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Posted Monday 8/13/18 at 8:43AM EDT
The Brady Bunch neighbors are already fearing HGTV's expansion plans
The Studio City block where the iconic home is located is expected to be overrun by construction workers and reality TV cameras following the sale of the house to HGTV for $3.5 million.
Posted Saturday 8/11/18 at 4:53AM EDT
HGTV paid $3.5 million for The Brady Bunch house -- and the seller might star on its reality show
The iconic home officially closed escrow today, nearly doubling the original $1.9 million asking price. “I’m so excited for the plans they have for restoration,” seller Kelsey McCallister tells Us of her grandmother’s beloved home. “The world needs more positivity and groovy vibes and that’s what this new show about the Brady Bunch house will bring.” A source tells Us that McCallister, 38, “is set to be a co-executive producer and star in the upcoming program.”
Posted Thursday 8/09/18 at 7:12PM EDT
HGTV reportedly plans to expand The Brady Bunch house and gut the interior to make it look Brady-like
The interior of the house looks nothing like The Brady Bunch, so HGTV plans to transform the house to give it the show's iconic 1970s look, reports TMZ. There's also a plan to expand the backyard by as much as 4,000 square feet.
Posted Thursday 8/09/18 at 2:00PM EDT
HGTV is expected to meet with Lance Bass over a potential Brady Bunch house role
TMZ reports that the home-improvement cable network privately reached out to the 'N Sync star after he lost the auction for the iconic house. "It's unclear what role Lance would play on the project, but we're told anything from producing to even hosting is possible ... and he's open for anything," says TMZ.
Posted Wednesday 8/08/18 at 12:22PM EDT
Property Brothers' Jonathan Scott hints he may renovate The Brady Bunch house -- with Lance Bass' help?
"Would LOVE to work with you. This is such an iconic home and it reallly played an important part of my childhood reinforcing strong family values," Scott tweeted to Bass after the former 'N Sync member expressed relief that HGTV, which airs Property Brothers, had won the auction for the iconic home. ALSO: Before HGTV was revealed as the winner of The Brady Bunch house, TMZ reported that Scott was one of the final three bidders.
Posted Tuesday 8/07/18 at 10:55PM EDT
Real estate expert calls Lance Bass' failed Brady Bunch house bid a "rookie move"
“He really made a mistake as a serious buyer to go on social media and claim himself the winning buyer,” a source tells The Hollywood Reporter. “A contract was never sent to him. There was never even a contract and now he is crying foul trying to save face for speaking too soon. But this is his own doing. It was a rookie move.”
Posted Tuesday 8/07/18 at 2:27PM EDT
Lance Bass: I can't be mad at HGTV for beating me in The Brady Bunch house auction
Bass has responded to this morning's revelation that the Discovery-owned channel outbid him in owning the iconic sitcom home. "HGTV??! Aw man,I’d be pretty upset if it were anyone else, but how can you be mad at HGTV??" he tweeted. "My television is stuck on that channel. Kudos HGTV, I know you will do the right thing with the house. That was always my biggest worry. I can smile again."
Posted Tuesday 8/07/18 at 9:49AM EDT
HGTV wins The Brady Bunch house with plans to restore it "to its 1970s glory"
"I am excited to share that HGTV is the winning bidder and will restore The Brady Bunch home to its 1970s glory as only HGTV can," said Discovery CEO David Zaslav, revealing the news during a Tuesday morning earnings call that HGTV will own the iconic Studio City home. He added: "More details to come over the next few months, but we will bring all the resources to bear to tell safe, fun stories with this beloved piece of American TV history." The news comes days after Lance Bass announced he submitted the winning bid. Bass' real estate broker told TMZ in a story published this morning that Bass submitted a bid "just under $3 million." The broker said the seller's realtor even sent paperwork to finalize the deal. According to TMZ, "Lance claims the seller's realtor had a plan all along ... that a studio would come in after the bidding war and outbid everyone -- which is exactly what happened. Lance and his broker claim the seller's realtor lied to them and the other bidders and it was a shameless ploy to make a buck."
Posted Monday 8/06/18 at 2:50PM EDT
Lance Bass may have hurt himself in The Brady Bunch house sale by celebrating prematurely on Twitter
According to TMZ, "sources close to the deal tell us Lance essentially opened the flood gates for other bidders by prematurely posting the news on social media that the house was his. We're told that invited a new wave of bidders and offers." TMZ also notes that one of the other top bidders was Jonathan Scott from Property Brothers.
Posted Sunday 8/05/18 at 3:40PM EDT
Lance Bass says a Hollywood studio screwed him out of his winning bid for The Brady Bunch house
Bass previously said he placed the "winning bid" and celebrated the news on Friday night, only to be told on Saturday that a Hollywood studio had made a much bigger offer and planned to pay above any other bid. “I’m feeling heartbroken today,” he wrote in a statement posted to Twitter last night. “We placed the winning bid on the iconic Brady Bunch house — at least that’s what we were told. The agent representing the estate informed us we made the winning bid (which was WAY over the asking price) after the final deadline for all offers had passed–even writing up the 'winning bid' for my team after informing me of the good news.”
Posted Saturday 8/04/18 at 4:52PM EDT
Lance Bass says he'll become the new owner of The Brady Bunch house
Source: Entertainment Weekly
The iconic Studio City house went on sale recently for $1.89 million, and Bass made it known last month that he wanted to own the home. "Super excited to announce they accepted my offer on the #BradyBunch house last night!!!" he tweeted Friday. "This is going to be a fun project!" Brady Bunch alum Maureen McCormick tweeted "congratulations" to Bass. "May all your problems from here on out always be solved in a half hour!" she added. "Thanks!" Bass responded. "You will most certainly be the first dinner guest!! I’m honored you approve."
Posted Thursday 7/19/18 at 1:17PM EDT
The Brady Bunch house is for sale for nearly $1.9 million, but could it be torn down?
The listing for the Studio City home calls the two-bedroom, three-bathroom property “the second-most photographed home in the United States." “I have several buyers already interested,” realtor Jodie Levitus Francisco tells Deadline. “They’re developers for the lot size. They might tear down, but the listing agent said the family was hoping to get someone to preserve the house, and at $1.85, I don’t know if a developer would pay that much.” ALSO: The Brady Bunch house was last sold for $61,000 in 1973.
Posted Monday 6/25/18 at 6:21AM EDT
A Brady Bunch-inspired bachelor pad is for sale in Chicago
Check out the three-bedroom, three-bath loft with a kitchen that looks straight out of the classic 1970s sitcom.
Posted Monday 6/18/18 at 1:47PM EDT
Why Claws used The Brady Bunch for inspiration on this week's episode
“I think part of telling a female empowerment story is telling all the voices,” says Claws showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois, who wrote the episode, including Sunday's Brady Bunch-themed abortion scene. “To me, it’s important to get everyone’s opinion regardless of where I stand on it. It’s important to me to listen and be an observer of human behavior.”
Posted Tuesday 2/06/18 at 11:36PM EST
What if Mike and Carol Brady formed The Brady Bunch by killing each other’s spouses?
The iconic sitcom never mentioned how Mike and Cindy hooked up. So Slate's Craig Pittman has imagined their relationship forming out of an Alfred Hitchcock-esque Strangers on a Train-inspired twist.