If you’re a House Hunters fan, you know the drill. You’re not just watching this series, you’re generating your own running commentary whether you’re watching alone or with others about the homes itself and the people whose on the house hunt. Some fans have created their own House Hunters drinking games where participants chug, shot or sip every time a ubiquitous HH buzz-phrase gets uttered. There’s House Hunters bingo. Same basic idea, but the booze is optional. This practically begs for the Mystery Science 3000 treatment.
HGTV will host a four-night, special event at 10 and 10:30 p.m (ET/PT) that will begin Tuesday, June 2, 2020 through Friday, June 5. Playing off the wildly popular House Hunters series, HGTV will debut House Hunters: Comedians on Couches. The series will feature top seven comedians providing their own colorful commentary on classic episodes of HGTV’s House Hunters.
The House Hunters: Comedians on Couches celebrity lineup is led by Dan Levy (the stand-up comedian Dan Levy, not the Schitt’s Creek Dan Levy and Natasha Leggero and features their comedian friends Whitney Cummings, Eliot Glazer, John Mulaney, Chris Redd and J.B. Smoove.
HGTV’s most fun-to-make-fun-of show will be headlined by seven popular comedians, who will deliver uncensored, no-holds-barred color commentary on classic episodes of the phenomenally long-running series. In keeping with our nationwide current social distancing practice, all the commentaries and dialog will take place on videoconference. Fans will see these comics calling out the victories and agonizing defeats deriving from dubious real-estate savvy, unusual paint-color choices, and the nuances of matte finish vs. high-gloss.
“House Hunters is a pop culture phenomenon that inspires strong reactions from viewers who like to play along with its familiar house selection process,” said Jane Latman, president, HGTV. “While we may not agree with the house each family chooses or the reasons they select it, we can agree that it’s a good time to lean on talented people who can find the humor in everything and make us laugh out loud – even when it comes to the challenges and triumphs of house hunting.”
The event also will raise money for Turn Up: Fight Hunger, through a partnership between Discovery, Inc., and No Kid Hungry, a national campaign dedicated to ending childhood hunger and will provide one billion meals for kids facing hunger in the U.S. over the next five years. Viewers can text HUNGRY to 707070 to make a secure donation.
SNL’s version of House Hunters - #SNL #SNL44 #LievSchreiber
Comics headlining HGTV’s House Hunters: Comedians on Couches Edition:
Dan Levy) is a comedian, writer and producer, who is currently the creator and executive producer of the NBC comedy Indebted starring Fran Drescher. He also wrote for The Goldbergs, Whitney and the animated Hulu series, The Awesomes. As a comedian, he performed in the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, had a one-hour special Dan Levy: Lion and appeared on Comedy Central Presents, The Late Late Show and Late Night.
Natasha Leggero is an actor, producer, and writer with numerous film roles, including Neighbors, Let’s Be Cops and He’s Just Not That Into You. She stars in CBS’ new comedy, BROKE, and was a series regular in NBC’s Free Agents. Leggero also created, wrote, produced and starred in the Comedy Central sitcom Another Period. #AloneTogether #NatashaLeggero
Whitney Cummings is a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. Best known for creating and starring in the NBC series Whitney, she also co-created and co-wrote the Emmy®-nominated CBS comedy series 2 Broke Girls. In 2019, she launched her own podcast titled “Good For You” and debuted her fourth stand up special, Can I Touch It?, on Netflix. #StandUp #WhitneyCummings
Eliot Glazer is a writer, producer and performer who most currently serves as Executive Producer on Liza on Demand. Additionally, he has written for Broad City, New Girl, and Youngerand is developing original half-hour comedies I Run Hot for AMC Studios and Dentata at Paramount Studios, as well as the Untitled Liza Koshy Project at Nickelodeon. He hosts the bi-monthly live show Haunting Renditions in Los Angeles and New York and in cities and festivals around the country. Best known as ‘Eliot’ on Broad City, he appears alongside Seth Rogen in the upcoming Lionsgate/HBO Max movie An American Pickle.
John Mulaney is a two-time Emmy® and WGA award-winning writer and comedian, most well-known for his standup comedy and writing on Saturday Night Live. In 2018, he toured the U.S. with Kid Gorgeous, which was later released as a Netflix special. He starred in the Netflix originals, The Comeback Kid and John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch; the Comedy Central special New In Town; and the Broadway hit, Oh, Hello; and was heard in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. #StandUp #JohnMulaney
Chris Redd is an Emmy® Award-winning actor, writer, stand-up comic and rapper who is in his third season as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He most notably appeared in the film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and in the Netflix original comedy series Disjointed. He starred in his own episode of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents and released a debut stand-up album, “But Here We Are.” #standup
J.B. Smoove is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian best known for his iconic role as Leon on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. He has starred in many film and television projects including The Sitter, We Bought a Zoo, Date Night, Hall Pass, Uncle Drew, CBS’s The Millers, and most recently the hit Marvel film Spider-Man: Far From Home, for which he won a National Film & TV Award in 2019 for Best Supporting Actor. #snl