Jonathan and Drew Scott Take on a New Orleans Design Challenge

Here's a taste of what you'll see on HGTV's Brothers Take New Orleans, premiering tonight at 9|8c.

By: Jessica Galliart

Are you thankful for the Property Brothers? Do we have a Thanksgiving surprise for you...(!) 

Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott take on their biggest challenge yet in the new four-part series Brothers Take New Orleans, premiering tonight on HGTV at 9|8c.

Each armed with $100,000, the brothers compete side-by-side to increase the property value of two traditional New Orleans shotgun houses with a little (a lot of!) help from locals. Guest judges familiar with the Big Easy's architecture, including Scott Bakula (NCIS) and Hoda Kotb (The Today Show), pick a winner every week, and at the end, the two homes are returned back to the community.

So how do Jonathan and Drew handle the challenges of a renovation in the New Orleans humidity and blend their personal styles with the city's traditional looks? Here's a quick sneak peek at what's coming in tonight's episode when the brothers each focus their attentions on the houses' living room.

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Jonathan and Drew square-off in The Big Easy starting November 23 at 9pm.

Before any design gets going, Jonathan and Drew have to work side by side to rearrange the home's shotgun layout and separate the two spaces. 

Before any design gets going, Jonathan and Drew have to work side by side to rearrange the home's shotgun layout and separate the two spaces. 

Photo by: Jackson Hill/AP Images

Jackson Hill/AP Images

Jonathan and Drew, always making new friends wherever they go. 

Photo by: Patti Perret

Patti Perret

How do you think Jonathan will transform his down-to-the-studs living room? 

The living room of Jonathan Scott's side of the typical New Orleans shotgun style house that him and brother Drew Scott are reconfiguring, as seen on Brothers Take New Orleans. (Before #1)

Photo by: Patti Perret

Patti Perret

Drew's living room includes a rare, four-sided fireplace with tons of potential. 

The living room of Drew Scott's side of the typical New Orleans shotgun style house that hosts Drew and Jonathan Scott are reconfiguring, as seen on Brothers Take New Orleans. (Before #1)

Photo by: Patti Perret

Patti Perret

Guest judge Scott Bakula has spent plenty of time in New Orleans filming NCIS and steps in to judge the brothers' new spaces.

Scott Bakula (NCIS: New Orleans) plays Rock, Paper, Scissors with Jonathan and Drew Scott to determine who will go first in showing their new design, as seen on Brothers Take New Orleans. (action)

Photo by: Emilee Ramsier

Emilee Ramsier

Who will win the first competition? Don't miss the premiere of Brothers Take New Orleans, tonight at 9|8c, to see the incredible transformations of Jonathan and Drew's living rooms and learn more about the brothers' travels in the Big Easy.

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