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'Extreme Makeover' Star Launches New Series B&C

The host of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” has a new show, B&C reports. Ty Pennington will host “American Journey,” a new monthly 30-minute series on HLN.

“The 10-episode series, which is sponsored by Chevrolet, tells the stories of people and communities who have found inventive ways to address problems by applying lessons of the American pioneers,” the piece reports. “Each monthly installment of ‘American Journey’ will air four times a month on the weekend in prime time. The first episode premieres Saturday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m., repeating the next day.”

Said Scot Safon, executive VP and general manager of HLN: "’American Journey’ is the latest way that HLN will spotlight the resourcefulness and resilience we find as we cover the American scene. With programs like this, and our new daily program ‘Making It in America,’ HLN is deepening and broadening its coverage of news stories that really hit home for our national audience."