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Extreme Makeover Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Manual)
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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EM:HE), often incorrectly referred to as Extreme Home Makeover, is a reality television series providing home renovations for less fortunate families. The show is hosted by former model, carpenter and veteran television personality Ty Pennington.

Each episode features a family that has faced some sort of recent or ongoing hardship – such as a natural disaster or a family member with a life-threatening illness. The show's producers coordinate with a local construction contractor, which then coordinates with various companies in the building trades for a makeover of the family's home. This includes interior, exterior and landscaping, which is performed in seven days while the family is on vacation (paid for by the show's producers), which is documented in the episode. If the house is beyond repair, they replace it entirely. The show's producers and crew film set and perform the makeover but do not pay for it. The materials and labor are donated. Many skilled and unskilled volunteers assist in the rapid construction of the house.

EM:HE is considered a spinoff of Extreme Makeover, an earlier series providing personal makeovers (often including plastic surgery) to selected individuals, which the Home Edition has now outlasted. This show displays extreme changes to help recreate someone's space. However, the format differs considerably; in the original Extreme Makeover, for instance, participants were not necessarily...
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Genre: Reality-TV
Release Date: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
DVD Release Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment (November 22, 2005)

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