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Catch highlights from Rev Run's renovation, plus see the befores become afters. 

Stunning Makeovers From the Show

Tour the Simmons' home makeover room by room.

More From Rev Run + Justine

Check out Rev Run's Renovation on our sister site HGTV.com for more photo galleries and videos. 

From Justine's lasagna to Rev's BBQ, each episode of this series unveils a can't-miss Simmons family recipe.

Meet the Host

Widely credited for ushering rap music into mainstream culture, Rev Run is one of the most iconic figures in music.



About the show

Joseph Ward Simmons, aka Rev. Run from the rap group, Run DMC, makes it a family affair as he and his whole family work together to completely renovate their 9,000-square-foot New Jersey home. Rev. Run's Renovation follows Rev. Run, his wife Justine and their three children as they all roll up their sleeves to give their 6-bedroom, 8-bath home a total facelift from the kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms to the great room and garage.
Season 1, Episode 2

Miley's Dream Castle

Justine is obsessed with a new fairytale princess theme bedroom for daughter Miley, but Rev pushes back. The girls win, and their dream comes true, complete with a custom castle bed, a new bathroom and walk-in closet fit for a queen.

Friday
Dec 18
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 4

A Suite of His Own

Eighteen year-old rising rap star Diggy has plans to move out of the house. Justine counters with an off-the-hook renovation that turns his room into the ultimate bachelor pad. Rev has reservations about her plans, but, in the end, love (and a sweet suite) saves the day.

Thursday
Jan 21
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Just Keep Swimming

Rev and Justine decide their decades old pool is in major need of a filp. Broken coping, cracked tiles and a frog infestation make this renovation extra daunting, but revamped equipment, fiber optic lights and a brand new outdoor kitchen will help this pool succeed in the future.

Thursday
May 19
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Let there be light

Rev and Justine spent years eating family dinners in their open kitchen, neglecting their dining room. Now it's time to turn the dark and dated area into a modern entertaining space. Hand painted wall treatments, new floors, and all new furniture make this room fit for any occasion.

Friday
Aug 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Miley's Dream Castle

Justine is obsessed with a new fairytale princess theme bedroom for daughter Miley, but Rev pushes back. The girls win, and their dream comes true, complete with a custom castle bed, a new bathroom and walk-in closet fit for a queen.

Friday
Sep 16
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Just Keep Swimming

Rev and Justine decide their decades old pool is in major need of a filp. Broken coping, cracked tiles and a frog infestation make this renovation extra daunting, but revamped equipment, fiber optic lights and a brand new outdoor kitchen will help this pool succeed in the future.

Wednesday
Oct 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 7

Let there be light

Rev and Justine spent years eating family dinners in their open kitchen, neglecting their dining room. Now it's time to turn the dark and dated area into a modern entertaining space. Hand painted wall treatments, new floors, and all new furniture make this room fit for any occasion.

Wednesday
Nov 9
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

Garage Overhaul

Garages are for cars, but recently Rev and Justine's garage has turned into a storage shed where only one car can fit. It's time for a change and Rev decides to turn their garage into a clean and streamlined space, but Justine has plans of her own, and only hopes Rev will see the light and embrace her ideas.

Wednesday
Nov 30
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

Garage Overhaul

Garages are for cars, but recently Rev and Justine's garage has turned into a storage shed where only one car can fit. It's time for a change and Rev decides to turn their garage into a clean and streamlined space, but Justine has plans of her own, and only hopes Rev will see the light and embrace her ideas.

Thursday
Jun 1
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 1

Rev and Justine get Cookin'

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then Rev and Justine's heart is...broken. It's time to tear down the old joint and turn it into a sleek, modern space, perfect for the whole family. A structural problem threatens the plans, but the solution adds to the ultimate design.

Tuesday
Jun 27
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Master Changes

Rev and Justine trick out their master suite and turn it into a modern masterpiece, complete with their own private living room.

Tuesday
Jul 11
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Let there be light

Rev and Justine spent years eating family dinners in their open kitchen, neglecting their dining room. Now it's time to turn the dark and dated area into a modern entertaining space. Hand painted wall treatments, new floors, and all new furniture make this room fit for any occasion.

Friday
Aug 11
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 9

Moroccan Escape

Justine tackles a neglected space in the house, the Zen Room. Once a beautiful zone of tranquility, the zen room is in need of a major facelift. Inspired by a local Moroccan restaurant, Justine decides to tackle this room with her own two hands, turning it into a gorgeous scene straight out of Casablanca.

Tuesday
Aug 22
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Just Keep Swimming

Rev and Justine decide their decades old pool is in major need of a filp. Broken coping, cracked tiles and a frog infestation make this renovation extra daunting, but revamped equipment, fiber optic lights and a brand new outdoor kitchen will help this pool succeed in the future.

Tuesday
Oct 17
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

Space Invaders

The Simmons' pool house has fallen into total disrepair over the years and currently serves as a storage room. Rev and Justine want to take back the space by creating a beautiful, modern living area where they can enjoy their yard and pool. Water damage and years of neglect set up many challenges for the renovators making this a daunting project.

Tuesday
Oct 24
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Beauty and the Beats

Rev and Justine are back in the basement, creating his and hers personal spaces. Rev is in his recording studio giving it a proper 2015 makeover, while Justine is turning a cluttered storage room into a salon.

Tuesday
Oct 31
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Let there be light

Rev and Justine spent years eating family dinners in their open kitchen, neglecting their dining room. Now it's time to turn the dark and dated area into a modern entertaining space. Hand painted wall treatments, new floors, and all new furniture make this room fit for any occasion.

Tuesday
Nov 7
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Miley Branches Out

Despite having over 2 acres in Northern New Jersey, the Simmons family hardly uses any of their land. Grand plans to transform their backyard from uncharted territory into an outdoor oasis complete with a river and treehouse have them excited, but strict permit issues come to a head, forcing some plans to fall to the wayside while others get improvised.

Tuesday
Nov 14
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Secret Cinema

With their basement movie theater largely going unused, Rev decides to give it new life in JoJo's old bedroom on the first floor. Due to the layout, Rev and Justine decide to get tricky with the entrance and create a hidden door for access. With any luck, the Simmons' will be hosting movie night for years to come.

Tuesday
Nov 21
7am | 6c

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