‘Farmhouse Fixer:’ Jordan Knight Is Joining Jonathan to Relocate an Entire Home

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“You’re asking for trouble!” responds Jordan Knight when his brother Jonathan Knight announces his plan to relocate and renovate a family home during the upcoming Wednesday night episode of Farmhouse Fixer on HGTV. As it is to be expected, some frustration and setbacks ensue, but the project is ultimately a success, and the episode culminates in a tearjerker scene where they reflect on their five decades as brothers and New Kids on the Block bandmates.

Jonathan, 53, took on the $350,000 project during season two of his HGTV series, which sees him restoring historic New England farmhouses with interior designer Kristina Crestin. Under governance by a Massachusetts conservation organization, the Essex property where the home was located (Jonathan purchased the house from their mom, Marlene) is only allowed one residential building, while all other structures must support farming. Jonathan—who currently lives on a neighboring farm—has long been battling trustees for permission to build a dream house for himself and his husband, Harley Rodriguez, on the land. When the chances of that seemed slim, he opted to shift the 110-year-old farmhouse to another lot he owns across the street and renovate it for family members to enjoy as a rural escape

Members of the Knight family see the newly moved and renovated farmhouse for the first time.

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Jordan, their sister Sharon, her son Matthew, and Marlene make a special cameo on the episode to offer up their opinions on the renovation. Jordan says the episode was an exciting “bonding” experience for the family, and having witnessed Jonathan’s struggles with anxiety and public attention throughout the years, Jordan couldn’t be prouder to see his older brother hosting his own series.

“It’s been inspiring to see him step out and go for it,” Jordan, 52, tells AD. “This is something he’s always been passionate about, so any fears about the spotlight haven’t held him back. His passion for creating things for others has overtaken that. He’s in his element.” In addition to Farmhouse Fixer, Jonathan is set to appear with Crestin on season four of HGTV’s Rock the Block.

Below, the brothers discuss working and renovating together. Plus, you can check out an early look at the upcoming episode.