Smash Hit Series Returns With Eight Fresh Episodes on Monday, April 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
New York [March 7, 2022] Celebrity IOU, one of HGTV’s blockbuster hits, will be back with eight new episodes beginning Monday, April 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Fans can expect more boldfaced names, heartwarming stories and astonishing renovations as celebrities share deeply personal stories about their gratitude for a deserving friend or mentor. The Hollywood A-listers, who want to give these extraordinary people in their lives surprise home renovations, will put on hard hats, pick up power tools and put in sweat equity with help from talented twins and series’ executive producers Drew and Jonathan Scott. A top-rated cable program on Monday nights during its sophomore season, Celebrity IOU also will be available to stream on discovery+ beginning April 18. Twelve additional episodes of the series are slated to premiere in late 2022.
This season’s star-studded lineup of Celebrity IOU features:
- Anthony Anderson – Multi Golden Globe® Award, Emmy® Award and BET Award nominated and multi NAACP Image Awards winning actor and producer;
- Halle Berry – Academy Award®, Golden Globe® Award and Emmy® Award winning actress, producer and director;
- Snoop Dogg – Multi GRAMMY Awards® and Emmy® Award nominated and MTV Video Music Award winning rapper, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur;
- Tiffany Haddish – Emmy® Award, GRAMMY Award® and BET Award winning comedian, actress, producer and author;
- Lisa Kudrow – Emmy® Award and multi Screen Actors Guild Award® winning actress, comedian, writer and producer;
- Howie Mandel – Multi Emmy® Award nominated comedian, television personality, actor, producer and host;
- John C. Reilly – Academy Award®, multi Golden Globe® Awards and GRAMMY Award® nominated and Screen Actors Guild Award® winning actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician and producer; and
- Ali Wong – People’s Choice Award nominated comedian, actress and writer.
“Drew and I pinch ourselves every day because we have the incredible honor of helping the people who we’ve admired make something special happen for generous people who had a significant impact on their lives,” said Jonathan.
“Hearing the incredible stories of gratitude never gets old,” said Drew. “We’re always inspired by these celebrities wanting to be completely hands-on with the renovations. This series is extra special.”
The season premiere will spotlight Tiffany Haddish who wants to give her best friend of 20 years a spacious new kitchen and living area where her family can gather and a luxurious spa-like bathroom. Customized renovations throughout the season include turning a barren basement into an entertainer’s dream, creating a next-level backyard retreat with a high-end outdoor kitchen, and converting a lackluster bachelor pad into a modern showplace.
Additional fresh content from the new season of Celebrity IOU will be available on HGTV’s digital platforms. Fans are invited to connect with the series at HGTV.com/Celebrity-IOU and by following @HGTV and #CelebIOU on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram. Drew and Jonathan also will share info about the new episodes on their social channels at @mrdrewscott (Instagram, Twitter) and @jonathanscott (Instagram, Twitter). Viewers can watch the episodes on HGTV GO the same day and time as the TV premieres—Mondays at 9 p.m. beginning April 18.
Celebrity IOU is produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment.
About Scott Brothers Entertainment Inc.
Scott Brothers Entertainment is a multifaceted production company that strives to develop cutting-edge entertainment by combining years of experience in film, television, and digital media. The brainchild of co-founders Drew and Jonathan Scott, SBE is the producer of blockbuster content including the Emmy-nominated Property Brothers: Forever Home and Celebrity IOU. For more information, visit www.sbentertainment.com.
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