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Canada’s favorite twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott are again to do battle in Season 6 of Brother vs. Brother, premiering Monday night time on HGTV Canada.
The Scott brothers head to the San Francisco Bay Area, with six weeks to buy, renovate and promote a property within the Bay Area’s high-stakes real-estate market. The brother with the largest web revenue from his house-flip is the winner.
As in Brother vs. Brother‘s earlier seasons, Jonathan and Drew go head-to-head, with their older brother JD appearing as referee. Of course, there will even be a panel of visitor judges each week who’ll evaluate the person room challenges. The weekly problem loser should endure via a depressing outing as punishment — for instance, get locked in a cell within the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. The winner, however, will get to doubtlessly hang around with Golden State Warrior’s Steph Curry.
READ MORE: ‘Property Brothers’ star Drew Scott marries longtime girlfriend Linda Phan
All proceeds from the present return into native communities by way of Rebuilding Together, a U.S. non-profit group that preserves inexpensive homeownership and helps to revitalize neighbourhoods. Global News caught up with Jonathan and Drew Scott to talk about their upcoming season, and what individuals can count on.
Global News: What’s new this season? What makes it totally different from the entire different seasons?
Drew Scott: First off, it’s tremendous epic. We at all times wish to problem ourselves. Jonathan and I are shopping for homes and flipping them, whoever makes essentially the most cash wins and all of the proceeds go to charity, which is the factor we love essentially the most concerning the present. We determined we would have liked to problem ourselves so we went to some of the costly markets in North America, San Francisco. We determined to purchase the homes sight unseen, which we undoubtedly don’t suggest for individuals to do however we needed to problem ourselves. So we noticed the listings on-line however we didn’t bodily undergo them till after we purchased them.
Jonathan Scott: My home was a catastrophe. It turned out that after we had went in there, it had been deserted for 10 years. Everything and something that you could possibly presumably think about to go mistaken from infestation to rot to water issues, it was all there.
That leads into my query which was, ‘Were there any mishaps on the job?’ nevertheless it actually appears like there was.
DS: Oh yeah, there have been a ton. You see this in each episode however even with my home on the itemizing, it mentioned 5 bedrooms however I get to the home and understand what they have been calling a bed room was actually this unlawful room off the storage. We needed to climb some steps over the muse wall, off the storage to enter this room which was utterly unlawful as a result of for those who flip your automobile on contained in the storage, all of the fumes go into the bed room. But the primary factor that we love with this present is it’s academic, it’s inspiring, it’s exhibiting individuals how they’ll have sure components of their dwelling, it’s exhibiting them how you can stretch a price range to renovate a home, nevertheless it’s additionally exhibiting how you can make a home protected and useful and never simply make it fairly.
Are there any pranks that happen? I used to be studying about Drew dressing as a cop, giving out tickets.
JS: That was so annoying. We have been right down to the wire, crunch time, we needed to get all these items completed and impulsively, one in all my crew mentioned, ‘They’re ticketing individuals out entrance.’ And we have been like, ‘What, what, we are not parked illegally.’ And we ran on the market, there’s Drew in a cop outfit from Reno 911! and he’s giving out these citations. I don’t even know the place you’d get that outfit however I’m fairly positive it was meant for somebody half his dimension.
DS: That outfit is definitely from Reno[vation] 911, particularly tailor-made for this present. Jonathan dressed up in all camouflage and he was perched up within the hill in my yard, watching us, making an attempt to get a sneak peek of issues in the home. Creepy, sure however you’re going to see just a few pranks all through the episodes for positive.
JS: Creepy or genius?
DS: And on high of the pranks, this is without doubt one of the most epic issues. With Brother vs. Brother, we get judged by different HGTV expertise, which we love and it’s at all times enjoyable. So there’s a reward for the winner and a punishment for the loser each week which is at all times one thing regarding the world. So this season, we had an unique behind-the-scenes tour of Alcatraz and the loser will get locked in a cell. The Golden State Warriors are from the San Francisco Bay Area so there could also be just a little one thing unique for the winner with Steph Curry. There’s a Star Wars expertise as a result of Lucasfilm is there and so many enjoyable issues, it’s going to be an epic season for everybody to observe.
How was your expertise showing on Home To Win?
DS: It was a lot enjoyable, each time we get collectively, it’s like just a little reunion. Home To Win is premiering June three and we’ve completed it many occasions. It’s nice to work with Sebastian and Sarah and Paul.
During your Home To Win episode, somebody cuts the board mistaken … Does the competitors between you two ever cease? Or does it develop because the years go on?
DS: Oh belief me, I’ll make enjoyable of Jonathan for stuff like that.
JS: It’s by no means going to cease, I gained the primary race. I used to be born first, Drew was already 4 minutes behind on that. And the entire remainder of our life, he’s been making an attempt to catch up.
Drew, congratulations on the marriage in Italy. When is the marriage particular airing and what can viewers count on to see?
DS: The marriage ceremony particular airs on June 2. I’m excited as a result of it’s giving our followers that behind-the-scenes look and making them part of the marriage which is one thing we actually needed to do. It will present the entire lead-up to the marriage, I imply, we solely gave ourselves three months to plan the marriage in Italy which is loopy since you normally give your self a 12 months or extra if it’s a vacation spot marriage ceremony. I’ll inform you now, there are a number of tears from me, my household, Linda … Jonathan.
One of the issues I did was I wrote a tune for Linda, simply as a approach to actually present her that I like her. I wrote it with two associates of ours down right here in Nashville. I recorded the tune and received it put onto a file and I received a classic file participant. The morning of the ceremony, whereas Linda was preparing for the marriage, I had that taken over to the place she was with all of the bridesmaids preparing. When she performed it, I ruined her make-up as a result of she cried a lot from the tune.
Jonathan, did you are feeling any strain because the co-best man because you and JD shared the position?
JS: It was truly good as a result of once I was filming on set, JD was engaged on the bachelor celebration so we stored switching backwards and forwards. It turned out properly and it was a lot enjoyable, the scavenger hunt that we did. There was no drama, we’re very, very shut. So having 300 individuals, a number of the those that have been on the marriage ceremony I hadn’t seen in many years since highschool.
What’s subsequent for the Scott Brother’s model? I do know that manufacturing for Property Brothers begins within the fall in Calgary.
DS: Well, we truly determined to do one other fan cruise known as, Sailing with the Scotts. This December from the third till the seventh, we’re taking 2,000 followers to the Bahamas and we’re getting them out of the chilly climate and we’re going to have essentially the most enjoyable. We’re going to do lectures on design, do seaside events. People can go to SailingWithTheScotts.com in the event that they wish to be a part of us.
What drives you guys to proceed on with all of your tasks as entrepreneurs, TV personalities, authors, musicians and every part else?
DS: I feel it’s simply at all times making an attempt one thing new. Jonathan and I really feel like we’re life-long learners so we at all times love studying and experiencing new issues. We love going someplace new and assembly new individuals. We won’t ever get uninterested in that and it’s why we’ve completed so many exhibits. We have 5 exhibits on the community, and two books out. We have a kids’s ebook which is popping out this fall. It’s simply at all times enjoyable to expertise life.
Congratulations to each of you for receiving the very best recognition by Habitat for Humanity. Can you speak a bit about that and clarify the longer term work you’ll do with them as ambassadors?
JS: It was fairly humbling and of their historical past, Habitat’s solely ever provided that honour to 4 different individuals — Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks in addition to (former) president Jimmy Carter and his spouse Rosalynn. And they’re a company which is unbelievable with how they stretch budgets. I imply, we thought we have been good at it on Property Brothers however they’ll take the funds and donations raised which might normally solely cowl constructing one home however they’ll stretch it with their community of volunteers they usually can stretch it to profit a whole bunch of house owners. They do an outstanding job everywhere in the world. We simply completed two extra builds with them in Nashville and our associates come out and assist.
DS: The variety of individuals getting collectively to work collectively is what’s wonderful. And on Brother vs. Brother, the proceeds go to Rebuilding Together which fits again into the neighbourhood that we have been filming in and on high of that, we at all times have furnishings and decor left over from Wayfair and so HGTV, Wayfair and us, we donate this to the Habitat restore which is another manner we work with them.
You guys have designed a home for fashions to dwell in on America’s Next Top Model, appeared on a number of exhibits together with Jimmy Kimmel Live and Hell’s Kitchen, recorded nation singles, performed within the NBA Celebrity All-Star recreation, is there something that you simply haven’t completed but however you’ll like to do?
DS: You’ve completed your analysis!
JS: We haven’t hosted Saturday Night Live which is on the radar and we now have not travelled to house so I’m going to should have a dialog with Richard Branson.
DS: Yeah, or Elon Musk.
If you could possibly describe Brother vs. Brother in a single phrase, what would it not be?
JS: I might say epic.
DS: I might say… properly, as a result of for those who use a hashtag, it turns all of it into one phrase so #StaffDrew.
Brother vs. Brother Season 6 premiere airs on HGTV Canada Monday, May 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Home To Win episode that includes Drew Scott, Jonathan Scott and be joined by Danielle Bryk airs on HGTV Canada Sunday, June three at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
[This interview has been edited and condensed.]
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