Extreme Makeover

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Extreme Makeover Home Goes Into Foreclosure

Atlanta family unable to pay back bank loan

(Newser) - A house constructed for ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is up for auction after the owners lost the building to foreclosure. The Atlanta home, the biggest built on the show, was collateral for a now-overdue $450,000 loan. The foreclosure represents a comeuppance not only for its owners but for... More »

Oprah Makes Giving Competitive

New show's contestants will compete to be the best philanthropist

(Newser) - Heavyweight philanthropist Oprah Winfrey will outsource giving to a whole new level tonight: Her new ABC reality show, “Oprah’s Big Give,” makes charity a competition. Contestants compete to raise money for needy folks and causes, and each week the lowest-earner is given the boot, reports the New ... More »

'Extreme Makeover'? Try 'People's Court'

Heartwarming reality-TV episode ends in orphans' bitter lawsuit

(Newser) - It was supposed to be a great story: ABC's hit reality show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" transformed the home of Phil and Loki Leomiti and their five adopted children into a nine-bedroom dream house. Today the children, who moved out within weeks of the show's broadcast, are locked in... More »

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