Long Beach family gets extreme makeover for their damaged home

Lori Enright hugs her husband, John, after viewing Lori Enright hugs her husband, John, after viewing their newly renovated home on Michigan Street in Long Beach. “You feel like you are in somebody else’s home,” John said of the renovation after Sandy severely damaged the family of eight's house. “I never thought it could come out this good.” (March 23, 2013) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

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EXTREME MAKEOVER LONG ISLAND. When the first floor of Lori and John Enright's Long Beach house was destroyed by superstorm Sandy, the couple, their six kids, two dogs and ferret all had to live on the second floor, with no working kitchen and just one bathroom. But this Friday, on HGTV's "Spontaneous Construction," we'll see how a "task mob" of volunteers pitched in to give the Enrights back their home.

 

NOT 'READY' FOR PRIMETIME. NBC has pulled the dating show "Ready for Love," for which Eva Longoria was an executive producer, after just two episodes. The low-rated series, which premiered April 9, will air once more tomorrow at 10 p.m. before being replaced on April 30 by "Grimm," which moves there from its Friday 9 p.m. slot.

 

PREMIERES. "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" returns for its second act today at 8 p.m. on VH1 . . . Real-life Jed Clampetts search for and sometimes find "Backyard Oil" in tomorrow's new Discovery series, at 10 p.m. . . . at 11 p.m. on VH1, go behind the scenes with the singer in the new series "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" . . . and at 10 p.m. Thursday, New York's own Famous Famiglia pizza empire opens Food Network's new "Giving You the Business," in which employees seen in hidden-camera videos unknowingly compete for their own franchise.

 

RECAPS. Janelle Arthur was eliminated from "Idol," resulting in the final four . . . Phillip Sheppard was cut from the flock on "Survivor: Caramoan" . . . Comedian D.L. Hughley and dance partner Cheryl Burke will not get the last laugh on "Dancing with the Stars" . . . Katherine Webb quit "Splash" due to injury, reinstating previous eliminee Louie Anderson, who then quit . . . Jessica Lewis was fired from "Hell's Kitchen" . . . Johana Hernandez will not be the next "Fashion Star" . . . and Matthew Sanderson walks on "RuPaul's Drag Race."

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