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Home Town News
Home Town News

Season Five Is Headed Your Way in 2021

It's official! Home Town heroes Ben and Erin Napier will be back in 2021 for a fifth season of HGTV's hit series with 16 all-new episodes. And that's just for starters.

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Ahead of the Curve
Ahead of the Curve

Erin Is an Early Adopter of the Grandmillennial Trend

She's the queen of historically accurate renovations and vintage finds, but did you know there's a whole movement around her design style? Read the Article

Season 4 Photo Galleries

Season 4 Video Highlights

Testing the Porch

Erin summons Hipster Ben to test the front porch at their cafe site.

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Home Town Shop
Home Town Shop

Buy Your Favorite Decor From 'Home Town'

Love something you saw on season four of Home Town? Erin and Ben Napier have you covered with the brand new collections in their shop, Laurel Mercantile, cleverly curated by episode. Buy Now

Nursery Inspiration
Nursery Inspiration

A Magical and Elegant Nursery for Baby Helen Napier

When the time came to fashion a nursery for Baby Helen Napier, it's no surprise that Erin thought carefully and deeply about every single detail. Check Out the Napier Nursery

Home Town News

New Season of the Digital Series
New Season of the Digital Series

Erin'spired Series 2 Is Available Now

In the latest installments of Home Town's digital companion series Erin'spired, Erin offers insider insights on the designs seen in season four of Home Town. For fans of Erin as a designer, these are extras you won’t see on TV.
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Two Exclusive Digital Video Series

Erin'spired 25 Videos

Take a peek behind the curtain with Erin's design process as she and her team envision new possibilities for the homes featured in Home Town. New installments added weekly.

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Talkin' Shop 6 Videos

Talkin' Shop features Home Town’s Ben Napier and HGTV’s Jason Pickens in a digital series that brings comic relief to the wood shop – as well as practical woodworking and DIY tips.

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'Home Town' Featured Videos

Meet Ben and Erin Napier, and find out how they provide historic small-town houses with big love in HGTV's new renovation series, Home Town.

Home Town Recap - Bachelor's Paradise

In this episode of Home Town, Ben and Erin craft a cozy bachelor pad for an old friend from college.

Season 3 Galleries

One Really Big Reno
One Really Big Reno

A House Too Big To Move?

Ben and Erin may have bitten off more than they can chew in a project for a client who wants to move then renovate her historic family home. Sometimes it’s a good idea to have a ‘Plan B’. Find Out More

Home Town Season 2

Ben & Erin are Back
Ben & Erin are Back

Season 2 Premiere
(And Other News)

Heads up, Home Town fans. Season 2 is in full swing with new episodes every Monday. Plus, maybe you've heard, there are some other announcements of note, too.

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...And They Have Some Surprises
...And They Have Some Surprises

Catch a Sneak Peek 6 Videos

Home Town returns in second season filled with more imaginative renovations and vintage Southern charm.  And there are some revelations in store.

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The Newest Napier

Welcome to the World, Baby Helen
Welcome to the World, Baby Helen

Erin Napier Delivers Beautiful Baby Helen

Ben and Erin welcomed their first child just a week before the kickoff of Home TownSeason 2! Read the details from Erin, here.

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Sweet Soul Music
Sweet Soul Music

From Dad to Daughter: Ben's Sweet Playlist for Baby Helen

Hear how Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier welcomed their baby girl home with music. (Get the tissues ready.)

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Exclusive Home Town Videos

Get to Know Laurel, MS 2 Videos

Get a personal tour of downtown Laurel with Ben and Erin as your guides. Plus tour the Napiers' Laurel Mercantile Co.  Watch Now

Dining Southern Style w/Ben and Erin 2 Videos

Food faves (and not-so-faves) from Ben and Erin. Plus Ben's step-by-step guide to the perfect grilled cheese.  Hungry Yet?

New + Exclusive!
New + Exclusive!

Getting Personal w/Erin + Ben 5 Videos

Who's more romantic? Who's messier? Who snores the loudest? Find out in these web-exclusive Q&A videos. Watch Now

Meet the Hosts
Meet the Hosts

Get to Know the Napiers 15 Videos

Ben and Erin Napier love small towns and old homes, and they're all about "restoring" rather than "replacing". Find out what they're all about in these video spotlights. Watch Now

Looking Back, Looking Forward
Looking Back, Looking Forward

Our Favorite Moments from Season 1

Here's a roundup of some of what made Season 1 of Home Town so great. Bonus: A sneak peek at the critters, heavenly hardwoods and babies on the way in Season 2. Read the Article

Home Town Season 1 Photo Galleries

About the Show

Erin and Ben Napier love their small Mississippi hometown, especially the old historical houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they're keeping the character of these classic homes but giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin's imaginative hand sketches to Ben's custom handiwork, this couple is bringing homes back to life and making sure their small town's future is as bright as its past.

About the Hosts

Erin Napier

With a keen sense of style and a background in graphic design, Erin brings the vision to the renovations in HGTV's Home Town.
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Ben Napier

Ben is passionate about preserving and celebrating the history of old homes, and his building and woodworking skills help form the foundation of the husband-wife Home Town team.
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Season 4, Episode 16

Fire and Water

A couple is looking for a house where they can entertain friends in a walkable neighborhood. Ben and Erin give their pick a complete facelift by adding a coastal color scheme, built-in banquet and a back patio that's perfect for entertaining.

Monday
Jan 11
3:01am | 2:01c
Season 2, Episode 1

Banquette Dreams

Virginia newlyweds look for a new place to call home in Mississippi. They have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a banquette, a master bedroom and a spacious front porch. After showing the couple two houses, Ben and Erin begin work creating a warm, welcoming cottage with never-before-seen porch swings and a beautiful kitchen banquette that reminds the happy couple of home.

Monday
Jan 11
4am | 3c
Season 2, Episode 3

Countryside in the City

A couple is ready for a different pace after living in the country for years. Erin and Ben create a haven in the city for them complete with handmade print wallpaper made by a local artist and a set of dining room buffets created entirely from one of the house's demolished rooms.

Monday
Jan 11
5am | 4c
Season 1, Episode 6

History in the Making

After moving to New York City to pursue his architect career, Bill is ready to settle down with his fiance Jody in the small town he's loved since childhood. Ben and Erin show the couple two very different homes -- a dilapidated historic house with character that requires a ton of work, and a Craftsman that needs updates and a personality. With an all-in budget of $200,000, Ben and Erin transform the couple's pick into a dream home with a gorgeous kitchen and custom millwork.

Tuesday
Jan 12
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 11

Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic Craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large, dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

Tuesday
Jan 12
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Move It or Lose It?

Robyn and Cassidy want to move Robyn's great-grandmother's house to a new plot of land, but Ben and Erin are skeptical that the home could survive the move. With a budget of $100,000, Ben and Erin transform a cozy cottage in town into a dream home to present the couple with a safer option.

Tuesday
Jan 12
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 9

There's Just Something About a Porch

A couple is looking for a historic home in the country with a porch and plenty of green space. Ben and Erin transform their new home into a classic, dogtrot-style house full of historic charm and Southern touches.

Tuesday
Jan 12
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 14

A Southern Dream

A woman inherits her mom's house after she passes away, but it's far too small for her growing family. Ben and Erin come up with an ambitious plan to double the size of the house, adding a master suite and two additional bedrooms upstairs.

Tuesday
Jan 12
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Everybody Wants a Porch

A couple moves from Arizona to Mississippi in search of a slower pace of life and their forever home. They have an all-in budget of $250,000 and a wish list that includes a home with historic Southern architecture and a spacious kitchen. Ben and Erin inject their new home with a deluxe kitchen, a classic Southern Mississippi porch and find unique ways to highlight the original architecture.

Thursday
Jan 14
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 6

Restoring a Craftsman

A couple from Alabama is excited to settle down in a small town for the next phase of their lives. Ben and Erin help them choose a forever home and give it a historic renovation complete with a gorgeous master suite, custom kitchen and screened-in porch.

Thursday
Jan 14
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Town to Call Home

Kristen dreams of watching her kids grow up in a small town like she did, but as a military family, they are always on the move. Now that husband Kelvin is close to retirement, they've decided to settle down so their young children have a place to call home. Kelvin and Kristen's all-in budget is $250,000, so Ben and Erin show the couple two family-friendly homes: a big, old charmer that's a lot of house, and a character-rich Craftsman with a lower price but a longer "to do" list. Ben and Erin create the ultimate family home including a study area, play space and stunning new kitchen with a unique bowling alley countertop.

Thursday
Jan 14
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 5

Small Town Life Awaits

A Canadian couple looks to purchase a vacation home that will one day become their retirement home. With an all-in budget of $140,000, Ben and Erin show them two Craftsman cottages. Fans of Craftsman design, Ben and Erin restore the classic architectural features and charm to give these out-of-towners a true Southern experience.

Thursday
Jan 14
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 3

Countryside in the City

A couple is ready for a different pace after living in the country for years. Erin and Ben create a haven in the city for them complete with handmade print wallpaper made by a local artist and a set of dining room buffets created entirely from one of the house's demolished rooms.

Thursday
Jan 14
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 8

The Sky's the Limit

A man who has always moved around and loves to travel and meet new people is looking for a large home. Ben and Erin can't believe their luck when he gives them a limitless budget to design a gorgeous retreat with a Spanish-style kitchen and master suite.

Thursday
Jan 14
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Modern Millennial Makeover

An engaged couple is ready to buy a home of their own so they can start the next chapter in their lives together. With the help of their families, they have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a master bathroom with a soaking tub and a place where they can read and study. After helping the couple find the perfect home, Ben and Erin give the home a colorful millennial makeover that includes a charming book nook and stunning master suite.

Thursday
Jan 14
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 1

A New Beginning

A photographer and close friend of the Napier's is looking for a traditional home with a touch of modern style. After deciding on a classic mansion in need of a complete makeover, Ben and Erin transform the tired house into a show-stopping home.

Thursday
Jan 14
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Room to Grow

A couple with two kids are in desperate need of more space and hope to find a home with a big yard and studio for his work with an all-in budget of $200,000. After showing them two great options, Ben and Erin transform their choice into a modern, spacious farmhouse that includes a chicken coop made from a dilapidated children's playhouse.

Sunday
Jan 17
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Home Is Where the Art Is

An artist wants to raise her teenage son in the small town near their friends and family. With a budget of up to $200,000, her wish list includes plenty of room to welcome visitors and a dedicated art studio. Erin embraces the opportunity to design for a fellow artist by designing a home with bold patterns balanced with a calm color palette. They dedicate an entire room to an art studio customized with thoughtful furniture built by Ben and dip-dyed drop cloth curtains created by Erin.

Sunday
Jan 17
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 10

Military Family Finds Small Town Charm in Mississippi

A well-traveled serviceman and his wife settle down after finding a job in small town Mississippi. Ben and Erin have been given an all-in budget and are tasked with satisfying the couple's wish list that includes a historic home with a chef's kitchen. They come back with two choices: a cozy Cape Cod-style house with a small kitchen and a charmless exterior or a slightly larger home with interesting architectural details and a welcoming front porch. Ben and Erin make the couple's dreams come true by creating a home dripping in charm that includes a French provincial chef's kitchen and a handcrafted work table.

Sunday
Jan 17
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 6

A Doctor in the House

Ben and Erin are eager to welcome a new pediatrician that hopes to settle down with his wife and work in the beautiful community. The couple wants a historical charmer with room to grow and a spacious outdoor area for entertaining. Along with a complete interior transformation, Erin creates a beautiful outdoor living room while Ben builds a custom grilling station for the ultimate barbecue experience.

Sunday
Jan 17
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 4

Southern Italianate Charm

Ben and Erin Napier get the opportunity to find and restore a home for some longtime friends. They're hoping to find a historical house with a porch and cozy charm. Ben and Erin show them two houses: The Thompson House where the Italian style potential is masked by bad design and The Carmichael House whose mix of 1920s and 1990s styles will be expensive to redo. Ben and Erin then use creative solutions to convert mismatched design elements into a beautiful historical house complete with a custom-built ottoman and a unique outdoor entryway cabinet.

Sunday
Jan 17
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 7

Sweet Home Laurel

A Laurel, MS, native is ready to plant roots in the place her family has called home for generations. With her all-in budget of $100,000, Erin and Ben create a beautiful transformation that includes a quaint home office and a master bedroom and bathroom fit for a queen.

Sunday
Jan 17
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 2

Color Psychology

A couple who runs a non-profit is investing in a property that provides transitional housing for women recovering from difficulties. Ben and Erin get scrappy and turn a neglected building into an uplifting oasis where new beginnings can flourish.

Sunday
Jan 17
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Musician's Retreat

A recording producer is back in Laurel looking for an artist's retreat. He received a dilapidated cabin from his late father, and while Ben and Erin are up for the risky restoration challenge, they think he'll get a better return with a bungalow in town.

Sunday
Jan 17
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 1

Memory Lane: Bachelor's Paradise

Featuring new interviews with Ben and Erin, a bachelor is ready to buy a home where his family has lived for five generations. Ben and Erin find a cottage with good resale potential, and their design includes a quaint front porch.

Sunday
Jan 17
9:01pm | 8:01c

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