Extra Energy is reuniting Tim Allen and Richard Karn, stars of the favored Dwelling Enchancment, a sitcom that ran for eight seasons on ABC. The brand new Historical past Channel collection, which takes viewers into Tim Allen’s house to find the historical past of instruments, will arrive later this month.
Historical past revealed extra in regards to the collection in a press launch.
“The HISTORY Channel pronounces the return of Tim Allen (“Final Man Standing,” “Dwelling Enchancment”) and co-host Richard Karn (“Pen15,” “Dwelling Enchancment”) together with woodworking do-it-yourself YouTube star April Wilkerson within the new nonfiction collection “Extra Energy” premiering Wednesday, June 29 at 10PM ET/PT. From Tim’s house store, the trio tackles the supercharged historical past of instruments, celebrating the good, strongest, and iconic examples of instruments, whereas showcasing their evolution of energy from handheld and fundamental to the economic and mighty — testing the bounds in a approach that solely Tim can. They’ll additionally head out into the sphere to play with a number of the largest machines that energy and serve our on a regular basis lives and meet the boys and lady who function them. Alongside the way in which, Tim invitations a number of the most expert makers into his store from throughout the nation, tasking them to create mind-blowing, particularly tailor-made improvements to suit his wants as a result of there’s all the time room for enchancment. The collection is government produced by each Golden Globe(R)-winner Tim Allen and Richard Karn and hails from producers Spoke Studios (a Wheelhouse firm) and Boxing Cat Leisure.
“Albert Einstein as soon as mentioned, ‘I’m not a genius, I’m simply passionately curious,’” mentioned Allen. “Having the chance to discover my curiosity in depth and actually get to know extra in regards to the individuals and issues that make us what we’re at this time will get me excited. And what higher pal to have at my aspect than Richard Karn? We each share a fantastic appreciation of people that can resolve an issue not by speaking about it, however by ‘doing’ it with creativity and wonderful abilities.”
“My friendship with Tim has lasted over 30 years… in a row!” mentioned Karn. “The prospect to do a present like Device Time was unquestionably thrilling. We could not have Binford however we nonetheless can have a world of enjoyable!”
Every week, “Extra Energy” places its personal particular twist on the story of how fundamental instruments, from blades and batteries to magnets and lasers, advanced to do the unimaginable issues they do at this time, whereas answering burning questions like “How does a magnet gentle up a whole metropolis?” Every 30-minute episode might be themed round one device. In Tim’s workshop and leaning on April’s experience, viewers will learn the way instruments work and break down on a regular basis machines and home equipment that function these instruments – from rubbish disposals and chainsaws to the pneumatic wrenches used to vary a tire. With Richard’s assist, viewers will study the historical past behind the how and why totally different instruments got here to be, whereas showcasing their most creative, impactful and, in some circumstances, hysterical modifications. After the store, the staff will head out to the sphere the place the enjoyable actually begins as they take a look at drive the massive machines from Bobcat bulldozers and excavators to a guillotine shear, celebrating the expert consultants who function them. Lastly, every week Tim will invite one extremely expert maker into his store to take part in “Tim’s Maker Problem,” tasking them to create loopy new builds from an computerized leaf-vacuum-rake that sucks up leaves and places them instantly into the waste bin, to a battery-powered cell kitchen that solves on a regular basis issues in a spectacular approach — even April will get in on the motion. For higher or worse, a brand new device might be constructed and examined to see if it’s a reduce above the remainder and embodies the collection’ mission of “extra energy.”
“Extra Energy” is produced for The HISTORY Channel by Wheelhouse’s Spoke Studios and Boxing Cat Leisure. Becoming a member of Allen and Karn as government producers are Brent Montgomery, Eric Wattenberg, Will Nothacker, Joe Weinstock, Ok.P. Anderson, Cindy Kain and Katherine D. Fox. Eli Lehrer, Mary E. Donahue and Max Micallef function government producers for The HISTORY Channel.”
Try the trailer for Extra Energy beneath.
What do you assume? Are you planning to take a look at this new collection on Historical past Channel?