More Power: Tim Allen and Richard Karn Reunite for History Channel Series (Watch) – TV Shows Canceled + Renewed

more power brings together Tim Allen and Richard Karn, stars of the popular Home improvement, a sitcom that ran for eight seasons on ABC. The new History Channel series, which takes viewers inside Tim Allen’s home to learn about the history of the tools, will arrive later this month.

History revealed more about the series in a press release.

“The HISTORY Channel announces the return of Tim Allen (“Last Man Standing,” “Home Improvement”) and co-host Richard Karn (“Pen15,” “Home Improvement”) along with DIY YouTube star April Wilkerson in the new non-fiction series “More Power” in premiere Wednesday, June 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. From Tim’s home shop, the trio take on the supercharged history of tools, celebrating the coolest, most powerful, and most iconic examples of tools, while showcasing their evolution from handheld power. and basic to industrial and powerful – testing the limits in a way that only Tim can. They will also take to the field to play with some of the biggest machines that power and serve our daily lives and meet the men and women who make them work. Along the way, Tim invites some of the most skilled makers from across the country into his shop, asking them to create mind-blowing, purpose-built innovations to suit his needs, because there’s always room for improvement. The series is produced by Golden Globe(R) winner Tim Allen and Richard Karn, and comes from producers Spoke Studios (a Wheelhouse company) and Boxing Cat Entertainment.

“Albert Einstein once said, ‘I’m not a genius, I’m just passionately curious,'” Allen said. “Having the opportunity to explore my curiosity in depth and learn more about the people and things that make us who we are today excites me. And what better mate to have by my side than Richard Karn We both share a great appreciation for people who can solve a problem not by talking about it, but by “doing” it with creativity and incredible skills.”

“My friendship with Tim has lasted over 30 years…in a row! Karn said. “The possibility of doing a show like Tool Time was definitely exciting. We may not get Binford, but we will still have a world of fun!

Each week, “More Power” brings its own special twist to the story of how basic tools, from blades and batteries to magnets and lasers, evolved to do the amazing things they do today. , while answering burning questions like “How does a magnet light up an entire city?” Each 30-minute episode will be themed around a tool. In Tim’s workshop and drawing on the expertise of “April, viewers will learn how tools work and break down everyday machines and appliances powered by these tools – from trash cans and chainsaws to pneumatic wrenches used to change a tire. With Richard’s help, viewers will learn the the story behind how and why different tools came to be, while showcasing their most inventive, impactful and, in some cases, hysterical modifications. After the workshop, the team will take to the field wherever it pleases ir really begins by testing the big machines, from Bobcat bulldozers and excavators to a guillotine shear, celebrating the skilled experts who keep them running. Finally, each week, Tim will invite a highly skilled maker to his shop to participate in “Tim’s Maker Challenge”, tasking him with creating crazy new builds from an automatic leaf vacuum that sucks up leaves and puts them directly into the bin. , to a battery-powered mobile kitchen that solves everyday problems in spectacular fashion – even April gets in on the action. For better or worse, a new tool will be built and tested to see if it stands above the rest and embodies the series mission of “more power”.

“More Power” is produced for The HISTORY Channel by Wheelhouse’s Spoke Studios and Boxing Cat Entertainment. Brent Montgomery, Eric Wattenberg, Will Nothacker, Joe Weinstock, KP Anderson, Cindy Kain and Katherine D. Fox join Allen and Karn as executive producers. Eli Lehrer, Mary E. Donahue and Max Micallef are the executive producers of The HISTORY Channel.

Check out the trailer for more power below.

What do you think? Are you considering discovering this new series on the History Channel?