Extreme Makeover

ABC (ended 2007)


No Editor

User Score: 0

out of 10
User Rating
451 votes

By TV.com Users

Extreme Makeover

Show Summary

Extreme Makeover follows the stories of the lucky individuals who are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be given a truly "Cinderella-like" experience: a real life fairy tale in which their wishes come true, not just by changing their looks, but their lives and destinies. This magic is conjured through the skills of an "Extreme Team," including the nation's top plastic surgeons, eye surgeons and cosmetic dentists, along with a talented team of hair and makeup artists, stylists, and personal trainers, led by an on-camera Extreme Makeover expert. This season will feature more "news you can use" tips about fashion, hair and makeup for the home viewers also, so they, too, can experience a little bit of the show's magic. Each self-contained episode features two people, seen first in their "before" phase, then as they undergo their various procedures, and finally, in a climactic unveiling - the "after" -when the candidates reveal their new selves to their families and friends.

Garth Fisher

Garth Fisher

Plastic Surgeon

Sam Saboura

Sam Saboura

Style/Host(Season 2-)

Michael Thurmond

Michael Thurmond

Body Makeover Specialist (Recurring)

Ava Shamban

Ava Shamban

Dermatologist (Recurring)

Jon Perlman

Jon Perlman

Plastic Surgeon (Recurring)

Sissy Biggers

Sissy Biggers

Host(Season 1)

No results found.
No results found.
No results found.

Fan Reviews (145)

  • I need an extreme makeover ( PLEASE!!!!)

    Please bring extreme makeover back on I need an extreme makeover so very urgently. I want to feel good about myself again. I have tried but i just need so much and i have no means to the end.
  • Kauffmans need help for Little Marcuslee

    I know of a family that needs help and no matter how hard I try brick walls keep getting in the way. Our first thought was to build them a home and setup a go fund me account under Marcuslee and so far no luck. I have contacted everyone and tv personality I know for help. We are hoping maybe you can pull a few strings and help us build Marcus Lee and his family a home. They have the plans and a lot that they can trade for. We know we could build it from bottom to top for two hundred thousand with materials and us doing most of the labor. But we need help. We cannot even start without help. At this point we are at a loss and need your help. Please visit a houseformarcuslee, prayersformarcuslee and marcuslee on facebook and read his story and also visit the go fund me site marcus lee. It tells the story, our goals and ideas. Please help us as just to give you an idea of what the Kauffmans have endured they lost their farm due to medical bills a couple years after getting hit by a tornado. Marcus as I write this is at St Louis Childrens Hospital in PICU due to pneumonia, a rash, trachieitis and Rhino Virus. Please call Darlene at 417 356 0140 the Mom after you read the story and see how you can help. Just getting the word out will help as well to raise funds. Please help this familymoreless
  • extreme makeover please help !

    I live in the uk my husband has just walked out on me for another woman I have disability osteoarthritis in both knees my self asteam is at rock bottom im over weight and feel disgusted with my whole self please please help me .
  • Never been more than me! I wanna feel and look beautiful!

    I am a mother of 5. My husband never notices me, its always about him. I wish I could turn him on. No luck this far, not even with a . I just want him to want me.
  • Death of their 2 teenage sons, breaks my heart, they need your help more then anything EXTREME MAKEOVER


    Family of Strathcona County teens killed in crash suffering in broken down home 1

    By Kevin Maimann, Edmonton Sun

    First posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014 04:11 PM MDT | Updated: Thursday, September 25, 2014 04:40 PM MDT

    Dalin Torresan, Dean Torresan, and Logan Torresan

    (left to right) Dalin Torresan, Dean Torresan, and Logan Torresan pose for a photo at their family home east of Edmonton, Friday July 6, 2012. The three were preparing to attend the Armwrestling World Championship in Brazil. Logan, 14, and Dalin, 17, were killed July, 2013, when their car was hit by a pickup truck one kilometre north of their house on Highway 16 and Range Road 213 east of Edmonton. (DAVID BLOOM EDMONTON SUN FILE)

    I read this article that was submitted on Facebook, I cant imagine what its like to loose a child, let alone two. This family truly needs you help. Please read this article and take into deep consideration in helping them.

    Change text size for the story

    Print this story

    Report an error

    Related Stories

    Mourners remember Edmonton-area brothers killed in Monday crash

    Strathcona County crash leaves two brothers dead at Range Road 213 and Highway 16

    Carole Torresan rarely leaves the house that she fixed up with her two teenage sons who were killed together in a road collision last year.

    With pictures of Logan and Dalin in every room, it's the only place she feels safe.

    Now, the house where Carole still lives with her husband, Dean, and their daughter, Brooklyn is falling apart and the family cannot afford to fix it.

    "It's one thing after another and I'm just ready to give up. But it's my home," Carole said Thursday.

    Logan, 14, and Dalin, 17, were killed last July when their car was hit by a pickup truck one kilometre north of their house on Highway 16 and Range Road 213 east of Edmonton.

    Carole now suffers extreme anxiety and was too scared to drive until she had to take her husband to the hospital in March.

    "This is my safe haven. I have pictures of my boys in every room that I go into, and this is where their stuff is. It's the only place where I feel close to them. Anxiety hits me the moment I leave," she said.

    "This house is where we have all of our

    A leaking roof in August led the family to discover that their roof was rotten, despite contractors having apparently fixed it years ago.

    After calling several roofing companies, a contractor said fixing the flat roof would cost tens of thousands of dollars. It's the latest in a list of repairs needed on the house the Torresans moved into 11 years ago.

    When they moved in, it had no flooring, doors or windows. The family got the fixer-upper for a rock-bottom price and turned it into a home.

    "We built this together. Every renovation in this house, and it's been massively renovated, has been done by one to five of us," Carole said.

    "We are the ones who put our love and our sweat and our hard work into this house to make it what it

    Carole said Logan and Dalin were loving sons and "amazing guys" who were always willing to help others. The two made headlines in 2012 when they travelled to Brazil with Dean to compete in the World Arm Wrestling Championships.

    Carole said the family was always extremely close-knit, and things are not getting any easier as Brooklyn, now 17, gets ready to graduate from high school next June.

    "People think that 14 months after you lose a child, you should be getting better. And that's a misconception. You're just starting to get bad at this point," Carole said, choking up. "You live in shock for the first nine months to a year after. You just keep believing they're coming home -- somebody made a mistake, they'll send them back.

    "Somewhere around a year you start to go, 'They're not coming And this is my life

    Friends have come together to help the family, using the "RIP Logan and Dalin Torresan" Facebook page as a rallying point. After bombarding home renovator and TV personality Mike Holmes with messages asking him to help, the same friends are spreading the word in hopes of attracting local tradespeople -- notably roofers -- who are willing to donate their time.

    A GoFundMe web page has also been launched to raise money.

    "For us to ask for help is a really, really difficult thing for us. Especially for my husband, to say he needs help is a hard thing," Carole said. "Every little bit matters to


    Reader's comments

    By adding a comment on the site, you accept our terms and conditions and our netiquette rules.

    Sponsored Links

    Sherwood Ford - $0 Down

    Do Not Pay for 6 Months!

    Click Here Now

    Auto Financing

    0 Credit? No Credit? Bad Credit?

    100% Acceptance Click Now

    Run for the Cure

    Register for the Run on Oct. 5/14 at Sir Winston Churchill Square

    Register Here!

    See All Sponsored Links

    Top stories





    Dalin Torresan, Dean Torresan, and Logan Torresan

    Family of Strathcona County teens killed in crash suffering in broken down home


    Calvin Soosay

    Sex offender admits to touching a 10-year-old girl: Edmonton court



    Teacher who slapped 'I'm gay' sticker on student in . now working in Alberta


    Staff Sgt. Malcolm Allan

    Man charged after bizarre series of hit and runs in downtown Edmonton


    A bull elk in Elk Island National Park

    Authorities looking for hunter who illegally killed an elk in Jasper National Park


    Letters logo


    Farah Shirdon interview

    Masked militant


    Edmonton Ebola scare sparks Royal Alexandra Hospital Emergency Room closure

    Pot food a growing problem: Cops

    Plans for new licence plates killed by Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

    Cop dogs place top 5 in Canadian dog trials

    Take a walk in her shoes

    Social activity


    ABC's Makeover no more


    Makeover producers slammed with lawsuit over suicide

    • © 2006 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
    • © 2006 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
    • © 2006 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
    • © 2006 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
    • 9:00 pm
      What Would You Do?
    • 10:00 pm
      Dateline NBC

    More Info About This Show


    saccharine, altruistic behavior, make it a family night, mainstream america, large family