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HGTV Just Bought The Brady Bunch House -- But Will The Restoration Include This Room?

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Here's the story, of a house named Brady. But to see what happens in the next episode you're going to have to watch HGTV.

The cable network was announced Tuesday as the bid winner for the famous North Hollywood home, which went on the market in July for the first time since the 1970s.

The CEO of Discovery (which includes HGTV) David Zaslav made the announcement during an earnings call with Wall Street analysts, Deadline reports. Zaslav offered the beginning of an explanation for why paying a bunch of money for the Brady Bunch house was a smart investment:

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I'm excited to share that HGTV is the winning bidder and will restore the Brady Bunch home to its 1970s glory as only HGTV can. More detail to come over the next few months but we'll bring all the resources to bear to tell safe, fun stories about this beloved piece of American TV history.

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The Brady Bunch house at 11222 Dilling Street in North Hollywood. (Photo by Tony Hoffarth/Flickr CC)
This pending purchase of the Sherwood Schwartz sitcom exterior hasn't been without pop star controversy. Because why would it be?

Over the weekend, 'N Sync's Lance Bass tweeted in revelatory elation: "they accepted my offer on the #BradyBunch house." And later Instagrammed in defeat: "Im feeling heartbroken today ... there's another Corporate Buyer." Enter the L.A. Times with a twist: the "broker says it was never a done deal." (But don't worry, Lance can't be mad at HGTV).

So great.

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This is all interesting.

But will the forthcoming rehab include an homage to Greg's room?

You remember it.

Season 2, Episode 18, "Our Son, The Man."

The one where Greg goes to high school, shuns camping, demands his own bedroom, rocks a headband, moves into his dad's office, and ditches mid-century vibes for a psychedelic aesthetic?

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HGTV, your move.


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