05:45 PM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 09/17/2008 01:30PM
Ty Pennington got a little roadside assistance from a young Extreme Makeover: Home Edition fan after running out of gas on I-75 outside of Newport, Mich.
The reality TV star waved down a passing motorist on Sept. 13 who, luckily, recognized Pennington and pulled over.
"He was flagging us down," Diane Grassley told the Monroe News. "I usually don't stop for strangers."
Good thing her daughter Colleen, 16, was in the passenger seat.
"Mom, that's Ty," her daughter announced.
Indeed it was – and the two drove Pennington to a gas station up the road. They also gave him some homemade brownies.
Originally posted 05/25/2007 01:00PM
Ty Pennington was sentenced to 36 months probation, fined $1,500 and ordered to attend a 90-day alcohol education program after pleading no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol, Los Angeles City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan announced Friday.
Originally posted 05/08/2007 07:00PM
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition host Ty Pennington was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor drunken driving.
Originally posted 05/07/2007 02:00PM
Ty Pennington, the host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, was arrested over the weekend in Los Angeles for allegedly driving drunk, police say.
Originally posted 09/22/2006 01:35PM
Watch It: Desperate Housewives (ABC, 9 p.m. ET) You can't care about television and not want the best for this series, which in its first season achieved a perfect synthesis of diva camp and solid serial drama. Then came the second season, a real muddle. Now what about season 3? In the opener, thrust into the foreground is prim Stepford beauty Bree (Marcia Cross). Her new love, the dentist Orson Hodge (Kyle MacLachlan), has a missing wife in his past. This unpleasant fact we learn from that excellent actress Laurie Metcalf (of Roseanne fame), who turns up as a sort of scolding messenger of doom. It's all very Bronte. There's something persistent and powerful about the show's underpinning of (fatally) abused women.
Originally posted 04/14/2005 08:00AM
Former Trading Spaces carpenter-hunk Ty Pennington, who now emotes on ABC's successful Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as well as in commercials for Sears, can add another new notch to his tool belt.
Originally posted 01/19/2005 09:00AM
Ty Pennington, the energetic team leader with the soul patch from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is recovering from an appendectomy he underwent Saturday in his hometown of Atlanta, where he was taping an episode of the hit ABC show.
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!