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Primetime Ratings: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Propels ABC
Broadcasting & Cable - New York, NY, USA - ABC won the primetime ratings race in the 18-49 demo Sunday night with an all-reality lineup led by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

ABC averaged a 3.1 rating/9 share in the demo, led by Makeover's 3.9/11 from 8 p.m.-9 p.m., with an assist from Oprah's Big Give at a 3.4/9 from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. Both won their time periods, as did Here Come the Newlyweds (2.9/8) from 10 p.m.-11 p.m.

The only hour of primetime ABC didn't win was 7 p.m.-8 p.m. thanks to a CBS NCAA basketball overrun (3.5/12 according to preliminary time-period numbers), but ABC was airing a repeat of America’s
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Posted 3/24/2008 02:03:31 AM | Permalink
'Extreme Makeover' viewing party is March 16
Reno Gazette Journal - Reno, NV, USA - RENO-The Boettcher family, recipients of January's "Extreme Makeover" in Stagecoach, will join hundreds of sponsors and volunteers during the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" viewing party at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno.

The public is invited to the St. Patrick's Day-themed event on Sunday, March 16. The event will include a $10 public Bowl-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with all proceeds benefiting the Boettcher Family Project Fund.

Also, for $20, patrons may join the viewing party excitement from 6:30-9 p.m. The Stadium's Cue and Cushion will serve a variety of food and beverages, including green beer in honor of the
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Posted 3/12/2008 12:03:37 AM | Permalink
The Futon Critic - San Jose, CA, USA - "Turner Family" -- The Turner family of Fairmont, West Virginia learned the thrilling news that Ty and the designers of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will be remodeling their home to create enough space for their blended family of seven to enjoy, on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," SUNDAY, MARCH 9 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

When they married in 2003, Angie and Richard Turner transformed their family into a modern day "Brady Bunch." Angie, her daughter Theresa, and sons Tyron and Desmond welcomed Richard, his daughter Layton and cousin Michael into their home after the marriage. In addition to
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Posted 2/15/2008 06:02:05 AM | Permalink
Sandy Patty Appears on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" - San Antonio, TX, USA - One of Christian Music’s most celebrated artists, INO Records’ Sandi Patty will make a guest television appearance on ABC’s heart-warming hit series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airing Sunday, February 17th at 8 p.m. EST.

The two-hour special, shot in Louisville, KY on November 9th, shows the cast and hundreds of volunteers renovating a home for the Hughes family who has a blind and disabled son, Patrick that has overcome multiple challenges to achieve his goals as a musician.

During the demolition part of the broadcast, Patty sings “I Hear A Song” while some of the cast members play instruments. Because Patrick is
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Posted 2/10/2008 12:02:45 AM | Permalink
Homecoming!: Mobile family wowed by their new "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" house - Birmingham, AL, USA - "Move...that...BUS!"

An estimated crowd of 3,500 chanted -- nay, shouted -- the demand Friday afternoon in Midtown Mobile.

The driver of the big cruising coach that has become iconic of the popular ABC television program "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" responded by moving his conveyance eastward down Baronne Street to reveal to Steve and Lydia Gaudet and their six children the new 3,500-square-foot-home that was built for them this week by community volunteers.

The Gaudets, their story and their new home will be featured in an episode of the ABC TV show that tentatively has been schedule to air on Sunday, March 23, according
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Posted 2/9/2008 12:02:08 AM | Permalink
Miley Cyrus Appears On "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
AHN - USA - Miley Cyrus may have a legion of fans, but that doesn't keep her from being a fan also. Cyrus is a fan of the television series "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and according to TV Guide didn't hesitate a moment when asked to guest star on the show.

Cyrus, who plays main character Hannah on the Disney show "Hannah Montana," will perform a concert on the show Sunday night. The episode revolves around a Marine, Daniel Gilyeat, who lost his leg above the knee in Iraq. The recent single father of four came back to the states to face a house that
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Posted 2/7/2008 10:02:26 AM | Permalink
'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Family Presented With Brand New Dodge Grand Caravan From Morrie's Automotive Group
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - It's been a very good week for Vicki and Erik Swenson along with their seven (soon to be eight) children. On Tuesday, the Swenson-Lee family received a new home courtesy of ABC TV's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. On Wednesday, the Swenson-Lee family was surprised yet again when Morrie's Automotive Group presented them with a brand new Dodge Grand Caravan.

The privilege of handing over the keys went to Brad Fadden, General Sales Manager for Morrie's Buffalo Chrysler. "It was a truly special moment," said Fadden. "When we drove up and handed over the keys, you could see just how happy and
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Posted 8/30/2007 12:08:44 AM | Permalink
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ announces its presence in Cheyenne with quite a bang
Wyoming Tribune - Cheyenne, WY, USA - CHEYENNE n The house that Dan and Dawn Miller and their two children once called home will now forever be just a memory.

At 12:15 p.m. Sunday, their home east of Cheyenne was reduced to a smoldering pile of debris.

So too was their bed, their washing machine and even their small garage.

There were no plans for additions to the home, or for the inside to be gutted and redone. The only plan was to completely start over.

And to get this task started, hundreds of volunteers, spectators, and the cast and crew of ABC’s television series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” watched as
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Posted 8/20/2007 12:08:54 AM | Permalink
ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' comes to Cheyenne
Wyoming Tribune - Cheyenne, WY, USA - Dan and Dawn Miller's home will be razed and replaced over the course of the next week as the first-ever "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" project in Wyoming.

The house, at 11804 E. Four Mile Road, will be demolished and replaced by volunteers and workers from Carter Brothers Construction in Cheyenne.

The ABC television network will film the entire process and air the show, officially "Episode #507," later.

According to the Carter Brothers Web site, the Millers have suffered from respiratory illnesses after being poisoned by radon since they bought the house and surrounding 20-acre property.

"The Millers' illnesses could progress into lung cancer if
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Posted 8/17/2007 12:08:25 AM | Permalink
'Extreme Makeover' Home Edition Visits the Browns of Bridgeport, CT
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - This morning the Brown family of Bridgeport, Conn. received the surprising news that Ty Pennington and the gang from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Sundays, 8/7c ABC) will build them a new home in just seven days. The Brown family home is located at 285 Hollister Avenue in the East End neighborhood.

Each episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition features a race against time involving a team of designers, contractors and hundreds of workers who have just one week to totally rebuild an entire house - every single room,plus the exterior and landscaping.

The episode "Brown Family" will air during the 2007-2008 season.Church
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Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:28 AM | Permalink
Ore. family gets key to 'Extreme Makeover' house
KTVZ - Bend, OR, USA - A Corvallis-area family that will be featured on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" saw their new house this weekend, thrilling a crowd of more than 1,000 who turned out to witness their joy.

Rob and Rachel Byers were picked to receive the house, which was built in a week by an army of volunteers.

1 of their children has a rare form of childhood cancer and is fighting a recurrence.

The child, an 8-year-old girl named Janessa who goes by Boey, let out a shriek of joy and burst into tears when she saw the big new home.

The rest of the family did the
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Posted 7/15/2007 03:07:03 AM | Permalink
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Maine woman to compete on upcoming season of 'The Bachelor'
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Moorhead youth, star of 'Extreme Makeover' build, facing serious health setbacks
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A decade later, Pitt players still revel in WVU's pain after '13-9'
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Animal Cribs Transforms Basement with 20 Unusual Pets Into the Furriest, Scaliest Man Cave Ever
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Vasic's Vision and Love For Industry
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