HGTV’s mega-hit ‘Home Town’ Season 5 premieres Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 8 PM ET/PT
In addition to airing on HGTV, each Sunday the new episode of ‘Home Town’ will drop on discovery+, Discovery Inc.’s new subscription streaming service that launches on Jan. 4.
Home Town: Ben’s Workshop’ Launches Exclusively On discovery+ – A New Subscription Streaming Service – On Jan. 4
New York [Dec. 7, 2020] Home renovation stars Ben and Erin Napier will continue to revitalize their small town of Laurel, Mississippi, in new episodes of the HGTV hit series Home Town. Premiering Sunday, Jan. 3, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, the series, which attracted more than 30 million viewers during its last season, will follow the couple as they overhaul outdated homes with customized renovations that spotlight Erin’s stunning design aesthetic and Ben’s handmade wood creations.
The Napiers, who have more than one million social media followers, have charted a course to pop culture stardom by inspiring passionate fans with chronicles of their daily life restoring homes, raising a family and running their businesses in Laurel. In addition to airing on HGTV, each Sunday the new episode of Home Town will drop on discovery+, Discovery Inc.’s new subscription streaming service that launches on Jan. 4.
‘Every house in Laurel has a unique history,” said Erin. ‘We love to take those homes, learn their story and bring them back to life.’
‘It’s so important to us to highlight the history and restore the beauty of these homes, while also helping our town progress into the future,’ added Ben.
For those who can’t see enough of master woodworker Ben in action, a new original series, Home Town: Ben’s Workshop, will launch Monday, Jan. 4, only on discovery+. In the four-episode series, Ben will share his expertise in craftsmanship and carpentry with celebrity guests including, astronaut Scott Kelly, tennis legend Martina Navratilova, comedian Loni Love and multi-platinum country star Chris Lane. Ben’s visitors are in for a fun Southern experience – building iconic wood projects and making surprise visits to donate them to the community or a neighbor.
‘I grew up watching master woodworker Norm Abram on TV and it’s been a dream of mine to make a show like that, focusing on woodworking and craftsmanship,” said Ben. “Social media followers told me they wanted this show, too, so it’s been a lot of fun bringing guests into my shop to swap stories and share the trade with them, all for Home Town fans to hopefully enjoy.’