Ty Pennington


Show host for: Great American Auction

Ty Pennington

Since first appearing as the quirky and creative carpenter on the groundbreaking home improvement series Trading Spaces, charismatic TV personality Ty Pennington has become a household name. A true believer in random acts of kindness, Ty has helped transform the lives of thousands—while inspiring millions more around the world—both as the host of the Emmy Award-winning series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC), and of Ty’s Great British Adventure, the highest-rated series ever aired on UKTV Home.  

Ty is the author of How Good Design Can Change Your Life (2008) and the New York Times bestseller Ty's Tricks (2004).  He has also designed a home furnishings line called Ty Pennington Style (Sears), a collection of furniture called Signature Home Furnishings (Howard Miller), and has a forthcoming fabric collection, Ty Pennington Impressions (Westminster Fabrics).