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Pennington headed to U.K. for special

July 14, 2009

Ty Pennington, host of the U.S. reality TV series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is set to star in the special Ty’s Great British Adventure, ABC said.

Filmed in Portreath, a town in southwest England, the one-hour program is scheduled to air Aug. 2.

What happens when you send America’s most energetic and enthusiastic makeover king to a sleepy village in England to help revamp the historic town park? ABC asked in a release. For Ty Pennington, host of the Emmy Award-winning series ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,’ the opportunity to mobilize an entire community was very enticing, but the challenges were greater than he’s ever faced — a village he’d never heard of full of people he’d never met, all of whom are expecting him to pull off a miracle. With his passport in hand and his reputation on the line, Ty crossed the Atlantic and embarked on the journey that can only be described as ‘Ty’s Great British Adventure.’


Source: upi



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