Home Town Takeover After-Show: Tales from the Takeover

Digital Exclusive! In this exclusive digital companion series to Home Town Takeover, Jason Pickens sits down with Ben and Erin Napier to talk about their impressive revitalization of Wetumpka, Alabama.

Episode 5: Meet Me on Company Street

Jason revisits Wetumpka to check out the progress on Company Street.

New and Noteworthy

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.

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A Different Kind of Home Town Story

Erin and Ben's New Series
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.
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Beyond Laurel, MS
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
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.

Hollywood Connection
Hollywood Connection

The 'Big Fish' House

Erin, Ben and crew help restore and renovate the iconic Southern home featured in the fantastical Tim Burton film, Big Fish.
See the Gallery

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

Check out this special digital companion series — The Road to Takeover with background and insights from Ben, Erin and crew on the new HGTV series Home Town Takeover — set in the scenic Southern town of Wetumpka, Alabama.

Episode 1: Meet the Town of Wetumpka

Jason Pickens gives an exclusive tour of all the hotspots in Wetumpka, AL.

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 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.

Monday
May 31
1pm | 12c
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.

Monday
May 31
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Jun 6
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Jun 6
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Jun 6
5pm | 4c
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.

Sunday
Jun 6
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Jun 6
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 6

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.

Sunday
Jun 6
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 6

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.

Monday
Jun 7
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Behind the Build

Ben and Erin go behind the scenes of Home Town Takeover as they explain the color, style and design behind the residential renovations in Wetumpka, Alabama. With the help of some HGTV stars, they'll reveal what went into making each place feel special.

Sunday
Jun 13
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Talk of the Town

In new and exclusive interviews, Ben and Erin reveal a step-by-step guide to small town revitalization. From choosing the right color for Main Street to celebrating the town's history, they spill the renovation secrets they've been storing for a decade.

Sunday
Jun 13
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Behind the Build

Ben and Erin go behind the scenes of Home Town Takeover as they explain the color, style and design behind the residential renovations in Wetumpka, Alabama. With the help of some HGTV stars, they'll reveal what went into making each place feel special.

Monday
Jun 14
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 2

Talk of the Town

In new and exclusive interviews, Ben and Erin reveal a step-by-step guide to small town revitalization. From choosing the right color for Main Street to celebrating the town's history, they spill the renovation secrets they've been storing for a decade.

Monday
Jun 14
1am | 12c
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.

Friday
Jul 23
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
Jul 23
1pm | 12c
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.

Friday
Jul 23
2pm | 1c
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.

Friday
Jul 23
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Jul 23
4pm | 3c
Season , Episode

Friday
Jul 23
5pm | 4c

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