The battle is about to start! Ty Pennington returns as a mentor on “Battle on the Beach” and, because the HGTV star informed Heavy, it will likely be one dramatic season.
“It’s humorous, we might not be Bravo, however there’s going to be some drama this season,” he defined to Heavy. Speaking of his staff, he defined, “It’s fascinating since you simply you type of by no means understand how a staff’s going to work communication-wise. And we pulled off some unbelievable stuff. But I’ve to say, there’s going to be some moments the place communication actually is vital.”
The “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” alum took away some classes from final season, explaining, “If it may go flawed, it’s going to go flawed.”
“I additionally discovered that you already know, as a designer, you need to have the ability to save the day, however as a mentor, all you are able to do can be voice your opinion and type of persuade and actually strive your greatest to persuade folks like ‘This is a brilliant path,'” he defined. But “similar to all of us type of rising with design,” Pennington stated, “I’m a giant proponent of letting folks type of even be unbiased and make their very own selections and discover their type of ardour and achieve a approach as a result of nothing builds extra classes than additionally doing issues your self.”
“Battle on the Beach” follows three groups of “up-and-coming renovators” as they rework one among three beachside properties all in hopes of incomes the very best appraisal worth. Returning alongside Pennington as mentors are “Windy City Rehab” star Alison Victoria and “Build It Forward” star Taniya Nayak.
This season’s opponents are father-and-son duo Roosevelt and Brandyn Chambers of St. Louis, Missouri; married couple Paige and Corey Cyr of Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada; and mates Wally Remaley of Dallas, Texas and Jaqueline Matoza of Las Vegas, Nevada, the community introduced.
Pennington Teased a Competitive Season
The competitors is on this season. “The competitiveness of the three of us is simply type of simple,” Pennington informed Heavy. “So yeah, it is thrilling. It actually is. The battle is actual this 12 months for certain.”
And whereas each of his fellow mentors are aggressive, Pennington defined, “I’ve by no means met anybody as aggressive as Alison. … I’ve received a brother that is a 12 months and a half older, so, like, that is exhausting to imagine.”
He likened Victoria to “knowledgeable boxer,” explaining “She simply by no means appears to get knocked out.”
Pennington continued, “She’s not afraid to voice her opinion on good, unhealthy and particularly the ugly. So I feel that that makes her it at all times makes for an excellent outcome.”
Do not rely out Nayak, who’s the reigning champion. Her season 1 staff of Kerry and David Kersh took residence the $50,000 grand prize.
“Kudos to Taniya. Those guys undoubtedly deserved a fantastic win, however … it undoubtedly put the stress on myself and my staff as a result of, you already know, I actually do not come to compete to lose,” Pennington defined, calling the “Restaurant Impossible” star “actually inventive.”
He defined that “I undoubtedly need to do to show up this season and … simply bear in any respect. And I imply, knuckles, it is naked knuckles. You know, simply doing what we are able to to create one thing distinctive.”
Pennington Called New Judges Bryan and Sarah Baeumler ‘A Great Choice’
“Battle on the Beach” welcomes new judges for season 2 – “Renovation Island” stars Bryan and Sarah Baeumler.
The couple was “a fantastic selection” in response to the “Rock the Block” host, who stated they actually know the seaside “and particularly island design.” He added, “They’re additionally actually humorous.”
“Good Bones” star Mina Starsiak Hawk and “Holmes on Homes” star Mika Holmes judged the primary season.
“I like Mike Holmes. He’s superior. We’re type of like polar opposites, and that is what’s so enjoyable,” Pennington stated to Heavy whereas explaining this season has “a unique type of vibe.”
“It’s extra design-oriented, I feel, judging this 12 months than it’s as much as code and whether or not or not it is a youngster can climb up a railing,” the “Trading Spaces” carpenter defined. “And so, you already know, they’re each nice. But it’s good to know that, you already know, the judges this 12 months undoubtedly perceive what appeals to a renter on the subject of an area on the seaside. And that is what’s actually so nice, too, is I actually suppose all of those areas actually took that seaside way of life to an entire new stage.”
“Battle on the Beach” returns to HGTV on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific instances. It can even be out there to stream on discovery+.