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Lanford Beard
October 03, 2011 AT 07:50 PM EDT

Ty Pennington has signed on to join The Revolution, an ABC daytime talk show about health and lifestyle transformations from the team behind The Biggest Loser and Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.

Pennington is joining previously named hosts Tim Gunn of Project Runway fame and fitness guru Harley Pasternak. “Ty’s passionate and deep connection to everyone he helps makes him the perfect choice to join The Revolution,” said Brian Frons, Daytime president for the Disney/ABC Television Group, in a statement. “Our goal is to include inspiring and informative motivators as we build The Revolution team and continue to evolve our lineup with the type of lifestyle programming that daytime viewers are interested in seeing.”

The Revolution will begin airing in January 2012 as a replacement for One Life to Live.

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