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The Best Home Improvement TV Shows

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The very best home improvement shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest home improvement shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular home improvement TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining home improvement show of all time is. Don't let your favorite home improvement television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of home improvement television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Examples of shows on this list: Forever Summer with Nigella, Bath Crashers and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best home improvement show of all time?" and "What are the greatest home improvement shows?"
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  • Ben Napier, Erin Napier
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    10

    PremieredJanuary 24, 2016

    Home Town (HGTV, 2017) is an American reality television series. Husband and wife team Ben and Erin Napier restore Southern homes in Laurel, Mississippi.  ...more
  • Mike Holmes, Sherry Holmes
    7
    0

    Premiered2018

    Holmes: Next Generation (DIY Network, 2018) is an American home renovation reality show. Armed with their dad's strong work ethic, blunt construction advice and on-site manpower, Mike Holmes's  ...more
  • Good Bones

    Karen E. Laine, Mina Starsiak Hawk
    21
    3

    PremieredMarch 22, 2016

    Good Bones (HGTV, 2016) is an American reality television series. Mother-daughter duo Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak Hawk flip abandoned houses in Indianapolis.  ...more
  • Mike Holmes, Frank Cozzolino
    195
    83

    Premiered2001

    Holmes on Homes is a Canadian television series featuring general contractor Mike Holmes visiting homeowners who are in need of help, mainly due to unsatisfactory home renovations performed by hired  ...more
  • This Old House

    Bob Vila, Norm Abram
    275
    121

    PremieredJanuary 1, 1979

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.
  • Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines
    177
    76

    PremieredMay 23, 2013

    Fixer Upper (HGTV, 2013) is an American reality television series. Chip and Joanna Gaines work with clients on buying and remodeling homes.  ...more
  • Norm Abram, Kevin O'Connor
    140
    62

    PremieredOctober 12, 2002

    Created by viewer demand, the series is a spinoff of "This Old House" and answers specific remodeling questions that viewers send in. The cast includes host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom  ...more
  • Mike Holmes Jr., Mike Holmes
    10
    3

    PremieredFebruary 7, 2021

    Holmes Family Effect (CTV/Fox, 2021) is a Canadian reality home improvement series. Hosted by Mike Holmes with his children Mike Holmes Jr. and Sherry Holmes, the series features the trio working  ...more

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  • Andy Williams, Ashley Williams
    10
    3

    Premiered2017

    Flip or Flop Fort Worth (HGTV, 2017) is an American reality television series. Married couple Andy and Ashley Williams flip houses in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  ...more
  • Norm Abram, Bill Wallick
    139
    65

    Premiered1989

    The New Yankee Workshop is a woodworking program produced by WGBH Boston, which aired on PBS. Created in 1989 by Russell Morash, the program is hosted by Norm Abram, a regular fixture on Morash's  ...more
  • Nicole Curtis, Jason Sanford
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    89

    PremieredOctober 14, 2010

    Nicole Curtis is addicted to the restoration of historic buildings.  ...more
  • Grand Designs Australia

    10
    4
    Buy on Amazon
    Grand Designs Australia is an Australian spin-off of British TV series, Grand Designs. The show documents people who attempt to build a custom-designed house and the challenges they face. It is aired  ...more
  • Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott
    236
    136

    PremieredJanuary 4, 2011

    Twin brothers Drew and Jonathan turn fixer-uppers into dream homes.  ...more

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  • Roger Craig Smith, Ahmed Hassan
    93
    53

    Premiered2008

  • Barnwood Builders

    Marke Bowe, Brian Buckner
    9
    4

    Premiered2013

    Barnwood Builders (DIY, 2013) is an American documentary-reality series. Mark Bowe and his crew of West Virginia master craftsmen salvage antique barns and cabins, reusing the wood to create  ...more
  • Hilary Farr, David Visentin
    149
    93

    PremieredSeptember 8, 2008

    Love It or List It is a Canadian home design TV show currently airing on the W Network and on OWN Canada. The show is produced by Big Coat Productions and is based in Toronto and other surrounding  ...more
  • Hometime

    Judd Nelson, Dean Johnson
    109
    73

    Premiered1986

    Hometime is a PBS home improvement television show produced by Hometime Video Publishing of Chaska, Minnesota, in association with WHYY-TV of Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, and broadcast on  ...more
  • John Gidding
    78
    52

    Premiered1999

    Curb Appeal is a half-hour TV series that has aired on HGTV in the United States from 2002 to the present, exploring how a house's outside "curb appeal" will be updated. Various hosts over the years,  ...more
  • Tiny House Nation

    John Weisbarth, Zack Giffin
    14
    11

    PremieredJuly 9, 2014

    A showcase of small abodes across America and the inventive folks who live in the dinky dwellings.
  • Divine Design

    62
    57
    Buy on Amazon
    Divine Design was a Canadian interior design show which airs on W Network in Canada and HGTV in the United States. It is hosted by Candice Olson, one of Canada's top designers. In the show, Olson  ...more
  • Desperate Landscapes

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    32
    Contractor Jason Cameron and his team visit homeowners nominated as having the ugliest yard on the block -- you know who you are! -- and in just one day Cameron and crew help them complete massive
  • Grand Designs

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    64
    People pursue their visions and aspirations of building their own homes.
  • Masters of Flip

    Dave Wilson, Kortney Wilson
    7
    6

    Premiered2015

    Masters of Flip (W, 2015) is a Canadian home renovation reality television series. Dave and Kortney Wilson, a married Canadian couple who moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue careers in country  ...more
  • Jonathan Kidder, Sana Garner
    1
    0

    PremieredAugust 26, 2021

    Backyard Blowout (Peacock, 2021) is an American reality series. The series features kids taking charge of the renovation of the family's backyard and rebuilding it in order to create a new space for  ...more

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  • April Brown, Sarah Sklash
    1
    0

    PremieredAugust 25, 2021

    Motel Makeover (Netflix, 2021) is an American reality series. The series follows besties-turned-business partners as they bring their design magic to a rundown motel and revamp it into a go-to  ...more

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