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Ben and Erin Napier love small towns and old homes, and they're all about "restoring" rather than "replacing". Find out what they're all about in these video spotlights.  Watch the Videos

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Old Home Love,
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About the Show

Erin and Ben Napier love their small Mississippi hometown, especially the old historical houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they're keeping the character of these classic homes but giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin's imaginative hand sketches to Ben's custom handiwork, this couple is bringing homes back to life and making sure their small town's future is as bright as its past.

About the Hosts

Erin Napier

With a keen sense of style and a background in graphic design, Erin brings the vision to the renovations in HGTV's Home Town .
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Ben Napier

Ben is passionate about preserving and celebrating the history of old homes, and his building and woodworking skills help form the foundation of the husband-wife Home Town team.
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Season 1, Episode 1

Big Renovation in a Small Town

Ben and Erin help Ross and Laura find their small town dream home with a friendly porch and a space for Laura's growing pottery business. Ben and Erin restore the couple's chosen home full of family treasures to look like it was decorated over time.

Sunday
Jan 24
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 6

History in the Making

After moving to New York City to pursue his architect career, Bill is ready to settle down with his fiance Jody in the small town he's loved since childhood. Ben and Erin show the couple two very different homes -- a dilapidated historic house with character that requires a ton of work, and a Craftsman that needs updates and a personality. With an all-in budget of $200,000, Ben and Erin transform the couple's pick into a dream home with a gorgeous kitchen and custom millwork.

Tuesday
Apr 4
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

History in the Making

After moving to New York City to pursue his architect career, Bill is ready to settle down with his fiance Jody in the small town he's loved since childhood. Ben and Erin show the couple two very different homes -- a dilapidated historic house with character that requires a ton of work, and a Craftsman that needs updates and a personality. With an all-in budget of $200,000, Ben and Erin transform the couple's pick into a dream home with a gorgeous kitchen and custom millwork.

Wednesday
Apr 5
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Cottage Charm

Coy and Kenya are moving to town to be close to their children and grandchildren. As empty nesters, they want to downsize into a historic cottage with an all-in budget of $125,000. Ben and Erin show the couple two cottages: a small, dated house with exterior charm, and a cottage that makes up for its lack of character with an attractive asking price.

Tuesday
Apr 18
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

History in the Making

After moving to New York City to pursue his architect career, Bill is ready to settle down with his fiance Jody in the small town he's loved since childhood. Ben and Erin show the couple two very different homes -- a dilapidated historic house with character that requires a ton of work, and a Craftsman that needs updates and a personality. With an all-in budget of $200,000, Ben and Erin transform the couple's pick into a dream home with a gorgeous kitchen and custom millwork.

Tuesday
Apr 25
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

Homecoming

Kyle and Brooke want their "someday children" to grow up in a small town like they did, so they're leaving Nashville and heading back to their childhood hometown in Mississippi. They want a house with history and room to grow. Ben and Erin show the couple two Craftsman homes: a character-rich cottage in need of an update, and a quirky but roomy home with a cramped kitchen. Both houses come at a similar price, leaving Kyle and Brooke to decide where their all-in, $200,000 budget will go the furthest.

Wednesday
May 3
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 1

Big Renovation in a Small Town

Ben and Erin help Ross and Laura find their small town dream home with a friendly porch and a space for Laura's growing pottery business. Ben and Erin restore the couple's chosen home full of family treasures to look like it was decorated over time.

Tuesday
May 16
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Cottage Charm

Coy and Kenya are moving to town to be close to their children and grandchildren. As empty nesters, they want to downsize into a historic cottage with an all-in budget of $125,000. Ben and Erin show the couple two cottages: a small, dated house with exterior charm, and a cottage that makes up for its lack of character with an attractive asking price.

Tuesday
May 16
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Homecoming

Kyle and Brooke want their "someday children" to grow up in a small town like they did, so they're leaving Nashville and heading back to their childhood hometown in Mississippi. They want a house with history and room to grow. Ben and Erin show the couple two Craftsman homes: a character-rich cottage in need of an update, and a quirky but roomy home with a cramped kitchen. Both houses come at a similar price, leaving Kyle and Brooke to decide where their all-in, $200,000 budget will go the furthest.

Tuesday
May 16
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 8

So Long Loft, Hello Home

A family of four has outgrown their loft and is ready to use their all-in budget of $200,000 to move into an family home with a yard. Ben and Erin show the parents two family-friendly houses -- a dated, boxy home with 14 acres of property and a split-level ranch with a problem layout. Ben and Erin then transform the family's pick into the ultimate home with an open concept and outdoor space complete with an arbor.

Tuesday
May 16
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 11

Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic Craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large, dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

Tuesday
Jun 13
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Town to Call Home

Kristen dreams of watching her kids grow up in a small town like she did, but as a military family, they are always on the move. Now that husband Kelvin is close to retirement, they've decided to settle down so their young children have a place to call home. Kelvin and Kristen's all-in budget is $250,000, so Ben and Erin show the couple two family-friendly homes: a big, old charmer that's a lot of house, and a character-rich Craftsman with a lower price but a longer "to do" list. Ben and Erin create the ultimate family home including a study area, play space and stunning new kitchen with a unique bowling alley countertop.

Tuesday
Jun 13
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 9

Small Town Life for a Growing Family

A Chicago woman moves her family from the big city to a small town in Mississippi. She's looking for a family-friendly house for her kids and future grandchild with room to entertain and a private oasis for herself. With a comfortable budget, Ben and Erin show her two homes: one with an unwelcoming exterior and an interior that's a bit dated, and another home that's smaller with very little character. Despite the limitations, Ben and Erin overcome their obstacles and wow the family with the home of their dreams.

Tuesday
Jul 11
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Homecoming

Kyle and Brooke want their "someday children" to grow up in a small town like they did, so they're leaving Nashville and heading back to their childhood hometown in Mississippi. They want a house with history and room to grow. Ben and Erin show the couple two Craftsman homes: a character-rich cottage in need of an update, and a quirky but roomy home with a cramped kitchen. Both houses come at a similar price, leaving Kyle and Brooke to decide where their all-in, $200,000 budget will go the furthest.

Tuesday
Aug 8
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Big Renovation in a Small Town

Ben and Erin help Ross and Laura find their small town dream home with a friendly porch and a space for Laura's growing pottery business. Ben and Erin restore the couple's chosen home full of family treasures to look like it was decorated over time.

Tuesday
Aug 8
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Porch Dreams

Amanda is returning to Mississippi after seven years of living in San Antonio, Texas, and she's looking for a historic home with a front porch and room for entertaining for $150,000. Ben and Erin show her two homes and after Amanda makes her pick, they create a dream space dripping with Southern charm and a to-die-for kitchen.

Tuesday
Aug 8
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 11

Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic Craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large, dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

Tuesday
Aug 8
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 8

So Long Loft, Hello Home

A family of four has outgrown their loft and is ready to use their all-in budget of $200,000 to move into an family home with a yard. Ben and Erin show the parents two family-friendly houses -- a dated, boxy home with 14 acres of property and a split-level ranch with a problem layout. Ben and Erin then transform the family's pick into the ultimate home with an open concept and outdoor space complete with an arbor.

Tuesday
Aug 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Town to Call Home

Kristen dreams of watching her kids grow up in a small town like she did, but as a military family, they are always on the move. Now that husband Kelvin is close to retirement, they've decided to settle down so their young children have a place to call home. Kelvin and Kristen's all-in budget is $250,000, so Ben and Erin show the couple two family-friendly homes: a big, old charmer that's a lot of house, and a character-rich Craftsman with a lower price but a longer "to do" list. Ben and Erin create the ultimate family home including a study area, play space and stunning new kitchen with a unique bowling alley countertop.

Tuesday
Aug 22
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 10

Military Family Finds Small Town Charm in Mississippi

A well-traveled serviceman and his wife settle down after finding a job in small town Mississippi. Ben and Erin have been given an all-in budget and are tasked with satisfying the couple's wish list that includes a historic home with a chef's kitchen. They come back with two choices: a cozy Cape Cod-style house with a small kitchen and a charmless exterior or a slightly larger home with interesting architectural details and a welcoming front porch. Ben and Erin make the couple's dreams come true by creating a home dripping in charm that includes a French provincial chef's kitchen and a handcrafted work table.

Tuesday
Aug 22
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 9

Small Town Life for a Growing Family

A Chicago woman moves her family from the big city to a small town in Mississippi. She's looking for a family-friendly house for her kids and future grandchild with room to entertain and a private oasis for herself. With a comfortable budget, Ben and Erin show her two homes: one with an unwelcoming exterior and an interior that's a bit dated, and another home that's smaller with very little character. Despite the limitations, Ben and Erin overcome their obstacles and wow the family with the home of their dreams.

Tuesday
Aug 22
11am | 10c

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