As we approach the summer TV season and a new crop of reality TV shows, Colonial House (PBS, May … Take a trip back in time to the years leading up to the American Revolution when Williamsburg was Virginia’s capital and played a pivotal role in America’s fight for independence. The several part TV series (PBS, 2004) does depict the difficulties fairly well, though I am told it is a much lower quality than some of the other 'house' reality show. Going to extremes for reality TV: re-enacting 17th-century Maine. Colonial Street to the west of the Cleaver house to the left, we see a side view of the "House of Seven Gables" (from the 1940 film by that name), and to the right, we see a glimpse of the "Maxim Home" (named for resident family in So Goes My Love, 1946), which would later be transformed into the home of "The Munsters. The new show transported an Otago family (policeman Ross, music teacher Dorothy, and their four kids) back to 1852 to recreate the challenges of life as English immigrants to New Zealand — including the clothing, housing and toiletries of settler life. HGTV's series Container Homes crisscrosses the country following builders who are giving their clients the homes of their dreams -- made out of shipping containers. Colonial Williamsburg TV. Those were … With Kristen Brooks, Nate Brooks, Rudy Brooks, Adrienne Clune. It all starts when urban dwellers April and Bill Harb grow tired of the lack of space and privacy in their Boston-area condo and turn their attention to the suburbs. PBS has renamed the show to Victorian Slum House, sticking with the naming convention it used for the shows in the US: Manor House, 1900s House, Frontier House, Colonial House. The Place: The Montana Territory. Their goal: survive for 4 months and pass the final evaluation. The Year: 1883. Frontier House, a six-part, hands-on history series, took three modern-day families back in time to live like 1880s homesteading pioneers in Montana. Now available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV. For the second half of the 2015–2016 season, This Old House TV will follow a young couple as they create their dream home—not by renovating an old structure, but by choosing a 19th-century-style farmhouse from a catalog. Colonial House - Debuting in 2003, this Touchdown series followed 2001's Pioneer House, a similar show from the same company. From simple, affordable tiny homes to a luxurious, tricked-out complex made up of over a dozen containers, there's no end to the creativity of these custom box homes. Watch full episodes of Colonial House and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com A group of ordinary people arrive on a boat to 1628 and have to build a functioning colony, using only time appropriate resources. Though I don't know all the shows, I felt that Colonial House was much lower in quality than Manor House and 1940s House. With Jonathon Allen, Julia Friese, Carolyn Heinz, Don Heinz.