We Get to Ring in the New Year With Fresh Episodes of 'Celebrity IOU'

Real estate gurus Jonathan and Drew Scott can't wait for us to see what's in store. HGTV has all the details.

Updated on December 05, 2023


Great news: While we wait for the release of Drew and Jonathan Scott's new shows — Backed By The Bros(working title) and Don’t Hate Your House with the Property Brothers(working title) we'll be ringing in the New Year with all-new Celebrity IOU makeovers.

The eight-episode season premieres on Monday, Jan. 1 at 8|7c and 9|8c. During the heartwarming, hour-long episodes, Hollywood A-listers will put into action their deep thanks for special friends and mentors by surprising them with stunning home renovations. The celeb lineup this season spotlights:

  • Mayim Bialik Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominated and Critics’ Choice Television Award winning actress, producer, director, author and game show host;

  • Sterling K. Brown — Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award® and NAACP Image Award winning actor and producer;

  • Rosario Dawson — ALMA Award and NAACP Image Award winning actress, producer and director;

  • Fran Drescher Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominated actress, writer, producer, SAG-AFTRA president, founder of CancerSchmancer.org and two-time New York Times best-selling author;

  • Anna Faris Screen Actors Guild Award nominated and CinemaCon Award winning actress, writer and producer;

  • Regina Hall — NAACP Image Award winning and Film Independent Spirit Award and BET Award nominated actress and producer;

  • Ray Romano Emmy Award winning actor, comedian, director, producer and screenwriter;

  • Zoe Saldaña — ALMA Award winning and Critics’ Choice Award and NAACP Image Award nominated actress and producer.

“Every little moment working on these heartfelt renovations is incredibly meaningful,” says Jonathan. “Drew and I can’t wait to help each celebrity tackle renovation and design while also having fun in the process. It’s all part of the journey that makes the big reveals for their loved ones even more worth it.”

“The celebrities jump right in season after season because of their gratitude for amazing people,” agrees Drew. “Every reveal is an emotional roller coaster. Nothing is sweeter than handing the keys back to someone who is truly deserving of a life-changing home renovation.”

OCTOBER 17, 2023

We've got a whole lot of the bros coming our way. HGTV has greenlighted not just one, but two (!) new series and announced another star-studded season of Celebrity IOU featuring our fave home renovation and real estate experts Drew and Jonathan Scott.

"We can’t wait to share our two new shows with our fans and continue to create entertaining, educational and inspiring content,” says Jonathan Scott. “As a trusted resource in real estate and home renovation, we are passionate about helping people find the right design solutions with their properties.” 

The Bros' New Shows

In Backed By The Bros(working title), Jonathan and Drew will offer their invaluable insight and resources to help inexperienced entrepreneurs find success with their high-stakes investment properties. HGTV also committed to Don’t Hate Your House with the Property Brothers(working title), where the duo will find a way to fix problematic homes for frustrated families who desperately want to love their houses.

The two new series and the fresh season of Celebrity IOU will be produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment with Drew and Jonathan serving as executive producers. All are scheduled to premiere in 2024. 

“We are thrilled to produce and host Backed By The Bros and Don’t Hate Your House with the Property Brothers,” says Drew Scott. “We are looking forward to entertaining audiences by utilizing our extensive expertise and resources to help entrepreneurs and families during challenging and stressful times.”

Until the new series premiere, binge-watch all things Property Brothers on Max, including Property Brothers: Forever Home, Brother vs. Brother and Celebrity IOU. Stay connected with HGTV's digital platforms by following @HGTV on Facebook, X, Instagramand TikTok. Follow Drew @mrdrewscott on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok, and Jonathan @jonathanscott on Instagram,Facebook and TikTok. 

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