Tim Allen and Richard Karn returning to TV from ‘Tool Time’

Fasten your tool belt.

Tim Allen and Richard Karnes, perhaps best known as Tim “The Toolman” Taylor on the 90s prime-time comedy “Home Improvement” and Al Borland of “Tool Time”, are in a new contest show on the History Channel Are reuniting.

The disgruntled series, dubbed “assembly required”, competitors created wild inventions and equipment mashups, including a combo ice melter / leaf blower, a lawnzer-lawn mower and some equipment called a “BBQ bicycle.” To be done head-to-head. Diversity report. It will premiere at 10 pm on Tuesday night

Allen, 67, described Thursday as a live version of ‘Tool Time,’ for reporters of a Television Critics Association, who presses Junk Thursday with Karna, 65, and himself YouTuber April Wilkerson, who Become a resident builder expert of the show.

The hourly 10-episode series has already been filmed – from afar, which proved difficult for a show that is dedicated to playing with physics and scale. Zoom-based critiques were also often challenged by technical barriers by a panel of experts – a light on the lack of access to utilities in many rural areas.

“You realize that Wi-Fi across the country and the ability to access the outside world is not easy for everyone,” the colonel said during the press panel.

Wilkerson said that one advantage from the remote aspect is that contestants use their devices in their own workspaces and this may encourage viewers to start their own projects.

“I think the more people involved, the more it will inspire others to come in as well. Because, I think, at the root of our DNA, we want to build and build everybody, ”she said.

Alan and Karna worked on “Home Improvement” together for eight seasons from 1991 to 1999.

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