HGTV host Keith Bynum may barely comprise his pleasure as he and his “Bargain Block” co-host — and fiance of 5 years — Evan Thomas headed to New York City to seem on the July 20 version of NBC’s “Today With Hoda & Jenna.” And as soon as he was on-air, it was clear to hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager that Bynum is the spontaneous, “free-wheeling” half of the duo.
The couple has skyrocketed to fame of their first two seasons of filming “Bargain Block,” wherein they renovate dilapidated homes in Detroit, rejuvenating run-down neighborhoods and offering reasonably priced, absolutely furnished starter properties for first-time owners.
Hosts Got a Kick Out of Bynum’s ‘Free-Wheeling’ Ways
The four-and-a-half-minute phase glided by in a flash for the renovation consultants. Thomas posted a number of behind-the-scenes images from the set, writing “What a whirlwind!”
The phase’s theme was “Easy DIY Paint Ideas,” with Bynum and Thomas sharing methods for utilizing paint and sealer with rollers to create custom-made ground tiles, summary wall artwork, and lampshades. When Kotb requested how you can finest place tape on surfaces, Thomas stated it would not matter so long as the strains are straight.
“Keith is extra type of free-wheeling with it, I’m a little bit bit extra exact,” he stated.
Bush Hager then quipped, “That’s why y’all are good collectively!”
When the group moved from ground tiles over to a wall with Bynum’s gold geometric designs, Kotb and Hager laughed at how spontaneous and structureless the HGTV host is.
“This is one other enjoyable factor, too,” Bynum informed them. “It’s form of at your whim.”
Kotb gave him a understanding look and exclaimed, “Oh, that is all you! You’re so pleased proper now!” Hager added, “This is extra up your alley!”
“This is me! This is so me,” Bynum agreed with a giant smile.
Kotb then requested, “So…you discovered a wall, and threw paint, threw tape up on it and simply rolled it?”
“This is definitely spray paint,” Bynum replied. “I’m kinda like Beyoncé. She’s bought scorching sauce in her bag, I’ve bought gold spray paint in mine!”
Following their look, Bynum posted a photograph of the foursome on Instagram. “Had a blast!! This was proper after Hoda caught her hand within the paint bucket lolll,” he wrote.
Bynum Flipped Over Chance to Meet Hoda & Jenna
The probability to seem on the “Today Show” was a dream come true for Bynum. On July 19, he posted a photograph of him and Thomas smiling within the backseat of a car, on the best way to the airport.
“Just bought picked as much as go to [email protected] morning!!!! This is a loopy dream, y’all say all y’all’s mates!! I’m so [email protected] is simply too!!!!” He included the hashtags #dreamscometrue and #imameethoda. Bynum additionally posted his pleasure once more about assembly hosts Hoda Kotb and “fellow Texan” Jenna Bush Hager.
Once in New York, dazzled by his environment, Bynum posted a photograph from a rooftop deck with two lounge chairs, surrounded by high-rise buildings, with the caption “Whatttttt” and one other picture of an old, ornate constructing captioned merely with “Wow.”
On the morning of their look, Bynum and Thomas each posted scenes to their Stories from the “Today Show” set, together with a selfie in entrance of the show’s brand.
Shortly earlier than the duo’s look, Bynum posted an Instagram Story that includes a photograph of himself surrounded by skyscrapers in Manhattan. “Today’s the day,” he wrote. “I’ve all the time dreamed of getting a motive to work in NYC and now we lastly do!”
Some of the couple’s HGTV colleagues commented on the picture. Jenny Marrs of “Fixer To Fabulous” wrote, “So happy with you guys! Well deserved!” adopted by 10 pink coronary heart emojis. Cristy Lee of “Steal This House” wrote, “So superior” adopted by two clapping palms emojis.
The second season of “Bargain Block” premiered on HGTV on June 8. It attracted over 20 million viewers throughout its freshman season.