Home Town Takeover After-Show: Tales from the Takeover

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Home Town Takeover Season 1

12 Things to Do When You Visit Wetumpka

What’s there to do in the tiny town of of Wetumpka, Alabama? Oh, plenty! Here are some suggestions.

A Different Kind of Home Town Story

Erin and Ben's New Series

New Series Brings Ben and Erin Napier to Alabama for a Spectacular Whole-Town Makeover

The Napiers and other familiar faces put their skills to work for the small town of Wetumpka, AL.
Find Out More — Read the Article

Beyond Laurel, MS

The Epic Search for a "Another" Home Town

The story began with the search for a small town that's ripe for a far-reaching revitalization initiative that will help celebrate and preserve the history, roots and spirit of the community.
Read About How It All Began

Get ready for your closeup, Wetumpka, AL

Ben and Erin Announce the Town Selected for Home Town Takeover

With the search complete, Erin and Ben announce the location of their new show — a quaint Southern city (with a Hollywood connection) that will be part of a hugely ambitious project. Read the Article

The Photo Galleries

Home Town heroes Erin and Ben Napier take their restoration skills on the road — to the scenic Southern town of Wetumpka, AL.

Two Digital Exclusive Video Series!

Dig deeper into Home Town Takeover in these digital companion series: Here's the scoop: The Road to Takeover takes you behind the scenes on the making of the groundbreaking HGTV series. In Tales from the Takeover, Jason Pickens sits down with Erin and Ben after each episode for special after-show insights.

Tales from the Takeover 5 Videos

In this exclusive digital companion series, Jason Pickens sits down with Ben and Erin Napier to talk about their impressive revitalization of Wetumpka, AL. Watch Now

The Road to Takeover 6 Videos

Check out this exclusive digital series offering background and insights from Ben, Erin and crew on the HGTV's Home Town Takeover. Watch Now

Digital Exclusive: Road to Takeover

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About the Show

Ben and Erin Napier take Home Town on the road in the new HGTV series, Home Town Takeover. In this ambitious and innovative renovation series, Erin and Ben lead a team of renovation pros as they takeover and makeover an entire small town — Wetaumpka, Alabama.

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.
All About Erin

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.
All About Ben
Season 1, Episode 1

First Hammer Swing

Ben and Erin begin revitalizing a small town by turning a foster couple's home into a welcoming space for kids. Dave and Jenny Marrs join in to help them tackle a boutique on the brink of closure, and a special guest surprises Wetumpka with a performance.

Nov 14
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Mayor is Also the Barber

Ben and Erin step in to give a family and their iconic house a much-needed boost. Then, the Napiers and Hot Mess House's Wendell Holland unearth some original 1920s charm for a local barbershop that is both a community and political hub.

Nov 14
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Longest Bar in Alabama

Ben and Erin are ready to serve Wetumpka's sole female police officer and youth advocate with the surprise renovation of her dreams. Then, Two Steps Home's Jon Pierre and Mary assist the Napiers in opening up the local sports bars to stunning river views.

Nov 14
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Say Yes to Wetumpka

Ben and Erin bring back a piece of history honoring Wetumpka's first female mayor by rejuvenating the event space that shares her name. Then, guests Randy Fenoli makes a bride's big day, and Mina Starsiak Hawk helps renovate the home of two local heroes.

Nov 14
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Little Spark Can Go a Long Way

Taking on Wetumpka's main thoroughfare, Ben and Erin get some help from Steve Ford and Tamara Day to give each storefront individual flair. Meanwhile, the Napiers add drama and function to a Craftsman owned by two dynamic women dedicated to theater.

Nov 14
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Blooming on the Coosa

For their final takeover task, Ben and Erin help heal the tornado-damaged part of Wetumpka by breaking ground on a farmers market overlooking the Coosa River. Then, Jasmine Roth and Ty Pennington pitch in to restore a 130-year-old landmark's former glory.

Nov 14
11am | 10c

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