Come on Barbie, let's go...renovate! HGTV is making Barbie's Dreamhouse a reality with the Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge. The new competition series—inspired by the iconic Mattel doll and "the excitement surrounding the upcoming release" of Warner Bros. Pictures' Barbie—will feature 15 HGTV stars and one Food Network chef as they transform a house into a life-sized Barbie Dreamhouse.
“By aligning two admired brands—HGTV and Mattel’s Barbie—and mobilizing the power of the best-in-class portfolio of Warner Bros. Discovery, Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge will deliver a unique, visually stunning payoff for millions of fans who want to see their favorite HGTV stars bring a treasured childhood icon to life,” Loren Ruch, head of content, HGTV, said in a previous press release.
According to HGTV, the series will be "punctuated by celebrity guests, pop culture history and a plethora of Barbie surprises." From the supermodel host to the design teams, here's everything to know about HGTV's Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge.
What is the Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge release date?
Like Greta Gerwig's highly-anticipated film Barbie, the competition series will premiere this summer. An exact date has not yet been announced, but we'll be sure to update once it is.
How to watch Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge
The show, produced by Mission Control and Mattel Television, will air on HGTV and stream on Max.
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Who is hosting Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge?
Model Ashley Graham has been tapped to host Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge. “I cannot wait to see Barbie’s signature style get the life-sized treatment in an actual home," the supermodel said in a previously released statement. "She holds such a special place in my heart, especially since Mattel created a one-of-a-kind doll of me back in 2016."
Graham added, "It feels like such a full circle moment now that I have a hand in the creation of her real-life Dreamhouse.”
Who is cast in the Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge?
The "largest HGTV team ever assembled" will be participating in the creation of the Barbie Dreamhouse. The eight teams of HGTV stars and one Food Network chef are:
Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson
Married to Real Estate
Jasmine Roth and Antonia Lofaso
Help! I Wrecked My House and Beachside Brawl, respectively.
Ty Pennington and Alison Victoria
Rock the Block and Windy City Rehab, respectively.
Jonathan Knight and Kristina Crestin
Christina Hall and James Bender
Christina on the Coast
Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas
Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt
100 Day Dream Home
Michel Smith Boyd and Anthony Elle Williams
Luxe for Less
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Where is the Barbie Dreamhouse located?
A house in Southern California will undergo the Barbie makeover.
Is there a trailer for Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge?
Yes! In the official trailer, Max described the series as "the biggest, boldest, most Barbiest build of all playtime." Watch below:
How many episodes are in Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge?
There are four episodes in the series.
What will happen on Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge?
The different teams on the HGTV series will transform areas of a California-based home "with an era-specific style, such as an early 1960s atomic age kitchen, a ‘70s disco vibe for Ken’s Den and a main bedroom decked out in ‘80s glam," according to Max. Once it's complete, one Barbie fan will get the chance to win a stay at the dreamhouse.
Talk about imagination...we can't wait to see their creation!
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