Melissa McCarthy and her cousin, Jenna Perusich, star in HGTV’s latest collection, “The Great Giveback.” The six-episode season premieres on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific instances.
The duo will shock six deserving households with dwelling renovations. HGTV introduced in a press launch that the actresses “will be taught the heartwarming tales of outstanding individuals nominated by their family members. Then, propelled by the inspiring accounts, the self-proclaimed design and classic fanatics will seize sledgehammers, choose customized finishes, and demo and reno alongside their skilled staff to stun recipients with dazzling, life-changing reveals.”
“‘The Great Giveback’ shines a light-weight on people who find themselves doing wonderful issues,” McCarthy stated in a press launch. “Even when circumstances are arduous, they are saying ‘what can I do and the way can I assist’ to make others’ lives higher. If people who give and provides and provides do not deserve an important giveback, I do not know who does. Goodness issues and it is contagious, and Jenna and I are so lucky and grateful to have met such particular individuals.”
The collection was first introduced in November 2021.
McCarthy & Perusich Will Give Back to a Combat Veteran within the Premiere
The collection will kick off with a renovation for fight veteran Katie, who HGTV revealed overcame homelessness.
“Nominated by her fiancée Lily and pregnant with their first little one, Katie will obtain a thoughtfully designed, utterly overhauled kitchen, residing space and sudden nursery from Melissa and Jenna,” based on the episode’s description.
The different renovation recipients are Dawanna, “a 15-year regulation enforcement officer who helps youth, the aged and people in want by means of varied neighborhood applications;” Kate, “an ICU pediatric nurse;” Lucia, “a mother of eight and 30-year dance teacher whose college students embrace particular wants children and senior residents;” Mynor, “the director of a non-profit that serves inside metropolis youth and households;” and Ryan, “an aspiring musician who shares the enjoyment of music as a volunteer at a senior residing facility.”
“Melissa and I are spotlighting extraordinary individuals who give again and do good on daily basis,” Perusich, who can also be an actress, stated within the press launch. “We’re altering their lives by making their properties higher and extra purposeful whereas additionally telling the story of what they do for others. Kindness breeds kindness and that is been our largest takeaway from making the show.”
McCarthy & Peruisch Appeared on ‘Celebrity IOU’
This would be the second time McCarthy and Perusich staff up for HGTV. They beforehand appeared in a 2020 episode of “Celebrity IOU,” renovating the house of Perusich’s dad and mom.
“After we noticed how effectively Melissa labored together with her cousin Jenna in an early episode of ‘Celebrity IOU,’ we needed to convey them again for their very own renovation collection,” HGTV President Jane Latman stated in a press launch. “‘The Great Giveback with Melissa McCarthy and Jenna Perusich’ shall be stuffed with surprises, superior dwelling transformations and further laughter and coronary heart.”
“The Great Giveback with Melissa McCarthy and Jenna Perusich” is produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment, with McCarthy additionally govt producing.