About the show

In each episode of Raising House, a different dream house is built from start to finish by an A-team of experts. Beginning with the vision, the architect and builder lay out the floor plan, select a construction approach and outline the unique features. Next, the groundbreaking sets the pace for the entire project as the construction team rolls with the punches and tries to stay on schedule. Meanwhile, the design team selects the interior elements from floors to doors and kitchen cabinets to fireplace facades. Once the house is three-quarters of the way done, excitement builds, tensions are high and it's time for a last look before adding the finishing touches. Finally, the finished product is revealed: a dream house you were there for every step of the way.

Episodes

Season 1, Episode 1

Durham

Before an engaged couple in Durham, North Carolina, can move into the arts-and-crafts dream home that he designed himself they'll face obstacles in the earth, and setbacks from the sky.

Wednesday
Aug 19

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 8

San Antonio

A San Antonio couple hired his best friend to build the dream house she designed. But when the build runs into roadblocks, will the friendship survive? They'll go from an empty lot to a self-designed Texas hill country dream home.

Thursday
Aug 20

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 7

York

Before a couple in York, Pennsylvania, can move into their contemporary dream home, they'll battle Mother Nature, win over a dubious building inspector, and race against time. They'll go from muddy lot to ultra-modern loft living.

Friday
Aug 21

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 12

Denver

To build their four-bedroom mid-century modern house, a Denver couple will have to solidify their soggy lot, and figure out how to make paper plans work in reality. They'll go from saturated soil to a three thousand square foot modern dream home.

Saturday
Aug 22

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 11

New Orleans

Building a home from the ground up may be the American dream, but it turned into a nightmare for Carrie Moore when Hurricane Katrina destroyed her house. Six years later, she's finally re-building and returning home. But to put her in a new house, the builder faces tight deadlines... and construction mishaps. They'll go from a vacant lot full of memories to a three-bedroom cottage and a long-awaited homecoming.

Sunday
Aug 23

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 6

Blacksburg

Before a Virginia couple can move into their timber-framed mountain getaway, they'll face both fire... and ice. They'll go from a hole in the ground on the side of a mountain to a rustic dream house.

Wednesday
Aug 26

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 13

Gilbert

Before they move into their Spanish-style dream house, an Arizona couple will face a critical inspection, and unexpected expenses. They'll go from an empty plot of desert land to a Southwestern sanctuary.

Thursday
Aug 27

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 5

Austin

Before an Austin couple can move into their four-bedroom ranch home, they'll have to build it themselves, while three small children and unexpected problems push them to the edge. They'll go from a vacant lot to a self-built dream home.

Friday
Aug 28

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 3

Alexandria

Before an Alexandria, Virginia, couple can move into the custom arts-and-crafts home they've planned, they'll have to overcome their own indecision, or their builder might walk off the job. They'll go from a tiny teardown to a three-thousand square foot dream home-or will they?

Saturday
Aug 29

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 4

Haddon Township

A New Jersey couple is building a modular home for their growing family, but with an untested design, and an unwelcome push from Mother Nature. Getting into their dream home will be anything but a breeze. They'll go from a marshy plot of land to a modular dream home with modern style.

Sunday
Aug 30

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 2

Slaughter Beach

Ann McLean has always dreamed of a beachfront getaway, but can her builder get it done in time, without putting Ann in the poorhouse? She'll go from a sandy seaside plot to a cozy oceanfront cottage.

Monday
Aug 31

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 1

Durham

Before an engaged couple in Durham, North Carolina, can move into the arts-and-crafts dream home that he designed himself they'll face obstacles in the earth, and setbacks from the sky.

Tuesday
Sep 1

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 1, Episode 6

Blacksburg

Before a Virginia couple can move into their timber-framed mountain getaway, they'll face both fire... and ice. They'll go from a hole in the ground on the side of a mountain to a rustic dream house.

Thursday
Jan 21

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 2, Episode 2

Contemporary home by the sea in Narragansett, Rhode Island

Steve and Pia Riccitelli are parents to young Luca. They have another baby on the way and will be living with in laws while their dream home by the sea is being built. Steve Lawrence, the builder, takes on the challenge of completing the Riccitelli's home in six months and under budget. He overcomes angry neighbors, design indecisions and a tight deadline to get the Riccitelli's inside their new home on time with new baby in tow.

Wednesday
Mar 16

9am | 8c

Season 2, Episode 4

Tuscan style dream home in Humble, Texas

Tim and Sonya Sloan have lived in the same home for ten years. As the family got bigger, they outgrew their home and have decided they want to build a much larger home. They have put their current home on the market and are hoping it will sell just as their new home gets completed. However, if their home sells beforehand, they will have a less than ideal scenario of moving into a rental. Builder Chris Erickson of Taylor Morrison Homes takes on the challenge of completing the Sloan's home on schedule and under budget.

Wednesday
Mar 16

10am | 9c

Season 2, Episode 6

Modular home in Lexington, Massachusetts

Tom and Martha Sevigny are parents to three children and are planning to demolish their existing home and build a modular home in its place. They looked for a short term rental but couldn't find affordable options that were willing to accept their pets. They ultimately bought a 350 sq. ft. trailer to live in, which sits on their backyard. It is up to builder Ed Cavatorta to meet the Sevigny's timeline expectations, as they will be camping through the harsh New England winter.

Wednesday
Mar 16

11am | 10c

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