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Home Town News
Home Town News

Season Five Is Headed Your Way in 2021

It's official! Home Town heroes Ben and Erin Napier will be back in 2021 for a fifth season of HGTV's hit series with 16 all-new episodes. And that's just for starters.

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Ahead of the Curve
Ahead of the Curve

Erin Is an Early Adopter of the Grandmillennial Trend

She's the queen of historically accurate renovations and vintage finds, but did you know there's a whole movement around her design style? Read the Article

Season 4 Photo Galleries

Season 4 Video Highlights

Testing the Porch

Erin summons Hipster Ben to test the front porch at their cafe site.

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Home Town Shop
Home Town Shop

Buy Your Favorite Decor From 'Home Town'

Love something you saw on season four of Home Town? Erin and Ben Napier have you covered with the brand new collections in their shop, Laurel Mercantile, cleverly curated by episode. Buy Now

Nursery Inspiration
Nursery Inspiration

A Magical and Elegant Nursery for Baby Helen Napier

When the time came to fashion a nursery for Baby Helen Napier, it's no surprise that Erin thought carefully and deeply about every single detail. Check Out the Napier Nursery

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New Season of the Digital Series
New Season of the Digital Series

Erin'spired Series 2 Is Available Now

In the latest installments of Home Town's digital companion series Erin'spired, Erin offers insider insights on the designs seen in season four of Home Town. For fans of Erin as a designer, these are extras you won’t see on TV.
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Two Exclusive Digital Video Series

Erin'spired 25 Videos

Take a peek behind the curtain with Erin's design process as she and her team envision new possibilities for the homes featured in Home Town. New installments added weekly.

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Talkin' Shop 6 Videos

Talkin' Shop features Home Town’s Ben Napier and HGTV’s Jason Pickens in a digital series that brings comic relief to the wood shop – as well as practical woodworking and DIY tips.

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'Home Town' Featured Videos

Meet Ben and Erin Napier, and find out how they provide historic small-town houses with big love in HGTV's new renovation series, Home Town.

Home Town Recap - Bachelor's Paradise

In this episode of Home Town, Ben and Erin craft a cozy bachelor pad for an old friend from college.

Season 3 Galleries

One Really Big Reno
One Really Big Reno

A House Too Big To Move?

Ben and Erin may have bitten off more than they can chew in a project for a client who wants to move then renovate her historic family home. Sometimes it’s a good idea to have a ‘Plan B’. Find Out More

Home Town Season 2

Ben & Erin are Back
Ben & Erin are Back

Season 2 Premiere
(And Other News)

Heads up, Home Town fans. Season 2 is in full swing with new episodes every Monday. Plus, maybe you've heard, there are some other announcements of note, too.

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...And They Have Some Surprises
...And They Have Some Surprises

Catch a Sneak Peek 6 Videos

Home Town returns in second season filled with more imaginative renovations and vintage Southern charm.  And there are some revelations in store.

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The Newest Napier

Welcome to the World, Baby Helen
Welcome to the World, Baby Helen

Erin Napier Delivers Beautiful Baby Helen

Ben and Erin welcomed their first child just a week before the kickoff of Home TownSeason 2! Read the details from Erin, here.

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Sweet Soul Music
Sweet Soul Music

From Dad to Daughter: Ben's Sweet Playlist for Baby Helen

Hear how Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier welcomed their baby girl home with music. (Get the tissues ready.)

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Exclusive Home Town Videos

Get to Know Laurel, MS 2 Videos

Get a personal tour of downtown Laurel with Ben and Erin as your guides. Plus tour the Napiers' Laurel Mercantile Co.  Watch Now

Dining Southern Style w/Ben and Erin 2 Videos

Food faves (and not-so-faves) from Ben and Erin. Plus Ben's step-by-step guide to the perfect grilled cheese.  Hungry Yet?

New + Exclusive!
New + Exclusive!

Getting Personal w/Erin + Ben 5 Videos

Who's more romantic? Who's messier? Who snores the loudest? Find out in these web-exclusive Q&A videos. Watch Now

Meet the Hosts
Meet the Hosts

Get to Know the Napiers 15 Videos

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 Now

Looking Back, Looking Forward
Looking Back, Looking Forward

Our Favorite Moments from Season 1

Here's a roundup of some of what made Season 1 of Home Town so great. Bonus: A sneak peek at the critters, heavenly hardwoods and babies on the way in Season 2. Read the Article

Home Town Season 1 Photo Galleries

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 4, Episode 10

Home Away From Home

A couple wants a vacation home that's big enough to entertain but manageable to maintain. After showing them a 1920s cottage and a 1912 Craftsman, Ben and Erin create the perfect getaway for them with a large chef's kitchen.

Monday
Jan 18
2:01am | 1:01c
Season 4, Episode 12

Termite Terror

A school teacher misses small town life and looks to make a fresh start in a historic home. Ben and Erin come up with big plans to update her home, but they encounter an unexpected problem that could derail the entire renovation.

Monday
Jan 18
3:01am | 2:01c
Season 2, Episode 4

Southern Italianate Charm

Ben and Erin Napier get the opportunity to find and restore a home for some longtime friends. They're hoping to find a historical house with a porch and cozy charm. Ben and Erin show them two houses: The Thompson House where the Italian style potential is masked by bad design and The Carmichael House whose mix of 1920s and 1990s styles will be expensive to redo. Ben and Erin then use creative solutions to convert mismatched design elements into a beautiful historical house complete with a custom-built ottoman and a unique outdoor entryway cabinet.

Monday
Jan 18
4am | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

A Quiet Place to Call Home

After renting his whole life, a local pastor is ready to settle down in a house that will give him enough space for his cooking and gardening hobbies. Ben and Erin show him two options -- The Lindsey House shows a lot of potential with its charming, brick exterior and spacious kitchen, but the low-priced McRae House gives them a lot of room for imagination. Ben and Erin give the house a Creole cottage makeover, adding bright colors and a cozy study as well as a spectacular chef's kitchen and a custom-built gardening bench.

Monday
Jan 18
5am | 4c
Season 4, Episode 2

Inspired by the Sea

A woman who has been renting for years is ready to buy a home, and her wish list includes a master bathroom with a big bathtub. Ben and Erin capitalize on the charm of the house and design a Nantucket-inspired kitchen and a stunning master suite.

Monday
Jan 18
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 10

Small Town Sophistication

A couple that's moving back to Mississippi is looking for a spacious home for under $260,000 where they can host friends and throw parties. They have their heart set on one of the options, but it's out of their range, leaving them to either negotiate or settle on the home they can afford. In the end, Ben and Erin create the ultimate gathering place complete with a custom table for outdoor dining and a pergola party area.

Monday
Jan 18
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 5

The Littlest House

A business owner that's been living with her mom is ready to find a place she can call her own. She's looking for a small home with a porch, so Ben and Erin transform her new house using breathtaking Americana charm.

Monday
Jan 18
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 10

Leaving the Nest

Newlyweds are ready to move out of a parents' garage apartment and into their first home together. With an all-in budget, these two local artists hope to find a house with a master suite, large open kitchen and plenty of room for entertaining. Ben and Erin show them three unique homes with a variety of amenities hoping to help them make their decision. Once a home has been chosen, Ben and Erin design a luxury open-concept kitchen and deluxe master suite for it that leaves the happy couple speechless.

Monday
Jan 18
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 7

Can This House Be Saved?

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

Monday
Jan 18
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 13

Putting Down Roots

After falling in love with the small-town energy and hospitality, a couple that was recently recruited by the local hospital looks for a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors. They have an all-in budget of $200,000 and a wish list that includes a historic home and a place to entertain as they make new friends. Ben and Erin's dazzling makeover includes a new kitchen and a stunning open-concept entertainment space.

Monday
Jan 18
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Colorful Custom Cottage

A local restaurant owner and grandmother is looking to buy a house and settle down. She has an all-in budget of $85,000 and a wish list that includes a spacious kitchen and a place to garden. She chooses a cottage that Ben and Erin inject with her shining personality, adding unique touches to create a stunning kitchen with a custom-built rolling island and a handmade raised garden bed.

Monday
Jan 18
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 13

Putting Down Roots

After falling in love with the small-town energy and hospitality, a couple that was recently recruited by the local hospital looks for a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors. They have an all-in budget of $200,000 and a wish list that includes a historic home and a place to entertain as they make new friends. Ben and Erin's dazzling makeover includes a new kitchen and a stunning open-concept entertainment space.

Tuesday
Jan 19
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 7

Colorful Custom Cottage

A local restaurant owner and grandmother is looking to buy a house and settle down. She has an all-in budget of $85,000 and a wish list that includes a spacious kitchen and a place to garden. She chooses a cottage that Ben and Erin inject with her shining personality, adding unique touches to create a stunning kitchen with a custom-built rolling island and a handmade raised garden bed.

Tuesday
Jan 19
2am | 1c
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.

Thursday
Jan 21
6am | 5c
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.

Thursday
Jan 21
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 6

A Doctor in the House

Ben and Erin are eager to welcome a new pediatrician that hopes to settle down with his wife and work in the beautiful community. The couple wants a historical charmer with room to grow and a spacious outdoor area for entertaining. Along with a complete interior transformation, Erin creates a beautiful outdoor living room while Ben builds a custom grilling station for the ultimate barbecue experience.

Thursday
Jan 21
8am | 7c
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.

Thursday
Jan 21
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 12

Small Budget, Big Style

A local business owner is looking to buy a starter home within walking distance to town with character, has plenty of space for her dog and fits her thrifty all-in budget. Ben and Erin Napier narrow her search down to two homes -- one is on the historical Bush dairy farm with a sizable yard and lake view, the other is a well-kept cottage with great bones and a small yard. Once a decision is made, the duo creates a jaw-dropping transformation complete with a covet-worthy kitchen and a dreamy outdoor patio.

Thursday
Jan 21
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 16

Fire and Water

A couple is looking for a house where they can entertain friends in a walkable neighborhood. Ben and Erin give their pick a complete facelift by adding a coastal color scheme, built-in banquet and a back patio that's perfect for entertaining.

Thursday
Jan 21
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 2

Color Psychology

A couple who runs a non-profit is investing in a property that provides transitional housing for women recovering from difficulties. Ben and Erin get scrappy and turn a neglected building into an uplifting oasis where new beginnings can flourish.

Thursday
Jan 21
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 1

Banquette Dreams

Virginia newlyweds look for a new place to call home in Mississippi. They have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a banquette, a master bedroom and a spacious front porch. After showing the couple two houses, Ben and Erin begin work creating a warm, welcoming cottage with never-before-seen porch swings and a beautiful kitchen banquette that reminds the happy couple of home.

Sunday
Jan 24
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 3

A Vacation Every Day

Toy and Cory are moving their family of five inland from the Mississippi coast for Toy's new job as school district superintendent. They call on Erin and Ben to help them find a large home with architectural details and plenty of space for their three kids. Their budget goes a long way as they consider a 5,000-square-foot brick beauty and a 3,600-square-foot home with a pond and gazebo. Along with a new kitchen and living room, a spa-like bathroom is high priority for these professionals to relax in after a busy day.

Sunday
Jan 24
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Modern Millennial Makeover

An engaged couple is ready to buy a home of their own so they can start the next chapter in their lives together. With the help of their families, they have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a master bathroom with a soaking tub and a place where they can read and study. After helping the couple find the perfect home, Ben and Erin give the home a colorful millennial makeover that includes a charming book nook and stunning master suite.

Sunday
Jan 24
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Musician's Retreat

A recording producer is back in Laurel looking for an artist's retreat. He received a dilapidated cabin from his late father, and while Ben and Erin are up for the risky restoration challenge, they think he'll get a better return with a bungalow in town.

Sunday
Jan 24
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 5

From the Big Apple to the Little Catfish

A surgeon and his wife are moving to Laurel from New York City, and their all-in budget goes a long way in the Mississippi town. Ben and Erin pay homage to the historic property's original elements and peculiar charm to design an amazing family home.

Sunday
Jan 24
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 2

Memory Lane: Inspired by the Sea

Featuring new interviews with Ben and Erin, a woman is ready to buy her first home, and her wish list includes a bathroom with a big tub. Ben and Erin capitalize on the charm of the house and design a Nantucket-inspired kitchen and a stunning main suite.

Sunday
Jan 24
9:01pm | 8:01c

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