From a media release:
Celebrity IOUÂ is a new blockbuster HGTV Canada series series where Hollywood A-listers express their deep gratitude to the individuals who have had a major impact on their lives by surprising them with big, heartwarming home renovations that bring everyone to tears.Â The star-studded, uplifting series, premieringÂ Monday, April 13, atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PT, features the networkâ€™s immensely popular twin brothersÂ DrewÂ andÂ Jonathan ScottÂ as they help each award-winning celebrity with a special renovation.Â The seasonâ€™s celebrity lineup includes: actor, producer and two-time Academy AwardsÂ® winnerÂ Brad Pitt; multi Academy AwardÂ® nominee and EmmyÂ® Award winning actress, producer, fashion designer and flea market enthusiastÂ Melissa McCarthy; OSCARÂ®, EmmyÂ® Award and Tony AwardsÂ® winnerÂ Viola Davis; actress, writer, producer and fashion designer,Â Rebel Wilson, winner of an MTV Movie Award and a Teen Choice Award; and Canadian singer, songwriter and producerÂ Michael BublÃ©, a four-time GRAMMY AwardÂ® winner.Â Celebrity IOUÂ is produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment.
In each episode, the celebrities share an authentic, inside look into their personal lives and get hands-on with Drew and Jonathan to imagine a design plan and create a beautifully customized space that rewards mentors, friends and family members. Throughout the season, the brothers travel across the country to help create stunning new spaces on tight timelines. The projects include converting a detached garage into a gorgeous yet functional guest retreat, overhauling a lackluster backyard into an entertainerâ€™s dream, and taking a condo from its outdated â€˜70s style to a modern, cozy home perfect for family gatherings.