Instrument time is again… type of. On Thursday, the Historical past Channel introduced the brand new collection Extra Energy, a 10-episode nonfiction collection that may have a good time “the evolution of the best, most iconic instruments, from handheld and primary to the commercial and mighty”. The collection can be hosted by House Enchancment stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn together with YouTube star April Wilkerson. In response to the collection’ description, every episode can be themed round one particular device. The collection will debut on Wednesday, June twenty ninth.

“From Tim’s house store, the trio tackles the supercharged historical past of instruments, celebrating the best, strongest, and iconic examples of instruments, whereas showingcasing their evolution of energy from handheld and primary to the commercial and mighty — testing the bounds in a manner that solely Tim can. They will additionally head out into the sector to play with among the largest machines that energy and serve our on a regular basis lives and meet the women and men who function them. Alongside the best way, 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 at all times 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 folks 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 important appreciation of people that can remedy an issue not by speaking about it, however by ‘doing’ it with creativity and superb expertise.”

“My friendship with Tim has lasted over 30 years… in a row!” Karn stated. “The prospect to do a present like Instrument Time was unquestionably thrilling. We might not have Binford however we nonetheless could have a world of enjoyable!”

As followers might recall, Karn and Allen starred collectively in ABC’s House Enchancmentwhich first debuted in 1991 and ran for greater than 204 episodes over 8 seasons with the collection finale airing on Might 25, 1999. Allen briefly reprized his House Enchancment function of Tim “The Instrument Man” Taylor for an episode of his FOX collection, Final Man Standing in that collection’ last season. Notably, Karn additionally appeared on Final Man Standingtaking part in Invoice McKendree for 2 episodes.

Extra Energy debuts on Wednesday, June twenty ninth at 10/9c on The Historical past Channel.

H/N: The Futon Critic

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