Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines premiered last night, April 15, 2012 on channel 5, 8:30 p.m. programming.
The show promised to build and provide homes for 35 families spread throughout Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines is hosted by Paolo Bediones. The Design Team is composed of Tessa Prieto-Valdez, Divine Lee, Joby Belmonte, Marilen Faustino-Montenegro and Tristan Jovellana.
The first episode took us to Mabalacat, Pampanga where they gave extreme makeovers to the house of Apung Norma, a woman who lost her husband and kids due to illness and now devotes her efforts for doing charitable works of seeking help for the poor and sick children. At 60, she work as a street sweeper to make ends meet.
The show prioritizes families with extraordinary and inspiring stories, according to production manager Joan Banaga.
They will also consider those families whose houses are in desperate need of makeover or improvement.
TV5 PR Peachy Guioguio adds that to be considered, families should legally own the property to be renovated, complete with a land title.
The show promises to change lives of Filipinos with the promise of “Bagong bahay, Bagong buhay.”
Do watch Extreme Makeover Home Edition Philippines every Sunday, 8:30PM, right after Talentadong Pinoy.
Send your stories on firstname.lastname@example.org you might be the next beneficiary of the Extreme Makeover.
3 conditions must be met to qualify for the makeover:
1. Beneficiary owns the land.
2. Extremely compelling story of sacrifice and service.
3. Well loved by the community making it undeniable that they deserve “Bagong Bahay at Bagong Buhay.”