Device time is again… sort of. On Thursday, the Historical past Channel introduced the brand new sequence Extra Energy, a 10-episode nonfiction sequence that can rejoice “the evolution of the best, most iconic instruments, from handheld and primary to the commercial and mighty”. The sequence can be hosted by Dwelling Enchancment stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn together with YouTube star April Wilkerson. In line with the sequence’ description, every episode can be themed round one particular instrument. The sequence will debut on Wednesday, June twenty ninth.
“From Tim’s dwelling store, the trio tackles the supercharged historical past of instruments, celebrating the best, strongest, and iconic examples of instruments, whereas showcasing their evolution of energy from handheld and primary to the commercial and mighty — testing the boundaries in a method that solely Tim can. They’re going to additionally head out into the sector to play with among the greatest machines that energy and serve our on a regular basis lives and meet the boys and girl who function them. Alongside the way in which, Tim invitations among the most expert makers into his store from throughout the nation, tasking them to create mind-blowing, particularly tailor-made improvements to suit his wants as a result of there’s all the time room for enchancment.”
“Albert Einstein as soon as stated, ‘I am not a genius, I am simply passionately curious,'” Allen stated in a press release. “Having the chance to discover my curiosity in depth and actually get to know extra concerning the individuals and issues that make us what we’re immediately will get me excited. And what higher pal to have at my aspect than Richard Karn? We each share an incredible appreciation of people that can remedy an issue not by speaking about it, however by ‘doing’ it with creativity and superb abilities.”
“My friendship with Tim has lasted over 30 years… in a row!” Karn stated. “The prospect to do a present like Device Time was unquestionably thrilling. We could not have Binford however we nonetheless may have a world of enjoyable!”
As followers could recall, Karn and Allen starred collectively in ABC’s Dwelling Enchancment, which first debuted in 1991 and ran for greater than 204 episodes over 8 seasons with the sequence finale airing on Might 25, 1999. Allen briefly reprised his Dwelling Enchancment function of Tim “The Device Man” Taylor for an episode of his FOX sequence, Final Man Standing in that sequence’ closing season. Notably, Karn additionally appeared on Final Man Standing, taking part in Invoice McKendree for 2 episodes.
Extra Energy debuts on Wednesday, June twenty ninth at 10/9c on The Historical past Channel.
H/t: The Futon Critic