Smash Hit Series Returns on Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
New York [EMBARGOED DRAFT Oct. 6, 2022] HGTV’s blockbuster hit Celebrity IOU—an inspiration to legions of fans for its heartwarming stories of gratitude and emotional home renovations—will return on Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT with eight new star-studded episodes. The series, which attracted 16.8 million viewers and was the #1 cable program for women during its latest run earlier this year, will showcase more Hollywood A-listers who share their personal accounts of deep thanks for deserving friends or mentors. Then, working side-by-side with network superstars and series’ executive producers Drew and Jonathan Scott, the celebrities will swing sledgehammers, crank up power saws and bust through walls to surprise these extraordinary people with spectacular home makeovers that will change their lives forever. In addition to airing on HGTV, each episode will be available to stream at discovery+ on Mondays beginning Nov. 14.
The upcoming Celebrity IOU lineup will spotlight:
Drew Barrymore – Emmy® Award nominated and Golden Globe® Award and Screen Actors Guild Award® winning actress, producer, talk show host, author and entrepreneur;
Cindy Crawford – Supermodel, author, entrepreneur and philanthropist;
Terry Crews – Daytime Emmy® Award, Screen Actors Guild Award® and NAACP Image Award nominated actor, producer, author and professional athlete;
Cheryl Hines – Emmy® Award and Screen Actors Guild Award® nominated actress, producer and director;
Kate Hudson – Golden Globe® Award winner, Academy Award® nominated actress, producer, entrepreneur, and bestselling author;
Leslie Jordan – Emmy® Award winning actor, The New York Times best-selling author and recording artist;
Idina Menzel – Tony Award® winning performer, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and author;
Wilmer Valderrama – Award winning actor, producer, entrepreneur and activist;
“One of the things we love most about Celebrity IOU is that it proves that special people can turn into your family,” said Jonathan. “It’s amazing to see celebrities open up to us about their exceptional friends who have made a huge impact in their lives.”
“Jonathan and I started this series with a simple idea—that nobody gets anywhere in life alone,” said Drew. “We’re grateful that so many household names have trusted us to be part of these personal acts of kindness and help give back to the people they value most.”
To kick off the new episodes, Cindy Crawford will show appreciation to Sarah, her best friend and personal trainer of more than 15 years, by gifting her a major renovation of her family’s first home featuring a luxurious kitchen, living area and guest bathroom. The season will promise additional breathtaking transformations as the celebrities roll up their sleeves with Drew and Jonathan, including a modern southwestern-style main floor overhaul, an underused garage turned multi-function personal retreat and guest suite, and a dream backyard that boasts a professional-grade outdoor gym.
Fans are invited to engage with the series on HGTV’s digital platforms at HGTV.com/Celebrity-IOU and by following @HGTV and #CelebIOU on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram. Drew and Jonathan also will share content from the new episodes at @mrdrewscott (Instagram, Twitter) and @jonathanscott (Instagram, Twitter). And, each episode will be available on HGTV GO the same day and time as the TV premieres—Mondays at 9 p.m. beginning Nov. 14.
Celebrity IOU is produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment.
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