publication date: Saturday, November 14, 2020 (part of Fall 2020)

category: Television

clue: His childhood interests in woodworking, landscaping, and graphic design helped him do extreme makeovers of traded spaces in reality television.

explanation: Pennington was the lead designer of home makeovers in Trading Spaces and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, among other reality shows. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and David Mitzman


Similar Goos

Todd Newton

This St. Louisan wants you to hit all the whammies so you lose all your money and put it in to his big bank. Go »

Valerie Harper

Valerie went on without her character, but her character went on without The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Go »

Jurnee Smollett

This actress has been acclaimed for shows about horrors both fictional and real: vampires, H.P. Lovecraft, slavery, and high-school football. Go »

Antony Starr

Before his starring role as a superhero in The Boys, he starred in Banshee. Go »

Mimi Faust

If you made a deal with the devil to get famous on reality TV, it would look something like the career of this hip hop producer's wife in Georgia. Go »

Telma Hopkins

Shut your mouth! She's been such a prolific sitcom cast member that you can't even remember whether her name is Jess, Isabelle, Addy, Rachel, Dolores, Phyllis, Marilyn, or Ruth. Go »