Now That's Extreme!

Ty Pennington and his team at Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will no longer be transforming the homes of those in need.

It's sad to know Ty Pennington will be retiring his megaphone and his booming voice will no longer yell "Bus driver, move that bus!"

TVLine is reporting that Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, a show that helped many families in need and even saw Michelle Obama pitch in, will be taking a final bow.

According to the report, ABC has decided to cancel Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, with its final show taking place on Jan. 13.

The final episode will not only be the last show, but its 200th episode, which is a big milestone for the show that ran for nine seasons. That's quite an accomplishment if you ask us.

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So, what will the big finale include? It's being reported the team will focus on the tornado-torn town of Joplin, Missouri. Their task will be to build seven homes -- in seven days!

If anyone can do it, that team can!

Don't worry, we know we bummed you out with the thought of no more Ty, but we've got a surprise for you. Four special episodes will air after the show's final episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

That's not all. Pennington will also be part of ABC's new series, The Revolution and did you happen to catch him on ABC's The Great Big American Auction?

Oh, that megaphone-loving man will never truly be out of our lives. Deep inside, we're okay with that.

Starting on Jan. 20, Shark Tank will slip into Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's spot at 8:00 p.m. We're not sure if Shark Tank is a better choice, but we don't make the rules.

We know you have an opinion, so why not use it? Head over to our comments section and sound off about ABC's decision to cancel the show.

What will you be watching instead of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition?

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Comments on "ABC cancels Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"

lyriks December 09, 2012 | 11:32 AM

The reason why they are canceling it if you haven't been reading... The people do need help. they require assistance in any way shape and form like you wish. But by accepting the offer they accept the "mortgage", taxes, and bills they cant afford. So their "dream" home ends up being sold or taken from them by the banks ect. Say you are a family barely making it by off 1-2k per month in bills mortgage property tax and other fees. Now these individuals come and tear down this 2-3 bedroom house you have and build you a mansion in its place. suddenly mortgage doubles. your bills go through the roof because of the additional rooms or add on in the house. Even property tax ect. but your still looking at the 1-2k income and yet now the bills tax ect.. the expenses of maintaining the residence now increases to a minimum of 4-5k per month... was this a blessing still or did it hurt the family more? you gave them their dream home so the real world could take it from them for profit. Then you have to ask this. This family needs help should we help them or give them a delusion and slowly rip their life away from them?

te stjean family April 16, 2012 | 5:44 AM

we cant belive thay would take this show off the air its the best show on tv my whole family whatches it and its not inaproprit for our kids to whatch and it teachs te kids to give back. wh dont thay take the simpsons and spongbob and all the shows that are perverted off the air.

Jon January 16, 2012 | 4:41 PM

This is the best show on TV!! It's the only clean show you can watch with your kids anymore. We get the kids together every week to watch. It shows them how blessed they are and what ever people are going through in this country. We hate that this show is being cancelled.

Sheila January 13, 2012 | 7:32 PM

The network cancelled the one show I take the time to watch. I think it is a huge shame that the show was cancelled. With all the lousy shows on TV it is hard to find one that the whole family could watch together, a really meaningful show with good lessons for the kids, to help others. We looked forward to Extreme Makeover every week, we will really miss it! I don't know what we will watch now, there is nothing on worth watching!

dee January 13, 2012 | 6:11 PM

Sadly people sometimes have to sell the homes emhe has built for them. Due to the fact they can't afford the mortgage and the show doesn't always pick up it up!! I'm sad that they're taking the show off. I really wish ABC left it on Sundays were it was doing well. Then again when a network wants a show to fail they will move it to a night that they know that it will.

Ashley January 13, 2012 | 5:48 PM

To "Kris" - you do realize that it's not like these people pay for what YOU would pay for a home that size right? That's the point of the show. IF they do end up paying for the rest of their mortgage (more often than not, the show pays the rest of the mortgage for them), it's what they were paying before, not what a price for a house like that would cost, taxes go up and their utilities sometimes (but even then they always put in energy efficient appliances), but that's it. In fact, it would probably *help* the home owner, since the value of the house is vastly improved, thus greatly increasing their equity. It's the same idea as if you would remodel your house, the value goes up, not the mortgage.

Chris January 06, 2012 | 7:16 PM

This is sad! This is a show that we watch as a family. My boys like seeing how Ty and his crew help others in need. Of all the shows to remove, this is a show that is actually real life & not so fake, so WHY remove it? Bad choice. People watch not just for Ty but for what he & his crew do! My boys say this is ridiculous!

nancy December 23, 2011 | 5:28 PM

my name is nancy soles my husband has health problems but our home is very cold and it needs more room my husband cant do it no more its ashame he is retiring we are really in need to have our home fixed up thank you

Cynthia December 20, 2011 | 3:23 PM

I think if it's due to ratings, they should have left it on Sunday night instead of moving it. Why can't studio execs quit messing with time slots? I thought it was a wonderful show. The stories of what people had to overcome were inspiring and the cast was great. I loved how the show involved the community. Really a great show!!! So sad!

kris December 20, 2011 | 4:58 AM

well i dont know if they should cancel but they most certainly need to stop building lavish homes people cant afford!!!!!!!!!!! how about 4 100,000 house I mean really its gotten ridiculous!

jean mallon December 16, 2011 | 1:22 AM

I am upset that you are cancelling this show..i love this show..It makes me happy to see what they do to a home and how I cry cause i am so happy for these families..ty and there helpers do wonderful jobs to homes..They work so hard to do all that they can..

R. NYE December 15, 2011 | 7:59 PM

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? WHY IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU WANT TO CANCEL A SHOW THAT IS HELPING SO MANY FAMILIES IN NEED? ITS SUCH A HEART WARMING STORY TO WATCH FAMILIES LIVES CHANGE AND TO HELP THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN SO MUCH OF THEMSELVES EVEN IF IT MEANS SACRIFICING THEIR OWN LIVELYHOOD. SO MANY OF US COME HOME ON SUNDAY EVENING AFTER A LONG HARD WORK WEEK AND CHURCH ON SUNDAY TO SETTLE IN AND WATCH TY AND HIS CREW MAKE ANOTHER FAMILY SO VERY HAPPY. WHO AND WHAT WILL I WATCH NOW? WHO WILL I SHED MY TEARS FOR? CERTAINLY NOT "SHARK TANK" NEVER SEEN IT AND NEVER WILL. SO I GUESS I ALONG WITH MILLIONS OF OTHER FAITHFUL VIEWERS OF THE "HOME EDITION" SHOW WILL HAVE TO FIND SOMETHING ELSE TO REPLACE OUR SUNDAY EVENING SPOT OF HOPE AND FAITH. WHAT A SHAME THAT THE EXECUTIVES OF ABC DONT HAVE A CLUE AS TO WHAT THIS IS GOING TO DO FOR THE RATINGS. AS IF I CARE BUT IM SURE THEY DO. MAYBE ILL WATCH RE-RUNS, THATS AT LEAST BETTER THEN WHAT IS REPLACING IT NOW. GOOD LUCK! A VERY SAD AND DISSAPOINTED VIEWER.

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