Open main menu

Wikipedia β

The Vanilla Ice Project

The Vanilla Ice Project is an American reality television series on the DIY Network. It is hosted by handyman and rapper Rob Van Winkle a.k.a. Vanilla Ice who has experience with home improvement and flipping since the 1990s buying houses in his early twenties and getting more into home improvement starting in 1998.[1][2]

The Vanilla Ice Project
Vanilla Ice Project.jpg
Genre Reality
Starring Vanilla Ice
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 81
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Matthew Levine
  • Timothy T.P. Robbins
  • Max Weissman
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Departure Films
Release
Original network DIY Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14) – present
External links
Website

Contents

ProductionEdit

Season 2 of The Vanilla Ice Project premiered on January 21, 2012, and featured a new house and more up-to-date and state-of-the-art improvements. To mark the premiere, Vanilla Ice posted live Tweets during the show on Twitter, answering fan questions and commenting on the show.[3]

Due to the success of the show, Vanilla Ice launched a training course that aims to help others succeed at real estate investing.[4][5]

Season 8 is scheduled to premiere in July 2018.[6]

Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 11 October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14) January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01)
2 13 January 21, 2012 (2012-01-21) April 7, 2012 (2012-04-07)
3 13 January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27) April 28, 2013 (2013-04-28)
4 13[7] March 8, 2014 (2014-03-08)[7] May 10, 2014 (2014-05-10)
5 13 April 4, 2015 (2015-04-04) June 20, 2015 (2015-06-20)
6 13[8] April 23, 2016 (2016-04-23)[8] July 9, 2016 (2016-07-09)
7 13[9] July 15, 2017 (2017-07-15)[9] September 30, 2017 (2017-09-30)

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (2010-11)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
11"Nice, Nice...Landscaping"October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14)DICH-101H
22"Party Pool"October 14, 2010 (2010-10-14)DICH-102H
33"The Master Sweet"October 21, 2010 (2010-10-21)DICH-103H
44"The Tasty New Kitchen"October 28, 2010 (2010-10-28)DICH-104H
55"The Ugly Upstairs"November 4, 2010 (2010-11-04)DICH-105H
66"Living Room Rescue"November 11, 2010 (2010-11-11)DICH-106H
77"Rock Star Garage"November 18, 2010 (2010-11-18)DICH-107H
88"High-Tech and Hidden"December 2, 2010 (2010-12-02)DICH-108H
99"The Home Office"December 9, 2010 (2010-12-09)DICH-109H
1010"Rocking the Dining Room"December 16, 2010 (2010-12-16)DICH-110H
1111"Rapping It Up"January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01)DICH-111H

Season 2 (2012)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
--"Ice My House"January 21, 2012 (2012-01-21)DIMH-S12H
121"The Art of Curb Appeal"January 21, 2012 (2012-01-21)DICH-201H
132"The Crazy Lazy River Pool"January 21, 2012 (2012-01-21)DICH-202H
143"Tiki Island Oasis"January 28, 2012 (2012-01-28)DICH-203H
154"The Killer Kitchen"February 4, 2012 (2012-02-04)DICH-204H
165"The Greatest Great Room"February 11, 2012 (2012-02-11)DICH-205H
176"Upstairs Reality Check"February 18, 2012 (2012-02-18)DICH-206H
187"The Master Hideaway"February 25, 2012 (2012-02-25)DICH-207H
198"The Ice House Retreat Suite"March 3, 2012 (2012-03-03)DICH-208H
209"Baby Got Back Yard"March 10, 2012 (2012-03-10)DICH-209H
2110"The Ultimate Garage Getaway"March 17, 2012 (2012-03-17)DICH-210H
2211"Elevator up to the Mega Den"March 24, 2012 (2012-03-24)DICH-211H
2312"Boom-Boom Screening Room"March 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)DICH-212H
2413"Punch List Olympics"April 7, 2012 (2012-04-07)DICH-213H

Season 3 (2013)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
--"Ice My House"January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27)DIMH-1S13H
251"Raising the Roof"January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27)DICH-301H
262"Picking Up the Pool"February 10, 2013 (2013-02-10)DICH-302H
273"Living in Style"February 17, 2013 (2013-02-17)DICH-303H
284"Fun in the Sun"February 24, 2013 (2013-02-24)DICH-304H
295"A Masterful Bedroom"March 3, 2013 (2013-03-03)DICH-305H
306"Kitchen Conversion"March 10, 2013 (2013-03-10)DICH-306H
317"Customers to the Curb"March 17, 2013 (2013-03-17)DICH-307H
328"Master Bath Retreat"March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24)DICH-308H
339"Garage Busters"March 31, 2013 (2013-03-31)DICH-309H
3410"A Tiki Island Paradise"April 7, 2013 (2013-04-07)DICH-310H
3511"VIP Landscaping"April 14, 2013 (2013-04-14)DICH-311H
3612"Sleeping in Style"April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21)DICH-312H
3713"Open House to the Stars"April 28, 2013 (2013-04-28)DICH-313H

Season 4 (2014)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
381"A Greater Room"March 8, 2014 (2014-03-08)DICH-401H
392"Kickstarting the Kitchen"March 8, 2014 (2014-03-08)DICH-402H
403"Master Bath Blowout"March 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)DICH-403H
414"Poolside Pump Up"March 22, 2014 (2014-03-22)DICH-404H
425"You Can't Take the House"March 29, 2014 (2014-03-29)DICH-405H
436"Master Breakdown"April 5, 2014 (2014-04-05)DICH-406H
447"Game On!"April 12, 2014 (2014-04-12)DICH-407H
458"Kings of the Curb"April 19, 2014 (2014-04-19)DICH-408H
469"The Upstairs Upheaval"April 26, 2014 (2014-04-26)DICH-409H
4710"Shift Into Gear"May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)DICH-410H
4811"The Lakeside Lounge"May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)DICH-411H
4912"Green on the Scene"May 10, 2014 (2014-05-10)DICH-412H
5013"Wide Open House"May 10, 2014 (2014-05-10)DICH-413H

Season 5 (2015)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
511"A Killer Kitchen"April 4, 2015 (2015-04-04)DICH-501H
522"Mother Nature vs. Family Room"April 4, 2015 (2015-04-04)DICH-502H
533"Icing the Outdoor Kitchen"April 11, 2015 (2015-04-11)DICH-503H
544"Upstairs Upgrade"April 18, 2015 (2015-04-18)DICH-504H
555"Up and Away"April 25, 2015 (2015-04-25)DICH-505H
566"Outdoor Oasis"May 2, 2015 (2015-05-02)DICH-506H
577"Jellyfish Jitters"May 9, 2015 (2015-05-09)DICH-507H
588"Dining Room Deluxe"May 16, 2015 (2015-05-16)DICH-508H
599"Steam Clean"May 23, 2015 (2015-05-23)DICH-509H
6010"Master of the House"May 30, 2015 (2015-05-30)DICH-510H
6111"Jungle by the Ocean"June 6, 2015 (2015-06-06)DICH-511H
6212"Turning Around the Garage"June 13, 2015 (2015-06-13)DICH-512H
6313"Frenzied Finish"June 20, 2015 (2015-06-20)DICH-513H

Season 6 (2016)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code
641"Hunting for the Next VIP"April 23, 2016 (2016-04-23)TBA
652"Views from the Great Room"April 23, 2016 (2016-04-23)TBA
663"Suite Dreams"April 30, 2016 (2016-04-30)TBA
674"Infinity and Beyond"May 7, 2016 (2016-05-07)TBA
685"Kicking Up the Kitchen"May 14, 2016 (2016-05-14)TBA
696"Bubbles Causing Troubles"May 21, 2016 (2016-05-21)TBA
707"Temple of Renovation"May 28, 2016 (2016-05-28)TBA
718"Strike Zone"June 4, 2016 (2016-06-04)TBA
729"A VIP Main Attraction"June 11, 2016 (2016-06-11)TBA
7310"Bringing Down the Roof"June 18, 2016 (2016-06-18)TBA
7411"Taking the Heat to the Street"June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25)TBA
7512"Docks and Crocs"July 9, 2016 (2016-07-09)TBA
7613"A Rock Star Reveal"July 9, 2016 (2016-07-09)TBA

Season 7 (2017)Edit

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date Production code Viewers (in millions)
771"Commotion by the Ocean"July 15, 2017 (2017-07-15)TBA0.248[10]
782"Hip-Hop Hibachi"July 15, 2017 (2017-07-15)TBA0.224[11]
793"The Crown Jewel Pool"July 22, 2017 (2017-07-22)TBA0.338[12]
804"Fixin' the Kitchen"July 29, 2017 (2017-07-29)TBA0.207[13]
815"Making an Entrance"August 5, 2017 (2017-08-05)TBA0.194[14]
826"From Virtual to Reality"August 12, 2017 (2017-08-12)TBA0.291[15]
837"Wrath of the Bath"August 19, 2017 (2017-08-19)TBA0.262[16]
848"Master Suite Disaster"August 26, 2017 (2017-08-26)TBA0.243[17]
859"Great Expansions"September 2, 2017 (2017-09-02)TBA0.279[18]
8610"Taking Charge of the Yard"September 9, 2017 (2017-09-09)TBAN/A
8711"Spacing Out"September 16, 2017 (2017-09-16)TBAN/A
8812"A Hot Rod Garage"September 23, 2017 (2017-09-23)TBAN/A
8913"Sealing the Deal"September 30, 2017 (2017-09-30)TBAN/A

AwardsEdit

In addition to winning the Telly Award, the Factual Entertainment Award and Hermes Platinum Press Award, the first season of The Vanilla Ice Project was selected as a finalist for the Cable Fax Awards.[19]

DistributionEdit

A deluxe edition DVD box set of the first season is to be released in late 2016. This will include deleted scenes as well as a bonus episode that follows Vanilla Ice and his long-time friend Dave Whitman as they remodel Whitman's home in Pennsylvania.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vanilla Ice has a new Project
  2. ^ The Vanilla Ice Project: Our Revealing Q&A with the Rapper-Turned-Remodeler
  3. ^ Brundage, Kurt M. (January 21, 2012). "Vanilla Ice Project Season Two Premier". Ultrax. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Vanilla Ice Opens Real Estate Advice Website
  5. ^ Vanilla Ice Real Estate
  6. ^ https://wwwtvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/vanilla-ice-project-season-eight-production-begins-new-episodes-diy-series/amp/
  7. ^ a b "DIY Network's "The Vanilla Ice Project" Returned for a Fourth Season on March 8". The Futon Critic. DIY Network. February 24, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "New Season of DIY Network's "Vanilla Ice Project" Premieres April 23". The Futon Critic. DIY Network. March 25, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2016. 
  9. ^ a b Cite error: The named reference season7 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  10. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (July 18, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.15.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 20, 2017. 
  11. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (July 18, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.15.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 20, 2017. 
  12. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (July 25, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.22.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 29, 2017. 
  13. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 1, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.29.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 13, 2017. 
  14. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 8, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.5.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 13, 2017. 
  15. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 15, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.12.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 20, 2017. 
  16. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 22, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.19.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 11, 2018. 
  17. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 29, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.26.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 11, 2018. 
  18. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (September 6, 2017). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 11, 2018. 
  19. ^ Brundage, Kurt M. (September 5, 2011). "Vanilla Ice Project Wins More Awards". Ultrax. Archived from the original on 9 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011.