“Rock the Block” goes to the Rocky Mountains. Season 4 of the HGTV competition series will be filmed in Larimer County, Colorado, the Denver Business Journal reports.
On September 15, 2022, the Colorado Economic Development Commission unanimously approved $697,800 in manufacturing rebates, according to the outlet.
Big Table Media supervising producer Blake Mullins promised the committee that in-season participants would step outside and highlight the state’s architectural and cultural offerings, adds the Denver Business Journal. It reports that the production is expected to “spend $3.5 million in Colorado and employ 46 local crew members.”
“We think everyone will be very proud of the way we portray Colorado on this show,” Mullins told the committee.
“Rock the Block,” which premiered in 2019, follows HGTV designers as they face renovating identical homes in hopes of earning the highest appraisal value. Previous seasons were filmed in California, Georgia and South Carolina.
HGTV has not yet announced details or casting for an upcoming season, but the Denver Business Journal reports that the season will kick off in April 2023.
“Rock the Block” is a proven hit for HGTV. The network reported that Season 3 drew more than 14.3 million viewers and that the April 4, 2022 season finale “broke the series’ record as the highest-rated episode.”
“‘Rock the Block’ is an adrenaline-fuelled ride of tight deadlines, risky design decisions and spectacular room reveals that continues to draw new viewers season after season and is great for HGTV’s ratings,” said HGTV Senior Vice President Betsy Ayala in an earlier statement. press release. “Everyone loves to see our top experts show off their unique renovation skills and it’s exciting to watch the friendly competition between them for six weeks.”
Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson of ‘Married to Real Estate’ took first place in Season 3 of ‘Rock the Block’. They defeated Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb of “Unsellable Houses”; Dave and Jenny Marrs of “Fixer to Fabulous” and Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas of “Bargain Block.”
Each team had six weeks and a $225,000 budget to renovate one of four identical homes in Charleston, South Carolina. The houses were originally appraised at $500,000.
One of the final judges, “Property Brothers” star Drew Scott, revealed that the houses were all appraised within a $25,000 margin of each other. Eventually the street was named “Mike & Egypt St.” after increasing the value of their home to an estimated $931,000.
Jackson called the experience “surreal,” while Sherrod explained, “We were confident. We tried to do the smart things we knew, but at the same time we were scared.”
The real estate expert added: “We were all here until the wee hours. We all did our best. We also saw it in their homes. We are blessed to have won, but we are sharing this with everyone.”
The other past winners are Jasmine Roth of “Help! I Wrecked My House” and Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt of “100 Day Dream Home.” Ty Pennington hosted seasons 2 and 3.
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