Tiny House Nation

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  • TV-PG
  • 2014
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.1  (1,277)

Tiny House Nation is a popular television show that aired on FYI network from 2014. The show stars John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin as the hosts along with Asha Mevlana. The series revolves around the concept of miniaturization, the idea that bigger isn't always better, and that less is often more.

The show explores the notion of living in small spaces, where individuals or families downsize their homes and possessions to fit into a house on wheels. Each episode features one or more individuals who are looking to downsize to a smaller living space, and the hosts work with them to design, build and furnish their new homes. The show takes viewers across the United States showcasing some of the most innovative designs for tiny living.

The concept of the show is simple: take ordinary people who want to minimize their footprint, then help them design and build their very own tiny homes. As the hosts, John and Zack take the homeowners through every step of the process, from designing the blueprint to choosing the best materials and finishes to maximize space usage. The show also highlights the struggle of living in a small space with a minimalist mentality.

Throughout the show, the homeowners are shown selecting the size and layout of their home, as well as picking out the materials and amenities they would like to include. From the humble beginnings of sketching out the floor plans to choosing the fabrics for the curtains and pillows. No stone is left unturned as the hosts guide the participants on this journey of downsizing.

Building a tiny home can also come with a set of challenges, and the hosts know it. They face numerous setbacks, including navigating strict building codes and zoning laws. Every detail has to follow strict regulations. But the teams are always up for the challenge, and they adapt to whatever restrictions they have to face.

While the show focuses on designing and building tiny homes, it also delves into the many benefits of downsizing. For one, it's cost-efficient, with lower utility and maintenance bills, and allows for a simpler, more sustainable way of life. These tiny homes are practical and eco-friendly, and the show manages to showcase this without coming across as preachy or unapproachable.

Tiny House Nation also emphasizes the benefits that a tiny home can have on your personal lifestyle. You have to prioritize your possessions and make space only for necessities. Adopting a less-is-more mindset can also simplify your life, freeing up time and money for other pursuits.

Overall, the show is stylish, practical and informative, showcasing some of the most inventive and creative designs in tiny home living. The show's hosts are knowledgeable, engaging, and always willing to go the extra mile for the homeowners. Each episode stands on its own, with a dedicated team that brings a fresh perspective to every project.

Not only is Tiny House Nation filled with great design and building tips, but it also tells inspiring stories of people who are willing to challenge themselves and their assumptions. They are willing to move out of their comfort zones and embrace a new way of life that is simple but fulfilling. The show is a celebration of the human spirit, an ode to those who are willing to push the envelope of what is possible.

In conclusion, Tiny House Nation is an inspiring show that showcases tiny living at its best, along with the benefits of downsizing and living a more intentional lifestyle. If you're looking for practical tips on designing a minimalist home, or if you want to learn more about the Tiny House Movement - this show is perfect for you. The show is a testament to the notion that small doesn't have to mean claustrophobic, and that living with less can help you live a more fulfilling life.

Tiny House Nation is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (106 episodes). The series first aired on July 9, 2014.

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Tiny Times Two
14. Tiny Times Two
September 28, 2019
John and Zack head to Texas to help a family rebuild after losing their dream home in a fire. But Deanna and her sons are used to living large, so she wants to build two tiny homes: one for herself and her nine year old, and another for her teenage son. It's a super sized challenge as John and Zack take on twice their usual workload--and struggle to make this family's dreams come true, tiny style.
Tiny Digs For Racing Pigs
13. Tiny Digs For Racing Pigs
September 21, 2019
A couple from Arkansas is planning to transform an old school bus into a tiny home.
Dad's Tiny Homecoming
12. Dad's Tiny Homecoming
September 14, 2019
John and Zack head to Jacksonville, Florida, to help Jack, a veteran working two full-time jobs to support his family. Jack is always away while his kids are quickly growing up and he's hoping that going tiny will lower their bills, so he can work less and spend more time with his children. But even though they're going tiny, the family's wish list is huge, including a swimming pool. John and Zack take on the challenge of creating a tiny dream house that will exceed their wildest dreams.
A Texas-sized Tiny
11. A Texas-sized Tiny
September 7, 2019
John and Zack head to Texas to help Ashley and Angel, a couple who are giving up their large house to turn it into a women's recovery center. But first, they want to move into a tiny house in their backyard. Homeowners Angel is 6-foot-6 and Ashley's nearly as tall. Building a tiny house where they can stretch out and get comfortable pushes Zack's ingenuity to new heights.
A Firefighter Rebuilds
10. A Firefighter Rebuilds
August 31, 2019
John and Zack head to Sonoma County to help a volunteer firefighter and his family build a home to replace the one they lost in the California wildfires of 2017.
Tiny House Hits The Road
9. Tiny House Hits The Road
August 24, 2019
John and Zack head to Florida, to help a couple give up their huge condo, so they can hit the road. Tony's a travel nurse, with plans to take the tiny home across the country as he pitches in at understaffed hospitals. He also works nights and sleeps during the day--and when John and Zack learn that his wife Lori does the opposite, they have to get creative. Can John and Zack build a tiny house where this nocturnal nurse and his sun-loving bride can coexist?
Going Tiny In Music City
8. Going Tiny In Music City
May 8, 2019
John and Zack head to Tennessee to help an aspiring musician and his growing family as they relocate and downsize into a tiny home at the same time. When the homeowners have two young daughters and an overstuffed shipping container bursting with their belongings, it's up to John and Zack to create a tiny home fit for a family that's larger than life.
Building Mini In Mississippi
7. Building Mini In Mississippi
May 8, 2019
Zack and John head to Mississippi to help a couple of high school sweet hearts go tiny. Tommy and Tierra are both nurses, and they're looking forward to simplifying their lives in a tiny home so they can unwind after a stressful workday. But Tierra's a self-described "roadside junker," Tommy is an avid hunter with lots of gear, and the two of them have packed their house to the gills with accumulated stuff. Can John and Zack build a tiny home that will let this overworked couple recharge--and help them to leave their clutter behind?
Two Turntables And A Tiny House
6. Two Turntables And A Tiny House
April 17, 2019
Zack and John are in cowboy country as they set out to help a family of four who are preparing to move out of their large house near Dallas and into a tiny house.
Empty Nest, Full House
5. Empty Nest, Full House
April 10, 2019
Empty nesters Phil and Karen are being forced out of their beloved rental home, and going tiny is their only chance at home ownership. John and Zack are confident that they can build a tiny house with the country charm that Phil and Karen crave until they learn that the couple wants room for their kids and grandkids to visit when they're on the road.
No Fall Zone
4. No Fall Zone
April 3, 2019
John and Zack head north to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where Army veteran Newt and his wife Brooke are building a tiny home on wheels with plans to travel the country after Newt completes his sixth and final deployment. John and Zack have their hands full with an ambitious, untested design. When Brooke's mother Jan arrives in town to throw shade on the entire project, they're challenged to keep the project on track and make Jan a believer.
Tiny House Builders Can't Jump
3. Tiny House Builders Can't Jump
March 27, 2019
John and Zack travel to sunny Orlando, Florida where high school basketball coach Dave and his wife Mickie, are going tiny so they'll have more money to pay their daughter's college tuition. With their lease ending in only 5 days and a home that's far from complete, can John and Zack make this tiny house a home for the soon-to-be empty nesters
Going Tiny To Make Things Right
2. Going Tiny To Make Things Right
March 20, 2019
John and Zack head to Indiana to help a contractor, Jim, repair a broken relationship with his daughter Stephanie by giving her the tiny house of her dreams. Stephanie insists she wants to go tiny, but her large shoe collection and shopaholic ways tell a different story. John and Zack take on the challenge of helping Jim build a high-end mini home so this estranged family can reconnect.
Tiny Forever After
1. Tiny Forever After
March 13, 2019
John and Zack take on a rescue mission in Atlanta, Georgia for Peter and Elizabeth, a couple that is attempting to build their own tiny house. Not only is the couple struggling to finish construction, they are about to get married, change jobs and move to Maine all in a month's time. John and Zack have their work cut out for them--having to complete the home and teach Peter and Elizabeth how to live in tiny harmony before they say, "I do."
Where to Watch Tiny House Nation
Tiny House Nation is available for streaming on the fyi website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tiny House Nation on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, A&E, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 9, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (1,277)