HGTV is on the hunt for “questionable,” “funky,” “clashing,” “outlandish” and “eccentric” houses all through the nation, in keeping with one in all its casting calls, pointing to a attainable second season of its competitors sequence “Ugliest House in America.”
“Announcing nationwide casting for homeowners of homes that might use some critical assist. Are you no stranger to loopy reactions when visitors stroll into your house? We’d like to listen to from you. And see your photos!” in keeping with the community’s web site.
While HGTV didn’t explicitly record the show’s title, the identical manufacturing firm, Big Fish Entertainment, is connected. It is searching for, “enjoyable and dynamic ‘ugly home’ householders from all around the nation who personal their home’s flaws and are in want of a significant residence renovation.”
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Hosted by Retta, an actress from reveals resembling “Good Girls” and “Parks and Recreation,” the five-part sequence initially aired from January 3 by way of January 7, 2022. After touring 12 ugly properties, one was chosen to obtain a $150,000 makeover from “Windy City Rehab” star Alison Victoria.
Another season wouldn’t come as a lot of a shock after HGTV touted excessive rankings. According to a press launch, almost 11 million viewers tuned in all through its weeklong run. It ranked first amongst key demographics – folks, and particularly ladies, aged 25 to 54.
“The spectacular rankings efficiency for ‘Ugliest House in America’ is an affirmation of the enjoyable, gee whiz, gawker programming that audiences need now,” the President of HGTV & Streaming Home Content, Jane Latman, stated in a press launch. “Retta struck the light-hearted, humorous tone that we hoped to realize throughout each home tour — completely channeling viewer eye rolls, jaw drops and unstated expletives. We have not laughed that a lot in a very long time.”
Retta Wants to Return as Host
Retta expressed an curiosity in persevering with as host ought to the sequence get picked up.
“Oh, I’m having fun with this show. So, if we do extra seasons I undoubtedly need to do it,” the comic advised Heavy forward of the sequence premiere.
She added, “I’m hoping we get extra seasons so I get to see extra houses and watch a earlier than and after, which is my favourite.”
The 51-year-old insisted “there’s lots” of different ugly houses to proceed.