11/05/2012 05:14 pm ET

'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Returning To ABC For Holiday Specials

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is coming back to ABC for four episodes this holiday season. The specials were first announced when the show was canceled in December 2011.

The first of new "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" episodes premieres on Monday, November 26 at 9 p.m. ET. The Thanksgiving-themed episode will be guest-hosted by Jenny McCarthy. The episode will spotlight the Watson family and include a trip to the "Wipeout" set and an appearance by UFC Champion fighter Jon “Bones” Jones.

On Monday, December 3, Ty Pennington and team will visit the Zdroj family in a Christmas-themed episode. The special will feature appearances by BMX biker Matt Hoffman, Chef Art Smith and some special guests from “Star Wars.” The following week on Monday, December 10, the team will visit the Friday family in an episode that will feature appearances by racecar driver Michael Waltrip, the NBA Charlotte Bobcats’ female dance troupe, and The Grinch.

Then on Monday, December 17, the team will visit the Harris family in a special that will pay tribute to wounded veterans. "All My Children" and "Dancing With the Stars" veteran J.R.Martinez and country artist Lee Greenwood will make appearances in the episode.

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