Monica Porter with her family outside of their childhood home.
Monica Porter with her family outside of their childhood home.

TV and film actress Monica Potter is going back to her roots by renovating her family home with HGTV there to catch all the action. Potter and her sisters will be renovating the home over the course of six episodes, shot over six weeks entitled “Welcome Back Potter.” Potter will be a familiar face to TV viewers from her starring role in the five-season family dramedy “Parenthood.” The project is costing Potter $70,000 which HGTV is not responsible for.

The house was built in 1924, sold in 1987, and was then moved to Alabama. When the new owner died in 2009 Potter bought the home which still contained all the furniture, curtains, and bedspreads that Potter’s family bought for the new owner.

While details of the show are being kept quiet, viewers will be able to see Potter, her mother Nora Brokaw, and her sisters Kerry Brokaw, Brigette Corcoran, and Jessica Brokaw side-by-side with construction crews from Loncar Quality Construction.

Potter is hoping that the renovation will bring comfort to her mother as a live-in caretaker will oversee the renovation.

As Potter told, "Being able to do it with family. There’s blood, sweat and tears and a little fighting, but mostly sisterly love."

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