to host "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" April 9
Kermit the Frog
fills in for Team Leader Ty Pennington on the April 9 edition of
ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."
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most loved amphibian, Kermit the Frog, will fill in for Team Leader
Ty Pennington, while he lends a hand with hurricane relief in the
Gulf States on the April 9 episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home
Edition" airing at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC.
stranger to the small screen, Kermit the Frog shines in his guest-starring
role as the project team leader. Kermit charms his way into the
hearts of the design team and graciously works side-by-side with
other volunteers to creative a more comfortable and enjoyable home
for the Craft family of Hondo, Texas.
this very special episode, Todd Craft, a high school sports coach
who's been a constant inspiration to his community and his family,
will receive the news that they will receive a beautiful and renovated
home in a remarkable seven days.
addition, Kermit is presenting the family with a brand new Ford
Escape Hybrid. Fuel economy is very important to the Craft family
since they count every penny. The Escape Hybrid can travel up to
500 miles in city driving on a single tank of gas. It actually doesn't
use fuel when stopped in traffic or driving at low speeds by running
in pure electric mode and gets an estimated 36 miles per gallon.
and the Escape Hybrid are the ultimate green team," said Barry
Redler, Ford SUV Group Marketing Manager. "The Escape Hybrid
was the first SUV to offer the fuel savings of full-hybrid technology
and is the most fuel-efficient SUV on Earth. This no-compromise
SUV shows how easy it is being green and is the perfect fit for
an active family like the Crafts."
debuted as the official "spokesfrog"
for the Ford Escape Hybrid during this year's Super Bowl.
with the 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' team was a dream come
true," said Kermit the Frog. "I got to help the show's
fantastic designers, builders and volunteers do something wonderful
for the very deserving Craft family."
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