American Diner Revival is bringing back the diner, one town at a time. Chef Amanda Freitag and home improvement expert Ty Pennington are joining forces to resurrect the local diner, turning establishments from rundown to charming. Find out where they're headed to next.
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American Diner Revival - Ty Pennington - Netflix
Tygert Burton “Ty” Pennington (born Gary Tygert Burton; October 19, 1964) is an American television host, artist, carpenter, author, philanthropist and former model and actor. His rise to prominence began with his role as carpenter on the TLC home improvement reality show Trading Spaces (2000–2003), and most notably for his work as host of the critically acclaimed ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003–2012), for which he earned international recognition as an advocate for volunteerism and helping others. Following the show's conclusion in 2012, Pennington has focused on numerous other projects, including host of ABC's short lived talk show The Revolution in 2012, TNT's On the Menu opposite Emeril Lagasse in 2014 and The Food Network's American Diner Revival opposite Amanda Freitag from 2015 to 2016. On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Pennington had signed on to join his former cast members for the reboot of Trading Spaces, which is scheduled to air on TLC in 2018.
American Diner Revival - ADHD - Netflix
Pennington says he has ADHD and that he was diagnosed with it in 1992. He also discussed his ADHD with Glenn Beck. Ty has partnered with Shire Plc to raise awareness of ADHD in adults and promote the use of Vyvanse for the treatment of adult ADHD. He has been criticized for promoting the use of ADHD medications such as Adderall without disclosing his sponsorship. He also appeared on TV with Russell Barkley and Edward Hallowell.
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