HGTV is ringing in the holiday season with a fresh lineup of new programming, most of which will be available on discovery+ under the streamers’ Holiday Central Hub launching November 1.
Programming will include seven festive series and specials featuring homes and workshops of popular HGTV designers, including David Bromstad, Ben Napier and Dave and Jenny Marrs, along with spectacular holiday celebrations, and even a special look at what it takes to deck the White House halls.
HGTV’s seasonal programming includes:
My Lottery Dream Home: David’s Holiday Extravaganza
Premieres Friday, November 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
David Bromstad, star of HGTV’s My Lottery Dream Home, has a lot to celebrate this holiday season. He just moved into his new Orlando, Florida, home and has recruited serious reinforcements to help him pull off an over-the-top winter celebration. Decorating together for the first time, David and his sisters, Dyonne and Dynelle, will draw inspiration from their Scandinavian heritage to transform the home with an astonishing 70 decorated indoor trees, dozens of cheerful gnomes and rustic faux wood beams. They even repurpose gift bags and boxes to create a do-it-yourself advent calendar on the staircase. Once every whimsical detail is in place, David will go all out to host a very merry party for family and friends.
Premieres Friday, November 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In a special holiday-focused episode of Table Wars, a new extreme tabletop and special theme event competition on discovery+, each contestant will create an over-the-top “winter wonderland” themed table and dining environment in just eight hours. Host Tamera Mowry-Housley, alongside fellow judges Martha Stewart and Chris Hessney, will evaluate the stunning work, which will include a creative multi-level Antarctica-inspired glacier, a breathtaking Christmas tree suspended from the ceiling, and a winter engagement in Paris. When the challenge is over, one contestant will be eliminated from the competition, leaving the others in the running to win the Table Wars title and a $50,000 cash prize.
Home Town: Ben’s Holiday Workshop
Premieres Sunday, December 19, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
In Home Town: Ben’s Workshop, master woodworker Ben Napier shares his expertise in craftsmanship and carpentry with celebrity guests who help him build iconic wood projects at his workshop in Laurel, Mississippi. Now in the holiday-themed special, Home Town: Ben’s Holiday Workshop, Ben will get holly jolly when he welcomes father-daughter duo Captain Sig and Mandy Hansen from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch to make special wood creations just in time for Christmas, including a brand new mantle for the workshop that honors the Hansens’ Norwegian heritage. Mandy also will work with Ben’s wife and Home Town co-star Erin to give the shop a seasonal overhaul. In addition, Ben will team up with dancer and TV personality Stephen “tWitch” Boss and his wife, Allison Holker Boss, host of Design Star: Next Gen, to build an interactive wall display for a local children’s center play space. To further spread holiday cheer, tWitch and Allison will deck the halls of the children’s center with Erin in preparation for a special celebration.
House Hunters Ho Ho Home
Premieres Monday-Friday, December 13-17, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In the new series House Hunters Ho Ho Home, Oregon-based real estate agent, world-famous strongman and well-known Santa impersonator Albie Mushaney is on a mission to spread Yuletide cheer by helping clients find their forever home in time for the holidays. To make these families’ wishes come true, he’ll turn the newly purchased dream homes into spectacular holiday wonderlands with fully trimmed trees, sparkling lights and boughs of holly. Albie also will gift each client with a special surprise that makes the season extra merry and bright.
Fixer to Fabulous Holiday Surprise
Premieres Tuesday, December 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Fixer to Fabulous home renovation stars Dave and Jenny Marrs are animal lovers who have a passion for helping pets find their forever home. Just in time for the holidays, the one-hour special Fixer to Fabulous Holiday Surprise will follow Dave and Jenny as they gift the Bella Vista Animal Shelter near their hometown in Bentonville, Arkansas, with a very special renovation to get them ready for the busy Christmas pet adoption season. After the Marrs complete the modern upgrades, including a refreshed exterior and lobby, new dog kennels, a trendy outdoor space and a custom cat playroom, they’ll reopen the decked-out shelter to the community with a festive, holiday-themed pet adoption event.
White House Christmas 2021
Premieres Sunday, December 12, at 6 p.m. ET/PT
HGTV will go behind the scenes at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to showcase the home’s magnificent holiday transformation in its popular annual special, White House Christmas 2021. During the one-hour special, fans will get a glimpse of the massive, three-day undertaking that spotlights spectacular trees, breathtaking decor, incredible gingerbread creations and much more.
Holmes For the Holidays
Premieres Saturday, December 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The stars of Holmes Family Rescue, contractor Mike Holmes, his daughter, Sherry Holmes, and son, Michael Holmes, Jr., each believe their home is the best-dressed for the holidays. During the one-hour special Holmes For the Holidays, Mike, Sherry and Michael will battle it out in a friendly family Christmas competition to see who can create the most over-the-top light displays, ice sculptures and gingerbread houses—with Mike’s uncle, Billy Bell, deciding the ultimate winner. Mike and his wife, Anna, will trim their home in a modern Christmas theme, complete with a dazzling animated show with thousands of twinkling lights. It’ll be a holiday all about the kids for Sherry and her husband, Blake, who are expecting their first child, as they turn their backyard into a North Pole winter wonderland. And, Michael will wow with a cozy, rustic holiday theme inspired by his wife Lisa Marie’s love of animals. In the midst of the merriment, the Holmes family also will share holiday safety tips and give back to the community in a meaningful way through their extravagant displays.