Trading Spaces (2000–2011)

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Two teams, two days, $1000. Each with the help of a professional designer and carpenter, this show pits neighbor against neighbor in a race to redecorate a room in each-other's homes. Can a... See full summary »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Herself - Host (79 episodes, 2001-2008)
Frank Bielec ...
 Himself - Designer / ... (40 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 Himself - Carpenter / ... (40 episodes, 2000-2008)
Hildi Santo Tomas ...
 Herself - Designer / ... (40 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 Herself - Host (40 episodes, 2000-2001)
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Two teams, two days, $1000. Each with the help of a professional designer and carpenter, this show pits neighbor against neighbor in a race to redecorate a room in each-other's homes. Can a friendship survive this weekend? Written by Anonymous

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The second host, Paige Davis, was let go at the end of 2004 so the show could go to an essentially "hostless" format, where the designers would present the redecorating. This was done as a cost cutting effort when ratings began to decline. This format continued for three years (2005, 2006, and 2007), but ratings suffered as a result. In 2008, Davis was brought back as host, and the use of neighbors was changed to family members, to try to recapture audiences who had abandoned the show. See more »

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Homeowner: How do you like the paint job?
Designer: Horrible! Wrong colors! Good times!
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Spoofed in Drawn Together: Ghosteses in the Slot Machine (2005) See more »

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I'd rather watch "CHANGING ROOMS!"
1 March 2002 | by (Here) – See all my reviews

Well, I've sat through a number of these dull American rehashes of the vastly entertaining "Changing Rooms," and I'm not impressed.

"Trading Spaces" seems to lack all of the things that make "Changing Rooms" such a charming and entertaining program. First, the hour-long format is way too long, but only because it's filled with designer posturing and stupid homeowners with these "Hi Mom!" expressions on their faces. In the original show, the designers and host (Carol Smillie) have a rapport and chemistry, and genuinely seem to like each other, despite the odd quarrel. The folks on "Trading Spaces" just seem mismatched. Although I didn't catch their names, the lovely redheaded designer is pleasant and talented as is the female carpenter but these two elements don't make up for a dire show.

Try switching over to "Changing Rooms," on BBCAmerica, it's worth the price of digital cable.


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