helps build a home for a veteran who helps wounded warriors.

  • The team helps build a home for a family that's house burned in a wildfire.

  • The team helps build a home for a family that helps single mothers.

  • Host Ty Pennington brings a special holiday surprise to the Friday family of Lincolnton, NC, who adopted five siblings so they wouldn't have to be separated.

  • Ty Pennington surprises a war veteran who helps other wounded veterans find job opportunities and support upon their return to civilian life.

  • In a special Christmas themed episode the team helps build a home for a family that's house and farm burned in a wild fire.

  • Jenny McCarthy guest hosts this special episode as the team builds a home for a family that has adopted kids and runs a home for single mothers in need.

  • In the series finale, seven homes are built in Joplin, Mo., for families who who were devastated during the 2011 tornado.

  • The team helps a legally blind widow raising six children in an Iowa farmhouse.

  • The team helps the family of a 16-year-old boy who severed his hand while trying to fix up their home. Their home has been in the family for over 80 years and is desperate for repair.

  • The Walker family's life changed forever in 2009 when 11-year-old Carl took his own life. The 3rd floor of the house is where his death took place and the family can't bear to go up there.

  • Dale, her husband, and son wake up every morning at 2:00 a.m. to make meals for 17 soup kitchens. They rent a home that is too small for them and all of their soup supplies, but dream of owning a soup ranch for those in need.

  • A look at some of the past makeovers for military families and how those families are paying it forward.

  • The team helps a Staff Sergeant who was nearly killed from a massive roadside bomb when he was serving in Iraq. His physical wounds have healed but he is still haunted by the memories. Loud noises and dim places bring on episodes of PTSD. Unfortunately his family lives near a rock quarry and a train yard, which worsens his condition.

  • The team helps a a family who have built their lives on helping others and now are challenged with two autistic children.

  • Just before his 21st birthday, Brian Keefer became paralyzed from an accident in 2008. His father retired early to help take care of him. Brian was a college athlete before the accident, but now he's paralized from the neck down. At his family home, Brian is restricted to a few rooms downstairs, making him feel like a prisoner.

  • Hailey is a happy 5 year old girl who was born with dwarfism. Her parents are her advocates and President and Vice President of the New York chapter of Little People of America. They don't have room in their home for their meetings, and the house isn't safe for Hailey. They need a home where Hailey is able to do things for herself and grow up to be an independant adult.

  • The team builds a brand new home that is safe, secure, ADA-accessible and free of obstacles for the Rucker family, whose daughter Anaiah is wheel-chair bound after being hit by a car saving her sister.

  • Jonah Gomez is a first-grader with a rare blood disorder in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. His mom and younger sister as well as his Utah community are rallying to get him a bone marrow match.

  • The Steps-N-Stages Jubilee House for homeless female veterans in Fayetteville, N.C., founded by Navy veteran Barbara Marshall, is renovated with the help of armed-forces members. Guest appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama./ Ty and his crew go to the Texas home of a former SWAT team leader and his homicide detective wife, to solve their rampant structural and accessibility issues.

  • Patrick Sharrock, a 9-year-old from Rossville, Georgia, has brittle bone disease. Despite his condition, he continues to radiate happiness to anyone he comes in contact with.

  • A specially-themed Mother's Day episode celebrates a beloved volleyball coach who has taken in three sisters.

  • The U.S. Marines head to Beaufort, South Carolina to honor Marine Staff Sergeant Bill Dickinson's family with a new home. Bill was deployed to Afghanistan on November 5, leaving behind his loving wife, India, and five children, who are desperate to save their home.

  • The team rebuilds the home of a woman who has dedicated her life to the community and her six adopted daughters.

  • Nearly one year ago, a tragic accident left Carl Hall of Wichita, Kansas paralyzed from the shoulders down.

  • "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" heads to Fort Hood, Texas to offer a gift of a lifetime to a soldier, who was wounded in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, and his fiance.

  • The Hurston family have flown their 40-year-old Cessna airplane to disasters all over the world, bringing water purifiers, medical supplies and food to those in need.

  • The Brown family from Wellman, Texas is still struggling with the death of their teen-aged daughter, Alex, to a texting-while-driving accident. Their mission is to prevent others from having the same fate. To help spread their message across the country, celebrity volunteers include singer Justin Bieber, actress Emma Roberts and NASCAR superstars Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle.

  • The design team builds both a new home for a family who volunteer and chaperone for the Girls Scouts of the USA, and a cedar log cabin at Camp Tanglewood, a Girl Scout camp in Martinez, Georgia. In appreciation, Ty Pennington is made an honorary Girl Scout!

  • The Simpson family from Savannah, Georgia receive a new home that will be a better living environment their two-year-old son, Zo, who was born with a life-threatening illness. Volunteer participants include celebrity chef Paula Deen and two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White.

  • Ty and the team rebuild a home for a family of eight that run a struggling tree service and also spend their time mentoring children.

  • The inspiring 10-year-old, wheelchair bound Garrett Grommesh from Moorhead, Minnesota is chosen to receive an extreme makeover that will be handicapped accessible. Garret requests for his classmate, Arlinda Hajdari, and her family to receive their former home.

  • Superstar Mariah Carey helps the team create a Winter Wonderland in Pensacola, Florida for Finis Gaston and his niece and two nephews.

  • Andre and Jasmine Anderson have never allowed their disabilities to slow them down. They have even established an organization for individuals with visual impairments.

  • The team helps a Tennessee family who suffered the loss of their school in a flood earlier this year, but still found time and resources to assist others.

  • A survivor of cancer, a single mother of nine suffers devastation when her house burns down.

  • The students at Oregon School for the Deaf (OSD) in Salem, Oregon, are well known for their Halloween haunted house fundraiser. The Extreme Makeover team works hard to get the basement of the school safe in time for the important event.

  • The team helps a 1-year-old girl's mother, whose husband died suddenly from a heart attack.

  • Eight years ago, Rhex Arborleda came to America from the Philippines to live the American dream.

  • The design team pairs up with stars including Cedric, Tommy Davidson, Ralphie May, Paul Rodriguez and Brooklyn Decker to help change one family's life.

  • A man and a woman returned home from the death of their parents to care of six siblings with down syndrome.

  • The team renovates a Baltimore building that provides safe housing for at-risk boys and girls.

  • Watch the exciting special as Ty heads to Great Britain to help a deserving family.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition News

'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Cancelled

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which at one time was one of ABC's highest rated shows, has been given the axe. According to E!, the show's final episode will run January 13th of next year and take place in Joplin, Missouri, where residents are still recovering from a massive tornado back in May of this year.

Episode 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Season 8, Episode 15 - Justin Bieber Gets Down Recap

Forget rocking a new house.

Who needs walls when you’ve got Justin Bieber on the dance floor?

Ask Katrina Brown, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” featured family member, who learned some sweet moves from Bieber while her Texas house was being renovated.

Katrina responded to the lesson with true Texas reciprocity. “We do it differently where I come from,” she said starting a dance off.

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