New Year’s Day on HGTV is going to get ugly when the network premieres a new season of Ugliest House in America at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Sunday, Jan. 1, through Thursday, Jan. 5, and at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, Jan. 6. Hosted by Retta—a comedian and actress known for her roles in Parks and Recreation and Good Girls who attracted 11 million viewers to the series’ sophomore run—the fresh episodes will showcase tours of 15 properties nominated by homeowners who believe their design-challenged home is among the worst in the country. During the season, Retta will share her hot takes and hilarious reviews of each horrendous property, commenting on wacky layouts, clashing designs and severely outdated styles. Based on its ugly appearance, poor functionality and surprising design choices, one house will be deemed the “ugliest house in America” by HGTV and the network will award its homeowners a showstopping $150,000 renovation completed by Alison Victoria, one of its top stars. The stunning results will be revealed during a special one-hour finale episode on Friday, Jan. 6. This season of Ugliest House in America also will be available on discovery+ beginning Sunday, Jan. 1.
Throughout the new season, Retta will travel to five regions of the U.S. to see the best of the worst and gleefully react to houses featuring all sorts of bad design, ranging from mural monstrosities and shellacked wood paneling to velvet wallpaper and garishly patterned wall-to-wall shag carpeting. In the end, the home deemed “the ugliest” will be transformed from a beast into a beauty.
Ugliest House in America is produced by Big Fish Entertainment.
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