Residence Enchancment’s Tim Allen and Richard Karn TV Reunion

Residence Enchancment followers have a cause to take pleasure in at this time. The Historical past Channel introduced a brand new present hosted by two of the previous stars of the fan-favorite sitcom. On June 29, the channel will start airing Extra Energya present on the historical past of instruments, hosted by Tim Allen and Richard Karn.

Within the sitcom, Residence Enchancment, Allen’s character hosted a show-within-a-show with Karn taking part in the co-host. The fictional “Software Time” noticed the pair mentioned quite a lot of energy instruments, very like this new collection from the Historical past Channel. Extra Energy will probably be a 10-episode nonfiction collection that may discover the historical past and evolution of various instruments. The collection will probably be hosted from Allen’s private workshop with him being joined by Karn and Youtuber April Wilkerson. Every episode of Extra Energy will deal with a unique device because the three hosts put them to the check.


Allen and Karn starred collectively for eight seasons and over 2 hundred episodes of Residence Enchancment. Moreover, Allen is thought for his intensive stand-up profession, voicing Buzz Lightyear within the Toy Story collection, The Santa Clause trilogy, and his current sitcom Final Man Standing. Karn not too long ago co-starred within the Hulu collection Pen15. He additionally hosted the sport present Household Feud from 2002 to 2006, and guest-starred on Final Man Standing in 2013. Wilkerson’s YouTube channel, which holds over 2 hundred million views, sees the star tackling completely different DYI tasks. The trio of hosts additionally beforehand all labored collectively on one other Historical past Channel collection, Meeting Requireda recreation present that pitted residence restore specialists in opposition to one another to rebuild and reinvent on a regular basis gadgets.

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Each Allen and Karn gave statements expressing their pleasure on the likelihood to deliver Extra Energy to life. In regards to the new collection, Allen said:

“Albert Einstein as soon as mentioned, ‘I am not a genius, I am simply passionately curious. Having the chance to discover my curiosity in depth and actually get to know extra in regards to the individuals and issues that make us what we’re at this time will get me excited. And what higher pal to have at my aspect than Richard Karn? We each share a fantastic appreciation of people that can remedy an issue not by speaking about it, however by ‘doing’ it with creativity and wonderful expertise.”

In Karn’s assertion, he added:

“My friendship with Tim has lasted over 30 years… in a row! The possibility to do a present like Software Time was unquestionably thrilling. We might not have Binford however we nonetheless can have a world of enjoyable!”

Extra Energy will air completely on The Historical past Channel on June 2 at 10/9c. Try the official synopsis for the collection under:

“From Tim’s residence store, the trio tackles the supercharged historical past of instruments, celebrating the best, strongest, and iconic examples of instruments, whereas showingcasing their evolution of energy from handheld and primary to the commercial and mighty — testing the bounds in a method that solely Tim can. They will additionally head out into the sphere to play with a number of the greatest machines that energy and serve our on a regular basis lives and meet the women and men who function them. Alongside the way in which, Tim invitations a number of the most expert makers into his store from throughout the nation, tasking them to create mind-blowing, particularly tailor-made improvements to suit his wants as a result of there may be at all times room for enchancment.”