Most casting notices ask for your name, location, age, and contact info, as well as photos or video of yourself, any family members involved, and photos of your home and/or the rooms or space you want improved.
How do you get picked for an HGTV show?
Casting for our shows happens through production companies. HGTV and its hosts do not contact anyone directly to participate in our programming.
Do any HGTV shows pay for renovations?
Does HGTV pay for renovations on 'Fixer Upper'? Surprisingly, the answer is no. The couple (or person) is responsible for paying for their own renovations, but that doesn't mean they walk away totally empty handed. While HGTV doesn't fund the renovations, they do pay for one big ticket item.
How do you get on a fixer upper show?
There's a bit of a formula required by HGTV. Homeowners on the show must have a home with a purchase price under $200,000 and they require at least $30,000 worth of renovations. HGTV does not fund the renovations, but they do cover the cost of one bonus item and pay a talent fee to Chip & Joanna.
How much does it cost to be on an HGTV show?
All homeowners must have a renovation budget of at least $75,000 to be featured on the show. A break from the standard rule, homeowners that appear on HGTV's “Unsellable Houses” are not required to provide upfront funding for renovations on their property.
How do you get picked for home improvement shows?
How does HGTV cast for its shows? Casting for our shows happens through production companies. HGTV and its hosts do not contact individuals directly to participate in our programming.