- Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be the host of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition reboot.
- In January 2019, HGTV announced the reboot scheduled to air 10 new episodes in 2020.
- The show will recognize local heroes and selfless individuals by completely transforming their homes in seven days.
It’s official: Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be hosting America’s favorite home makeover show come 2020. Best known for playing Mitchell Pritchett on ABC's , Jesse will be the fresh new face of the reboot airing on HGTV. The 43-year-old actor shared the exciting news with devoted fans of the show, originally hosted by Ty Pennington, on social media.
“I’m so excited to announce that I will officially be hosting the most iconic, life-changing makeover show in the history of TV,“ . “I cannot wait to bring you the next chapter of deserving families who are about to have their lives completely changed for the better and I’m so honored to be bringing you those uplifting and inspirational stories.”
In January, HGTV announced the reboot of the long-running classic show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, starting off with 10 new episodes airing in early 2020. The reboot aims to spotlight local heroes and individuals who continue to give back to their communities despite their own personal hardships.
Of course, a complete home makeover is a challenge on all its own, but the new host and featured builders, designers, and landscapers are up to the task of completing a transformation in only seven days.
“We’ll make some variations to creative aspects of the show, but it will always deliver the great storytelling that made it one of the most iconic and successful properties in television," said Jane Latman, president of the network, in a statement. "Jesse’s a funny guy, with a warm, caring nature who will help us find the humor and joy in every situation, so that will make this a unique viewing experience for everyone.”
While fans patiently wait for 2020 to roll around, HGTV has promised to air 100 episodes of the original series, leading up to the anticipated event. We're ready to start shouting, "Move that bus!" with the new Extreme Makeover: Home Edition crew.
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