You know who you are. You eat, breathe, and live HGTV. You have a favorite property brother and always pick the right house on House Hunters. You’re HGTV Obsessed, and this podcast is for you. Each week, influencers and HGTV superfans Kat and Mike Stickler will dive deep into all things HGTV—interviews, episode recaps, games, inside scoop, and more.
Design Star’s Allison Holker & Stephen "tWitch" Boss + Practical Home Selling Tips
This week on HGTV Obsessed, hosts Kat and Mike Stickler have a virtual double date with superstar couple, Allison Holker Boss and Stephen “tWitch” Boss to talk all about Design Star: Next Gen. They share what’s different about the reboot, and what it was like to film on a custom compound. Allison shares her story of going into labor at Home Goods and why she insisted on checking out before going to the hospital. The Boss’s share their favorite challenge from Design Star: Next Gen, the diverse competitors on the season, and what the judges look for in the next HGTV design star. Allison and “tWitch” met on So You Think You Can Dance, and they reveal who made the first move after reading all the wrong signals. The couples talk about marriage, parenting, and the most important things they’re teaching their kids. Then, they share their thoughts on words as home decor and whether “Live, Laugh, Love” is outplayed. Finally, Taylor Spellman comes to the rescue of a listener whose home listing isn’t getting any love.
Renovating Retro Homes with Maureen McCormick + Is Carpet Ever Okay?
This week on HGTV Obsessed, hosts Kat and Mike Stickler sit down with Maureen McCormick and Dan Vickery to chat about Frozen in Time, the new home renovation show on discovery+. Maureen and Dan talk about what it’s like to give homes stuck in the 50s, 60s, and 70s a modern update and what it’s really like filming those opening car scenes. They share some of the memorable things found in the homes while filming and how they get personally invested in each project and family. Then, Maureen and Dan give their thoughts on the mid-century modern design trend. Finally, Orlando Soria shares his opinion on whether carpet is ever the answer.
Ty Pennington on Renovating vs. Moving + the Fords on Location, Location, Location
This week on HGTV Obsessed, hosts Mike and Kat Stickler chat with the one and only Ty Pennington. He talks about his show, Ty Breaker, and getting to work with some of HGTV’s finest to convince families to renovate or move. Ty talks about his approach to finding solutions for homeowners and why he’s an advocate for renovating what you already have. We also hear about his experience hosting the upcoming show, Rock the Block, and working with so many interior designer MVPs. Kat shares her connection to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and she and Ty take a walk down memory lane and talk about the new reboot on HGTV. Then, Ty opens up about living with ADHD and how he went from taking night classes in college to becoming America’s favorite carpenter. Finally, Ty shares his thoughts on indoor murals, and Steve and Leanne Ford give advice on how to handle outgrowing your home.
Orlando Soria Talks Designing Through a Breakup + Investing in Quality Decor with Clinton Kelly
This week on HGTV Obsessed, hosts Kat and Mike Stickler dive into an interview with HGTV star and host of Build Me Up, Orlando Soria, and break down his enneagram. He describes what it was like to work with Olympian Gus Kenworthy on his Hollywood home and making design accessible to more than just clients with big budgets. Orlando then talks about moving back to where he grew up in Yosemite, buying a home there, and his future plans for the space. Finally, Orlando talks about his feelings going into 2021 and his thoughts on accent walls. Then, Clinton Kelly comes to the rescue of a listener who wants to start investing in home pieces but isn’t sure where to start.
Leanne & Steve Ford on Working with your Siblings + HGTV Execs’ Advice for Getting on HGTV
On this week’s episode, hosts Mike and Kat Stickler chat with HGTV superstars and siblings, Leanne and Steve Ford. They dive into their new show on discovery+, Home Again with the Fords, and what compelled them to move back to their hometown of Pittsburgh. Leanne and Steve get honest about the best and worst parts of working with your sibling and who usually gets their way. Steve shares his latest project (don’t tell their mom), and Leanne makes a case for all-white kitchens. Finally, on HGTV to the Rescue, Discovery execs Loren Ruch and Brian Balthazar give a listener advice on how to get their home featured on HGTV.
House Hunters #Unfiltered with Comedians Dan Levy & Natasha Leggero + Jasmine Roth Gives Curb Appeal Advice
This week on HGTV Obsessed, hosts Kat and Mike Stickler sit down with comedians Dan Levy & Natasha Leggero to talk about their new show on discovery+, House Hunters Comedians on Couches: Unfiltered. Find out why House Hunters is the perfect show for comedians to poke fun at, and how Dan and Natasha created an entire improv show about weird Zillow listings. Then, Jasmine Roth comes to the rescue of a listener who is struggling with their home’s curb appeal.