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About the Show

Professional contractor Mike Holmes and his son, renovation expert Mike Jr., will tackle more father/son projects on the new season of Holmes and Holmes. Armed with Mike Sr.’s personal credo to “make it right,” the pair will buy and transform three rundown properties into dream homes. But it won’t be all business during this family affair as Mike Jr. also will plan his wedding to fiancée Lisa.

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Mike Holmes

Mike Holmes advises homeowners around the world on how to manage renovations, home repairs and maintenance. 

All About Mike

Season 2, Episode 6

The Wedding

The leaching bed is replaced at the country house, and work progresses until Mike and MJ find out an open permit remains on the barn. Back at the river house, Mike decides to hire a designer for the first time, but he has a tough time handing over some control to a new member of the team. And the big day finally arrives when MJ and Lisa get married in a picturesque setting -- as long as the pounding rain holds off.

Wednesday
Apr 24
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Moving Up in the World

Cracks in the foundation put a dent in MJ's hot tub dreams, while Mike tries to keep the focus on structure as the second floor walls go up. With the house now exposed, MJ decides not to tarp the house before a heavy rain, dampening both Mike's mood and the wood beneath his feet.

Sunday
Apr 28
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Decisions, Decisions

Construction is going smoothly as Mike and MJ work side by side focusing on the exterior envelope of the home. Sure enough, illness hits the crew, forcing Mike to leave the job site, which opens the door for MJ to make some important structural decisions without his dad. What could possibly go wrong with that?

Sunday
Apr 28
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Distractions and Disagreements

Tensions run high as Mike and MJ engage in a revolving door of disagreements over hardwood flooring, exterior brick, and a lively debate about dishwashers. MJ's nerves are frayed as he prepares to ask Lisa an important question, during a romantic weekend getaway. Meanwhile, Mike takes over the job site, with some frustrating consequences for MJ.

Sunday
Apr 28
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Trouble at the Finish

It's the finishing stages, but the end is not in sight for MJ, as he runs into financial set backs, tiling troubles with Lisa, and door debates with his dad. As tensions mount, MJ must come to a decision that has repercussions for the completion of his home.

Sunday
Apr 28
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

Holmes Sweet Home

Emotions are high as MJ delivers his custom table to an unsuspecting friend. Then, after months in the making, it's all Holmes on deck as everyone pitches in for the final push to complete the house before the big reveal.

Sunday
Apr 28
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

The Wedding

The leaching bed is replaced at the country house, and work progresses until Mike and MJ find out an open permit remains on the barn. Back at the river house, Mike decides to hire a designer for the first time, but he has a tough time handing over some control to a new member of the team. And the big day finally arrives when MJ and Lisa get married in a picturesque setting -- as long as the pounding rain holds off.

Monday
May 6
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7

Here We Go Again

After MJ and Lisa's wedding, smooth sailing is wishful thinking as Mike and MJ are welcomed back to the river house by a river of muck! The deck posts and windows get installed as they rush to get the house closed in before the winter weather arrives. Then it's on to the next project as they purchase a new property, but Mike throws a monkey wrench into their renovation plan and budget.

Monday
May 6
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 8

Game Changer

Mike's vision for open concept at the suburban house hits a structural snag, and MJ attempts to rein him in before the budget takes another hit. A fun surprise awaits the team at the river house, but the fun doesn't last for long as Mike throws another curveball at MJ that could have serious repercussions for their business plan.

Monday
May 6
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 9

River House of Dreams

Designer Sarah Richardson is back at the country house with some valuable advice on the design of the master en-suite. Meanwhile at the suburban house, the guys use some cool technology to improve the home's energy efficiency. While the push is on to get the interior of the river house completed, there is added pressure for MJ who wants to surprise his dad with the finishing touches.

Monday
May 6
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 10

Smart Suburban Holmes

With the interior of the river house complete, it's time to focus on the suburban home as the open house date is fast approaching. Mike, MJ and the crew work feverishly to get the smart home ready and receive the valuation they're hoping to earn.

Monday
May 6
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 11

A Thousand Goodbyes

Flooring takes center stage inside the country house, while outside the barn is finally completed! The river house gets its finishing touches as Mike and MJ prepare to say goodbye to the Thousand Islands.

Monday
May 6
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 12

The Holmes Stretch

The first property that Mike Holmes and his son, MJ, bought is the last to be finished. Time is money, and there's still a ton of work to be done before they can put the sign up on the lawn and get the house on the market. Mike and MJ race to complete the landscaping, boosting the curb appeal for potential buyers, while finishing the interior to Mike's exacting standards.

Monday
May 6
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 1

We're in Business

Mike and MJ decide to go into business together to buy houses and renovate them right. But MJ is in for a surprise when he discovers Mike has already purchased their first project, then finds another potential investment 3.5 hours away.

Tuesday
May 28
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 2

Water: The Good, the Bad and the Money

MJ and Mike get a good deal on a St. Lawrence River eyesore in the Thousand Islands, but inherit a house full of asbestos and are forced to call in a remediation team. Back at the country house, water issues continue to dampen the mood as Mike and MJ also find out they are on the hook to replace the entire leaching field.

Tuesday
May 28
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 3

Demo, Digging and Dancing

Mike and MJ add a partial second story to the country house while dangerous structural issues in the river house force them to take down the roof and second floor walls.

Tuesday
May 28
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 4

What Comes Down Must Go Up

Facing major structural and water issues at the river house, Mike and MJ decide to take the whole house down so they can build it back up right. This is a major setback, and their profit will take a big hit unless they identify some areas to save. At the country house, they continue to solve the water issues but notice more water on the basement floor during a mechanical walk-through. MJ transforms the two-car garage into a functional and appealing workshop and living space.

Tuesday
May 28
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Decisions and Delays

Trusses go up at the river house until MJ learns that the permits for the new build have not yet been approved. Mike goes to the council meeting hoping to hear good news, but it's a waiting game in the meantime. Back at the country house, Mike and MJ welcome their designer BFF Sarah Richardson, who offers some good advice. MJ starts getting pre-wedding jitters as his big day approaches.

Tuesday
May 28
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 6

The Wedding

The leaching bed is replaced at the country house, and work progresses until Mike and MJ find out an open permit remains on the barn. Back at the river house, Mike decides to hire a designer for the first time, but he has a tough time handing over some control to a new member of the team. And the big day finally arrives when MJ and Lisa get married in a picturesque setting -- as long as the pounding rain holds off.

Tuesday
May 28
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 7

Here We Go Again

After MJ and Lisa's wedding, smooth sailing is wishful thinking as Mike and MJ are welcomed back to the river house by a river of muck! The deck posts and windows get installed as they rush to get the house closed in before the winter weather arrives. Then it's on to the next project as they purchase a new property, but Mike throws a monkey wrench into their renovation plan and budget.

Tuesday
May 28
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

What Comes Down Must Go Up

Facing major structural and water issues at the river house, Mike and MJ decide to take the whole house down so they can build it back up right. This is a major setback, and their profit will take a big hit unless they identify some areas to save. At the country house, they continue to solve the water issues but notice more water on the basement floor during a mechanical walk-through. MJ transforms the two-car garage into a functional and appealing workshop and living space.

Friday
Jun 21
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 5

Decisions and Delays

Trusses go up at the river house until MJ learns that the permits for the new build have not yet been approved. Mike goes to the council meeting hoping to hear good news, but it's a waiting game in the meantime. Back at the country house, Mike and MJ welcome their designer BFF Sarah Richardson, who offers some good advice. MJ starts getting pre-wedding jitters as his big day approaches.

Friday
Jun 21
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 6

The Wedding

The leaching bed is replaced at the country house, and work progresses until Mike and MJ find out an open permit remains on the barn. Back at the river house, Mike decides to hire a designer for the first time, but he has a tough time handing over some control to a new member of the team. And the big day finally arrives when MJ and Lisa get married in a picturesque setting -- as long as the pounding rain holds off.

Friday
Jun 21
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 7

Here We Go Again

After MJ and Lisa's wedding, smooth sailing is wishful thinking as Mike and MJ are welcomed back to the river house by a river of muck! The deck posts and windows get installed as they rush to get the house closed in before the winter weather arrives. Then it's on to the next project as they purchase a new property, but Mike throws a monkey wrench into their renovation plan and budget.

Friday
Jun 21
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 8

Game Changer

Mike's vision for open concept at the suburban house hits a structural snag, and MJ attempts to rein him in before the budget takes another hit. A fun surprise awaits the team at the river house, but the fun doesn't last for long as Mike throws another curveball at MJ that could have serious repercussions for their business plan.

Friday
Jun 21
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 9

River House of Dreams

Designer Sarah Richardson is back at the country house with some valuable advice on the design of the master en-suite. Meanwhile at the suburban house, the guys use some cool technology to improve the home's energy efficiency. While the push is on to get the interior of the river house completed, there is added pressure for MJ who wants to surprise his dad with the finishing touches.

Friday
Jun 21
2pm | 1c