Poor Folk Making A TV Comeback

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – What with the usual assortment of doctors, lawyers, ad executives, jingle writers and police showing up on your TV set, you would hardly believe that more than 14 million Americans are out of work. Finally, that tide seems to be shifting. On Fox’s “Raising Hope,” the unabashedly downtrodden […]

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Former ‘Bachelorette’ Jillian Harris Afraid to Commit

Jillian Harris is relocating from Sundays to Fridays when “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” moves to its new night and time. The former “Bachelorette” says keeping busy designing spaces for others helped her get through her difficult breakup with Ed Swiderski and, now, she loves being a part of a show which makes people smile. And […]

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TLC’s ‘Little’ Stars Have Big Impact on ‘Extreme Makeover’

The mission on last night’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” was to create a little people-friendly home for the Korpai family. The Korpai’s five-year old daughter Hailey has dwarfism, and without the use of stepping stools,  their multi-story house was virtually inaccessible to her. The project itself posed an interesting challenge for Ty Pennington & co.,  […]

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Unfriendly Skies for ‘Pan Am’ as Ratings Fall

ABC’s “Pan Am” continues to encounter turbulence in the ratings. The high-flying series about sexy stewardesses in the swinging ’60s lost viewers again Sunday night — the third consecutive loss for the four-week-old show. All told, “Pan Am” has lost nearly half its viewers since it premiered Sept. 25. Back then, the series drew 11.063 […]

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Ty Pennington Joins ABC’s ‘The Revolution’

Ty Pennington is going from moving buses to starting a revolution. The “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” host has been tapped to come aboard ABC’s upcoming health and lifestyle series, “The Revolution.” Pennington joins previously announced co-hosts Tim Gunn of “Project Runway” fame, and fitness guru Harley Pasternak. “Ty’s passionate and deep connection to everyone he […]

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Football Tops TV Ratings, Stewardesses Score High

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Football won the night’s top ratings and pushed NBC to a win for the night, while ABC’s new airline drama “Pan Am” got off to a respectable start with its series premiere, according to preliminary numbers. Fox scored the top numbers of the night with overrun from the […]

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Michelle Obama Joins Ty Pennington & Crew on ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’

For the new season premiere of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” Ty Pennington and his design team enjoyed help from a new, albeit temporary member of their crew – First Lady Michelle Obama. The nation’s number one fan of Pennington’s feel-good show wished the design team well in front of the White House as they set […]

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