Erin Napier Talks Future of ‘Home Town Takeover’

Any followers hoping for a second season of HGTV’s Home Town Takeover are in for a probably lengthy wait. Star of the sequence, Erin Napier, acquired candid about balancing the show together with her younger household.

On June 10, a fan took to Twitter to ask the graphic designer if a doable “observe up show” was sooner or later. Napier responded, “i will be trustworthy, the takeover life just isn’t all that simpatico with household life. it was a tremendous journey for us, however possible the one one prefer it till (possibly) our women are a lot older.”

Napier and her husband, Ben, are dad and mom to 2 younger daughters – three-year-old Helen and new child Mae. They have made no secret that they’re prioritizing time with their kids.

“There’s a variety of demand and requests for the way a lot can we do, how a lot can we deal with, what all are you able to pile in your plate,” Napier mentioned on At Home with Linda & Drew Scott. “And we’re excellent at saying no as a result of Helen is extra vital. And it makes it very simple, yeah like, if we are saying sure to this, we’re saying no to time together with her and he or she’s solely going to be little for a short while.”

For their hit show Home Town, the Napiers usually renovate homes of their hometown of Laurel, Mississippi. But, the six-episode spinoff noticed the couple head to Wetumpka, Alabama for “a town-wide renovation that brings again hope to a group,” according to the official show description.


‘Home Town Takeover’ Was a Hit

Home Town Takeover was successful, according to Deadline. The outlet reported the show was “a giant hit, delivering robust scores throughout a number of key demos.”

On the June 15 episode of At Home with Linda & Drew Scott, the couple defined that they reached out to individuals already doing work within the southern city to determine “12 nerve-centers we thought would make the largest influence as soon as we left.” As Napier instructed The Property Brothers‘ star and his spouse, “I’m glad we had been in a position to do it in a yr that actually wanted some hope.”

And it appears that they had a constructive affect. While time will say the show’s long-term influence, WSFA’s interview with resident Marilee Tankersley pointed at elevated curiosity within the space.

Home Town Takeover was about one thing a lot larger than scores, which is just one measure of success,” Deadline quoted HGTV President, Jane Latman. “We additionally affirmed a lot of what Ben and Erin Napier stand for, together with the potential and resilience of small cities and a perception that dedicated neighbors, working collectively, can rebuild and enhance their group. Today’s booming Wetumpka, with its thriving outlets, eating places, farmers market, restored properties and ever-increasing tourism, is proof constructive that we modified the lives of lots of people endlessly.”


‘Home Town Takeover’ Production Was Delayed

However, the Napiers revealed to the Scotts that filming didn’t go as initially deliberate. The sequence was presupposed to shoot earlier than manufacturing started on season 5 of Home Town.

“We had been presupposed to wrap after which do Takeover after which do season 5,” Napier mentioned on At Home with Linda & Drew Scott. “And it wasn’t going to be so laborious. It was going to be unfold out throughout a yr. Anyway, we did Takeover, season 5 and Ben’s Workshop, his new discovery+ show, all on the similar time, whereas I used to be pregnant throughout a pandemic.”

With filming wrapped on current seasons of their exhibits, the Napiers are having fun with time at house with their newly expanded household.


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