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Catch highlights from Rev Run's renovation, plus see the befores become afters. 

Stunning Makeovers From the Show

Tour the Simmons' home makeover room by room.

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Rev Run's Reno on HGTV

Check out Rev Run's Renovation on our sister site HGTV.com for more photo galleries and videos. 
Photos: 4 Bedroom Makeovers

Sunday Suppers on Cooking Channel

From Justine's lasagna to Rev's BBQ, each episode of this series unveils a can't-miss Simmons family recipe.
Tour the Family Kitchen

Meet the Host

Rev Run

Widely credited for ushering rap music into mainstream culture, Rev Run is one of the most iconic figures in music.

All About Rev Run

About the show

Joseph Ward Simmons, aka Rev. Run from the rap group, Run DMC, makes it a family affair as he and his whole family work together to completely renovate their 9,000-square-foot New Jersey home. Rev. Run's Renovation follows Rev. Run, his wife Justine and their three children as they all roll up their sleeves to give their 6-bedroom, 8-bath home a total facelift from the kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms to the great room and garage.
Season 2, Episode 8

Miley Branches Out

Despite having over 2 acres in Northern New Jersey, the Simmons family hardly uses any of their land. Grand plans to transform their backyard from uncharted territory into an outdoor oasis complete with a river and treehouse have them excited, but strict permit issues come to a head, forcing some plans to fall to the wayside while others get improvised.

Wednesday
Mar 25
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Rev's First Impressions

After a harsh winter ruined the curb appeal at the Simmons' house, Rev and Justine decide to upgrade the roof, fountain and paint color. When Rev decides to take the project over, he and Justine have a major style clash dating back 14 years.

Tuesday
Apr 7
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Rev's First Impressions

After a harsh winter ruined the curb appeal at the Simmons' house, Rev and Justine decide to upgrade the roof, fountain and paint color. When Rev decides to take the project over, he and Justine have a major style clash dating back 14 years.

Thursday
Oct 15
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Rev's Spa Room

Rev takes charge of his own personal man cave, the spa room, by spearheading a complete renovation of this beat-up space. Justine is not impressed with the plans, but with the help of an acclaimed pool builder, Rev transforms his pet project into a super spa.

Friday
Nov 13
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Secret Cinema

With their basement movie theater largely going unused, Rev decides to give it new life in JoJo's old bedroom on the first floor. Due to the layout, Rev and Justine decide to get tricky with the entrance and create a hidden door for access. With any luck, the Simmons' will be hosting movie night for years to come.

Thursday
Nov 26
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 10

Rev's Court

Rev's prized indoor basketball court is on life support. Desperately in need of a makeover, Rev and Justine decide to turn the space into a family sports center, complete with a climbing wall, high-tech scoreboard, and a fly floor design. With the right renovation team, this remodel will be a slam dunk.

Friday
Dec 4
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Miley's Dream Castle

Justine is obsessed with a new fairytale princess theme bedroom for daughter Miley, but Rev pushes back. The girls win, and their dream comes true, complete with a custom castle bed, a new bathroom and walk-in closet fit for a queen.

Friday
Dec 18
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 4

A Suite of His Own

Eighteen year-old rising rap star Diggy has plans to move out of the house. Justine counters with an off-the-hook renovation that turns his room into the ultimate bachelor pad. Rev has reservations about her plans, but, in the end, love (and a sweet suite) saves the day.

Thursday
Jan 21
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 6

A Great Room Success

Rev's family room is stuck in the 90s, but he's fine with that. Justine? Not so sure. After demolishing it, they transform the space into a hip hot spot for the whole family.

Thursday
Feb 4
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

Rev's First Impressions

After a harsh winter ruined the curb appeal at the Simmons' house, Rev and Justine decide to upgrade the roof, fountain and paint color. When Rev decides to take the project over, he and Justine have a major style clash dating back 14 years.

Thursday
Mar 3
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

Rev Strikes Again

After years of neglect, Rev and Justine are desperate to transform their oversized, underused basement before it completely rots away. They'll move heaven, earth and walls to convert the space from cluttered chaos to a family fun zone complete with a super sleek bowling alley.

Thursday
Apr 28
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Angela's Abode

With a growing extended family, Rev and Justine need to find room for their visitors. With little space to expand, they're forced to turn their existing laundry room into a guest suite. Rev doesn't believe it can work, but Justine and his daughter Angela help to show him the way.

Thursday
May 5
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Just Keep Swimming

Rev and Justine decide their decades old pool is in major need of a filp. Broken coping, cracked tiles and a frog infestation make this renovation extra daunting, but revamped equipment, fiber optic lights and a brand new outdoor kitchen will help this pool succeed in the future.

Thursday
May 19
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Russy's Retreat

Teenage son Russy gets a hotel-inspired makeover to turn his boring bedroom into the hottest spot in the house. Unexpected problems take Rev to the edge of his nerves.

Friday
Jul 29
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

Space Invaders

The Simmons' pool house has fallen into total disrepair over the years and currently serves as a storage room. Rev and Justine want to take back the space by creating a beautiful, modern living area where they can enjoy their yard and pool. Water damage and years of neglect set up many challenges for the renovators making this a daunting project.

Friday
Jul 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

A Great Room Success

Rev's family room is stuck in the 90s, but he's fine with that. Justine? Not so sure. After demolishing it, they transform the space into a hip hot spot for the whole family.

Friday
Aug 5
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Beauty and the Beats

Rev and Justine are back in the basement, creating his and hers personal spaces. Rev is in his recording studio giving it a proper 2015 makeover, while Justine is turning a cluttered storage room into a salon.

Friday
Aug 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Rev's Spa Room

Rev takes charge of his own personal man cave, the spa room, by spearheading a complete renovation of this beat-up space. Justine is not impressed with the plans, but with the help of an acclaimed pool builder, Rev transforms his pet project into a super spa.

Friday
Aug 12
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Let there be light

Rev and Justine spent years eating family dinners in their open kitchen, neglecting their dining room. Now it's time to turn the dark and dated area into a modern entertaining space. Hand painted wall treatments, new floors, and all new furniture make this room fit for any occasion.

Friday
Aug 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Decked Out

Rev's back deck has seen better days. Completely untouched since the house was built, it's fallen into disrepair. Rev and Justine turn the demo into a family affair in hopes of saving money and speeding the process along, but structural surprises and permit delays put their patience to the test.

Friday
Aug 19
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Miley Branches Out

Despite having over 2 acres in Northern New Jersey, the Simmons family hardly uses any of their land. Grand plans to transform their backyard from uncharted territory into an outdoor oasis complete with a river and treehouse have them excited, but strict permit issues come to a head, forcing some plans to fall to the wayside while others get improvised.

Friday
Aug 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Moroccan Escape

Justine tackles a neglected space in the house, the Zen Room. Once a beautiful zone of tranquility, the zen room is in need of a major facelift. Inspired by a local Moroccan restaurant, Justine decides to tackle this room with her own two hands, turning it into a gorgeous scene straight out of Casablanca.

Friday
Aug 26
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Secret Cinema

With their basement movie theater largely going unused, Rev decides to give it new life in JoJo's old bedroom on the first floor. Due to the layout, Rev and Justine decide to get tricky with the entrance and create a hidden door for access. With any luck, the Simmons' will be hosting movie night for years to come.

Friday
Aug 26
7:30am | 6:30c

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